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Financial Assistance Scheme

Financial Assistance Scheme (FAS)

Singaporean students may apply for financial assistance from the Ministry of Education. The criteria for eligibility is as follows:

  • Family’s gross household income: not exceeding $2750/- per month
  • Family’s per capita income (PCI): not exceeding $690/- per month

Interested students may obtain the FAS application form* by:

  • Requesting it from the school’s General Office; or
  • Requesting for the application form via email (please send request to: admin_stmargaretss@moe.edu.sg); or
  • Downloading the application form here. 
*Appiication form is available from 18 October 2021. 

To submit the completed FAS application form, students may:
  • Drop the hardcopy form and supporting documents into the assigned pigeon-hole at the school’s General Office; or
  • Scan the form and all supporting documents, and email it to the school (Email address: admin_stmargaretss@moe.edu.sg)

Window periods for the submission of the FAS application form

LevelStart Date for ApplicationSubmission DeadlineRemarks
For Sec 1 students (2021) going to Sec 2 (2022)Monday, 25 October 2021
Friday, 19 November 2021Students need to confirm their SBB subjects (for 2022) before submitting their FAS application forms.
For Sec 2 students (2021) going to Sec 3 (2022)Wednesday, 10 November 2021
Friday, 19 November 2021
For Sec 3 students (2021) going to Sec 4 (2022) Monday, 25 October 2021 Friday, 19 November 2021 
 For Sec 4-6 to 4-8 students (2021) going to Sec 5 (2022)Friday, 17 December 2021*Friday, 7 January 2022 

* Tentative – dependent on date of release of N-level results. S4-6 to S4-8 students should only submit their FAS application forms if they are continuing their studies at St. Margaret’s Secondary School at Secondary 5.