Celebrating Years of Serving the Community SINCE 1982

Awards & Scholarships

Overview

MENDAKI recognises and celebrates the achievement of all deserving Muslim students.

MENDAKI administers scholarships and bursaries for all deserving Muslim students.

Kindly note that due to the already established endowment fund between Yayasan MENDAKI, National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) for student overseas exchange programme, all sponsorship applications from NUS and NTU students for students overseas exchange programme must be submitted to the NUS office and NTU office respectively, who would then administer the sponsorships accordingly.

NUS and NTU students may apply for sponsorship at the links below:

For NTU students: MENDAKI Scholarships
http://global.ntu.edu.sg/GMP/gemexplorer/BeforeApplying/ScholarshipsFunding/Pages/MENDAKIScholarships.aspx

For NUS students: MENDAKI NUS Overseas Programme Fund
http://www.nus.edu.sg/gro/fa/bur/mendaki-nus-overseas-programme-fund.php

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Background
  • The sponsorship schemes available were created specifically for Student Organisations and Informal bodies. Between 2012 and 2013, Yayasan MENDAKI received special sponsorship requests for individuals.
  • Discussions with student organisations revealed that increasingly, overseas exchange programmes, summer schools in a foreign university and/or overseas study trips have become part of the educational experience for many Malay/Muslim students. Hence, a structure for Individual Sponsorship Requests was introduced in 2014.


Objective
  • To allow students from low-income families as well as professionals to fulfil their educational aspirations through overseas exchange programmes, summer schools, and overseas conference.

Quantum of Sponsorship
  • For student exchange programmes, a quantum of up to $3000 or 30% of total costs, whichever is lower
  • For study trips/conferences/assemblies, a quantum of up to $2000 or 30% of total costs, whichever is lower


Eligibility Criteria
  • Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident of Singapore
  • Malay/Muslim between 18-35 years of age
  • Monthly household per capita income (PCI) does not exceed $1500
  • Must produce a letter of recommendation from the Learning Institute/Organisation
  • Required to commit a community project under Yayasan MENDAKI's supervision
Take Note:
  • You are required to inform Yayasan MENDAKI within 6 months after the completion of your programme
  • Yayasan MENDAKI will be inviting you to engagement sessions to share your experience as well as to discuss the community project that you will undertake
Please upload the following documents
  1. Photocopy of your NRIC
  2. Photocopy of NRIC/Birth Certificates of family members within your household
  3. Proof of Student Status / Letter of Recommendation (bearing school’s or company’s letterhead, personal signature of referee & contact details of referee)
  4. Supporting documents for your estimated breakdown of the programme's cost
  5. Last 3 months Payslip or letter of salary confirmation (letterhead of company & company’s stamp) of those working in family
    • for self-employed, please submit a copy of CPF Statement/Income Tax Statement & Declaration Form (standard form can be obtained from Yayasan MENDAKI)
    • for the letter of salary confirmation, it MUST be accompanied by CPF Statement/Income Tax Statement
  6. Last 15 months CPF contribution for non-working adult to fill up and sign the Declaration Form (standard can be obtained from Yayasan MENDAKI)

IMPORTANT NOTE
  • Please note that processing will take around 4 to 6 weeks.
  • Application forms should be submitted at least 4 weeks before the start of the programme.
  • MENDAKI has the right to reject late submission of application forms.
  • Incomplete application will delay the processing and outcome of the application.

Other Information
  1. You may be required to meet up with officer-in-charge for an interview.
  2. Upon approval and collection of cheque, an agreement letter MUST be signed by the recipient.
  3. In the event that the recipient is not able to be present to collect the cheque, an authorisation letter MUST be produced for the cheque to be released.