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Ministry of Education (Singapore)

MOE-AU Scholarship For Singaporean Students

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Disciplines
Various benefits
Grant
Singapore
Location
Not specified
Application deadline

About

The Ministry of Education-Autonomous University (MOE-AU) Scholarship is part of the Singapore Teaching and Academic Research Talent scheme (START) that was established in 2015.

Overview

Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award

One

Grant

All tuition and compulsory fees

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • living expenses
  • accommodation
  • travel expenses
  • application

Description

MOE-AU Scholars will be supported in their undergraduate studies with development opportunities and academic mentorship from MOE and their paired AU to introduce them to and prepare them for a career in academia.

Applicable programmes

Benefits

The MOE-AU undergraduate scholarship covers full sponsorship for undergraduate courses of any field and at any reputable local or overseas university, subject to the Scholarship Board’s approval. The value of a full-term scholarship would include:

  • All tuition and compulsory fees;
  • Acceptance fees paid to the institution of study;
  • A monthly allowance to cover accommodation and sustenance costs;
  • A one-off pre-studies allowance;
  • Visa application and immigration-related fees (if applicable);
  • Economy airfare (for scholars pursuing studies overseas), based on the paired AU’s travel guidelines, in the combination of a one-way ticket for commencement of undergraduate studies and a one-way ticket after graduation from undergraduate studies;
  • Sponsorship for overseas field trips, immersion programmes, or summer school courses approved by MOE and the paired AU; and/or
  • Sponsorship for one overseas exchange programme (for scholars studying at a local institution).

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • Be a Singapore Citizen or a Singapore Permanent Resident who takes up Singapore Citizenship before the awarding of the MOE-AU Scholarship;
  • Have a strong interest in pursuing an academic career at one of the local participating AUs;
  • Demonstrate high achievement and aptitude for the academic field or subject that they wish to specialise in;
  • Have completed their pre-university final examinations and are awaiting their results, or already be in possession of pre-university qualifications.

Applicants with GCE ‘A’ Level, International Baccalaureate (IB), NUS High School, Polytechnic Diploma, or equivalent qualifications are welcome to apply.

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

Singapore

Nationality

Singaporean

Study experience required

High school

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

Not specified

Interested applicants should indicate “Academia” as one of their career choices in the application form.

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