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Scholarship and Financial Matters

  1. Student Assistance Schemes

The College offers two main types of financial assistance schemes for financially 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). Eligible students will be granted only either ONE of these financial assistance schemes.

Items
MOE Financial Assistance Scheme (MOE FAS)
SAJC Student Assistance Fund (SAJC SAF)
Eligibility
  • Singapore Citizens only.
  • Singapore Citizens who do not qualify for MOE FAS;
  • Permanent Residents and Foreign students may apply but approval is on a case-by-case basis.
Income Criteria
  • Family’s gross household income (GHI) of $2,750 per month or below;
or
  • Family’s per capita income (PCI) of $690 per month or below.
PCI= Total gross household income
No. of household members
  • Family’s gross household income (GHI) $3,200 per month of below;
or
  • Family’s per capita income (PCI) of $800 per month or below.
Benefits
From MOE:
  • Full subsidy of school and standard miscellaneous fees;
  • Bursary of $1,000 per year;
  • Transport Subsidy ($15 per month from the month of approval, up to $180 per year for students taking public transport).
From SAJC Board-of-Governors Fund:
From SAJC Board-of-Governors Fund:
Students eligible for SAJC Financial Assistance Scheme will receive subsidies on fees and other items from SAJC Board of Governors.
When to apply
  • Anytime in the year
  • Sudden loss of job for breadwinner
  • Death of breadwinner
How to apply
  • Application forms are available from the College’s General Office.
  • Submit the completed form together with all relevant supporting documents to the General Office and the Teacher in-charge will contact you.
Additional Help required?
Parents/ guardians who need additional help may approach the grassroots organisations such as Social Service Offices (SSO) or other external voluntary welfare organisations for further financial assistance.

  1. College Awards

Awards For Outstanding Performance in GCE A-Level Examination
  1. Jacob Ballas Awards
  • The Gold Award is given to the Dux (the top scholar of the year and also
  • the top scholar in his/her faculty).
  • The Silver Award is given to the top scholar of the other faculty.
  • The Bronze Award is given to the top achiever in each academic subject (based on GCE A-Level examination results, College major assessments, and the subject tutors’ recommendations).
    For students who are taking 1-year MT courses, the SAJC Bronze Awards are awarded to the respective top performers who scored at least a “B” for both GCE A-Level and Promotional Examination.
  • Scholars’ Awards are given to students who achieve at least 3 “H2” distinctions in the GCE A-Level Examination.

  1. The NTUC-Income Sports Excellence Award is given to the top achiever

  1. SAJC Valedictorian
  • achieve outstanding GCE A-Level examination results
  • exemplify leadership qualities
  • be eloquent in speech

  1. Leong Jee Award
The prize is awarded to the student who
  • achieves outstanding GCE A-Level Examination results
  • has good conduct
    Nominees will be interviewed by a committee of prominent persons.

  1. 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 dedicated and devoted to the College. This award is given only if there is a student of sufficient merit.

  1. Vivian Quek Book Prize
This is awarded annually to the top performer in General Paper (GP), based on both GCE A-Level Examination and JC2 Preliminary Examinations. The awardee must achieve a minimum grade of “B” for GP in the GCE A-Level Examination.

  1. Geoffrey Abisheganadan Art Prize
This is awarded annually to the top performer in H2 Art, based on both the GCE A-Level Examination and the JC2 Preliminary Examination. The awardee must achieve a minimum grade of “B” for H2 Art in the GCE A-Level Examination.

Awards For Outstanding Performance In Promotional Examination
1. The SAJC Faculty Prize is awarded to the top student in the Arts and Science faculty respectively, who achieves the highest rank points in Promotional Examination and has consistent good performance for all major assessments.

2. The Dr Wong Poi Kwong Book Prize is awarded to the top performer (who scores at least a “B” in Promotional Examination) in each respective subject, subject to tutors’ recommendations, with exceptions for 1-year H1 MT courses.

For students who are taking 1-year MT courses, the SAJC Bronze Awards are awarded to the respective top performers who scored at least a “B” for both GCE A-Level and Promotional Examination.

3. Bishop of Singapore Prize is awarded to the student who has made the greatest progress in his/her studies (based on the highest difference between the rank points scored in Promotional Examination and Common Test).

4. The Vivian Quek Book Prize is awarded annually to the top performer in General Paper in JC1 Promotional Examination, with a minimum grade of “B”.

Awards for Outstanding Performance in Co-Curricular Activities
1. The SAJC Colours Award is awarded to students who have outstanding co-curricular achievements in the sports or performing arts.

2. The SAJC Service Award is awarded to students who have made outstanding contributions and/or service to the college.

College Scholarships

The following scholarships are available in St Andrew’s Junior College:

  1. Mrs Grace Ballas Scholarship
is awarded to current JC1 and JC2 students who have
  • displayed academic excellence
  • an outstanding co-curricular activities record

  1. Outstanding Saints Scholarship
is awarded to current JCl and JC2 students who represented Singapore at an international competition. Achievement can be in the academic or non-academic domain.

  1. Bishop John Tan Teng Wai Prize
is awarded to current JC2 students who have
  • Excellent and consistent academic results
  • Outstanding leadership qualities and contributions in Sports CCA

  1. Ruth Wong Memorial Scholarship
is awarded to current JC2 students who are
  • outstanding in academic performance
  • extremely good in Mathematics
  • preferably desirous of financial support

  1. Wong Kai Seng Scholarship
is awarded to current JC2 students who are
  • outstanding in academic performance
  • preferably desirous of financial support

  1. Servant Leaders Scholarship
is awarded to current JC2 students who
  • have strong ability to Lead, Learn and Serve
  • are role models of a Servant Leader

  1. Stephen Loh Sports Excellence Award
is awarded to current JC2 students who
  • have made an outstanding contribution in water sports
  • preferably desirous of financial support

  1. Wong Tim Wah Scholarship
is awarded to two current JC1 students where
  • one is outstanding in academic studies and displays strong leadership qualities and
  • the other is outstanding in academic studies and is desirous of financial support

9. Daisy Phay Foundation MOE Award is awarded to current JC1 students who are Singaporeans desirous of financial support with outstanding contributions and good conduct. He/She must not be in receipt of another MOE Scholarship/ bursary.