We know many of you are looking foward to further your studies in 2013. Getting a scholarship is not an easy task. We are committed to provide you with the listing of latest scholarship available for Singaporean student. Lee Kuan Yew scholarship is now available for qualified and interested student to apply. Read on for more information about this scholarship opportunity.
Organisation Type: Government Agencies
Fund Type Scholarship
Sponsored By Public Service Commission (Singapore)
The Lee Kuan Yew (LKY) Scholarship is synonymous with both prestige and a willingness to serve Singapore. It marks Singapore’s continuous effort to recognise outstanding individuals with the aptitude and inclination to contribute to our society.
With generous contributions from the public, the LKY Scholarship Fund was set up in 1991 in honour of Mr Lee Kuan Yew. Click here for more information on the Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship Fund as a registered charity.
Level and Fields of Study
You can pursue either a Masters or PhD programme at a local or overseas university. There is no restriction on the course of study.You will have to make private arrangements to sit for the relevant pre-admission tests.
The scholarship is highly selective. Applicants must fulfil the following criteria:
a. Singapore Citizen with outstanding academic records (at least a Second Class Upper Honours Degree); and
b. Demonstrate exceptional leadership qualities and be active in social, community services or sports.
Applicants who are pursuing a Master’s Programme in General Management should preferably have at least 4 years of working experience. Applicants who intend to pursue either PhD or other Master’s Programme should preferably pursue an area of study/research that would be beneficial to Singapore. Public Officers are required to submit their applications through their Chief Executive Officers or Permanent Secretaries.
Terms and Conditions
Besides receiving a one-off sum of S$10,000, successful applicants will be given an annual allowance. For the annual allowance portion, the private sector awardees will receive S$50,000. Those from the public sector will receive S$10,000, as they are typically given a concurrent sponsorship by their organisations. This scholarship does not carry any bond.
Method of Application
Application will commence in November. If shortlisted, you may be requested to sit for psychometric assessment tests in January or February. Interviews will be held in March. For enquiries on the application process, please email: [email protected]. More information can be found here.
Deadline: Application will commence in November.