utp intake

Engineering & IT Degrees | Join the May 2019 Intake

One of Malaysia’s Top Engineering Universities | Accredited by Engineering Accreditation Council (EAC)

×
logo

Dr. Goh Keng Swee Scholarship

Deadline

Where to Study

Overseas

Study Level

Degree

Amount

Full Scholarship

Scholarship details

Overview

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.

Criteria

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.

Applicants should:

  • Concurrently apply for admission to NUS, NTU, SMU or SUTD. Most courses (except for specialised courses like Medicine) will be considered. Applicants should adhere to the university's admission deadlines and guidelines;
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and possess good academic and co-curricular activities (CCA) achievements;
  • Have sat for, or made private arrangements to sit for the SAT; (for more information on SAT and registration for the test, please refer to the College Board website)

Scholarship Bond

Successful candidates will be required to work for 3 years upon the completion of their studies in either:

  1. An approved company in Singapore; or
  2. An approved Singapore-based company in their home country

The deployment of scholarship holders to serve their bonds will be determined by the Dr GKS Scholarship Fund.

Preferred Discipline
NA
Amount Info

The scholarship supports a maximum of 4 years of undergraduate study (including Honours). It provides the following:

  • Tuition and other compulsory fees;
  • Airfare (to Singapore and return to home country upon completion of study);
  • Annual maintenance allowance of SGD6500;
  • Hostel allowance based on institution of study; and
  • Settling-in allowance (one-off expense) of SGD200 upon arrival in Singapore.

The scholarship award will be reviewed annually and is subjected to satisfactory performance and academic results.

How to apply for Dr. Goh Keng Swee Scholarship

Learn how you can apply now
Click here for more info

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.

Contact Info

For more information, please contact:

Address:

#12-08, MAS Building

10 Shenton Way, Singapore 079117

Phone:
6562244300
Web:
***************

Apply Online through Scholarship Direct!

We can help you to apply for these scholarships.

Would you like to receive updates when scholarships like this one open?
Be the first to apply the next time a scholarship opens up!

Hot Scholarships

IJM Scholarship

Deadline:Apr 19 2019

OCBC Scholarship

Deadline:Jun 30 2019

IUKL Scholarship

Deadline:Dec 31 2019

IUKL Scholarship

Deadline:Dec 31 2019

View all Scholarships