The ETF-Siddiqui Assistance Scheme was introduced in March 2020 to award deserving Muslim students from local Institutes of Technical Education (ITE) and polytechnics. The bursary aims to assist students from financially disadvantaged families and encourage them to continue excel in their studies.


To support financially disadvantaged Muslim students at the local ITEs and Polytechnics. 


Application Period

Academic Pursuit 



For January 2024 intake ITE students:
4 December to 29 December 2023

For April 2024 intake ITE students:


Eligibility Criteria 

  • Muslim Singapore Citizen holding a valid National Registration Identity Card (NRIC); 
  • Pursuing a full-time NITEC programme offered by any local ITE; 
  • Have a gross household per capita income (PCI) of S$750 and below;
  • Good results for Singapore Cambridge GCE ‘N’ level examinations


  • Applications will only be considered upon receipt of all fully completed required documents.
  • Interviews will be held for shortlisted candidates and being eligible does not guarantee a placement.
  • Has been accepted by any of the ITE colleges.
  • Shortlisting of candidates is based on competition amongst the eligible applicants.
  • 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 organised by the institution the Recipient is enrolled in.
  • Recipient must re-apply to be considered for the Bursary in the following academic year, subject to meeting all the criteria.

Value of Award

Level of StudyValue of Each BursaryNumber of Recipients
Year 1 NITEC$1,0003
Year 2 NITEC$1,0003


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 (Please download the form here: Family Members’ Particulars Form 2024)
5) Income Declaration Form * For self-employed and unemployed family members. (Please download the form here: Income Declaration Form for Scholarship Bursary)
6) Parents or Guardian Latest Payslip / 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)

ETF - Siddiqui Assistance Scheme - Nitec Bursary - ITE 2024
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