The Merchant Bursary is to encourage students to do well and complete their primary school studies.
It aims to assist student’s incidental costs such as buying assessment books, school field trips, tuition fees, buying reading books, school pocket money and school transport. Eligible students will be awarded $500.

Application Criteria
1. Primary school students
2. Gross Monthly Per Capita Income (PCI) ≤ $750
3. Good Assessment School result - at least a minimum grade of AL 6 (equivalent to score of 45) and above for at least 2 subjects.
4. Good Weightage Assessment from School (for Primary 1 & 2)
To apply for Merchant Bursary, click on the 'Apply Now' button or approach our Care Advisors at any of our Satellite Centres:
  • MENDAKI @ Choa Chu Kang
  • MENDAKI @ Jurong
  • MENDAKI @ One Punggol
  • MENDAKI @ Woodlands
  • M3@Wisma Geylang Serai
To apply, please prepare the following documents:
Documents to submit            
Applicant's NRIC (front and back) (as the parent/guardian)        
Birth Certificate of students;           
For Primary 1 and Primary 2 students: Scanned copy of Weighted Assessment Result from school;      
For Primary 3 to Primary 6 students: Scanned copy of latest Report Book result;      
Approval letter of at least one of these schemes (2023):        
 MOE-FAS or MUIS' PROMAS, or          
 MSF's ComCare, or           
 MUIS' Zakat, or            
 If approval letter is not available, please provide income documents for the purpose of PCI computation.   
 All your household members’ latest income statements / payslips / CPF contribution statement (last 3 months) / Notice of Assessment.
  • Application is per child basis (i.e parents to make separate application for each child applying for Merchant Bursary)
  • MENDAKI will process and consider all applications.
  • Application will take between 2 to 4 weeks to process provided all necessary documents have been submitted.
  • MENDAKI reserves the right to:
    • reject application which does not meet the eligibility criteria and/or is incomplete
    • request for additional supporting documents.

ETF-Merchant Bursary 2023
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