SAWL Scholarship Fund - for special needs students

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    The SAWL Scholarship Fund (“the Fund”) (previously known as the Tan Ah Tah ScholarshipFund) is a charity with Institution of Public Character (IPC) status. It gives out scholarshipsto physically disabled students.

    Scholarship Awards under the Fund:



    Types of Award

    Maximum Amount





    Secondary/Pre-University Bursary

    S$300 per year





    Vocational Institute or equivalent

    S$600 per year





    Junior College/Polytechnic or equivalent

    S$2,000 per year





    Tertiary Education Scholarship

    S$5,000 per year




    The scholarships are awarded to candidates who are (a) either citizens or permanent residents of Singapore, (b) physically handicapped, and (c) in need of financial assistance.

    Candidates pursuing education at secondary, pre-university level or junior colleges, at polytechnics, vocational institutes or Singapore universities are eligible to apply for the scholarships. All applications are reviewed by the Fund's trustees, whose decision on whether to award the scholarships is based on the Fund's criteria, and whose decision on the matter is final.


    If you are aware of any student who is a Singapore citizen or permanent resident, has a physical disability and needs financial assistance to continue with his or her studies, please let him/her know that he/she can apply to the SAWL Scholarship Fund for help. Applications can be sent to:


    SAWL Scholarship Fund

    C/o Ms Foo Siew Fong

    4 Shenton Way #08-05 SGX Centre 2

    Singapore 068807