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CDL Young CSR Leaders Fund

City Developments Limited (CDL), in partnership with SMU, has set-up a “CDL Young CSR Leaders Fund” to support SMU undergraduates in their efforts to address the needs of the community here and abroad. The Fund, which takes effect from 1 January 2014, will be administered by the Centre for Social Responsibility (C4SR) at SMU.

Quantum Up to 15% of approved project costs
(excludes training R&R costs for overseas CSPs)
Eligibility
  • Project leader to apply on behalf of the team
  • Projects (Local or overseas) must be duly endorsed by C4SR
  • Preference for sustained projects with at least 2 years of track record
  • Priority will go towards projects that support environmental and/or youth development purposes (age 13 & above) and that have a sustainable impact on their beneficiary communities
  • Projects that do not meet the above criteria but have a project scope that contributes towards the sustainable development of the beneficiary community (for e.g. through efforts such as capacity building initiatives, skills transfer or financial empowerment) can also apply for the Fund
Conditions of Award
  • The grant will be awarded at the project team level. It will be used to assist the students in meeting their project funds in delivering effective programmes to be developed in tandem with the beneficiary organisation/community.
  • Upon completion of their CSPs, the recipient project team must submit a minimum 400-word report, incorporating updates on their proposed project deliverables, estimated social impact, beneficiary feedback, budget and photographs of their community outreach experiences. If the project is YEP endorsed, a brief summary of both the pre/post trip activities including partner NGO and social impact should be included.
Repayment
  • No repayment is required. 
  • However, repayment is required in full or in part if the CSP is not carried out.
Application Apply to the Centre for Social Responsibility
Enquiries Centre for Social Responsibility
Email: commsvcs@smu.edu.sg

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Collaboration (同心清诚) Special Grant

Established in 2015 by an anonymous donor, this one-off financial grant seeks to assist financially needy students, in particular recipients of the Collaboration Scholarship/Study Award who have been unsuccessful in obtaining any further scholarship/study award upon the expiry of the respective tenure, who require financial assistance owing to difficult family financial circumstances, including but not limited to, loss of employment, concerns over medical expenses, divorce/separation, bereavement.

Quantum Up to $5,000 per grant
Eligibility
  • Full-time undergraduates enrolled in any degree programme
  • Any nationality
  • Family is faced with a dire financial situation (such as loss of employment, concerns over medical expenses, divorce/separation, bereavement
  • Preference for past recipients of Collaboration Scholarship/Study Award recipients
Repayment No repayment is required
Application Apply via student portal, OASIS > Financial Aid Application, using student computer account username and password.
Enquiries

Centre for Student Financial Assistance
Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Assistance
Email: finasst@smu.edu.sg

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Community Service Projects Grant

Established by Associate Professor Themin and Mrs Febrita Suwardy in 2010, the Community Service Project (CSP)s Grant aims to provide assistance to full-time undergraduates undertaking or wishing to undertake community service projects in Singapore or overseas, facilitated through the Centre for Social Responsibility at the Singapore Management University. The Grant seeks to cover expenses such as airfare, accommodation, travel vaccinations (as required) and project material cost.

Quantum Up to $2,000 per grant
Eligibility
  • Full-time undergraduates of any nationality (preference for Accountancy students, Singapore citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents)
  • Projects must be duly endorsed by the Centre for Social Responsibility
  • Completed the compulsory minimum 80 hours of community service and with demonstrated continual desire to serve the community-at-large
  • Gross monthly household per capita (average) income not exceeding $2,700
Conditions of Award
  • Must have completed the compulsory minimum 80 hours of community service.
  • The recipients must be prepared, on return from the CSPs, each write a minimum 400-word report to the donor on their community outreach experiences.
Repayment
  • No repayment is required
  • However, repayment is required in full or in part if the student withdraws from the CSP or the CSP is not carried out.
Application

Apply via student portal, OASIS > Financial Aid Application, using student computer account username and password.
(in September for Winter CSPs and February for Summer CSPs)

Enquiries

(for enquiries on CSPs)
Centre for Social Responsibility
Email: commsvcs@smu.edu.sg

(for enquiries on applications)
Centre for Student Financial Assistance
Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Assistance
Email: finasst@smu.edu.sg

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Doris and Mick Aw Accounting Study Grant

Established by Mr Mick Aw, Senior Partner of Moore Stephens Singapore , and Ms Doris Cheok, the grants provide assistance to full-time School of Accountancy undergraduates participating in the Accounting Study Mission (ASM) organised by the School of Accountancy.

