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Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) Foundation Scholarship for Persons with Disabilities
About the Scholarship

Administered by SPD, an organisation serving people with disabilities, the Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) Foundation Scholarship for Persons with Disabilities is awarded to students who are physically-challenged or have hearing, visual or speech impairments. Every year, the Scholarship awards students with disabilities in recognition of their academic excellence, their achievements as well-rounded individuals and their contribution to society by way of volunteering for participation in philanthropic activities.

Scholarship Details

The Scholarship is available for local full-time degree courses at the following institutions:
  1. Nanyang Technological University
  2. National University of Singapore
  3. SIM University
  4. Singapore Institute of Technology
  5. Singapore Management University
  6. Singapore University of Technology and Design

- The Scholarship funds course fees and all related examination fees of $12,000 per annum for degree courses.

- Scholars with per capita household income not exceeding $700 per monthmay apply for Special Assistance
of up to S$3,000 per annum, subject to means testing and the approval of the APB Foundation Scholarship Review Panel.

- There will be no bond attached to the Scholarship. Scholars are required to contribute in the form of community service with any organisation in the social service sector and serve as role models.

- The APB Foundation Scholarship Review Panel reserves the right to revoke any Scholarship awarded if the progress, performance and behaviour of the scholar are considered unsatisfactory.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must satisfy the following eligibility criteria and conditions:

- must be a Singapore citizen or permanent resident
- have a permanent disability (medical certification is required)
- have good academic records
- satisfy the admission criteria of the tertiary institutions
- prove relevance of training to employment opportunities
- demonstrate ability to handle both academic studies and work commitments, if any
- demonstrate commitment to serve the disabled community upon completion of course
- continuation of scholarship will be dependent on the scholar’s academic performance at the registered tertiary institution upon the awarding of the Scholarship
 
Deadline: 20 May 2016, Fri