SAFRA Education Scheme


Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS)

15 Sponsorships per year

Singapore University of Social Sciences

Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) is one of Singapore's six autonomous universities and its mission is to provide lifelong education that equips learners to serve society. Home to more than 15,000 students, SUSS provides an applied education that targets both fresh school leavers and adult learners, with a focus on the social sciences. It adopts a flexible and practice-focused learning approach and offers more than 70 degree programmes in various disciplines. Eligible students taking SUSS's undergraduate programmes enjoy government subsidies and access to government bursaries, tuition fee loans and study loans. For more information on Singapore University of Social Sciences, please visit www.suss.edu.sg.


Sponsorship Details

» 15 sponsorships per year for undergraduate and graduate programmes from the School of Business, School of Humanities & Behavioural Sciences, SR Nathan School of Human Development, School of Science & Technology and the School of Law.  

Sponsorships are valued up to 80% of course fees (inclusive of government subsidy).

Candidates would have to submit application to SUSS here before proceeding to apply for the SUSS-SAFRA Sponsorship.

For undergraduate programmes, submit your sponsorship application here.

For graduate programmes, submit your sponsorship application here.

For law programmes, submit your sponsorship application here.



Tel: 6248 9777 Email: student_recruitment@suss.edu.sg
Website: www.suss.edu.sg  

Terms and Conditions:

You are advised to read through the Terms and Conditions for the Sponsorship before applying. Terms and Conditions apply.


SAA Global Education Centre (SAA-GE)

1 Sponsorship placement for University of London programmes

SAA Global Education

SAA-GE has more than 30 years of experience in the Accounting industry and is also the wholly subsidiary of Malvern International PLC who has global footprints in UK, Malaysia and Singapore. At SAA-GE, they focus on providing both Professional and Academic Programmes to assist students in their educational development. SAA-GE has their own Diploma and Advanced Diploma Programme which can eventually lead students to Plymouth University or the University of London. Professional Programmes include ACCA, CAT/FIA, Singapore CA Qualification, ATTS and LCCI. SAA-GE also provides a Certificate in English Proficiency for students who wish to improve their English standards.

SAA-GE also has Professional Workshops and Corporate Training Programmes that enable working adults to upskill.

Valid till 31 Dec 2018


Sponsorship Details

» 1x Sponsorship placement for University of London programmes

Sponsorships will cover 100% of the course fees.

Submit your application here.

Education Benefits for SAFRA members:

» 20% discount for all SAA-GE Programmes*

*This value of the discount will cover the course fees and cannot be used in conjunction with other promotions.



Tel: 6733 5731 Email: enquiry@saage.edu.sg
Website: https://saage.edu.sg Address: 111 Somerset Road, #06-01, TripleOne Somerset, Singapore 238164
Opening Hours:

Mon - Fri, 8.30am - 7.30pm

Sat, 10am - 3pm

Sun and PH, Closed

Terms and Conditions:

Terms and Conditions apply.


SIM Global Education (SIMGE)

10 Sponsorships for selected Diploma and Undergraduate programmes

SIM Global Education is a leading provider of higher education services with a wide range of quality overseas  degree programmes in collaboration with established international universities and institutions.


Sponsorship Details

» 5x Sponsorships for Full-Time Diploma programmes awarded by SIM*
» 5x Sponsorships for University of London (UOL), Part-Time Undergraduate Degree programmes**

*   Sponsorships are based on 50% of SIM course fees.

** Sponsorships exclude fees payable directly to UOL

Download application form here.



Tel: 6248 1929 Website: www.simge.edu.sg

Terms and Conditions:

Terms and Conditions apply.


PSB Academy

8 Sponsorships for selected Diploma and Bachelor Degree programmes

Once known as Singapore’s Productivity and Standards Board, PSB Academy is known today as “The Future Academy”, with an approach to education that focuses on what really matters: performance in the New Economy. In 2016, the Academy was conferred “Best Private Education Institution in Singapore” by the Business Excellence and Research Group and earned a PRISM award for its "Outstanding Overall Corporate Reputation programme" by the Institute of Public Relations Singapore.

It hosts over 12,000 students from over 50 nationalities in its slate of certificate, diploma, degree and postgraduate programmes every year. Students from the Academy enjoy excellent graduation outcomes. In 2015, idstats research consultancy found that around nine in 10 local/ international students found perm/temp employment within six months of graduation; six in 10 benefited from pay raises and/or career progression; and that graduates took 2.1 months on average to find employment.

