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Association of Singapore Marine Industries

The Association of Singapore Marine Industries (ASMI) is a non-profit trade association formed in 1968 to promote the interests of the marine industry in Singapore. ASMI represents a wide cross-section of the Singapore ship repair, shipbuilding and rig building industry. The major shiprepair yards, rig builders and shipbuilders in Singapore as well as most of the established local and foreign manufacturers and suppliers of marine components, and major marine engineering companies are among its members. It also represents marine contractors and companies whose activities are directly related to the industry including classification societies and marine consultants.

ASMI Scholarship

1. Eligibility
§ Open to students from all nationalities pursuing the electrical, mechanical and marine engineering courses in Singapore Polytechnic and the electrical and mechanical engineering and marine offshore courses in Ngee Ann Polytechnic.
§ Students in receipt of other scholarships with bond will not be eligible for the Scholarship.

2. Scholarship Award
§ The value of the Scholarship is S$5,000 per annum.
§ The Scholarship comes with a one-year bond for each year of award. Recipient would be bonded to the sponsoring company for a period of between one to three years upon joining the company. Companies may vary the bond period and in such cases, the scholarship offered will be adjusted to correspond with the bond period.
§ All recipients will be required to sign a bond agreement with the sponsoring company and provide two sureties.
§ The surety must be Singaporean or Permanent Resident, and be a least 21 years of age. He/She must not have been declared a bankrupt by any court of law, and is gainfully employed with earnings of $1,500.00 or more per month.

3. General Rules and Regulations
§ The Scholarship will be awarded at the discretion of sponsoring companies after the selection interview.
§ Academic excellence, financial need and good character of candidates will be considered in the selection process.
§ The Scholarship will be renewed each year until graduation only if the recipient maintains a high scholastic standard and good conduct.
§ The Scholarship may be withdrawn on the following grounds;
- Poor progress in studies,
- Poor conduct,
- Incorrect facts or information in the application; or
- Court prosecution for criminal offences.
§ The Scholarship may be awarded to a student in any year of study (e.g. 1st , 2nd or 3rd year of study).

4. Submission Requirements
§ Application must be made in the prescribed ASMI Scholarship Application Form.
§ Applicant must submit copies of the following documents:
- Detailed results (transcripts) of all examinations taken in the Polytechnic,
- A copy of their GCE ‘O’ level results or equivalent,
- A copy of their GCE ‘A’ level results or equivalent (if applicable),
- Parent’s/Guardian’s latest IR8A form and other documentary proof of income of family members (i.e. pay slip or letter of certification from employer).
§ Failure to supply documents or information required, submission of false particulars or suppression of material facts will disqualify the applicant.
§ Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a selection interview.

5. Penalty for Non-Compliance of Bond
§ A Scholarship recipient who is unable to complete the course satisfactorily or if after graduation is unwilling to fulfil his/her bond obligations by serving his/her sponsoring Company, will be required to pay liquidatory damages to the Company.
§ Liquidatory damage will comprise quantum of award value already paid up by the sponsor to the recipient plus interest at the discretion of the company but not exceeding bank rates on study loan.

6. Sponsoring Companies
* Keppel Offshore and Marine Ltd
* Sembcorp Marine Ltd
* Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd

7. Contacts
For more information and application, please contact

Ms Tay Pui Fun
Student Counsellor
Student Services Office
Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Tel: 6460 8622 Fax: 6468 7962
Email: [email protected]

Ms Chloe Tan
Student Counsellor
Student Services Section
Department of International & Student Services
Singapore Polytechnic
Tel: 6870 6114 Fax: 6870 8082
Email: [email protected]

Deadline: All Year Round