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Encompass Bursary

About the Bursary

Established in 2011, the Encompass Bursary is aimed at providing financial assistance to needy full-time undergraduates at the Singapore Management University. It seeks to provide needy students with support so that they can pursue all-round excellence in their education.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Full-time first year undergraduates in any degree programme
  • Singapore Citizens
  • Good academic results
  • Excellent CCA and active community involvement
  • With demonstrated financial needs
  • Preference for undergraduates from, in the order of, School of Information Systems, Lee Kong Chian School of Business and School of Accountancy.


Commencing Academic Year 2015-16, one bursary will be awarded once every four years and in perpetuity.

Tenure and Benefits

  • The bursary is valued at $6,000 and tenable for the recipient's four years of study (subject to continued observance of the eligibility criteria and the terms and conditions of award).
  • The bursary will go towards funding the recipient's annual tuition fee.
  • The recipient may be in concurrent receipt of another bursary for cash allowance, subject to fulfilment of its eligibility criteria.


Not required

Tuition Grant Scheme

The recipient is required to take advantage of the Tuition Grant Scheme provided by the Singapore Government for subsidised education.


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 an endowed contribution by:

Encompass Digital Media is a leader in the digital media services, owns and operates state-of-the-art, broadcast facilities throughout the US, UK and Asia. The company provides mission-critical media services to broadcasters, cable networks, corporations and government entities along with customized solutions for the management and distribution of content. In Singapore, Encompass is a partner to the biggest names in media, including CNBC, Discovery Networks, MTV and BBC and many more.

With a global access to large satellite and fiber footprints, Encompass has 24/7/365 teleport facilities and technical personnel in Los Angeles, CA; Atlanta, GA; New York, NY; Stamford, CT; Lino Lakes and Minneapolis, MN; Burbank, CA; London, U.K.; and Singapore. The company employs unparalleled expertise through its full range of service offerings such as network origination; central casting; cable neighborhood platforms; disaster recovery; satellite and fiber transmissions,a fleet of satellite uplink trucks; digital media encoding services; digital file transfers via satellite, fiber and IP; emergency communications; governmental SATCOM; production studios; and video production services.


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Last updated on 1 Mar 2017.