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Dr Ernest Kan Care Grant

About the Grant
Established in 2016, the Dr Ernest Kan Care Grant aims to provide financial support to full-time undergraduates from the School of Accountancy (SOA) at the Singapore Management University.  The Grant, a one-off emergency financial grant, seeks to provide interim financial support to SOA students in need of immediate financial assistance due to unforeseen crisis (which results in financial hardship), while their families seek for long-term solutions through other means in order to meet their financial needs.
Up to 5 grants may be awarded annually over a three-year period, commencing Academic Year 2016-17.
  • From $1,000 (subject to the level of financial hardship and need of the student)
  • Tenable for one year of study


  • Full time undergraduates from School of Accountancy
  • Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents
  • With demonstrated dire need of financial assistance due to unforeseen financial crisis
  • Gross monthly household per capita income not exceeding $1,900
  • Priority will be given to students who are working part-time to pay their school fees or daily expenses

Conditions of Award

  • Concurrent receipt of this grant with other schemes of similar nature is not allowed.
  • Each eligible student can only receive the grant once a year.


No repayment is required.


Apply via student portal, OASIS > Personal & Finances, using student computer account username and password.


Centre for Student Financial Assistance
Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Assistance

About the Donor

This Grant is made possible by Dr Ernest Kan, Deputy Managing Partner (Markets) of Deloitte Singapore. He is the leader of Deloitte Southeast Asia Global IFRS & Offerings Services, Board Member of the Global Chinese Services Group and Southeast Asia Regional Head. He is a Chartered Accountant (FCA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, a Chartered Accountant (FCA S’pore) of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, a Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA) of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants UK, a CPA of CPA Australia and he holds a PhD in Business Administration, a Master of Philosophy degree and a BA degree in Accountancy Studies. He has over 30 years of professional experience.


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Last updated on 4 Aug 2017.