Celebrating Years of Serving the Community SINCE 1982

Awards & Scholarships

Overview

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

Introduction
Anugerah Belia Cemerlang (ABC) MENDAKI (Study) aims to inspire the community towards embracing lifelong learning and support them in their quest towards attaining various peaks of excellence.

Objectives
  • To provide inspiration to the community by identifying and recognising Muslim youths who can be role models in the community
  • To support adult learners to complete their post-secondary education and acquisition of new skills

Eligibility Criteria
  • Muslim Singapore Citizens between 20 and 35 years of age
  • Must be enrolled in a course of study, leading to a formal qualification i.e. NITEC, Diploma, National Examinations (GCE O, GCE N) and above.
  • Persons with good character
  • Must be referred by national/community agencies
  • Must be accepted into local educational institutions

Value of Award
  • Four study awards worth up to $5,000 each
  • Must submit a copy of his/her examination results yearly to Yayasan MENDAKI

Service Commitment
Recipients will be required to complete one community project via MENDAKI

Application Period
1 May 2019 (Wednesday) to 31 May 2019 (Friday)


Please upload the following documents:
  • Applicant's NRIC
  • Letter of acceptance from the institution and highest academic results
  • Parents'/Guardian's NRIC
  • Parents'/Guardian's latest payslip or letter from employer confirming the latest pay or latest CPF statement
  • Marriage/Divorced/Death Certificate
  • Nomination Letter (from national/community agency)
  • Supporting documents for other financial subsidy received
  • All educational certificates and testimonials
  • Medical report and/or appointment letter
  • Other relevant documents

For any technical assistance, please contact 6778 5288 or email [email protected]
31 May 2019, Friday
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Introduction
Anugerah Belia Cemerlang MENDAKI aims to inspire the community towards embracing lifelong learning and support youths in their quest in attaining various peaks of excellence. This award was formerly known as the Goh Chok Tong Youth Promise Award (GCTYPA).

Objectives
  • To provide inspiration to the community by identifying and recognising Malay/Muslim youths who can be role models in the community.
  • To help Malay/Muslim youths with potential in diverse fields beyond traditional academic areas to further develop themselves and realise their potential.
  • To support adult learners to complete their post-secondary education and acquisition of new skills.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Nominees must be Malay/Muslim Singapore citizens between 18 and 35 years of age.
  • Nominees must be enrolled in a course of study beyond traditional academic areas, such as in the domains of culinary, sports, music, design and creative industries; performing and visual arts
  • The Award will also consider nominations of students who display multi-disciplinarity in their fields of study, combining the abovementioned fields with ICT, an emerging field
  • Nominees must be persons with high integrity and moral character
  • Nominees must be accepted full-time into institutions either locally or overseas to pursue the approved course of study, apprenticeship and skills or talents development opportunities in the field of interest

Value of Awards
The value of the awards are:
  • One overseas scholarship award worth up to $50,000
  • Three local scholarship awards worth up to $10,000 each

Award recipients will be required to provide skills-based contributions to the community via MENDAKI.

Application Procedures
  • Candidature for the award is by nomination only.
  • All nominations must include testimonials of past achievements and supporting documents.
  • Please upload the following documents (with the proper naming convention):
    • Applicant's_NRIC/BC
    • Latest Academic Transcript
    • Institution_Acceptance_Letter or Institution_Offer_Letter
    • Nomination_Letter
    • Others (i.e. Testimonials and other supporting documents)
  • Third party recommendations to vouch for applicant’s character and integrity must also be provided.

Application Period
Awards Application Window Application Closing Date
Anugerah Belia Cemerlang (Overseas & Local) 1 May 2019 to 31 May 2019 31 May 2019

For any technical assistance, please contact 6578 7484 or email [email protected]
31 May 2019, Friday
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Introduction
The award is to honour students who have done exceptionally well in the non-academic field.

