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Genesis Networks Bursary

About the Bursary

Established in 2014, the Genesis Networks Bursary is aimed at assisting and motivating financially needy full-time undergraduates from the School of Information Systems at the Singapore Management University to achieve all-round excellence.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Full-time undergraduates from the School of Information Systems
  • Any nationality
  • Possess good sense of collegiality within SMU community
  • With demonstrated financial needs
  • Display willingness to help other needy students when they have completed their university education and are earning a steady income


Up to three bursaries may be awarded annually over a three-year period commencing Academic Year 2014-15.

Tenure and Benefits

  • Each bursary is valued at $3,000 and tenable for one year of study.
  • The bursary will go towards funding the recipients' annual tuition fees.
  • The recipients may be in concurrent receipt of another bursary for cash allowance, subject to fulfilment of its eligibility criteria.
  • The recipients are required to each complete a 10-week internship programme offered by the Donor. 


Not required

Tuition Grant Scheme

  • The recipients are required to take advantage of the Tuition Grant Scheme (TGS) provided by the Singapore Government for subsidised education.
  • Under the TGS, non-Singaporean recipients (including Singapore Permanent Residents) will be contractually obliged to work for Singapore-based companies for 3 years upon graduation.


Shortlisting of candidates for consideration will be from the list of applicants applying for SMU-administered bursaries in the year of award.


Centre for Student Financial Assistance
Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Assistance

About the Donor

This Bursary is made possible by Genesis Networks Pte Ltd.

Genesis Networks, a Singapore IT Services company, founded in the year 2001 is a leading IT Service Provider in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector. It is a local company founded by Singaporeans and led by Singaporeans. Combined, the senior management team has well over 70 years of IT Services experience. They focus on building and managing information infrastructure, implementing business solutions and delivering high value professional services to corporate organizations.


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Last updated on 1 Mar 2017.