Financial Aid

Helping You to Shoulder the Cost of Staying and Studying at RC 4

Financial Aid

The cost of accommodation and education is a matter of concern for many students. Here we provide you with various types of financial aid opportunities that will help you to attain academic goals.

Application for AY17/18 College Grant is open till further notice.

This grant will assist University Town College Programme (UTCP) students to defray the cost of staying at Residential College 4. It is open to Singapore Citizens, Singapore Permanent Residents and International students.

To be considered for the RC4 College Grant, please click here to submit your application.

Recipients of external bursaries/ scholarships / other forms of financial aid shall ensure that the provisions of the award do not prohibit them from holding the College Grant.

Application for AY17/18 Financial Aid is now CLOSED. If you are in need of financial assistance, you may login to NUS Financial Aid Portal  and stated the reason (s) for your late application and proceed accordingly. 

For more details about the UTown Bursaries, please click here 

Please note that if you are offered a bursary/scholarship by both the OFA/Faculty and UTown, you will be informed if you are allowed to hold both awards concurrently. If you are not allowed to do so, the award with the lower quantum will be automatically withdrawn. Please check your NUS email account regularly as you may be required to submit additional supporting documents and/or accept the offer (if successful) by a stipulated deadline.





Application for UTown Scholarships for AY2017/2018 is now OPEN.

To be considered for the UTown Scholarships, please click here to submit your application by 15 June 2017. Prospective students whose admission applications to the College are still being processed should also submit their applications through the portal by the same deadline.

Eligible students will be considered for the following scholarships.

UTown Scholarship   Annual Value  Applicable to:  
Nationality Residing at
Elaine Low Scholarship $10,000 ASEAN, PRC Citizens RC4
Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple Scholarship at UTown $10,000 All Nationalities Cinnamon (USP), Tembusu, CAPT, RC4
NUSS- Della & Seng Gee UTown Scholarship $10,000 All Nationalities Cinnamon (USP), Tembusu, CAPT, RC4
Steve Appleton – Micron Scholarship $10,000 SG Citizens, SPR Cinnamon (USP), Tembusu, CAPT, RC4
The Ngee Ann Konsi Scholarship $10,000 SG Citizens, SPR Cinnamon (USP), Tembusu, CAPT, RC4
Tia Ka Ping Foundation Scholarship $10,000 PRC Citizens Cinnamon (USP), Tembusu, CAPT, RC4

For more details about the listed UTown Scholarships, please click here

General Terms & Conditions

  • All the scholarships are bond- free
  • The scholarship is tenable annually. Renewal of the scholarship requires the recommendation of the College Master and the approval by the Office of The Provost.
  • The recipient must reside in a residential college at NUS UTown and is deemed to have actively contributed to residential college life. The recipient must fulfil the University’s prevailing guidelines for scholarship award.
  • Interest and ability to contribute to residential college life and to the programme, leadership qualities and potential, co-curricular records and other capabilities will be assessed during the interview.
  • The scholarship is awarded on The basis of competition among eligible candidates. Recipients will be selected from among The best in each cohort. All candidates interviewed may be considered for All University Town (UTown) scholarships, where eligible.
  • NUS reserves the right not to award any scholarship if there are no candidates of sufficient merit. The decision of the selection committee is final. Enquiries or disputes surrounding its decisions will not be entertained.

Needy Singaporean full-time undergraduate residing in Residential College 4  will be considered for Residential Programme Bursaries.

For more information, please click here

Students with PSEA account or have siblings with PSEA account may use the PSEA funds to cover the compulsory College fees (accommodation and meal plans) arising from the UTCP or the USP.

For more information, please click here

NUS offers variety of Financial Aid Schemes for full-time undergraduate.

For more information, please click here