The Commission on Higher Education hereby informs all interested parties that applications for 2018 Dr. Goh Keng Swee Scholarship administered by The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) are now open.
The Scholarship Program will cover round-trip airfaire, tuition and compulsary fees, annual maintenance allowance of SGD6500, hostel and one-time settling-in allowance. The award will be received annually and is subject to satisfactory performance and academic results.
Application period is until 15 March 2018. Detailed information can be found in this link. Applicants may submit their application at https://www.pscgateway.gov.sg/app/gks/account/uidsignin2/. Inquiries regarding the program may be directed via email at [email protected].
Dissemination of this memorandum is desired.
Patricia B. Licuanan, Ph. D.
About Dr. Goh Keng Swee Scholarship
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).
Eligibility Requirement for Dr. Goh Keng Swee Scholarship
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.
- 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.