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Financial Assistance Scheme

MOE Financial Assistance Scheme (MOE FAS)

The objective of the MOE FAS is to help financially needy Singaporean students in Government and Government-aided schools to meet basic schooling expenses.

Student must be a Singapore citizen enrolled in a Government or Government-aided school and meets either one of the following criteria:
a. His or her family’s gross household income (GHI) as at the time of application does not exceed $2,750 per month; or
b. His or her family’s per capita income (PCI) as at the time of application does not exceed $690 per month. PCI = Monthly GHI / No. of members in the household

Types of benefits provided under MOE FAS (Primary School):

Item Benefits
School Fees Not Applicable (Free)
Standard Miscellaneous Fees Full Subsidy of $6.50 per month
Textbooks Free Textbooks
School Attire Free School Attire (2 sets of uniform, 2 sets of PE attire, 1 pair of shoes and 2 pairs of socks)
School Meal Subsidy $2 per meal for 7 meals per school week
Transport Subsidy*


* the school may provide additional benefits
60% subsidy of monthly school bus fares for students taking school bus, or
$15 transport subsidy per month from the month of approval, up to a total of $180 transport subsidy per annum for students taking public transport

You may click here for more information on Financial Assistance Scheme (FAS) 2021. 

Application form
can be obtained either from the School General Office or via the link below:
MOE FAS Application Form

School-Based Financial Assistance Scheme (SB FAS)

Needy students who do not meet the eligibility criteria for MOE FAS may also apply for the SB FAS. Approval will be given on a case-by-case basis.

Application form can be obtained either from the School General Office or via the link below:

NEU PC Plus Programme

The NEU PC Plus Programme offers low-income households with student or person with disabilities the opportunity to own a brand new computer at an affordable price.
Please refer to the link below for more information and for any latest updates on eligibility criteria and benefits. Application form can be obtained either from the School General Office or from the link below. Please call the School General Office to ensure that you download the correct form/s.

2021 Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund (STSPMF)

The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund (STSPMF) started in October 2000 as a community project initiated by The Straits Times, to provide pocket money to school-going children from low-income families. 

Please refer to the link below for more information and for any latest updates on eligibility criteria and benefits. 

Application form can be obtained either from the School General Office or from the link below.
- Annex A  – Application Form (For Primary One only)

Note : Application Period – 15 Jan 2021 to 15 Feb 2021