The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses Programme (GATE) is administered by the Funding and Grants Administration Division of the Ministry of Education – Tertiary Education Division.
Further to Government's philosophy for developing human capital and entrepreneurship and for permitting access to education for ALL, the Government intends to ensure that:
- There are no limitations to accessing quality education.
- All recognized programmes offered by tertiary education will be considered, providing they fulfil the Government's quality assurance requirements.
- All students, including post-graduate students, will be bound by a period of service.
The period of service will be linked to the value of the grant (Part-time students accessing GATE funding may apply their current employment experience incrementally as part of their period of national service.