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The Dr Goh Keng Swee (GKS) Scholarship is a private sector scholarship administered by the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS).
Each year, 3 to 4 scholarships are awarded to outstanding individuals from 15 Asia Pacific economies (Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, PRC, Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos and Myanmar) to pursue undergraduate studies at local universities in Singapore i.e. National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore Management University (SMU) and Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).
The Dr GKS Scholarship Fund was set up by the financial community in Singapore in honour of the former Deputy Prime Minister, who fostered Singapore's economic development and growth as a reputable international financial centre.
Applicant must meet all the below requirements
The Dr GKS Scholarship is open to students who are citizens/passport holders of Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, PRC, Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos and Myanmar. Singapore citizens and PRs are not eligible to apply for the Dr GKS Scholarship.
Successful candidates will be required to work for 3 years upon the completion of their studies in either:
The deployment of scholarship holders to serve their bonds will be determined by the Dr GKS Scholarship Fund.
The scholarship supports a maximum of 4 years of undergraduate study (including Honours). It provides the following:
The scholarship award will be reviewed annually and is subjected to satisfactory performance and academic results.
The 2018 Dr GKS Scholarship application will commence on 1 November 2018 and end on 15 March 2019 at 23:59, Singapore time (UTC+08:00).
Please submit your application at www.pscgateway.gov.sg/app/gks/account/uidsignin.
Shortlisted applicants will be required to take an online personality profiling test in Mar/Apr 2019.
Applicants selected to attend the final interview are encouraged to travel to Singapore in end–May 2019. The trip will be at the applicants' own expense. If applicants are unable to travel to Singapore, alternative arrangements will be made.
For more information, please contact:
#12-08, MAS Building
10 Shenton Way, Singapore 079117
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