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About the Bursary

Established in 2014, the BEEP Grant is aimed at providing financial assistance to financially needy full-time undergraduates from the School of Social Sciences at the Singapore Management University.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Full-time undergraduates from the School of Social Sciences
  • Any nationality
  • Gross monthly household per capita (average) income not exceeding $1,900
  • Priority will be given to applicants with demonstrated family financial hardship
  • Not be in receipt of scholarships (where the sum is disbursed in cash) in the same year of award as this grant
Tenure and Benefits
  • Each grant is valued at $1,000 and tenable for one year of study.
  • The grant 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.

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 three 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

The BEEP Grant is established by Mr Andrew Marchen, Director of Aardvark Media Pte Ltd.

Beep – personal event organizer mobile app is designed to help users to plan, organize, and execute events. It is meant to be the one stop app for both personal gatherings, hangout, and business functions. Beep reminds your event participant and allows everyone to easily find and check-in at the destination. Furthermore, Beep allows users to chat, share their moments through social media and get exclusive deals from its partnered establishments. Beep is currently available in both iOS App Store and Google Play Store.


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Last updated on 20 Mar 2018.