Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Scholarship

The Nanyang Scholarship, NTU's foremost undergraduate scholarship is awarded to outstanding freshmen pursuing undergraduate programmes. Nanyang Scholarship recognizes students who excel academically, demonstrate strong leadership potential, and possess outstanding co-curricular records. Hence, it is important to be prepared at each stage of the application and interview process.

Please read the information below before submitting your application. If you're short-listed, be sure to leave a great impression at the scholarship interview. 

Eligibility
  • Open to all nationalities.
  • Successful awardees should read a full-time undergraduate degree programme. The scholarship will cover the years of study^ at NTU.
  • Possess outstanding Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' level, Diploma awarded by a polytechnic in Singapore, NUS High School Diploma, IB Diploma or Year 12 equivalent qualifications.
  • Excellent co-curricular records.
  • Strong leadership qualities and potential.

    ^ For the Biomedical Sciences & Chinese Medicine Programme, the scholarship will cover only the first three years of study in NTU.
benefits of award

Nanyang Scholarship covers up to the normal programme duration on condition that the scholarship holder maintain a record of good academic performance and exemplary conduct.

  • Full coverage of subsidised tuition fees (after Tuition Grant).
  • Living allowance of S$6,000 per academic year.
  • Book allowance of S$500 per academic year.
  • Accommodation allowance of up to S$2,000 per academic year.
    (Applicable to scholarship holders who reside in NTU hostels only.)
  • Travel grant of S$5,000 for an overseas programme (one-off).                         
  • Computer allowance of S$1,500 (one-off).
  • Settling-in allowance of S$250 (one-off).
  • Priority for Overseas Programme.​
  • Participation in Scholars Orientation Programme, Scholars Award Ceremony, Outreach Programmes, and Eminent Speaker Series.
  • No bond is attached to the Nanyang Scholarship apart from the three-year bond applicable to all Singapore PRs and international students under the MOE Tuition Grant Scheme.
Terms & Conditions
  • Scholarship holder may not, without the approval of the University, hold concurrently any other scholarships, bursaries, university loans, fellowships, grants or awards. 
  • Scholarship holder is required to maintain a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 over 5.0. Academic performance will be reviewed every semester.
  • Scholarship holder is required to take on the role of student ambassador, or any other similar role, representing the university to give publicity talks, to receive guests, etc, as and when called upon to do so.
  • The scholarship may be withdrawn at any time if, in the opinion of the University, the scholarship holder's progress or behaviour is deemed unsatisfactory.
  • If the scholarship holder decides to terminate the scholarship prematurely, a repayment will be imposed.
Application Procedures

The same application period for admissions applies. Scholarships are awarded based on competition amongst shortlisted candidates.

Applicants are required to submit their application for admission before submitting their application for scholarship. 

Applicants with the following qualifications: 
Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' level
Diploma awarded by a polytechnic in Singapore
NUS High School Diploma
IB Diploma

  1. The scholarship application form can be found at the link 'Apply for Scholarship' at the end of your online application for admission. You are required to login with the application number assigned to you.
    If you have reserved an undergraduate degree programme in NTU, you can login here to access the scholarship application form.

  2. Applicants are required to submit the following after completing your application form:
    • upload a recent passport-size photo (digital image).
    • submit a referee's appraisal online. The appraisal is to be completed by your school teacher, who must not be your family or relative. After you have submitted your scholarship application, you will be provided with a URL to be forwarded to your school teacher. Your school teacher is to submit the online appraisal to us within 7 days of your scholarship application.

 

Applicants with Year 12 equivalent results:

  • Click here to apply for the scholarship with your assigned application number.
  • Applicants are required to submit a recent passport-size photo (digital image) online after completing your application form. 
  • Submit a referee’s appraisal online. The appraisal is to be completed by your school teacher, who must not be your family or relative. After you have submitted your scholarship application, you will be provided with a URL to be forwarded to your school teacher. Your school teacher is to submit the online appraisal to us within 7 days of your scholarship application.          
Selection Interview
  • Scholarship selection interviews will take place between March to May.
  • Only applicants shortlisted for an interview will be informed via e-mail by late May.
    Applicants that are not shortlisted will not receive any e-mail communication.

 

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