Singapore Scholarship for a full-time Undergraduate study at the Singapore University
Scholarships for applicants from ASEAN countries to obtain the respective degrees at Nanyang Technological University, National University of Singapore or Singapore Management University.
Study in: Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, National University of Singapore or Singapore Management University
Application Deadline: – (open in November 2011)
Benefit: full tuition fees, living allowance, One return economy class air ticket
The Singapore Scholarship is a Government to Government Scholarship for students who are citizens of ASEAN member countries (except Singapore) and is for a full-time undergraduate study at the Singapore university (NUS, NTU or SMU).
The Singapore Scholarship is tenable for the minimum period required to obtain the respective degrees at Nanyang Technological University, National University of Singapore or Singapore Management University. The courses offered by the respective universities under the Singapore Scholarship are indicated in the Singapore Scholarship application form.
A recipient of the Scholarship may not concurrently hold any other Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant or Award without the prior approval of the Singapore Government. There is no bond imposed on the Scholarship by the Singapore Government. The Scholars are expected to return home to contribute to the development of their countries upon graduation.
The scholarship is open to applicants who have not gained admission and are currently not studying at the Singapore Universities.
The scholarship is awarded based on merit. Candidates must have an outstanding academic record, a good command of English and meet the entry requirements for the universities. Shortlisted candidates have to sit for an entrance exam and interview at the respective ASEAN countries except for candidates from Brunei and Malaysia who will only sit for the interview.
It covers full tuition fees and a living allowance of S$4,300 (covering meals, transport, textbooks and course materials during school semester) per academic year. In addition, a separate full accommodation allowance based on the room rates at each university or designated hostel will be provided during school semester.
One return economy class air ticket is provided for the Scholar’s passage from his/her home country to Singapore for the duration of studies determined by the Singapore Government. No additional assistance will be provided for other travel expenses.
Citizens of ASEAN member countries (except Singapore) are eligible to apply for the Singapore Scholarship. Candidates must have an outstanding academic record, a good command of English and meet the entry requirements for NTU, NUS and SMU. They are:
- completed Indonesia SMU Ujian Akhir Nasional (UAN) with excellent academic results
- currently undergoing 1st year of undergraduate studies in a local Indonesian university is preferred.
- completed Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)
- completed General Certificate of Education Advanced Level with a pass in English and 3 other ‘A’ level subjects
- completed UEC examinations
For other countries, see at http://app.scp.gov.sg/scholareligible.asp
How to Apply
Application for the Singapore Scholarship must be submitted on the prescribed application form (The application form and supporting documents must be of A4 size and printed on one side only). Please contact the Singapore Embassy/ High Commission/Consulate-General in your capital city for a copy of the Singapore Scholarship brochure and application form. For Indonesian applicants, please click http://www.mfa.gov.sg/scp/ApplicationFormForAY11-12_Indon.pdf for a softcopy of the application form for AY 11/12.
Applicants will be required to submit a typed-written essay of about 300-500 words. The essay is an important part of your application.
All supporting documents have to be attached. Those supporting documents that are not in English must have a certified translation in English. Translation and certification of transcripts and academic records have to be done by your educational institutions.
The following documents have to be submitted with the application form:
* High school exam results slip
* University transcripts (if applicable)
* Secondary school exam results slip
* Additional results slip eg. TOEFL, SAT
* Academic awards and extra-Curricular activities certificates for the last four years
* University entrance exam results (if any)
* Copies of the Birth Certificate and Passport
The decision of the Singapore Government on the selection of Singapore Scholarship recipient is final.
Applications must be endorsed and submitted by their respective ASEAN Governments. The relevant agencies to endorse the application are:
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT)
- Contact Person: Bpk. Drs. Hawignyo
Bureau of Foreign Co-operation
Department of National Education
Gedung C, Lantal 6
Jl Jend. Sudirman
Tel No: 001-6221- 571 1144 ext 2603
Fax No: 001-6221- 574 6395
Contact person: Ibu Yun Widiati, SH
- Public Service Department, Training Division OR Respective schools of the applicants
See more at http://app.scp.gov.sg/scholarapply.asp
Applications for Academic Year 2012/2013 will open in November 2011 (prepare your self!). The academic year for the Singapore universities starts in July/August.
Interested applicants may wish to visit our website http://www.scp.gov.sg/ for more information on the Singapore Scholarship.
c/o Technical Cooperation Directorate
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Singapore 248 163
Tel: (65) 6379 8000
Fax: (65) 6479 3357