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Scholarships & Financial Assistance

College Awards 
The following awards are presented to the students annually. All SAJC Awards and Scholarship recipients must exemplify good conduct. 

1. Jacob Ballas Awards
  • The Gold Award is awarded to the dux (the top scholar of the year and also the top scholar in his faculty).
  • The Silver Award is awarded to the top scholar of the other faculty.
  • The Bronze Award is awarded to the top achiever in each academic subject, subject to recommendations from the subject tutors.
  • The Sports Award is awarded to the top achiever in sports.
  • Jacob Ballas Scholars with at least 3 “H2” distinctions in the GCE ‘A’ level Examinations are awarded merit prizes. 

2. SAJC Valedictorian.  The candidate selected as the Valedictorian for College Day must 
  • achieve outstanding GCE ‘A’Level Examination results 
  • have leadership qualities 
  • be eloquent in speech.

3. SAJC Prizes
  • the top scholar in each faculty will receive the Faculty Prize (with the highest rank points in the Promotional Examination).
  • the top performer in respective subjects (at least grade “B”) will receive the Book Prize. 

4. Bishop of Singapore Prize. This prize is for the student who has made the greatest progress in his studies (based on the highest difference between the total marks scored in JC1 Promotional Examination and Common Test ). 

5. Leong Jee Award. This prize is awarded to the most outstanding student must
  • achieve outstanding GCE ‘A’Level Examination results
  • have leadership qualitiesNominees will be interviewed by a committee of prominent persons. 

6. Vivian Quek Book Prizes. This is awarded annually to the top performers in General Paper at JC1 and JC2 levels, respectively.

7. Meritorious Award. To qualify for this award, the student must be outstanding not only in academic studies but also in co-curricular activities.  The student must be committed to the College.  This award is given only if there is a student of sufficient merit. 

8. Colours Award/Service Award. These are awarded to students with outstanding achievements in co-curricular activities and/or in service to the College. 

9. Edusave Awards. There are three types of Edusave Awards, namely the Edusave Merit Bursary, the Good Progress Award and the Edusave Awards for Achievement, Leadership & Service (EAGLES). These awards are given by the government annually to Singaporean students to help equalize educational opportunities and motivate students to excel in schools. These Singaporean students must have performed well or made good progress in their school work. The EAGLES serves to recognise student’s leadership qualities, service to community and schools and excellence in non-academic activities.

10. College Scholarships. The following Scholarships are available in St. Andrew’s Junior College: 
(a) SAJC Scholarship               
is awarded to JC2 students who have
  • academic excellence
  • outstanding co-curricular activities record
  • potential leadership qualities 

(b) Mrs Grace Ballas Scholarship               
is awarded to JC1 students who have
  • academic excellence
  • outstanding co-curricular activities record

(c) Ruth Wong Memorial Scholarship               
is awarded to JC2 students who are
  • outstanding in academic performance
  • extremely good in mathematics
  • desirous of financial support

(d) Wong Kai Seng Scholarship               
is awarded to JC2 students who are
  • outstanding in academic performance
  • desirous of financial support

Student Assistance Fund

There are two sources of financial assistance for needy students.  One is the Ministry of Education Financial Assistance Scheme (MOE FAS) and the other is the St Andrew’s Junior College Student Assistance Fund (SAJC SAF).  The eligible student will only be granted either ONE of these financial assistance schemes.  Details of each financial scheme are as follows:

 

MOE FAS SAJC SAF

Eligibility

Singapore Citizens only
Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents.
Foreign students are not eligible.

Gross Monthly Household Income

Gross Household Income (GHI) not exceeding $2,500 per month

OR

Per Capita Income (PCI) not exceeding $625 per month

 

For those who did not meet the criteria for MOE FAS but with Monthly Gross Income per capita $450 (Total Gross Household Income/No of people staying there) and below.
Those with Monthly Gross Income per capita above $450 but below $650 are assessed based on needs.
Special needs – case by case consideration.

Quantum

Bursary of $750 per year.
Monthly pocket money $100 per month.
Waiver of $6 school fees per month.
Full wavier of $11 Standard Miscellaneous fees per month.
$60 Popular Book Voucher.
95% waiver of GCE A’ Level examination fees. (75% from MOE, 20% from SAJC Board of Governors Fund)

*Changes are effective from July 2012 onwards.

JC1 - $120 a month from April to December.
JC2- $120 a month from January to November.
Waiver of $28 per month for school fees.
$60 Popular Book Voucher.
95% waiver of GCE A’ Level examination fees. (from SAJC Board of Governors Fund)
For special needy students, the amount will be revised at the committee’s discretion.
*Changes are effective from July 2012 onwards.

 

JC1 applicants ( applicable to those who applied in the Term 1 of JC1) are given 2 sets of college uniform, 1 set of PE attire, 1 tie and 1 set of Graphical Calculator.

Items related to CCA may be awarded upon request.