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    RP Laptop Assistance 

    RP provides laptop assistance to students from lower income families. Eligible students can apply for a subsidised new laptop.

    (A) Eligibility Criteria 

    • RP Year 1 or PFP Student;
    • Singapore Citizen;
    • Gross Monthly Household Per Capita Income (PCI) ≤ $950

    (B) Application Procedure 

    • Complete the RP Laptop Assistance application form AND the Family & Income Declaration (for FAS).
    • Submit the completed form and declaration, together with all required supporting documents in hardcopy, at the enrolment booth. 

    (C) Information 

    • The AY2017 laptop model is HP ProBook 440 G3.

     Specifications for HP ProBook 440 G3  

    Minimum specifications for laptops used in RP 

    • Intel Core i5-6200U Processor. 2.3GHz, 3MB Cache, Up to 2.8GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology
    • 8GB DDR3-1600 Memory
    • 256GB Solid State Drive
    • Integrated 802.11 ac WLAN
    • 14’’ LED-backlit FHD SVA Anti-Glare Display with integrated 720p HD Webcam
     
    • Able to support Windows 10
    • 2.2GHz 64-bit processor
    • 4GB RAM
    • 250GB Free Hard Disk Space
    • Wireless adapter must minimally support IEEE 802.11g standard (recommended to support dual-band IEEE - 802.11a/g/n standard)
     
    • Student co-payment amount is based on the PCI range: 

    Per Capita Income (PCI) 

    Student Co-payment Amount 

    $701 ≤ PCI ≤ $950

    $447.26

    $0 ≤ PCI ≤ $700

    $223.63

    • Processing of applications may take up to 8 weeks.
    • Application outcome will be notified via your RP and personal email.
    • Details of payment amount and laptop collection will be provided in application outcome email.
    • Only NETS payment will be accepted.

    Note:
    There are limited sets of laptops available. When RP Laptops (HP ProBook 440 G3) are not available, applications may be channelled to IMDA NEU PC Plus Programme.

    (D) Terms and Conditions  

    • Applications may be channelled to NEU PC Plus Programme.
    • Payment must be made before collection of laptop.
    • Payment receipt must be produced for laptop collection.
    • Student is required to keep the laptop for a period of three (3) years from the date of collection.
    • Student is required to facilitate and fully cooperate with any inspection and testing of the laptop by RP.

    Application form can be downloaded here.

     

    IMDA NEU PC Plus Programme 

    IMDA NEU PC Plus Programme offers students from low income households the opportunity to own a new laptop at an affordable price.

    (A) Eligibility Criteria  

    • Full-time RP student
    • Singapore Citizen/ Permanent Citizen
    • Gross Monthly Household Per Capita Income (PCI) ≤ $900 per month ($1125 if there is a permanently disabled household member) or Monthly Household Income≤ $3400 

    (B) Application Procedure  

    (i) Year 1 and PFP students  

    • Complete the IMDA NEU PC Plus Programme application form AND the Family & Income Declaration (for FAS).
    • Submit the completed application form, together with all required supporting documents in hardcopy, at the enrolment booth. 

    (ii) Higher Year students  

    • Complete the IMDA NEU PC Plus Programme application form
    • Submit the completed application form, together with all required supporting documents, into the FAS drop box located in One Stop Centre. 

    (C) Information  

    • Recommended Laptop Models: Lenovo Laptop No. 2 (2-JLM) and Acer Laptop No.4 (4-ALH) 

    PC Type 

    Lenovo Laptop No. 2 

     (2-JLM) – supplied by JK Technology Pte Ltd 

    Acer Laptop No. 4  

    (4-ALM)– supplied by Acer Computer (Singapore) Pte Ltd  

    Specifications

    • Intel 6th generation, Dual Core i5-6200U, 64-bit support, 2.8GHz 3MB
    • 4GB DDR4 2133 
    • 14" HD Screen
    • 500GB
    • PowerDVD 10 Blu-ray DiscTM/DVD
    • Integrated AMD or AMD Radeon R5 M430 Discrete Graphics 2 GB
    • 2.2kg
    • Intel 6th generation, Dual Core i7-6500U 2.5GHz with TurboBoost to 3.1GHz, 4MB L3 Cache
     
    • 8GB DDR3L
    • 14" HD LED Screen
    • 1TB
    • 8X DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive of M-DISC Ready support
    • Nvidia GeForce 940M 2GB DDR3 VRAM
    • 2.1kg
     

    Payable by Tier 1 applicant

    (PCI ≤ $700)

    $223.63

    $666.61

    Payable by other applicant

    ($701 ≤PCI≤ $900)

    $447.26

    $890.24

    For laptop specifications and more information, visit here.
    Application form can be downloaded here.

    Note: 

    • Subsidy (50% or 75%) will be provided by IMDA based on family income level.
    • Students may opt for INSPIRE Fund in order to get a fully subsidized laptop (Lenovo Laptop No. 2)
    • All applicants will be notified about the application outcome via their RP email account. 

    For more information, please email Help-FAS@rp.edu.sg.

     

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