Bursary for Part-Time Diploma Students

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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.
Government-funded bursaries for Part-time Diploma studentsQuantum per 
academic yearPer Capita Income (PCI)Gross Household Income (GHI)
Higher Education Bursary (HEB) Tier 1
$425≤ $1,100≤$4,400
Higher Education Bursary (HEB) Tier 2
$355$1,101 to $1,875$4,401 to $7,500
Higher Education Bursary (HEB) Tier 3
$160$1,876 to $2,500$7,501 to $10,000




Application and disbursement period


Bursary typeApplication periodApplication outcome*Estimated disbursement period
Government-funded bursaries

1)  01 Jun - 11 Jun, 2024




2) 16 Oct - 5 Nov 2024



end-Aug 2024





end-Jan 2025














Disbursement arrangement

  • Bursary will be used to offset any outstanding fees before disbursement of any balance. Click here for more information.

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How do I apply?

For bursary application, please visit NYP student portal.


  • 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.