The Student Relief Fund at SIT (COVID-19)

The Student Relief Fund at SIT (COVID-19)

The Student Relief Fund at SIT (COVID-19) was established to assist undergraduates facing unexpected financial hardship due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic (through the Student Relief Fund at SIT (COVID-19) Grant).

Eligibility:

This Fund is applicable to students who:

  • are enrolled in any full-time undergraduate degree programme offered by the Institute 
  • can provide documented evidence of their facing unexpected financial hardship due to the outbreak of COVID-19 which may include:
  • family’s breadwinner(s) facing a loss of income
  • partial or complete loss of existing part-time employment commitments 
  • Inability to secure part-time employment that they are newly in need of in the face of financial emergencies
  • Inability to pay for a laptop just when learning must go online
  • Students whose Integrated Work Study Programme (IWSP) opportunities and allowances have been impacted by COVID-19

Tenure and Benefits of the Grant:

  • Each Grant, valued at up to $2,000, is applicable for one (1) academic year
  • The Grant may go towards:
    • Daily living expenses
    • Cost of laptops
    • Educational expenses such as tuition fees, course materials, expenses for the Overseas Immersion Programme conducted by the Institute, and fees for other educational activities organised by the Institute.
    • A partial allowance for those who lost all or part of their IWSP allowances
  • Recipients of the Grant may apply again after the applicable period of the Grant has expired, subject to meeting the selection criteria

Application details:

Applications will open from 20 April 2020. For more information, please refer HERE

*In your application, please indicate "YES" if you wish to be considered for Donated Bursaries. 

About the Student Relief Fund at SIT (COVID-19)

The Student Relief Fund @ SIT (COVID-19) (the Fund) at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) was made possible with gifts from various donors.