i) Opening SkillsFuture Credit
The SkillsFuture Credit aims to encourage individuals to take ownership of their skills development and lifelong learning. All Singapore Citizens (SCs) aged 25 and above will receive an opening Credit of S$500. There is no expiry date to this opening Credit.
ii) One-Off SkillsFuture Credit Top-Up
To support Singaporeans to continue learning, the Government will provide a one-off SkillsFuture Credit Top-Up of $500 for all eligible Singaporeans on 1 October 2020 and will expire in five years (by 31 December 2025).
Singapore Citizen students may use both their SkillsFuture Credit to pay their tuition fees at Singapore University of Social Sciences.
Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website for SkillsFuture Credit-eligible courses.
View the list of FAQs on SkillsFuture Credit
Singapore Citizens (SC) aged 40 and above who are pursuing MOE-subsidised part-time undergraduate programmes with the University will enjoy higher subsidy from 1 July 2015. The availability of the SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy will be tied to a SC student's eligibility for the Government Subsidy. Hence, a SC student must be eligible for the Government Subsidy in order to be eligible for the enhanced subsidy.
With this enhanced subsidy, SC students aged 40 and above (to be counted based on the year which he/she turns 40 years old) will pay tuition fees that are lower than the standard subsidised fees payable by other SC students who are below 40 years old.
The SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy and course fee concession scheme are mutually exclusive. As such, students who enjoy the SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy will not enjoy any fee concessions.
View the list of FAQs on SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy
For more information on SkillsFuture, please refer to www.skillsfuture.gov.sg or call SkillsFuture hotline at +65 6883 5885.