Funding Schemes

SkillsFuture Credits

All courses offered by ACE@RP are eligible for SkillsFuture credits.
For more information, please refer to: https://www.skillsfuture.gov.sg/credit

MOE Subsidy

Eligible Singapore citizens and permanent residents can enjoy subsidized course fees provided by the Singapore Government. The course fees are payable on a per certificate basis and are inclusive of GST. These fees are determined based on prevailing funding policies and subject to annual review and revision.

All Singaporeans aged 25 years and above can make use of SkillsFuture Credit to pay for course fees.

 

Enhanced Training Support for Small and Medium Enterprises (SME)

The following types of training are covered under the Enhanced Training Support for SMEs:

  • All certifiable courses supported by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)
  • Academic CET courses at the Polytechnics and the Institute of Technical Education (ITE)

You may wish to view the library of eligible courses available on https://www.myskillsfuture.gov.sg/content/portal/en/index.html

More information on Enhanced Training Support for Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) can be found here.

 

Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA)

You can find more information about PSEA here.
For online submission of the ad-hoc withdrawal form, proceed here

Bursaries


RP Bursary Application for Part-Time Diploma Students

Government bursaries are available to help Continuing Education and Training (CET) students enrolled in RP's Part-Time diploma programmes defray living expenses. The bursary is valid for one modular semester and a new bursary application can be submitted every modular semester.



i. Government Bursary for Part-Time Diploma Students
 
Eligibility Criteria 
  • Singapore Citizens
  • MOE-subsidized part-time students pursuing part-time full qualification diploma courses in the polytechnics1 2
  • Gross Monthly Household Per Capita Income (PCI*) ≤ $2,250 or Gross Monthly Household Income (GHI^) ≤ $9,000;
  • Not a recipient of a full scholarship/sponsorship that covers tuition fees and a monthly and annual living allowance
1 Students who are on diploma-level SkillsFuture Work-Study Programmes or are taking repeat modules or are pursuing modular courses that do not lead to a full qualification part-time diploma are not eligible for MOE Bursary.
2 Students who are eligible for the Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy will also be eligible to apply for the MOE Bursary.

How to calculate your PCI:

PCI = Total Gross Monthly Household Income of all Family Members (GHI) ÷  Number of family members in the household (including student)

To calculate your household income and determine the government bursary that you qualify for, you can use the calculator or chat with our FAS Interactive Chatbot below. 

PCI Calculator                               FAS Interactive Chatbot

  • Gross income (i.e. including employee’s CPF contribution) refers to income contributions from self-employment, business or salaried employment (which includes basic salary, allowances, overtime pay, bonus, etc.)
  • Bonuses are computed as one twelfth of the annual wage supplements and bonuses received in the last twelve months
  • Payments-in-kind, reimbursement for transport and other expenses, alimony or maintenance allowance, and National Service (NS) allowance earned by NSF are EXCLUDED.

ii. Application Procedure

Students may email help-FAS@rp.edu.sg to check on the application period and their eligibility for this scheme. 


iii. Recommended Bursaries & Quantum

PCI / GHI Range
Name of Bursary
Quantum / Per Modular Semester
PCI ≤ $1,000
             
OR

GHI ≤ $4,000
Higher Education Bursary Tier 1
$400
$1,001 ≤ PCI ≤ $1,725

OR

$4,001 ≤ GHI ≤ $6,900
Higher Education Bursary Tier 2
 $330
$1,726 ≤ PCI ≤ $2,250

OR

$6,901 ≤ GHI ≤ $9,000
Higher Education Bursary Tier 3 $150

RP will recommend the most suitable bursary based on income situation assessed on student’s application.

Workfare Skills Support (WSS) Scheme


The Workfare Skills Support (WSS) Scheme has replaced the Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme from 1 July 2020. There will be no course fee subsidies for WSS.

Click on the link below to find out on the eligibility, and how to apply for Training Allowance:

https://www.wsg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/workfare-skills-support-scheme-individuals.html