SM Jaleel Foundation - ETF Bursary (Polytechnic)



The scheme was introduced in August 2019 in an effort to encourage students to continue to excel in their studies at the local institutions. It is to support the financial needs of deserving Muslim students.

To support financially disadvantaged Muslim students at the local polytechnics and universities.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Muslim Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident who has been residing in Singapore for at least 5 years immediately before being admitted to the institution.
  • Pursuing a full-time undergraduate degree program offered by any local university.
  • Household Per Capita Income (PCI) of S$750.00 and below
  • Good results.
  • Consideration will be given to applicants with medical condition or whose family members suffer from illness, and/or possess good records of active participation in co-curricular activities.
  • Not in receipt of any other bursaries



  • Candidates will only be considered upon receipt of all fully completed required documents from the applicants.
  • Interviews will be held for shortlisted candidates after they are accepted by the institutions and being eligible does not guarantee a placement.
  • Shortlisting of candidates is based upon competition amongst the eligible applicants and they must have been accepted by the institution.
  • Each Bursary is applicable for one (1) Academic Year.
  • The Bursary shall be used for the Recipients’ educational expenses such as tuition fees, course materials, living expenses and fees for other educational activities organized by the tertiary institution the Recipient is enrolled in.
  • Recipient(s) may be considered and may be re-awarded the Bursary in the following academic year subject to the fulfilment of the criteria.


Value of Award

Mandatory documents required to submit application*
1) Front and Back Copy of NRIC
2) Recent Academic Results
3) Letter of acceptance from Institution (if any)
4) Family Members' Particulars Form (Pls download the form here
5) Income Declaration Form 
* For self-employed and unemployed family members. (Pls download the form here)
6) Parents or Guardian Latest Pay slip / Letter from Employer Confirming Latest CPF statement
7) Short write up on your personal goals. Pls upload in MS Word format (Min. 150 words)
8) Other supporting Documents (if any)
Application Procedure

Applications should be submitted via MyMENDAKI portal by clicking the button below. First time applicants must create an account to be able to proceed with the application.
*Incomplete applications and documents will not be processed. Please submit ONE bursary OR scholarship application only. We may consider your application for other eligible schemes.
*Applications that do not meet the eligibility criteria will be rejected.

SM Jaleel Foundation - ETF Bursary - Polytechnic
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