Education Trust Fund – The Saleh and Gato Motiwalla Bursary

The scheme was introduced in January 2022. It is to support deserving Malay/Muslim students, prioritising those from financially disadvantaged families, enrolled in local institutes of technical education (ITE).  It is to encourage these students to continue to excel in their studies.

To support financially disadvantaged Malay/Muslim students at the local ITEs and Polytechnics.
Application Period
For January intake ITE students: 13 January to 3 February 2023
For April intake ITE students: 6 February to 6 March 2023 and 21 March to 10 April 2023

Eligibility Criteria
  • Muslim Singapore Citizen holding a valid National Registration Identity Card (NRIC) or permanent resident (PR) of Singapore;
  • Pursuing a full-time ITE programme offered by any local ITE in Singapore;
  • Have a gross household per capita income (PCI) of S$750.00 and below;
  • Good academic results in his/her course of study;
  • 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.
  • 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 organised by the institution the Recipient is enrolled in.
  • Recipient(s) shall be eligible to re-apply under the Bursary in the subsequent 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.

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