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To help our boys achieve their fullest potential at ACS (BR), the following bursaries are available to them with the aim of providing them with an enriching education in their time with us

Financial Aid Schemes / Bursaries


Name of FAS
Quantum of FAS/Bursary
Eligibility Criteria
Additional information
Application Process
MOE FAS

  • 100% subsidy for school fees and standard miscellaneous fees per month
  • Free textbooks
  • Free school attire
  • 75% waiver of National Examination Fees (100% waiver for students on Public Assistance Scheme)


  • Student must be a Singapore citizen enrolled in a Government or Government-aided school and meets either one of the following criteria:
    • His or her family’s gross household income (GHI) as at the time of application does not exceed $2,750 per month; or
    • His or her family’s per capita income (PCI) as at the time of application does not exceed $690 per month.
*PCI = Monthly GHI / No.of members in the household

  • Considered for MOE Opportunity Fund*
  • Considered for school-based financial assistance*
  • Awardees will be expected to
    • Conduct themselves well
    • Contribute to the school community
    • Perform reasonably well academically

Students must submit the following to either the General Office or to the FAS officer:

  • Application Form (link to MOE FAS Form’)

  • Supporting financial documents such as
    • Income Tax Assessment Returns,
    • Pay slips
    • Written declarations of non-employment (if applicable)


From ACS


Name of Bursary

Description of Bursary

Quantum of FAS/Bursary

Eligibility Criteria


ACS Class of ’78 Bursary

The ACS Class of 1978 successfully organised its 30th anniversary reunion on 4 July 2008, and as part of the celebration of 30 years of friendship, the alumni has raised funds for four annual bursaries for current students of ACS schools. The bursaries will be awarded for a period of 10 years. The bursaries will be based on students' needs (not academic performance) and a committee has been set up to decide on the recipients. The award(s) will be made to the recipient(s) on Founder’s Day each year.


Subsidies on:
- Textbooks
- CCA programmes
- School-based programmes
- Pocket money
- Transport to and from school

  1. Must be a current student in any of the schools under the ACS family during the year of award.
  2. Bursary is not meant to be used for overseas class trips; only for students’ needs
  3. The Class of 1978 Committee will be guided by the schools who will be required to vet applicants’ financial needs.
  4. The bursary amount is to be spent on school fees or other related school items such as textbooks and CCA programmes.
  5. Recipients will be expected to
  • Conduct themselves well
  • Contribute to the school community
  • Perform reasonably well academically

Please get the Application forms from the General Office. Submission details will be announced by the FAS officer.

t Lau Bursary

The Earnest Lau Bursary was established in commemoration of the late Mr Earnest Lau, ex-principal of ACS who passed away in 2011. Mr Earnest Lau was the principal when the Alumni of the Class of 1978 was at ACS. He was deeply respected by the old boys for his passion, conviction and character. He clearly touched the lives of all the students under him and while he strove to push his students to higher and greater achievements, he always maintained a strong conviction to Christian beliefs. It is for the legacy of his memory, values and teaching that the alumni has dedicated this fund.


1) Amount of up to S$1,000 per student.
2) Subsidies on:
- Textbooks
- CCA programmes
- School-based program mmes
- Pocket money
- Transport to and from school

1. Must be a current student in ACS(Barker Road)

  1. The bursary is based on student’s own financial needs.
  2. The school will determine eligible candidates for the bursary
  3. 4. Disbursement of funds will be reflected by the subsidized costs for CCA co-payment fees and/or school-based programmes, after deduction from student’s Edusave account
  4. Recipients will be notified in March
  5. Recipients will be expected to:
  • Conduct themselves well
  • Contribute to the school community
  • Perform reasonably well academically

Please get the Application forms from the General Office. Submission details will be announced by the FAS officer.


Ong Ai Teck Bursary for Leadership Opportunities

Mr Ong Ai Teik was a dedicated ACSian, first as a student, then a devoted teacher and later as a nurturing volunteer. Through his passionate interests, undying enthusiasm and dedicated leadership in the Boys’ Brigade and various sports, these activities under his charge blossomed.
A group of ex-students who have benefitted from his leadership aspire that such wonderful qualities should be encouraged and promoted through ACS, hence the Ong Ai Teik Fund was established to achieve said purpose.


  1. Amount of up to S$1,000 per student.
  2. 2 awards to be given out each year

Mandatory indicators

  1. Leadership role in CCA
  2. Excellent participation and performance with his CCA
  3. Exemplary conduct
  4. Teacher/Coach’s recommendations, with special consideration if supported by at least 50 students
Discretionary considerations
  1. Outstanding personal achievements in other contributions to school, be it in academia or school representation
  2. Spearheaded initiatives for other students/communities
  3. Participation with external organization(s)
  4. Priority will be given to students with total family household income of less than $4000 per month
  • Student(s) will be selected by a convening Selections Committee

Scholarship


Name of Scholarship
Description of Scholarship
Quantum Value of Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria
Additional information
Khoo Teck Quee Scholarship Award
The Khoo Teck Quee Scholarships are sponsored by the family of the late Mr Khoo Teck Quee in remembrance of their father who believed strongly in the value of education. They are awarded each year to a deserving student of Secondary 1, 2 and 3.

