Financial Matters / Financial Assistance

Bursary for Part-Time Diploma Students

Eligibility Criteria and Conditions

  • Singapore citizens

  • Full qualification part-time diploma students, who pay subsidised fee, with Per Capita Income (PCI) ≤ $2,250 OR Gross Household Income ≤ $9,000

  • Not a recipient of full scholarship (cover tuition fees and allowance) or sponsorship in the same academic year.

  • Exclude specialist diploma course, advance diploma course, Work-Study Programmes (WSPs) and modular courses.

    Bursary Name

    Quantum per Semester

    Income Eligibility Criteria 

    #Click here for important notes for GHI and PCI

    Application Period

    (Estimated Disbursement Period)

    Disbursement Arrangement

    Per Capita Income (PCI)#






    Gross Household Income (GHI)#

    1)  01 Jun – 11 Jun, 2021 

    (Sep 2021)

    The application outcome will be emailed to your NYP Student email address by mid-Aug 2021.


    2) 4 Oct - 14 Oct, 2021

    (Jan 2022)




    Bursary will be used to offset any outstanding fees before disbursement of any balance.


    Click here for more information.

    Higher Education Bursary (HEB) Tier 1


    ≤ $1,000


    Higher Education Bursary (HEB) Tier 2



    $1,001 to $1,725

    $4,001 to $6,900

    Higher Education Bursary (HEB) Tier 3


    $1,726 to $2,250

    $6,901 to $9,000


How to apply**

Step 1: Apply online at Student Portal

Step 2: Upload all scanned supporting documents within FIVE days after applying online*. To ensure that the supporting documents are clearly scanned, we recommend the use of  Microsoft Office Lens – PDF Scanner (recommended app to use for scanning the documents- refer to step-by-step guide)

*You MUST apply online before you can upload the supporting documents.

An Acknowledge email will be sent to your NYP email with the link for uploading the supporting documents.

**Click here for bursary application user guide.



  • The bursary for part-time diploma students is disbursed on a semester basis.

  • Students need to apply only once in an academic year. Students are encouraged to apply bursary in Semester 1 as successful applicants in Semester 1 will continue to get the same quantum of bursary in Semester 2 if he/she still meets the criteria then. 

  • Students are to remain contactable via NYP email or mobile phone number after submission. NYP bursary team will contact you if further clarification is required.