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The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund

The application for The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund (STSPMF) is now open for Sec 1 students from low-income families who are newly enrolled in Deyi Secondary School this year. The closing date for students to submit their application to the General Office will be Monday, 18 February 2019.

Students have to meet the following criteria:

a.   Student is a Singapore Citizen (SC) or Singapore Permanent Resident (SPR); and

b.   Family is living in a 4-room HDB flat or smaller; and
c.   Family has a Gross per capita income (PCI) of $625/ month or less; and
d.   Student is receiving full-time formal education at a mainstream primary/secondary school/Junior College/ Centralised Institute/ Mixed Level/ specialised school/independent school/specialised independent school/ MOE-designated full-time Madrasahs; and
e.   Is not concurrently receiving school pocket money or other similar monthly school pocket money schemes, excluding MOE FAS; and
f.    Is currently *NOT receiving STSPMF and has not been a STSPMF beneficiary for 24 months for the whole schooling years of primary and secondary school and 48 months for post-secondary school.
[Note: *This does not refer to students who are currently receiving the fund through the school and wish to continue receiving the fund, subject to their eligibility].

Students from low-income families, including MOE FAS students, who are successful in their applications will receive the monthly school pocket money of $95. Successful applicants will be notified through the school by end Apr 2019.

STSPMF Application Form
Income Declaration Form