Learn more at: www.psb-academy.edu.sg


Sponsorship Details

» 2x Full Sponsorships for Full-Time Diploma Programme*
» 2x Full Sponsorships for Part-Time Diploma Programme**
» 2x Partial Sponsorship for Full-Time Degree Programme*
» 2x Partial Sponsorships for Part-Time Degree Programme**

* Sponsorships are based on 100% of standard course fees only.

** Sponsorships are based on 50% of standard course fees only.


Partner University
Programme Mode of Study

Intake Information
PSB Academy Full-Time / Part-Time

(Jan 2018)

(Jan 2018)

(Jan 2018)
Full-Time / Part-Time

(Jan 2018)

(Jan 2018)
Edinburgh Napier University Full-Time/ Part-Time

(Jan 2018)

(Jan 2018)
Coventry University Full-Time/ Part-Time

(Jan 2018)

Download application form here.



Website: www.psb-academy.edu.sg  
Life and Physical Sciences, Diploma and Degree Programmes:

Mr. Vincent Peh

Tel: 6390 9169

Email: vincent.peh@psb-academy.edu.sg
Engineering and Infocomm Technology, Diploma and Degree Programmes:

Mr. Jack Ng

Tel: 6390 9087

Email: jack.ng@psb-academy.edu.sg
Business, Tourism or Communications, Diploma Programmes:

Ms. Celine Khow

Tel: 6390 9019

Email: cerhui.khow@psb-academy.edu.sg
Business, Tourism or Communications, Degree Programmes:

Ms. Susen Yuen

Tel: 6390 9022

Email: susen.yuen@psb-academy.edu.sg

Terms and Conditions:

Terms and Conditions apply.


Kaplan Higher Education Institute

2 Sponsorships for part-time Diploma programmes in any chosen discipline

Kaplan Higher Education Institute

Kaplan Higher Education Institute (KHEI) offers a wide range of more than 25 part-time diploma programmes that help working professionals balance part-time studies with personal or work commitments. Through collaboration and partnership with prestigious universities around the world, KHEI prepares students for employment in various fields.

Part-time programmes available in the variety of disciplines as follow:

» Accounting, Banking and Finance
» Business and Management
» Communication and Media
» Hospitality and Tourism Management
» Humanities and Social Sciences
» Information Technology
» Law
» Nursing and Allied Health

Sponsorship Details

» 2x Partial Sponsorships for Part-Time Diplomas / Professional Diplomas / Advanced Diplomas*

*Sponsorships are based on 50% of standard course fees only.

Download application form here.



Tel: 6733 1877

Website: www.kaplan.com.sg

Terms and Conditions:

Terms and Conditions apply.


Aventis School of Management

12 Sponsorships for Advanced Diploma, Graduate Diploma, and Master Degree programmes. 15% discounts on all courses and workshops by the Aventis Learning Group.

Aventis School of Management is a leading Graduate School that is affiliated with the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and the European Council for Business Education (ECBE). Unlike other Business Schools that rely heavily on academic research, Aventis’s rich industrial heritage sets itself apart through its unwavering commitment towards delivery of practical-driven curriculum.


Sponsorship Details

» 5 sponsorship placements for Advance and Graduate Diploma* programmes
» 7 sponsorship placements for Master Degree** programmes

*     Sponsorships are based on 60% of total course fees

**   Sponsorships are based on 30% of total course fees

Download application form here.

On top of the above sponsorships on Higher Education programmes, SAFRA members will also enjoy a 15% discount on all listed courses and workshops by the Aventis Learning Group. Please click here for course/ workshops listings.



Tel: 6720 3333 Website: www.asm.edu.sg

Terms and Conditions:

» Terms and Conditions apply.
» Shortlisted candidates for the Aventis School of Management's sponsorship will be required to fill up a separate application form for the respective awarding University/Institution.

East Asia Institute of Management (EASB)

50 Sponsorships for selected Bachelor Degree Programmes

East Asia Institute of Management (EASB) is a 4-year EduTrust certified PEI and Singapore Quality Class member.

EASB provide a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across various disciplines. In addition to our Diploma and Advanced Diploma programmes, we collaborate with 4 university partners from UK – Queen Margaret University, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Heriot-Watt University and Aston University to offer Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree programmes.


