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) ≤ $2,500 OR Gross Household Income (GHI) ≤ $10,000

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

·       Excludes specialist diploma courses, advance diploma courses 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)#

Higher Education Bursary (HEB) Tier 1


≤ $1,100


1)  01 Jun - 11 Jun, 2023

(Sep 2023)

The application outcome will be emailed to your NYP Student email address by end-Aug 2023.


2) 16 Oct - 5 Nov 2023

(Feb 2024)

The application outcome will be emailed to your NYP Student email address by end-Jan 2024.



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


Click here for more information.

Higher Education Bursary (HEB) Tier 2



$1,101 to $1,875

$4,401 to $7,500

Higher Education Bursary (HEB) Tier 3


$1,876 to $2,500

$7,501 to $10,000

How to apply

Step 1: Apply Online

a) Apply online through NYP Student Portal during the application period. 

b) Click “Apply Financial Assistance and Awards” -> “Bursaries”.

c) Click “Confirm” to submit your bursary application.

d) Check the acknowledgement email sent to your NYP email account if you have successfully completed application. You must upload all required supporting documents within 5 days from the date of application (using the link in the acknowledgment email or via File Upload System under step 3a).

e) Remain contactable via NYP email or mobile phone after application and document submission. NYP bursary team will contact you if further clarifications are required.  

Download System User Guide and FAQ on online application


Step 2: Gather Supporting Documents

a)   Gather documents as indicated in the Checklist of Supporting Documents, and the current semester Tax Invoice# .

b)   Scan softcopies of documents using Microsoft Office Lens (Android/IOS) if you do not have a scanner at home.

Download Checklist of Supporting Documents and FAQ

# Tax Invoice is usually sent to your NYP and personal email accounts by Finance department before start of a semester. 


Step 3: Upload Supporting Documents

a)   Upload supporting documents using the link provided in email (see step 1d) or File Upload System Link.

b)   Complete upload of supporting documents within 5 days after completion of application in Step 1.

Download Upload Supporting Documents User Guide and FAQ


Important Information

  • The bursary for part-time diploma students is disbursed on a semester basis.
  • Successful applicants must have a PayNow account (link to student’s NRIC) in order to receive the bursary disbursement.


  • Bursary is tenable for one academic year only. Students need to apply only once in an academic year (AY). Students are encouraged to apply bursary in first semester of  AY (ie semester starts in Apr) as successful applicants in first semester of AY will continue to get the same quantum of bursary in second semester of AY (ie semester starts in Oct)  if he/she still meets the criteria then. 
  • Students who have missed the bursary application periods, please contact us at 6550 0056 or bursary@nyp.edu.sg