John Abraham Rapid Physiocare Bursary

The John Abraham Rapid Physiocare Bursary was established to support financially disadvantaged but deserving students who are enrolled in the full-time Honours Degree in Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy programme at the Institute. 


Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Full-time students pursuing the Honours Degree in Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy programme jointly offered by SIT and TCD.
  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents.
  • Household Per Capita Income (PCI) less than or equal to $1,000, or students who have provided evidence of family financial difficulties.
  • Preference will be given to those who have made significant contributions beyond academic studies to the Institute or the community.

Tenure and Benefits of the Bursary:

  • Each Bursary, valued at $5,000, is applicable for one (1) academic year.
  • The Bursary will be used to fund the recipient’s education expenses.
  • Recipients of this Bursary may accept other Bursaries concurrently.
  • No bond is required of the recipient.

About the Donor

The Busary has been made possible with a gift from Rapid Physiocare Pte Ltd. Mr John Abraham, who is Managing Director and also a Senior Principal Physiotherapist there, wishes to support and inspire passionate physiotherapy students to provide the best physiotherapy care to their patients and pay it forward in the future. John and his team at Rapid Physiocare have a passion for providing the best physiotherapy care for every patient, every time; they also aim to provide the best treatment through new methods and research. Prior to joining Rapid Physiocare, John worked as the Head of Rehab services at a private hospital and was also instrumental in setting up and establishing the rehabilitation department in primary healthcare. In addition to his clinical work, John is actively involved in philanthropic and public health efforts.

How To Apply

Applications for Public Bursaries, Donated Bursaries & Scholarships will commence in July 2022. Do keep a look out for more information which will be sent to your SIT e-mail address.

Matriculated students are to submit their Financial Aid application via the SIT Student Intranet - IN4SIT. Do note that students are to connect to the SIT VPN before accessing IN4SIT. 

Applicants will need to complete and submit the online application form and upload all required supporting documents through the application portal by the given deadline.

Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions for more information.