Sponsorship Details

» 50x Sponsorship for selected Bachelor Degree Programmes on the following disciplines:
- Accountancy
- Business & Management
- Hospitality & Tourism Management
- Business Information Systems
- Psychology
» Programmes are awarded by the Cardiff Metropolitan University and Queen Margaret University

Sponsorships are valued at 70% for year 1 Diploma, year 2 Advanced Diploma and year 3 Final-year Degree tuition and examination fees.

SAFRA members who are awarded these sponsored placements can look forward to a 70% sponsorship of the EASB diploma and advanced diploma programme, and also 70% of the Final-year degree course and exam fees.

Polytechnic diploma graduates who meet the academic criteria for direct entry into the Final-year undergraduate programme will receive 50% sponsorship of the tuition and examination fees

Download application form here.


Educational benefits for SAFRA members:

» 20% off Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma programmes
» 10% off final year Degree and Postgraduate programmes (excluding EBS Programmes)


Tel: 6252 5500 (General & Programme Enquiries) Website: www.easb.edu.sg

Terms and Conditions:

Terms and Conditions apply.


TMC Academy

As an academic establishment since 1981, TMC is fully committed to providing quality and value-added educational courses and services to local and international students alike. In May 2010, TMC Academy received the 4-year EduTrust Certification awarded by the Committee for Private Education (CPE), a statutory board established under the Private Education Act with the legislative power to regulate the private education section in Singapore. TMC ensures that students enjoy a genuinely high quality academic qualification that will greatly enhance successes in their professional career.


Sponsorship Details

There are 5 scholarships available for each category per calendar year. TMC will provide 50% grant on the course fee for the following categories:

» TMC Foundation / Professional / Graduate Diploma and Higher Diploma programmes
» Final-year Top-Up Bachelor Degree programmes offered and delivered at TMC

Note: Upon graduating from TMC Higher Diploma, the scholarship holders are not automatically given the 50% grant for the Final-year Top-Up Bachelor Degree programmes. Interested graduates would need to apply separately.

Download application form here.


Study Grant for all SAFRA applicants* and SAFRA Staff:

» 10% grant on course fee for TMC Foundation / Professional / Graduate Diploma and Higher Diploma programmes
» S$1,000 grant off course fee for TMC Final-year Top-up Bachelor Degree programmes (this cannot be used in conjunction with any progression discount for graduates of TMC Higher Diploma programmes).

* Refers to SAFRA’s Ordinary A (except NSFs), Ordinary B and Life members; refer to here for the categories.



Applicants applying for the SAFRA-TMC Study Grant and Scholarship programme must satisfy the following eligibility criteria:

1. Applicants must be Singapore citizen who have good academic and co-curricular activities records, strong language skills and demonstrate leadership qualities;

2. Applicants must not already be a degree holder;

3. Applicants may only apply for either one type of Study grant or scholarship for any one programme at any one time; and

4. Applicants must meet the entry requirements stipulated by TMC and its partners, if relevant, from time to time for the relevant programmes.



Tel: 6690 9599 Website: www.tmc.edu.sg

Terms and Conditions:

Applicants are subjected to TMC Academy and SAFRA’s eligibility criteria. Interviews are required for scholarship application. Terms and conditions apply.


First Media Design School (FMDS)

4 Sponsorships for Diploma and Advanced Diploma Courses

Established in 2006, First Media Design School (FMDS) offers graphic design, multimedia, fashion design, and merchandising at Diploma and Advanced Diploma levels. Awarded the 4-year Edutrust certification issued by the Council for Private Education (CPE), FMDS’s success is built on our recognised leadership in the design industry and industry-based teaching curricula.


Sponsorship Details

» 4x Sponsorship placements for Diploma and Advanced Diploma Courses

Sponsorships are based on 50% of total course fees.

Download application form here.


Educational benefits for SAFRA members:

» 20% discount for all design short courses at FMDS Professional Learning Centre
» 20% off course fees for FMDS Advanced Diploma programmes
» 10% off course fees for Final-year Top-up Bachelor (Hons) degree programmes

Intakes applicable for: Apr / Jul 2018



Tel: 6337 8663 Website: www.firstmedia.edu.sg

Terms and Conditions:

Terms and Conditions apply.

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