Objectives
  • To recognise the students who has attained commendable achievements in the non-academic field.
  • To inspire Malay/Muslim youths to achieve excellence in diversified areas and be role models in the community

Eligibility Criteria
Nominees must:
  • Be Malay/Muslim Singapore citizens aged 14 to 25.
  • Have attained an award at the National, Regional or International platforms in a non-academic field (please refer to Annex A)
  • Have attained the award in the period between Jan 2018 and June 2019
  • Have attained the award in an individual category
  • Be full-time students and have passed a recent academic examination
  • Past recipients may reapply should they display progress from their previous achievement.
Progress in platform
E.g. A recipient who attained a National award in 2018 may reapply if he/she attained a Regional award in 2019.

Progress in placing
E.g. A recipient who attained a 2nd place in 2018 may reapply if he/she attained a 1st place in 2019.

Value of Award
Category Value of Awards
Student with International award
(1st, 2nd, and 3rd)
$1,000 cheque and a Certificate of Achievement
Student with Regional award
(1st, 2nd and 3rd)
$600 cheque and a Certificate of Achievement
Student with National award
(1st only)
$300 cheque and a Certificate of Achievement

Application Procedure
  • Candidature for the award is by nomination only.
  • All nominations MUST include Certificates of Achievements as supporting documents of events mentioned in the application form.
  • Third party recommendations to vouch for applicant’s character and integrity must also be provided.
  • Incomplete application forms will not be considered.
  • Please upload the following documents (titled accordingly):
  1. Applicant's_NRIC/BC
  2. Achievement Certificate (Proof of award)
  3. Latest Academic Transcript
  4. Nomination_Letter
  5. Others (i.e. Testimonials and other supporting documents)

For any technical assistance, please contact 6578 7484 or email [email protected]
31 May 2019, Friday
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MENDAKI administers scholarships and bursaries for all deserving Muslim students.

Introduction
The scholarship was introduced in October 2006.

Objective
To alleviate the financial hardship faced by Malay/ Muslim medical or dental students who do not currently qualify for other scholarships and bursaries.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Student must be a Malay/Muslim Singaporean
  • Each scholarship is tenable for 1 year only to medical or dental students studying at a local or overseas universities
  • Student from any year (Year 1 to Year 5) can apply for the award
  • Students with good academic results are to be given priority for the award. However if the results are comparable, then those with a lower per capita income would be given priority

Value of Award
Total of 8 scholarships are available each year to medical or dental students
  • 3 scholarships for Year 2 - Year 5 students
  • 5 scholarships for Year 1 students
Each scholarship covers a living allowance of $3,000 only.

Service Commitment
No bond is required but recipients will be required to complete one community project via MENDAKI.

Application Procedure
The application period is from 14 June to 15 July 2019.

Please upload the following documents:
  1. Applicant's birth certificate and NRIC
  2. Letter of acceptance from University for Year 1 student
  3. Recent academic results
  4. Parents/Guardian NRIC
  5. Parents/Guardian's latest payslip or letter from employer confirming latest pay or latest CPF statement
  6. Marriage/Divorced/Death Certificate
  7. Supporting documents for other financial subsidy received
  8. All educational certificates, testimonials and CCA records
  9. Medical report and/or appointment letter
  10. Other relevant documents
For any technical assistance, please contact 6578 7484 or email [email protected]
15 Jul 2019, Mon
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Introduction
This scholarship was introduced in 1985.

Course
Engineering in local Polytechnics, NUS/NTU/SIT/SUTD.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Muslim Singapore Citizens.
  • Full time undergraduates of NUS/NTU/SIT/SUTD (2nd to 4th year only)
  • Full time polytechnic students (3rd year only)
  • Pass all year-end examinations with at least a Grade ‘C’ average.
  • Nominees should not be in receipt of other scholarship or bursary

Value of Award
  • Two scholarships are available every year, one each for undergraduate and polytechnic students
  • It is worth $3,000 for undergraduates and $2,000 for polytechnic students
Service Commitment
No bond is required but recipients will be required to complete one community project via MENDAKI.

Application Procedure
Application is by nomination. Application period is from 14 June to 15 July 2019.

