Chinese Development Assistance Council (CDAC) is a community self-help group set up on 22nd May 1992 by and for the Chinese community in Singapore. CDAC-SFCCA Student Assistance & Support Scheme is a financial assistance scheme for needy students to encourage them to continue with their education, and to motivate them to strive for greater achievements.  For more details, please refer to the attached Rules and Regulations.


Application opens in July, student or one of the parents must be a Chinese Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident. Families with Gross Monthly Household Income (MHI) not exceeding $2,400 or Monthly Per Capita income (PCI) not exceeding $800 could apply for Bursary, Tuition Fee Waiver and higher Activity Fee Subsidy.  The quantum ranges from $280 to $450, the amount depends on the level the student is studying.

Application Form Download

Application forms are available from schools, CDAC centres and may be downloaded here.

Completed application forms must be sent to CDAC Secretariat by the stipulated closing dates of the various levels.

Mailing address: 
Student Education & Development Department
CDAC Building, 65 Tanjong Katong Road
Singapore, 436957.
Tel: 6603 5555 Fax: 6841 4881

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