The first phase of TTFS this year will start soon! Here are the periods for you to take note of:
Polytechnics & ITE (Technical Engineering Diploma)
Application Period I: 15 Feb 2019—30 Apr 2019
Application Period II : 9 Sep 2019—31 Oct 2019
NAFA, Lasalle & Universities
Application Period I: 1 Jun 2019—31 Jul 2019
Application Period II: 15 Nov 2019—15 Dec 2019
Check out these info before applying!
1. Income criteria
Students from households with per capita monthly household income (PCI) of below $2000 will be eligible for TTFS.
See the image below to calculate PCI and find the percentage you are eligible for based on your PCI.
2. Mixed-race students
TTFS is eligible for races of Malay descent*.
Students with Malay descent as the first component of a double-barrelled race are also eligible. (e.g. Javanese-Arab).
*They include the following:
Malay, Acehnese, Ambonese, Batak, Bugis, Baniarese, Boyanese, Butonese, Dusun, Dayak, Iban, Indonesia, Javanese, Kadazan, Kelabit, Minangkabau, Murut, Makasarese, Melanau, Sumatran, Sundanese, and Indonesian Extract.
TTFS applies to students pursuing first diploma or degree on full-time basis in the following institutions:
- Local Autonomous Universities (NUS, NTU, SMU, SUTD, SIT, SUSS)
- Technical Engineering Diploma (TED) offered by ITEs
- Lasalle College of the Arts, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (selected degrees and diplomas)
4. Educational Support
If you do not qualify for TTFS, don't fret! There are other schemes available such as scholarships, bursaries and loans. Check out this link for the full list of educational assistance available!