Please upload the following documents:
  1. Applicant's birth certificate and NRIC
  2. Academic results (semestral)
  3. Nomination form
  4. Parents/Guardian NRIC
  5. Parents/Guardian's latest payslip or letter from employer confirming latest pay or latest CPF statement
  6. Marriage/Divorced/Death Certificate
  7. Supporting documents for other financial subsidy received
  8. All educational certificates, testimonials and CCA records
  9. Medical report and/or appointment letter
  10. Nomination Form
  11. Other relevant documents
For any technical assistance, please contact 6578 7484 or email [email protected]
15 Jul 2019, Mon
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Objective
The objective of the scholarship is to reward top Malay-Muslim Singaporeans or Singapore PR students who will be pursuing their undergraduate studies in any of the local universities (NUS, NTU, SMU, SIT, SUTD & SUSS).

The scholarship will be used to finance their university fees or cover the living allowances during their term of study.

Eligibility Criteria
Students in their first year of study are eligible for the award.

Students with good academic results are to be given priority for the award. However, if the results are comparable, then those with a lower family income should be given priority.

Value of Award
Four Scholarships of $5,000 (one-off) each are available for first-year university students.

Service Commitment
  • Recipients shall complete one community project with MENDAKI within the same year in which the scholarship is awarded.
  • Recipients will receive a free membership to the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCCI) and its Scholars Network in the year of award of the Scholarship
  • Recipients shall attend at least one meeting session and volunteer at events and ceremonies organised by SCCCI and/or its Scholars Network.

Application Procedure
The application period is from 14 June to 15 July 2019. Interview will be held for shortlisted candidates.

Please upload the following documents:
  1. Applicant's birth certificate and NRIC
  2. Letter of acceptance from University and recent academic results
  3. Parents/Guardian NRIC
  4. Parents/Guardian's latest payslip or letter from employer confirming latest pay or latest CPF statement
  5. Marriage/Divorced/Death Certificate
  6. Supporting documents for other financial subsidy received
  7. All educational certificates, testimonials and CCA records
  8. Medical report and/or appointment letter
  9. Other relevant documents
For any technical assistance, please contact 6578 7484 or email [email protected]
15 Jul 2019, Mon
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Introduction
The scholarship was introduced in 1995. It aims to reward top students who had performed exceptionally well at both GCE ‘A’ level examinations and Polytechnics.

Course
Preferred courses include Health & Life Sciences, Medicine, Multimedia Design, Engineering.

Eligibility Criteria
  • You are a Muslim who are a Singapore Citizen
  • You are commencing first-year studies in a full-time Degree course in any of the following institutions:
a. National University of Singapore
b. Nanyang Technological University
c. Singapore Management University
d. Singapore Institute of Technology
e. Singapore University of Technology and Design
f. Singapore University of Social Sciences
  • You obtained 5 distinctions (including English) in the GCE ‘O’ level examination
  • You obtained 3 distinctions (including General Paper) in the GCE ‘A’ level examination OR a Polytechnic Diploma with a Certificate of Merit
  • You obtained minimum aggregate of 37 points for the International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Male applicants must have completed their National Service
  • You possess good records of active participation in co-curricular activities (CCA)

Value of Award
  • One scholarship worth $4,000 per annum is available each year to the first-year student
  • The scholarship is disbursed yearly for the duration of the course of study subject to satisfactory performance of the scholar
Service Commitment
No bond is required but recipients will be required to complete one community project via MENDAKI

Application Procedure
The application period is from 14 June to 15 July 2019. Interview will be held for shortlisted candidates.

Please upload the following documents:
  1. Applicant's birth certificate and NRIC
  2. Letter of acceptance from University and recent academic results
  3. Parents/Guardian NRIC
  4. Parents/Guardian's latest payslip or letter from employer confirming latest pay or latest CPF statement
  5. Marriage/Divorced/Death Certificate
  6. Supporting documents for other financial subsidy received
  7. All educational certificates, testimonials and CCA records
  8. Medical report and/or appointment letter
  9. Other relevant documents
For any technical assistance, please contact 6578 7484 or email [email protected]
15 Jul 2019, Mon
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Introduction
The Scholarship was introduced in 1987

Course
Final year accountancy students in NUS/NTU/SMU/SIT/SUTD.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Muslim Singapore citizens
  • Full-time students
  • Have passed first and second year-end examinations with a Grade C minimum
  • The Head of Accountancy department of NUS/NTU/SMU/SIT/SUTD nominates the candidate for the award
Value of Award
One scholarship worth $1,500 is available each year.

