NEU PC Plus

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The NEU PC Plus Programme offers low-income households with student or person with disabilities the opportunity to own a brand new computer at an affordable price.

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Together with industry and community partners, IMDA has enhanced the NEU PC Plus programme to make digitalisation more accessible, to those who need it, such as low-income students who require digital access for home-based learning. The enhancements include: 

  • Accelerated PC delivery and broadband installation
    Faster provisioning of the NEU PC Plus programme by working with industry and community self-help groups to streamline the application and provisioning process.
  • More options for households 
    More options by including mobile broadband options, and the option of a subsidised second PC for families with three or more school-going children.
  • More support: iNSPIRE Fund 
    More support for students supported under the MOE Financial Assistance Scheme. Students will be fully supported through the iNSPIRE Fund, with no PC co-payment required. Existing requirements for community service will be waived for this period.
  • Donations to support the digital needs of the low-income households
    Donors interested to make cash donations towards the digital needs of low-income households, can visit Community Chest or contact them at ncss_comchest@ncss.gov.sg or at hotline number 1800 210 2600. 

Find out more details here (415.62KB) or click here (4.13MB) to download the infographic below.

NEU PC Plus Infographic

PC-Bundle Scheme

Under the Programme, the PC-Bundle scheme provides a two-tier subsidy whereby successful applicants can own a PC-Bundle, starting from *$232.73 for a desktop or *$224.97 for a laptop.

*Price includes 7% GST

A PC-Bundle includes:

  • Your choice of computer
  • Three years of free broadband subscription
  • Antivirus software
  • Productivity tools
  • Delivery & installation
  • Warranty

For PC and Broadband specifications and options, please click here (667.96KB).

Who can apply?

The applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Has a permanent disability OR is a full-time student (aged 25 and below) in a Government/Government-Aided School, Junior College, Centralised Institute, Independent School, Specialised Independent School, Specialised School, Institute of Technical Education, Polytechnic or MOE-funded Special Education School
  • Gross monthly household income not exceeding $3,400 or per capita income not exceeding $900 ($1,125 if there is a permanently disabled household member) 

Note:

  • Full-time students (aged 25 and below) who are unable to co-pay for their PC-Bundle can apply for financial assistance under iNSPIRE Fund.
  • Each eligible household can only apply for one PC-Bundle. Households with three or more school-going children can apply for a second subsidised PC.
  • Students from one-to-one computing programme are qualified to apply regardless of the fact that their household are current beneficiaries, with support from school.
  • Past recipients of NEU PC Plus Programme may reapply only after three years from the last deployment to the household.

How to apply?

For applicants who are interested to apply can obtain the application forms from their school, or download them below. All application forms must be submitted together with the relevant documents to the school.

To apply for PC-Bundle:

Application Forms
Form for StudentsDownload here (717.15KB)
Form for MOE FAS* / SPED* RecipientsDownload here (552.28KB)
Fibre Broadband Service Download here (145.00KB)
Mobile Broadband Service^Download here (666.60KB)

*Ministry of Education Financial Assistance Scheme (MOE-FAS) is a financial assistance scheme provided by MOE to help the needy Singaporean families to reduce their burden in meeting essential school expenses and to ensure that no child will be denied an education due to financial reasons whereas Special Education Financial Assistance Scheme (SPED-FAS) is a financial assistance scheme provided by MOE, together with the National Council of Social Service for needy Singaporean students in MOE-funded SPED schools, this is to ensure that all Singaporean SPED students, regardless of their financial background, can benefit from the best opportunities in education.

To apply for fibre or mobile broadband service only^, please download the respective form below. This option is only available for existing NEU PC Plus beneficiaries who did not apply for broadband previously.

Application Forms
Fibre Broadband Service Download here (145.00KB)
Mobile Broadband Service^Download here (666.60KB)

^Mobile Broadband is a special arrangement only for the COVID-19 period.

Other information:
PC & Broadband Specifications Click here (667.96KB)
Level of subsidyClick here (16.49KB)
Application Process & PartnersClick here

Other support available

Low-income households without school-going children who wish to obtain subsidised Internet connectivity can apply for the Home Access 3.0 programme to enjoy 2 years of subsidised broadband connectivity, with an option to bundle with a tablet or smartphone. Since 1 April, the Home Access programme offers faster broadband speeds and more device options. For more details of Home Access Programme, please refer here.

 

Last updated on: 02 Sep 2020