Mochammad Said Abdul Rachman Kapi Bursary

The Mochammad Said Abdul Rachman Kapi Bursary is meant to provide financial support to returning teachers and crossover student teachers enrolled in the degree programme.

Amount  &  Duration:


1 award of up to $5,000 for the span of an academic year; or 2 awards of up to $2,500 each for one semester in an academic year. The award will be disbursed on semester basis.




  Any NIE Malay Degree Student Teachers who are Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents, not receiving financial support from MOE. They are either Returning Teachers or Crossover Students enrolled in the degree programme.

Selection Criteria:   Applicants shall be considered based on their financial need, whose Gross Monthly Per Capita Income (PCI)  is not more than S$2,250 or Gross Monthly Household Income is not more than $9,000 at the point of application. The PCI and GHI shall be revised from time to time, following the University’s financial assistance guidelines. Applicants who do not meet the stipulated guidelines may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Gross monthly Per Capita Income (PCI) is defined as gross monthly household income divided by the number of family members staying in the same household. 

PCI =   Gross monthly income of family members in household              __________________________________________                            
                    Total number of family members in household

Gross income refers to amount before deduction of CPF. It includes allowances, overtime, commissions etc

 Application:     Eligible candidates have to complete an application form and submit it to NIE Student Services Centre (SSC) by 22 June 2018. Applicants can either email their application form and supporting documents to: or mail the application form and documents to:  

NIE Student Services Centre
National Institute of Education
1 Nanyang Walk
Singapore 637616

Attn: Mrs Seah-Lee Moi Fong
         Head Student Services Centre

Shortlisted applicants are expected to attend an interview by the Selection Committee on 13 July 2018.


 Concurrent Awards:   The award recipient may, subject to the approval of NIE, hold other award(s) concurrently.