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Financial Assistance

Application or Renewal for the MOE Financial Assistance Scheme (FAS) for the year 2021

Who is it for?

FAS helps financially needy Singapore Citizen students, in our Government and Government-Aided Schools, to meet basic schooling expenses.


As FAS for the year 2020 expires on 31 December 2020, parents/guardians who wish to apply for FAS for the year 2021 are required to submit a new application for consideration and approval.

Income Criterion




$2750 or below

$690 or below



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How to apply?

Application period is from Friday, 16 October 2020 to Friday, 13 November 2020. Parents/Guardians may arrange for their child/ward to collect the application form from the school’s General Office or they can print the application form on their own. The application form is available on Parents Gateway and the school website.


Please click HERE to download the application form.


·     Application for FAS for Primary 1 to Primary 5 students, in 2021:

Parents/Guardians with children studying in different Government or Government-aided schools need to complete only ONE application form for all the school-going children and submit the form to the school of ANY child. The school which receives the application form will inform parents/guardians of the outcome for all the children.


NOTE: For parents/guardians who applied for FAS through the sibling’s school, please submit the approval letter to Rivervale Primary School’s General Office as soon as the approval letter is received in order to better facilitate the issuance of the free textbooks and school attire.


·     Application for FAS for Primary 6 students going to Secondary 1, in 2021:

Primary 6 students can apply for FAS at their primary school before the release of the PSLE results in November 2020. The primary school will process the application and inform parents/guardians of the outcome. After the release of the posting results, a copy of the approval letter is to be submitted to the secondary school to alert them of the grant.


Parents/Guardians may refer to the MOE FAS 2021 leaflet that was distributed to your child/ward for more information on the scheme.


All application forms are to be duly signed and submitted together with copies of all relevant documents to the school’s General Office by Friday, 13 November 2020. Parents/Guardians are to seal the form and all documents in an envelope and inform their child/ward to submit it to the school’s General Office.


We seek your kind understanding that incomplete submissions or failing to submit by the deadline will delay the processing of applications.


Parents/Guardians are advised not to purchase any textbooks and/or school attire before receiving the outcome of your application. Parents/Guardians will be informed of the outcome of the application via phone call once their application has been approved, tentatively by 1st week of December 2020.