Yellow Ribbon Fund

Programmes

Select a programme to learn more about it and how to apply.

Eligibility Criteria
 

Applicants must fulfil the following eligibility criteria and conditions:

  1. Must be a Singaporean or Permanent Resident;
  2. Household per capita income not exceeding $1,500. For applicants with household per capita income of more than $1,500, they will be assessed on a case-by-case basis;
  3. Must not have been released from prison for more than 5 years. Applicants who have been released for more than 5 years will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

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Applicants may submit the required documents to Ms Angela Swee at Angela_Swee@yellowribbon.gov.sg. Only softcopy documents are accepted. 

 

YRF STAR Bursary Panel Dates 2024

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Panel Dates

Application Closing Dates

Panel 1

Thursday, 2 May 2024

 

Thursday, 21 March 2024

Panel 2

Tuesday, 25 June 2024

 

Wednesday, 15 May 2024

Panel 3

Wednesday, 21 August 2024

 

Wednesday, 10 July 2024

Panel 4

Thursday, 7 November 2024

 

Thursday, 26 September 2024

For further queries, please contact Ms Angela Swee at Angela_Swee@yellowribbon.gov.sg.

 

Bursary Details and Obligations
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  • The bursary is open for application to inmates who are due for release soon and who wish to pursue training after release.
  • The bursary is also open to ex-offenders who have been released. Applications are to be made within two years of release. Applicants who are between 2 to 5 years of release will be assessed on a case by case basis.
  • The bursary funds up to 100% of course fees. Course fees incurred prior to the award of the bursary will not be reimbursed.
  • Applicants will undergo career coaching and profiling as part of the assessment process.
  • The YRF STAR Bursary Committee reserves the right to revoke any bursary awarded if the progress, performance and behaviour of the student are deemed to be unsatisfactory.
  • Students must engage in one case management per month with the assigned case manager.
  • Students must be registered as a Yellow Ribbon Project (YRP) volunteer and help out at Yellow Ribbon-related events as required.