2017 Mohd Isa Bursary Awards: Applications open

Singapore Democrats

Calling all parents: The SDP is Annual Mohd Isa Bursary Awards is open for applications again. The Award, set up in 2014 to assist students from lower-income and needy families, is part of the party’s effort to level up society through education.

In a system stacked in favour of the elite, pupils lower on the socioeconomic scale are often unfairly disadvantaged. The Bursary is meant to assist students from poorer backgrounds to compete more fairly with their peers. Several awards are given out each year.

The secondary school awardee will receive $500 and the primary school awardee $300. Below are details for the application process:

Eligibility criteria

  • Singapore citizen or either parent is a Singapore citizen

  • Full-time student in a government school/education institution (primary to secondary)

  • Per capita household income (gross) of $450/month or less (this is computed as follows: Total net income of everyone in the household divided by the number of people in the household)

Supporting documents

  • Photocopy of Student Pass of the applicant,

  • Photocopy of Birth Certificates/NRICs of applicant and all household members (both paternal and maternal),

  • Year 2016 mid-year and final-year exam results,

  • Latest Income Tax Assessment form or pay slips or CPF Contribution History for all working adults (including self-employed) in the household. Working adults who do not have a fixed salary must produce the pay slips of the last 3 months of CPF contribution history, and

  • Latest CPF Contribution History of all non-working adults in the household

Application procedure

  • Applications must be submitted by 31 May 2017.

  • Late submissions will not be considered.

  • Application forms must be submitted together with the supporting documents listed above to:

    Singapore Democratic Party
    3 Ang Mo Kio Street 62,
    #02-30, Link@AMK 
    Singapore 569139

If your child qualifies, or if you know of anyone whose child qualifies, for the Award please download (or send them) the application form here. Alternatively, please help us publicise the information.

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