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Scholarship Roundup (November 2020)

Wed, 11/11/2020 Zhou Mei An
Scholarship Roundup (November 2020)

Scholarships are open!! We hope you’ve signed up to BrightSparks, filled in your details and gotten busy applying! 

This month, we wanted to ferret out some lesser-known, but no less-valuable scholarships you may wish to try for. Such as:


1.     SP Group Scholarship

SP Group


Fulfil your ambition to break through the ordinary, lead transformation and make your mark in national-level initiatives and the global arena.


SP Group (SP) is a leading energy utilities company in Asia Pacific. One of Singapore’s largest corporations, SP recorded revenues of S$3.9 billion and assets of S$19.2 billion in FY17/18. SP owns and operates electricity and gas transmission and distribution businesses in Singapore and Australia. It also owns and operates the world’s largest underground district cooling network in Singapore, and is setting up district cooling operations in China. More than 1.6 million industrial, commercial and residential customers in Singapore benefit from SP’s world-class transmission, distribution and market support services. The SP networks in Singapore are amongst the most reliable and cost-effective worldwide.


·        Yet to commence University studies

·        Outstanding 'A' level, International Baccalaureate or Polytechnic Diploma results

·        Excellent co-curricular activites records

·        Strong leadership qualities & potential

Application Period: All Year Round


2.     SGRail Industry Scholarships (University)



All SGRail Industry Scholarships are centrally awarded and managed by the Land Transport Authority, on behalf of Singapore’s rail sector. Rail scholars will be exposed to projects in the Land Transport Authority and SBST Transit Pte Ltd or SMRT Corporation Limited through a structured developmental programme.


·        Singaporean and PR intending to take up citizenship before departure for studies

·        Outstanding leadership qualities and keen passion for Singapore’s rail sector

·        Excellent CCA records

·        Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

·        Excellent GCE ‘A’ level/NUS High Diploma/International Baccalaureate (IB)/Polytechnic Diploma results or equivalent. Outstanding university results (for current students)

Deadline: 14 March 2021, Sun


3.     MAS Undergraduate Scholarship

Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)


Learn and grow at the world’s best universities, embark on a rewarding career in a dynamic organisation and shape the financial markets of tomorrow. All with one prestigious award.


You are free to take up any course of study at any reputable university, with the exception of Medicine, Dentistry and Architecture. Given our wide range of functions, MAS looks for diversity in our workforce, with creativity in thinking and adaptability in style.


Students in or before their penultimate year of undergraduate studies are eligible for the MAS Mid-Term Undergraduate Scholarship. Upon completion of your studies, you will be required to work for MAS for six years if you study overseas and four years if you study locally.


·        Academic criteria

If you are an A-Level candidate, you should offer at least 11 academic units. Students offering 10 academic units and with outstanding track records may be considered. All candidates are given equal consideration regardless of the subjects they have taken. The scholarship is also open to Polytechnic students and students who are taking the International Baccalaureate. Students must have obtained at least 36 points from the IB program to be considered.


·        Qualities

You should be an all-rounder who have excelled in both academic and non-academic pursuits. A go-getter, you would have demonstrated excellent leadership capabilities either in your CCAs or in activities outside of school.


·        Nationality

The scholarship is open to Singapore Citizens, and foreigners and Singapore Permanent Residents who will undertake to obtain Singapore citizenship.


Application period: Application is open from 1 to 30 September for Provisional cycle, and 1 Jan to 10 calendar days after the release of the GCE A Level results for the main cycle.


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