ETF - SM Jaleel Foundation Bursary - University


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 disadvantaged Muslim students at the local polytechnics and universities financially.


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$650.00 and below
  • Good results for:
    •    Singapore Cambridge GCE ‘A’ level examinations, or
    •    Polytechnic Diploma; or
    •    International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • 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


  • Applicants will only be considered upon receipt of fully completed forms and relevant supporting documents.
  • Eligibility to apply for the bursary does not guarantee any award of the bursary.
  • Interviews will be held for shortlisted candidates.
  • Applicants 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: 
Family Members Particulars Form)
5) Income Declaration Form 
* For self-employed and unemployed family members. (Pls download the form here. Income Declaration Form)
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)
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 - University
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