NTUC First Campus Pre-service Scholarship


At NTUC First Campus (NFC), we look to our teachers as heroes who play a vital role in shaping a child’s early learning journey. Sign up for the NFC Pre-Service Scholarship and let your passion take flight!

How can I benefit from the scholarship?
  • Full sponsorship of Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (full-time) course fees at Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), capped at fees payable by a Singapore Citizen
  • Learning Resource Grant of $1,000 for study-related expenses
  • Monthly study allowance of $800
  • Graduation bonus of $2,000
What are the application requirements?

Applicant should demonstrate strong leadership qualities, be passionate to learn, grow and be proactive at self-directed learning. NFC will assess the applicant through ability tests, case studies, role-plays, presentations and a panel interview. Applicants should also take note of the following:

  • The scholarship shall apply to the following programme at the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS): Bachelor of Early Childhood Education with minor (full-time)
  • Eligibility Criteria^
    • Singapore Citizens / Permanent Residents who are:
      • International Baccalaureate Diploma graduates;
      • GCE ‘A’ Level graduates;
      • NUS High School graduates;
      • Local Polytechnic diploma graduates in ECCE / other fields with some exposure to ECCE
      • Current undergraduates i.e. students who have already commenced their full-time Early Childhood degree with SUSS
    • At least 5 GCE ‘O’ Level credits including B4 in English Language
    • Fulfil the relevant academic entry criteria of SUSS for the degree programme
    • Strong leadership qualities, be passionate to learn and grow, and proactive at self-directed learning
  • ^ For successful applicants, they must have been accepted into the programme to be awarded the scholarship.
How do I apply?

Interested applicants can download and complete the application form and submit it together with the required supporting documents to nfcscholarship@ntucfirstcampus.com. For further enquiries, you may also contact us via email, or refer to the Frequently Asked Questions below.

  • I am currently an SUSS undergraduate pursuing the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education. How does the pre-service scholarship benefit me?

For mid-term scholarship, you will receive the same benefits as the full-term recipients including full course fees sponsorship, learning resource grant, monthly study allowance, and graduation bonus. Do note that the fees already paid will be reimbursed to you if you are successful in your scholarship application, and the learning resource grant and monthly study allowance will be pro-rated.

  • When can I apply and what is the bond period?

Application starts on 1 January 2019 and closes on 31 March 2019. There will be a one-year bond to NFC for every year of support received. The bond will start from the commencement of full time employment with NFC upon completion of course and receipt of conferment letter from the school.

  • If I have accepted another scholarship/sponsorship, am I still eligible for the NFC Pre-Service Scholarship?

The general rule is that there should not be dual sponsorship/scholarship coverage for an individual at any point of time. Applicants are required to declare any existing relevant obligations during the application stage.

  • I have applied to SUSS previously but was unsuccessful. Will I still be eligible for the NFC Scholarship?

All applicants are required to meet the entry requirements set by SUSS, and must have been accepted into the programme to be awarded the scholarship.