Lee Foundation Emergency Grant

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.



Application dates & submission instructions can be found here


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.