Introduced in September 2020, the ETF-Nomanbhoy Bursary intends to support deserving Muslim students from financially disadvantaged families who are enrolled in local special education schools (SPED), primary schools, Institutes of Technical Education (ITE), polytechnics and universities. It aims to encourage these students to continue excel in their studies.



  • Malay/Muslim Singapore citizen holding a valid National Registration Identity Card
    (NRIC) or permanent resident (PR) of Singapore

  • Pursuing full-time education in Singapore in any of the following institutions:

    • Special education schools

    • Primary schools

    • Institute of Technical Education (ITE)

    • Polytechnics, and

    • Universities


  • Household per capita income (PCI) of S$650 and below

  • Good academic results in his/her course of study

  • Not in receipt of any other bursaries


  • Priority will be given to those with developmental delays or special needs. For applicants who are enrolled in a polytechnic or university, those enrolled in a course of study in emerging industries with a module or minor in entrepreneurship is preferred.

  • 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. Applicants shall also be considered for other scholarships/bursaries where applicable.

  • Interviews will be held for shortlisted candidates, except for those in special education schools and primary schools.

  • 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(s) shall be eligible to re-apply for the bursary in the subsequent year if he/she meets the eligibility criteria.


Level of StudyValue of Each BursaryNumber of Recipients 
Special Education / Primary School$50010
Institute of Technical Education (ITE)$1,00015
Application Period
27 June - 25 July 2022
Application Procedure
Applications should be submitted via MyMENDAKI portal by clicking the "Apply Now" button. First time applicants must create an account to be able to proceed with the application.

Mandatory documents required to submit application*
1) Front and Back Copy of NRIC
2) Recent Academic Results 
3) Letter of acceptance from Institution
4) Parents or Guardian Latest Payslip / Letter from Employer Confirming Latest CPF statement
5) Self Employed/ Non-Income Declaration Form (Pls download the form here. 
Income Declaration Form)
6) Other supporting Documents

*Please note that incomplete applications and incomplete documents will not be processed. Applications that do not meet the eligibility criteria will be rejected.

ETF - Nomanbhoy Bursary 2022 - University
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