As an educational institution, our primary role is to educate
individuals and help to equip them with the necessary skills to value-add to
the society. It is therefore our interest to assist needy students who come
from low-income families so that they can receive an education at RP without
Bursaries can be named after the sponsoring organisation/donor. All requests
are to be communicated to OIC (via
email@example.com ) for decision.
Bursaries that are RP administered may require shortlisted candidates to be interviewed by
a panel of
RP staff so that the most deserving students will be selected. Such
bursaries will be given out during RP's Academic Awards Ceremony.
For bursaries that are non-RP administered, student applicants are
encouraged to apply directly to the sponsors. The list of available non-RP
administered bursaries can be found at this link
- Student who is already in receipt of bursaries in the academic year
are not eligible to apply for any bursary again in that same year.
- Student must be enrolled as a full-time student from the time of
application to the time of receiving the bursary.
- Bursaries are usually awarded for one academic year unless stated
otherwise by the donors. Students are required to apply annually to
be eligible for consideration.
- Students must check eligibility based on the Gross monthly
household Per Capita Income (PCI) criterion as specified by the
respective bursaries. For example, some bursaries set criteria of
PCI <$850, while others require PCI < $1700.
Schools/Centres are required to interview and nominate deserving
recipients for bursaries. The recommended bursary time schedule is
||Student application period
||Selection and Interview
||Bursary recipients are confirmed
||Academic Awards Ceremony
Please refer to the relevant application schedule for respective
1) All staff and students are
required to update their School/Centre's Sponsorship Co-ordinator on all
sponsorship/donation matters. Sponsorship resources/templates are available
for your reference and customisation. To access these resources/templates,
log in here.
In recognition of the donor’s
generous giving, the donor will benefit from the following:
2.5 times tax deduction benefit
as an important donor on RP’s corporate website and relevant
prominently on RP’s Wall of Donors (for donation of $50,000
attend RP’s Awards Ceremony/Graduation Ceremony (where
meaningfully with student beneficiaries
The name of the donor
will enjoy their residency in the website from the month the donation was
credited until the year all the donation have been finally utilized
according to its intended purpose.
Donor can request to remain
anonymous. As such, the name of donor will not appear on the website.
RP is an Institution of Public Character (IPC) which is
authorized to receive tax-deductible donations, i.e. donors are given tax
deduction for donations made to RP.
Only outright cash donations that do
not give material benefit to the donor are tax-deductible. However, as a
concession, certain donations made to RP on or after 1 May 2006 will be
deemed as pure donations although there is a benefit given in return for the
To qualify for the concessionary tax
treatment, donations with benefits given in return will be treated as pure
donations if the benefits are treated as having no commercial value.
Benefits are treated as no commercial value if:
the benefit is given in
acknowledgement of the donation; and
the benefit has no resale
Example of bursary’s condition with
commercial value includes the student recipient(s) serving an internship or
fulfilling a bond with sponsoring organisation after graduation.
For more information, please visit
the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website -