Financial Assistance

Admission to our school is merit-based and no Singaporean admitted to ACS (Independent) will be turned away because he / she cannot afford school fees. Our school has various financial assistance programmes in place. Should you require assistance with school fees, please approach our Deputy Principal, Mr Patrick Soo (patrick@acsindep.edu.sg) or School Secretary, Ms Eunice Seah (Tel: 6870 0314).

MOE Independent Schools Bursary

Application for 2017 MOE Independent Schools Bursary

Singapore citizens who wish to apply for the MOE ISB Scheme for year 2017 may submit their applications. MOE ISB is open only to Singapore citizens.

Application for 2017 MOE ISB

Checklist

Application forms are also available from the Administration Office and Parent’s Portal.

Applications may be made throughout the year as exigencies of each family’s financial situation demand.  However, each MOE ISB award is effective from the month the application is approved and may not be back-dated.

Please ensure that the ISB application is accompanied by all relevant documents required by MOE. Please refer to the Checklist for documents required. Omission may result in a delay in the processing of the application and in turn, a delay in the awarding of the ISB.  Students should pay the full amount of school fees until their application for the ISB 2017 has been processed and have received written advice from the School.

The income limits and types of benefits given to students in Independent Schools under the MOE ISB scheme are shown in the table below.

 Monthly Gross Household Income (GHI)

Monthly Gross Per Capita Income (PCI) Benefits
Not exceeding $2,500 Not exceeding $625 ●  100% subsidy of school fee and miscellaneous fees

 

●  Free textbooks and school attire  at secondary level; $750 bursary at JC level

●  Full subsidy for exam fees – applicable for students enrolled in the IB Diploma Programme only

 

●  Transport subsidy :  $120 in transport credit per annum

(for students taking public transport)

$2,501 – $4,000 $626 – $1,000 ●  90% subsidy of school fee and miscellaneous fees
$4,001 – $5,000 $1,001 – $1,250 ●  70% subsidy of school fee and miscellaneous fees
$5,001 – $6,000 $1,251 – $1,500 ●  50% subsidy of school fee and miscellaneous fees
$6,001 – $7,200 $1,501 – $1,800 ●  33% subsidy of school fee and miscellaneous fees

Approved ISBs are valid till December of the year. Fresh applications will have to be submitted for each academic year.

Students applying for the MOE ISB need only satisfy either the Gross Household Income (GHI) or the Per Capita Income (PCI) criterion. PCI is computed based on the GHI divided by the number of members in the household (including parents, siblings and grandparents).

Apart from the MOE ISB, our school has various financial assistance schemes in place:

The ACS (Independent) Pocket Money Fund also helps to supplement students’ own recess/lunch money.

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