  • S$1,500
Mandatory Indicators
  • Outstanding academic achievement
  • Exemplary conduct and attitude
  • Excellent participation and contributions to CCA
  • Noteworthy contributions to school and community service
  • Applicants must be students of ACS(BR) for the year under consideration and must remain a student at the time of the award ceremony.
  • Students selected for interview will be notified by mid-January
Lee Hah Ing Scholarship Award
This scholarship award is made possible through the generous sponsorship of the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation.
  • Quantum sum of $1,500
  • Achieve at least 5 distinctions at the GCE N-Level examination
  • Exemplary character and conduct
  • Active contribution to the school and community.


  • Student(s) will be selected by a convening Selections Committee
Goh Hood Keng Scholarship Award
This scholarship award is made possible through the generous sponsorship of the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation.
  • Quantum sum of $1500
  • Top Sec 5 N(A) student at the GCE O-Level examination
  • Exemplary character and conduct
  • Student must go on to continue his education in a post-secondary institution.
  • Student(s) will be selected by a convening Selections Committee

CB Paul Scholarship Award
This scholarship award is made possible through the generous sponsorship of the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation.
  • Quantum sum of $1500
  • Top Sec 3 student who has excelled academically
  • Achieved at least a Distinction in English Language and Mother Tongue Language
  • Exemplary character and conduct


  • Applicants must be students of ACS(BR) for the year under consideration and must remain a student at the time of the award ceremony.
  • Student(s) will be selected by a convening Selections Committee
Thio Chan Bee Scholarship Award
This scholarship award is made possible through the generous sponsorship of the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation.
Quantum value of S$1,500
Mandatory indicators
  1. Commendable results academically
  2. Leadership role in CCA
  3. Excellent participation and performance in his CCA
  4. Exemplary conduct
  5. Discretionary considerations
  6. Outstanding personal achievements in other contributions to school, be it in academia or school representation
  7. Spearheaded initiatives for other students/communities
  8. Participation with external organization(s)

  • Applicant must be a student leader of ACS (Barker Road) for the year under consideration and must remain a student leader at the time of the award ceremony
  • Student(s) will be selected by a convening Selections Committee
ACS OBA Gold and Silver Medals
The ACS OBA Gold and Silver Medals are presented by the ACS Old Boys’ Association to the top two students in the GCE O-Level examination who continue their education in an ACS institution.

  1. Gold Medal, OR
  2. Silver Medal
  1. Top two scorers for the GCE O-Level Examinations
  • Student(s) will be selected by a convening Selections Committee
  • Awards will be given out to the recipients during the Founder’s Day dinner hosted by the ACS Old Boys’ Association
Ong Ai Teck Outstanding Student Leader Award
Mr Ong Ai Teik was a dedicated ACSian, first as a student, then a devoted teacher and later as a nurturing volunteer. Through his passionate interests, undying enthusiasm and dedicated leadership in the Boys’ Brigade and various sports, these activities under his charge blossomed.
A group of ex-students who have benefitted from his leadership aspire that such wonderful qualities should be encouraged and promoted through ACS, hence the Ong Ai Teik Fund was established to achieve said purpose.

  1. Individual Certificate of Recognition
  2. Medallion
Mandatory indicators
  1. Leadership role in CCA
  2. Excellent participation and performance in his CCA
  3. Exemplary conduct
  4. Teacher/Coach’s recommendations, with special consideration if supported by at least 50 students

Discretionary considerations
  1. Outstanding personal achievements in other contributions to school, be it in academia or school representation
  2. Spearheaded initiatives for other students/communities
  3. Participation with external organization(s)
  • No monetary incentives will be offered
  • Student(s) will be selected by a convening Selections Committee
Tan Poh Soon Awards   These 4 annual scholarship awards are made possible through the generous sponsorship of Mr Tan Poh Soon for current ACSians in their pursuit of sporting excellence. S$1000 Applicable to Sec 3 students who show exemplary conduct, good academic performance and have displayed talent in the sporting arena in the LLP.  
Oldham AwardsThese 2 annual scholarship awards are made possible through the generous sponsorship of Mr Cheo Chai Hong for current ACSians in their pursuit of sporting excellence.  S$1000 Applicable to Sec 3 students who show exemplary conduct, good academic performance and have displayed talent in the sporting arena in the LLP.  
Wan Fook Weng AwardsThese 3 annual scholarship awards are sponsored by Mr Wan Fook Weng, former principal of ACJC in support of current ACSians in their pursuit of Drama, Debates, and the Performing Arts.  S$1000 Applicable to Sec 3 students who show exemplary conduct, good academic performance and have displayed talent in Drama and Debates, and the Performing Arts.  

ACS (Barker Road) thanks all our sponsors for these various awards and scholarships.
They have served as an encouragement and motivation to our students and contribute to the excellent achievements of the school.