The Wan Boo Sow Charity Fund
The Fund is provided by the Wan Boo Sow Charity Fund Limited. The objective of the fund is to provide financial assistance to needy students studying in polytechnics, persons with disabilities and homebound elderly.
The Fund provides financial assistance to persons in the following categories:
Able-bodied students from single parent families for their education expenses in polytechnics. Exceptions can be considered for students pursuing GCE 'O' Level.
Persons with disabilities for their expenses on education, medical needs, therapy, transport and purchase of assistive equipment.
- Homebound frail seniors for their expenses on personal care, meals, housekeeping, laundry and escort services.
Applicants should be Singapore citizens and referred by voluntary welfare organisations (VWOs). Referring VWOs need to provide social report and supporting documents to justify the application.
Applicants should be from low-income families, that is, families with monthly per capita household income less than $1,300.
The percentage of subsidy is tiered based on monthly per capita household income and capped at a maximum of $5,000 per annum.
Applications should be made through a VWO. Referring agencies must ensure and verify that all information provided is true and correct.
Download the Application Form here.
For more details on the application procedures, please contact:
Ms Michelle Lim
National Council Of Social Service
Tel: 6210 2677
Email: [email protected]