OCBC Regional Undergraduate Scholarship Programme

The OCBC Regional Undergraduate Scholarship supports the scholar’s overseas undergraduate study outside of his/her country of nationality in Singapore, China or Hong Kong. Upon graduation, the Scholar will be bonded to OCBC for the same amount of period the scholarship is awarded to the scholar.

Target Audience
International Students studying in:
  • National University of Singapore
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • Singapore Management University
  • Singapore University of Social Sciences
  • Singapore University of Technology and Design
  • Peking University
  • Tsinghua University
  • Fudan University
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Hong Kong:
  • The University of Hong Kong
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

What it offers
  • Full Tuition Fees
  • Allowances
  • Hostel Subsidies
  • Annual Airfares
  • Internship opportunities with OCBC offices in the region
  • Overseas Exchange Programme
  • Enrolment to local Graduate Talent programs*
    (*Maintained Top Academic Standards within the scholar's course of studies)

Who can apply
Eligibility Criteria:
1. For Students in NUS, NTU, SMU, SUSS and SUTD
a) Citizens of Malaysia, China, Indonesia and Hong Kong (Includes SG PR of these nationalities) will be eligible to apply for the scholarship

1. For Students in Peking, Tsinghua, Fudan & Shanghai JiaoTong
b) Citizens of Singapre, Malaysia, Indonesia and Hong Kong will be eligible to apply for the scholarship

1. For Students in The University of HK, CUHK and HKUST
c) Citizens of Singapore, Malaysia, China and Indonesia will be eligible to apply for the scholarship

2. Currently pursuing undergraduate studies in any academic discipline in their Year 1 Semester 2, 2, 3 or penultimate year of the undergraduate studies (With at least one semester of university results)
Achieved Top Academic Achievements in Pre-university and Undergraduate Examinations
4. Have an outstanding co-curricular records (CCA) and/or other personal achievements in the scholar's student life

5. Not a holder of any existing scholarship
6. Have a strong interest in pursuing a career with OCBC

Bond Country/Period
Scholar(s) will be bonded to OCBC office in the scholar's country of nationality for number of years of sponsorship provided by OCBC

Application process
1. Student login to Brightsparks to apply by 31st March 2019
2. An Assessment will be triggered to all students in April 2019
3. Candidates will be shortlisted down for a panel interview either Face to face or Videoconferencing by April / May 2019
4. Successful candidates will be notified by June 2019
5. All candidates will be notified by June / July 2019

Closing Date for applications
31st March 2019
Deadline: Closed for this cycle