Bursaries & Financial Aid

We believe everyone deserves a chance to receive the best possible education. SIM offers bursaries and grants, and constantly looks out for partners to assist our students facing financial difficulties.

If you will like to speak with us to find out more on any financial assistance you may be eligible for, within or outside of SIM, please do email us at finaid@sim.edu.sg with a description of your current financial situation at home. We will get in touch with you shortly after receiving your email.

We will like to express our gratitude to the following companies for their generous donations in supporting our students with bursaries:

In alphabetical order:
  1. Far East Flora Pte Ltd
  2. Fullerton Fund Management Company Ltd
  3. Legend Maintenance (S) Pte Ltd
  4. MUFG Fund Services (Singapore) Pte Ltd
  5. Rackspace Singapore Pte Ltd
  6. Regius Construction & Civil Engineering Pte Ltd
  7. Rimini Street INC

SIM Global Education Bursary

This bursary aims to provide financial assistance to needy students studying at SIM Global Education (GE). 

  • Monetary assistance of up to $6,000, tenable for one year of study 
  • Open to Full-time / Part-time SIM GE students pursuing Foundation, Diploma, Undergraduate or Postgraduate programmes, excluding those who are currently in Bridging / Preparatory / Certificate in English course. 
  • No repayment required, unless the recipient discontinues his or her studies

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SIM GE Crisis Fund

This Crisis Fund aims to provide emergency financial support to needy students studying at SIM Global Education (GE). 

  • Value of the fund up to S$5,000 for each eligible student
  • Open to Full-time / Part-time SIM GE students pursuing Foundation, Diploma, Undergraduate or Postgraduate programmes, excluding those who are currently in Bridging / Preparatory / Certificate in English course
  • No repayment required

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Other Financial Schemes

As we learn about new opportunities to help our students, we will update this list with more financial assistance programmes.

Please click on the following link for some of the available external financial assistance which you may be eligible to apply for.

You may also be interested in the following external financial assistance.

SIM People Development Fund (SIMPDF) helps Singaporeans realise their career potential through access to learning pathways and experiences, in line with the national agenda of human capital development.

The SIMPDF Study Award provides financial assistance to needy and deserving final year students pursuing undergraduate studies at SIM, with the objective to empower and facilitate their transit into the marketplace.

•    Singapore Citizens
•    Per Capita Income (PCI) < S$2,500
•    Final-year students pursuing their 1st full-time undergraduate studies at SIM

S$7,500 per award

Application Period : 17 June to 19 July 2024

How to apply
Applicants are to submit their completed application form with supporting documents to finaid@sim.edu.sg before 19 July 2024.

Required Documents
Things to note
Shortlisted applicants are required to attend an interview with the SIMPDF Study Awards Committee
Not all eligible applicants will be guaranteed an award.
Successful applicants will be notified by SIM.
Contact Information
For enquiries, please drop us an email at finaid@sim.edu.sg.

The Association of Muslim Professionals (AMP) was established on 10 October 1991, offering core programmes in education, human resource development, social development and research.

The AMP Education Bursary seeks to recognise students for their academic achievements and be a source of motivation for them to strive harder in their studies.
  • Monetary assistance of $1,000 (for degree students)
  • Open to selected local degree students of all races

Enquiries & more information
Phone: 6416 3966
Email: corporate@amp.org.sg

Learn more on AMP’s website

Lembaga Biasiswa Kenanga Maulud (LBKM) was formed in 1965 with the concerted determination and commitment of the leaders of about 70 Malay/Muslim organisations. They felt the need to have an organisation that can cater to the financial needs of the needy students.

Since its establishment, LBKM’s focus has been to provide financial assistance in the form of bursaries to needy students.
  • Monetary assistance of $1,200 to $1,800 (for degree students), or $600 to $1,000 (for full-time diploma students) 
  • Open to Singapore citizens 
  • Also open to applicants under 21 years old with at least one parent who is a Singapore citizen

Enquiries & more information
Email: enquiries@lbkm.org.sg

Learn more on LBKM’s website

Muslimin Trust Fund Association (MTFA) is a registered charitable Muslim organisation in Singapore. It aims to provide financial assistance to Muslim students from lower-income families in Singapore, as well as to orphans who wish to further their education in various fields. 
  • Monetary assistance of $2,000 (for degree students) or $1,000 (for diploma students) 
  • Open to Muslim students from low-income families who are pursuing full-time pre-tertiary and tertiary education 

Enquiries & more information
Phone: 6746 5729 (Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm)
Email: welfareaid@mtfa.org

Learn more on MTFA’s website

The Sivadas-HEB Education Fund, a fund established by the trustees of the Estate of the Late Sivadas Sankaran, provides needy Hindu children with financial assistance to get a good education.

The Fund invites Hindu students from low-income families pursuing tertiary education to apply for a Tuition Subsidy to help them meet the cost of their education.  
  • The subsidy will be up to 50% of the yearly tuition fee, subject to a maximum as determined by the Sivadas-HEB Education Fund Committee 
  • Open to Hindu students from low-income families pursuing tertiary education
Learn more on Sivadas-HEB’s website