Lee Foundation Emergency Grant

The Lee Foundation Emergency Grant was established to support financially disadvantaged and deserving students pursuing a full-time undergraduate degree programme at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT). 

Eligibility and Selection Criteria:

  • Applicable to undergraduates who are pursuing a full-time degree programme at the Institute. 
  • Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents.
  • Hindered by financial difficulties, unforeseen financial emergency or personal catastrophes, where a lack of financial assistance will result in discontinuation of studies.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with a monthly household Per Capita Income (PCI) of less than or equal to $500.

Benefits and Obligation of Grant:

  • Each Grant, valued at up to $5,000 is applicable for one (1) academic year. 
  • The Grant shall be used for the following expenses:
    • Educational fees such as tuition fees;
    • Miscellaneous educational expenses such as (but not limited to) course materials, computers, project costs, expenses and fees for other educational activities as organised by the Institute;
    • Overseas exposure/immersion programmes conducted by the Institute; 
    • Allowance to cover basic needs such as meals and transport. 
  • Recipients of this Grant may accept other bursaries/grants concurrently.

About the Donor

The Grant is made possible by a gift from the Lee Foundation, a charitable foundation founded in 1952 by philanthropist and business leader Tan Sri Dato Dr Lee Kong Chian for the advancement of education, healthcare and cultural activities, and other social causes.

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.