The Xiao De (孝德) Emergency Fund benefits undergraduates enrolled in full-time degree programmes at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT). It is intended as a resource to full-time SIT students who encounter unforeseen financial emergencies or personal catastrophes which may prevent them from continuing their education or impact their graduating from SIT.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
Students enrolled in any full-time undergraduate degree programme offered by SIT.
Comes from a family which has encountered unforeseen financial emergency or personal catastrophes.
Lack of financial assistance will result in discontinuation of applicant's studies at SIT.
No bond is required of the recipient.
Students who wish to apply are required to write in formally to the Financial Assistance Schemes (FAS) division at FAS@SingaporeTech.edu.sg using the following format:
Estimated Graduation Date
Reasons for Appeal
Estimated Quantum (please attach supporting documents to justify the request for financial aid)
Number of and Details of Dependents in Household
Supporting Documents on Household Income (e.g. Family members' CPF Contribution Histories, Payslips, etc.)
The Xiao De (孝 德) Emergency Fund is made possible by gifts from an anonymous donor who believes in perpetuating the philanthropic spirit of giving by encouraging the concept of “paying it forward” amongst the community of bursary recipients. The donor values the importance of filial piety and is a strong advocate in the promotion of ethical and responsible action in business.