Service Commitment
No bond is required but recipients will be required to complete one community project via MENDAKI.

Application Procedure
Application is by nomination. Application period is from 14 June to 15 July 2019.

Please upload the following documents:
  1. Applicant's birth certificate and NRIC
  2. Academic results (semestral)
  3. Nomination form
  4. Parents/Guardian NRIC
  5. Parents/Guardian's latest payslip or letter from employer confirming latest pay or latest CPF statement
  6. Marriage/Divorced/Death Certificate
  7. Supporting documents for other financial subsidy received
  8. All educational certificates, testimonials and CCA records
  9. Medical report and/or appointment letter
  10. Nomination Form
  11. Other relevant documents
For any technical assistance, please contact 6578 7484 or email [email protected]
15 Jul 2019, Mon
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Introduction
SAA-GE-YM Education Sponsorship Programme aims to deliver high quality academic (Business & Accountancy) programmes to Malay/Muslim students. This is a collaborative effort towards enhancing the community’s academic opportunities and provides access to alternative pathways.

Undergraduate Programmes (Intake in August)
University of London (UOL) Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Accounting and Finance
University of London (UOL) Bachelor of Science (Honours) In Banking and Finance
University of London (UOL) Bachelor of Science (Honours) In Business and Management
University of London (UOL) Bachelor of Science (Honours) In Economics and Management

Diploma Programmes (Intake in July)
Diploma in Business Management
Advanced Diploma in Business Management
Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Finance

Eligibility Criteria
  • Nominees must be Malay or Muslim Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR.
  • Not already a degree holder
  • Not in receipt of any other scholarship and bursary
  • All applicants must meet entry requirements for relevant academic programme
Value
One placement for University of London programmes. Sponsorship will cover 100% of course fees.
One placement for Diploma programmes. Sponsorship will cover 100% of the course fees.

For inquiries kindly contact Partner Relations & Recognition
Tel: 6245 5734 / 6245 5767
Email: [email protected]
31 May 2019, Fri
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Introduction
Before 1995, the Public Service Commission (PSC) administered the Special Malay Bursary (SMB) for Malay students studying in the local tertiary institutions.

In 1995, MENDAKI took over the administration of the SMB.

Condition
  • Applicants must apply and complete the admission procedures required by the institutions. They must inform MENDAKI on the outcome of their application to the institution. Applicants who are successful in obtaining a place in the institution must apply for MENDAKI Tertiary Tuition Fee Subsidy (TTFS) scheme if the family per capita income does not exceed $2,000.
  • Applicants from the low-income family will be given priority
  • Interviews will be held for shortlisted candidates after they have been accepted by the University
Value of Award
Living allowance worth $3,400 per annum is available each year to successful candidates.

Service Commitment
No bond is required but recipients will be required to complete one community project via MENDAKI.

Application Procedure
The application period is from 14 June to 15 July 2019.

Please upload the following documents:
  1. Applicant's birth certificate and NRIC
  2. GCE 'O' Level results/certificate
  3. GCE 'A' Level results/certificate
  4. Letter of acceptance from University
  5. Parents/Guardian NRIC
  6. Ápplicant's and parents' Singapore Citizenship certificate, if not a Singapore Citizen by birth
  7. Parents/Guardian/siblings latest payslip or letter from employer confirming latest pay or latest CPF statement
  8. Marriage/Divorced/Death Certificate
  9. Supporting documents for other financial subsidy received
  10. All educational certificates, testimonials and CCA records
  11. Medical report and/or appointment letter
  12. Other relevant documents
For any technical assistance, please contact 6578 7484 or email [email protected]
15 Jul 2019, Mon
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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.