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SIM-You Poh Seng Scholarship (Postgraduate) (2016-2017)
Specially for Distinctive SUSS & SIM GE Graduates

 Eligibility

•Open to Singapore citizens only
•Awarded for postgraduate studies at reputable local or overseas universities 
•Awarded for studies in the fields of Banking, Economics and Finance, Business, Mathematics and Statistics, Law, Social Sciences
•Applicable to full-time and part-time studies
•Applicable for applicants who will be starting as fresh postgraduate students for the upcoming academic year (Not applicable for students who have already embarked on the programme)

Bond of Scholarships

There is no bond attached to the scholarships.

Value of the Scholarships

Each scholarship is valued at SGD 100,000.

Each award covers the full tuition fees capped at SGD 100,000. After payment of the tuition fees, the balance from the fund will be paid out as study allowance, subject to balance of fund and based on the following table for the minimum duration of the course or until the fund is depleted:

 
Countries/Region Study Allowance per Annum
Local SGD 3,000
Asia SGD 6,000
Australia/ New Zealand SGD 8,000
USA / Canada   SGD 10,000
UK / Europe   SGD 12,000

Application Criteria

• 2nd Upper Class Honours or above
• An impressive community contribution and co-curricular activities involvement record
• Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
• Relevant work experience and/or internship experience
• A letter of recommendation/testimonial from current/past employers or academic referees

All applicants are required to submit an essay that comprises the following:
•Your professional aims or career goals
•How, outside of work, you have contributed and see yourself contributing to the community
•Describe a personal challenge that you have faced, how you met this challenge and why you are applying for this scholarship


Selection Process

All shortlisted candidates are required to undergo an interview by the SIM-Richard K M Eu/You Poh Seng Scholarships Selection Panel. You will be notified in writing if your application is successful. SIM does not enter into any correspondence on the award of the Scholarship and reserves the right to vary the terms and conditions of any SIM Scholarship without prior notice.

Terms and Conditions
•Applications will open in March and close at the end of April each year
•The shortlisting and processing period will be held in May
•The scholarship interviews will be held and awarded in June
•Only shortlisted candidates will be notified
•The scholarship cannot be held concurrently with any other award or scholarship without the prior written approval of SIM
•Should the applicant withdraw from the programme before satisfactory completion of the programme, he/she will reimburse SIM the tuition fees, and any other fees and allowance that have been paid by SIM
•The reimbursement of the tuition fees, and any other fees and allowance must be made within three months of withdrawal
Deadline: 30 April 2017, Sunday