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Financial Aid and Scholarships

To help students defray the cost of staying and studying at University Town™ (UTown®), we have in place financial aid initiatives comprising bursaries, scholarships and College Grants. These financial aid initiatives are available to NUS undergraduate students who are residing at one of the residential colleges in UTown and reading the University Town College Programme (UTCP) or the University Scholars Programme (USP).

  1. UTown Bursaries 
  2. UTown Scholarships
  3. Residential Programme Bursaries: Singaporean students will be considered for Residential Programme Bursaries if they are not successful for the above financial aid initiatives.  
  4. College Grants: College Grants are made available to NUS undergraduate students staying at the residential colleges. For more information and/or to apply, please visit the websites of College of Alice & Peter Tan, Cinnamon College (USP), Residential College 4 and Tembusu College.
  5. Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) Scheme: Students with PSEA account or have siblings with PSEA account may use the PSEA funds to cover the compulsory College fees (accommodation and meal plans) arising from the UTCP or the USP. Please click here for the application process or contact the Office of Financial Aid for more information.
UTown Bursaries for AY2017/2018 

To be considered for UTown bursaries for AY2017/2018, please apply via https://myaces.nus.edu.sg/webroapsbs/jsp/login.jsp through the Office of Financial Aid by 1 April 2017

UTown bursaries which are available to NUS undergraduate students residing at UTown’s residential colleges include:

  • Alice & Peter Tan Bursary
  • Cheong Wing Chan and Kwok Yuet Ling Bursary
  • Chen Ai Tze Memorial Bursary
  • Keppel Bursary at NUS
  • Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple Bursary @UTown
  • MAC3 Bursary
  • NUSS - Della & Seng Gee UTown Bursary
  • NUSS UTown Bursary
  • Tahir Bursary
  • Tembusu Partners Bursary
  • The Ngee Ann Kongsi Bursary
  • The Silent Environment Bursary
  • UTown Bursary
  • Wearnes Bursary
  • Wilmar International Bursary
  • Winner Engineering Pte Ltd Bursary
  • Wong Hock Boon Bursary

Details on the UTown bursaries can be found here

Applicants will also be considered for all other financial aid schemes offered by the OFA, where eligible.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified via email by August 2017.

If you missed the application deadline but are in need of financial assistance, please login to https://myaces.nus.edu.sg/webroapsbs/jsp/login.jsp, state the reason(s) for your late application and proceed to apply accordingly. We will consider your application on a case-by-case basis. Successful applicants will be informed via email.

Please note that if you are offered a bursary/scholarship by both the OFA/Faculty and UTown, you will be informed if you are allowed to hold both awards concurrently. If you are not allowed to do so, the award with the lower quantum will be automatically withdrawn. Please check your NUS email account regularly as you may be required to submit additional supporting documents and/or accept the offer (if successful) by a stipulated deadline.

For enquiries, please call 6516 2870 or visit http://www.askadmissions.nus.edu.sg/app/utils/login_form/redirect/ask


UTown Scholarships for AY2017/2018 

To be considered for UTown scholarships for AY2017/2018, please click here to apply by 15 June 2017.  Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews in June and July 2017. 

UTown scholarships which are available to NUS undergraduate students residing in UTown’s residential colleges include:

  • Elaine Low Scholarship 
  • Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple Scholarship at UTown
  • NUSS – Della & Seng Gee UTown Scholarship 
  • Steve Appleton-Micron Scholarship
  • Tembusu Partners Scholarship
  • The Ngee Ann Kongsi Scholarship
  • Tin Ka Ping Foundation Scholarship

Details on the UTown scholarships can be found here

For more information, please refer to our FAQ.