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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Nanyang Scholarship

The Nanyang Scholarships, NTU’s foremost undergraduate scholarships are awarded to outstanding freshmen pursuing undergraduate programmes. Nanyang Scholarship recognizes students who excel academically, demonstrate strong leadership potential, and possess outstanding Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) track records.

  • Open to all nationalities.
  • Successful awardees should read a full-time undergraduate degree programme leading to a first degree, with the exception of:
    - Biomedical Sciences & Chinese Medicine and the NTU-Georgia Tech Integrated Programmes where it will
      cover only the first three years of study in NTU.
    - Renaissance Engineering Programme (REP) where it will only cover the years of study in Singapore. 
      Financial aid in the form of loans/awards will be made available to finance the travelling and living
      expenses at the overseas partner university.
  • Possess outstanding Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' level, Local Polytechnic Diploma, NUS High School Diploma, IB Diploma or Year 12 equivalent qualifications.
  • Excellent CCA records.
  • Strong leadership qualities and potential.
benefits of award
Nanyang Scholarship covers up to the normal programme duration on condition that the scholar maintains a record of good academic performance and conduct satisfactory to the University.
  • Subsidised tuition fees (after Tuition Grant) will be fully covered
  • Living allowance of S$6,000 per academic year
  • Book allowance of S$500 per academic year
  • Accommodation allowance of up to S$2,000 per academic year*
  • Computer allowance of S$1,500 (one-off)
  • Settling-in allowance of S$250 (one-off)
  • Unique leadership training programme
  • Priority for Global Immersion Programme
  • No bond is attached to the Nanyang Scholarship apart from the three-year bond applicable to all Singapore PRs and international students under the MOE Tuition Grant Scheme
* Applicable to scholars who reside in NTU hostels only.
Terms & Conditions
  • Scholars may not, without the approval of the University, hold concurrently any other scholarships, bursaries, university loans, fellowships, grants or awards. 
  • Scholars are required to maintain a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 over 5.0. Academic performance will be reviewed every semester.
  • Scholars are required to stay in a hall of residence during their first year course of study and participate in university campus life.
  • Scholars are required to take on the role of student ambassador, or any other similar role, representing the university to give publicity talks, to receive guests, etc, as and when called upon to do so.
  • The scholarship may be withdrawn at any time if, in the opinion of the University, the scholar’s progress or behaviour is deemed unsatisfactory.
  • If the scholar decides to terminate the scholarship prematurely, the University reserves the right to impose a repayment on a case-by-case basis.
  • Scholars are required to attend all the Nanyang Scholars Programmes, i.e., Orientation, Award Ceremony and Leadership Training Programme, conducted by the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid.
Application Procedures
The same application period for admissions applies. Scholarships are awarded based on competition amongst shortlisted candidates.
Applicants are required to submit your application for admission before submitting your application for scholarship. 
Applicants with the following qualifications:
  1. Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' level
  2. Local Polytechnic Diploma
  3. NUS High School Diploma
  4. IB Diploma
  • The scholarship application form can be found at the link 'Application for Scholarship' at the end of your online application for admission. You are required to login with the application number assigned to you.
  • Applicants are required to submit a recent passport-size photo (digital image) online after completing your application form.
  • Applicants are also required to submit a referee’s appraisal online. The appraisal is to be completed by your school teacher, who must not be your family or relative. After you have submitted your scholarship application, you will be provided with a URL to be forwarded to your school teacher. Your school teacher is to submit the online appraisal to us within 7 days of your scholarship application.
  • If you have reserved an undergraduate degree programme in NTU, you can login here to access the scholarship application form.
Applicants with Year 12 equivalent results:
  • Click here to apply for the scholarship with your assigned application number.
  • Applicants are required to submit a recent passport-size photo (digital image) online after completing your application form.
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for an interview.