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CCA Merit Bursary (Inaugurated in 2019)

Background

Donated in loving memory of Mr and Mrs Goh Siak Poh by the family of Dr Goh Swee Chiew, a Fairfield Alumnus, the CCA Merit Bursaries recognise the active contribution of students who are involved in CCA.

Aims of the CCA Merit Bursary

·         Enables recipients to pursue and further their interests and passion in their CCA.

·         Provides financial assistance to students from low income families.

Terms of the Bursary

•      The value of the Bursary is $350 and it should be used for pursuing activities relevant to the CCA             or purchase of equipment which would otherwise be impossible to have. Examples include:

                   o       Participation in workshops, concerts, camps, overseas trips

                   o       Purchase of musical instrument/accessories, software, etc.

•     Bursary will be presented at the Thanksgiving Service at the end of each year.

•     The Award Panel consists of the Principal, Vice-Principal, HOD PE/CCA and Subject Head PE/CCA.

Eligibility

The applicant must:

·         Be a student of Fairfield Methodist School (Secondary)

·         Be of good character & conduct (good role model and is supported by form and CCA teacher).

·         Have demonstrated outstanding performance in CCA from October of the previous year to September of the current year

·        Is financially-deserving*

* Details of financially-deserving guideline (Income Limit)

The applicant’s monthly gross per capita income (PCI) is computed based on the applicant’s gross household income divided by the number of living members in the same household, including the applicant and his/her parents, siblings and grandparents. For computation of the PCI, the applicant must submit original copies of the income documents (both parents) and photocopies of NRICs/birth certificates of relevant family members as documentary proof.

Reason

Documentary Proof

Unemployment

CPF statement showing the contribution history in the last 6 months or latest IRAS tax computation statement

Chronic illness of parent

Letter/medical report by a medical doctor registered with the Singapore Medical Council

Single-parenthood due to divorce or death

Court documents stating amount of financial contribution from former spouse or death certificate, where applicable

Other extenuating reason

Contact HOD PE/CCA for assistance

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. How will I receive the cash from the Bursary?
The Bursary recipient will receive a cheque of $350, made payable to him/her, at the Thanksgiving Service.

Q2. What must I do upon after I have received the Bursary?
All recipients of the Bursary are required to submit a ‘Stewardship Report’ to detail how they have spent the cash given. This report must be submitted within 12 months upon receipt of the Bursary..


Q3. Do I need to submit original receipts in my Stewardship Report?
Yes. All receipts for items purchased with the Bursary fund should be kept for record purposes and must be attached to the recipient’s Scholar’s Annual Report.

Students can approach their CCA Teachers, Mr Francis Ng or Mr Jason Lum for more information.

CCA Merit Bursary Application Form