Student Notebook Subsidy Scheme


The Student Notebook Subsidy Scheme provides financial subsidy to students from the lower income household to purchase a personal notebook for their studies at NAFA.

Eligible applicants will be offered subsidies for the co-payment of notebook purchased from NAFA’s appointed vendors. Students can choose from a variety of notebooks according to their preference and affordability. (refer to list of notebook models and specifications in the application form)

Eligibility

  • Full-time 1st year Diploma students in AY2019/2020
  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • Financially needy students, with household per-capita income (PCI) not exceeding S$690 per month or Gross Household Income (GHI) not exceeding $2,750 per month

Amount of Subsidy
The household income will determine the subsidy that the student is eligible for. The income criteria is based on a 2-tier system where students will be eligible for the following subsidies:

Household income per month Eligible Subsidy
PCI ≤ S$350 or GHI ≤ S$1,350 Tier 1
Subsidy of up to 75% of the value of approved notebook model (before GST), capped at $1,400, whichever is lower
PCI S$351 - S$690 or GHI S$1,351 to S$2,750 Tier 2
One-time subsidy of $500 for the co-payment of approved notebook model
Household income per month

PCI ≤ S$350 or GHI ≤ S$1,350

Eligible Subsidy

Tier 1
Subsidy of up to 75% of the value of approved notebook model (before GST), capped at $1,400, whichever is lower


Household income per month

PCI S$351 - S$690 or GHI S$1,351 to S$2,750

Eligible Subsidy

Tier 2
One-time subsidy of $500 for the co-payment of approved notebook model

  • Students only need to meet one of the income assessment criteria (either PCI or GHI) to qualify for the subsidy
  • If a student meets both the GHI and PCI assessment criteria, the subsidy that accords the higher provision will be awarded to the student.

Application period for AY2019/2020 is from 12 - 30 Aug 2019.

Click here for the application form or obtain a copy from Office of Student Affairs, Campus 1 Wing A Level 2

For further enquiries on the above schemes, please approach Office of Student Affairs:
NAFA Campus 1, Wing A Level 2 | Email: [email protected] | Tel: 6512 6132