National University of Singapore offers scholarship for the minimum period of candidature for the respective undergraduate course at NUS. The scholarship will cover full tuition fees and provides a living and book allowance of $6,000, accommodation allowance or one-time computer allowance of $2,000. Only Singaporean students are eligible for this scholarship. Applications for the scholarship should be done after application for admission into NUS. For academic year 2013-2014, scholarship periods will run from 1 February 2013 to 1 April 2013.
Study Subject(s): Courses offered by the university
Course Level: The scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate degree.
Scholarship Provider: National University of Singapore
Scholarship can be taken at: Singapore
Eligibility: Applicants for the NUS Global Merit Scholarship must:
-be Singapore citizens;
-have strong leadership qualities and potential;
-have a good co-curricular activities record, and
-have offered GCE ‘A’ levels, Diploma from a polytechnic in Singapore or equivalent qualifications (e.g. International Baccalaureate ).
Scholarship Open for International Students: The Singaporeans students can apply for the scholarship.
Scholarship Description: The NUS Global Merit Undergraduate Scholarships in Singapore are highly coveted scholarships awarded to high caliber individuals who demonstrate academic excellence, present excellent co-curricular activities records and exhibit outstanding leadership qualities. NUS Scholars are expected to contribute significantly to the NUS community while in NUS, and to emerge as dynamic global leaders who are capable of effecting a positive change to society after they graduate.
What does it cover? The NUS Global Merit Scholarship covers:
-Full subsidy for annual tuition for his/her course of study.
-A living and book allowance of $6,000.
-Full subsidy for staying in a double occupancy room in an NUS Hall of Residence or an accommodation allowance equivalent to the rate for such a room, whichever is applicable.
-A one-time computer allowance of $2,000 upon enrolment.
-The University provides for the most economic form of 2 way airfare and accommodation during the Student Exchange Programme or NUS Overseas Colleges Programme
-Recipients of the scholarship have the option to enrol in the university scholars programme or the university town residential programme
-The NUS Scholar Enrichment Grant will sponsor scholars to participate in local and/or overseas enrichment programmes and activities such as conferences, courses, seminars and workshops that do not form compulsory part(s) of each scholar’s academic programme. E.g. International Youth Leadership Conference.
Selection Criteria: Scholarships are awarded on the basis of competition among eligible candidates. Leadership, co-curricular records and other capabilities will be assessed during the interview.
Notification: All shortlisted candidates will be informed of the results of their interviews by end July.
How to Apply: Students can apply online.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Scholarships for academic year 2013-2014 commences from 1 February 2013 to 1 April 2013.