Tanoto Scholarship

Tanoto Scholarship was established from the donations received from Tanoto Foundation in 2007. Tanoto Foundation is founded by prominent business leader and philanthropist Sukanto Tanoto and his family in 2001. The scholarship offered is for the pursuit of a full-time undergraduate degree programme leading to a first degree in either College of Engineering or Nanyang Business School or Wee Kim Wee School of Communications & Information in Nanyang Technology University (NTU) only.

Eligibility
  • Open to Citizens of Indonesia or People's Republic of China (PRC); or Singapore Permanent Resident of original Indonesian or PRC nationality.
  • Successful awardees should read a full-time undergraduate degree programme leading to a first degree in either College of Engineering or Nanyang Business School or Wee Kim Wee School of Communications & Information.
  • Possess outstanding Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' level, Local Polytechnic Diploma, NUS High School Diploma, IB Diploma or Year 12 qualifications.
  • Excellent Co-Curricular Activities records.
  • Strong leadership qualities and potential.
  • Gross monthly household per capita income (PCI) of S$750 and below.
benefits of award

Tanoto Scholarship covers up to the normal programme duration on condition that the scholar maintains a record of good academic performance and conduct satisfactory to the University.
 
Scholars will receive S$16,000 per academic year covering subsidised tuition fees (after Tuition Grant), living allowance, accommodation allowance and annual airfare.

No bond is attached to the Tanoto Scholarship apart from the three-year bond applicable to all Singapore PRs and international students under the MOE Tuition Grant Scheme.

Terms & Conditions
  • Scholar may not, without the approval of the University, hold concurrently any other scholarships, bursaries or university loans.
  • Scholar is required to maintain a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.0 out of 5.0. Academic performance will be reviewed every semester.
  • The Scholarship may be withdrawn at any time if, in the opinion of the University, the scholar’s progress or behaviour is deemed unsatisfactory.
  • If the scholar decides to terminate the scholarship prematurely, the University reserves the right to impose a repayment on a case-by-case basis.
Application Procedures

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

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

Applicants with the following qualifications:

  1. Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' level
  2. Local Polytechnic Diploma
  3. NUS High School Diploma
  4. IB Diploma
  • The scholarship application form can be found at the link 'Application for Scholarship' at the end of your online application for admission. You are required to login with the application number assigned to you.
  • Applicants are required to submit a recent passport-size photo (digital image) online after completing your application form.
  • Applicants are also required to 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.
  • If you have reserved an undergraduate degree programme in NTU, you can login here to access the scholarship application form.

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.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for an interview.

 

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