Quantum Up to $1,000 per grant
Eligibility
  • Full-time SMU BAcc undergraduates
  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • Satisfactory academic achievements
  • Priority will be given to students with demonstrated financial needs (gross monthly per capita household income no more than $1,900)
  • Have not been the subject of any disciplinary action in SMU
Conditions of Award Grant will only be awarded if the student has gained enrolment into the ASM course.
Repayment
  • No repayment is required.
  • However, repayment is required in full if the student withdraws from the ASM or SMU.
Application
  • Apply via student portal, OASIS > Financial Aid Application, using student computer account username and password.
  • Application periods: June (for ASM in Term 1) and December (for ASM in Term 2)
Enquiries Centre for Student Financial Assistance
Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Assistance
Email: finasst@smu.edu.sg

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GIC Sparks & Smiles Grant

Established by GIC Private Limited in 2015, the Grant provides financial support to full-time undergraduates who will be participating in a leadership and community programme which will include mentoring.

The recipients will each undergo a customised leadership and community programme conducted by a non-governmental organisation.  Through applying the management skills and mentoring know-how, they will then gain first-hand experiences as a mentor and friend to underprivileged children or youths.

Up to eight (8) grants may be awarded annually for a period of four (4) years, commencing Academic Year 2015-16. 

Quantum $5,000
Eligibility
  • Full-time Singaporean undergraduate students
  • Gross monthly household per capita (average) income not exceeding $2,000
  • Other relevant circumstances of the students
Conditions of Award
  • Each recipient may be awarded the Grant for up to two times throughout his/her duration of study.
  • Each recipient is required to undergo a customised leadership and community programme conducted by an NGO selected by the Donor.
  • As part of the programme requirement, the recipient shall serve as a mentor to underprivileged Singaporean children/youths for not less than 25 mentoring hours.  These hours are in addition to the community service as a graduation requirement.
  • Each recipient must be prepared, on completion of the programme, to submit a minimum 400-word self-reflection report.
Repayment
  • No repayment is required
  • However, repayment is required in full or in part if the student withdraws from the programme or did not complete the programme in a satisfactory manner.
Application

Apply via student portal, OASIS > Financial Aid Application, using student computer account username and password.
(application dates to be announced by Centre for Student Financial Assistance)

Enquiries Centre for Student Financial Assistance
Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Assistance
Email: finasst@smu.edu.sg

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Joanne Chan Memorial Fund Social Science Study Mission Grant

The Joanne Chan Memorial Fund Social Science Study Mission Grant is funded by the Joanne Chan Memorial Fund. The Fund is established in memory of the late Ms Joanne Chan, an alumna of the School of Social Sciences for her contributions toward the community. The Fund enables students who share Joanne’s passion for the Social Sciences to pursue their dreams without being hampered by financial difficulties.

The Grant will provide financial assistance to full-time needy undergraduates participating in study missions organised by the School of Social Sciences with the aim to enhance their educational experiences.

Up to 2 grants may be awarded for each study mission.

Quantum Up to $1,000 per grant
Eligibility
  • Enrolled in the study mission organised by the School of Social Sciences 
  • Preference will be given to students enrolled in BSocSc (as primary or secondary programme of study) as well as non-SoSS students with a second major within SoSS.
  • With demonstrated financial needs (gross monthly household per capita income not exceeding $1,000)
Repayment
  • No repayment is required. 
  • However, repayment is required in full if the student withdraws from the study mission or SMU.
Application

Apply via student portal, OASIS > Financial Aid Application, using student computer account username and password.
(applications limited to course registrants only)

Enquiries Centre for Student Financial Assistance
Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Assistance
Email: finasst@smu.edu.sg

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Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple Emergency Grant

Established in 2016 by the Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple, the Grant provides one-off financial assistance to undergraduates at the Singapore Management University requiring immediate and interim financial assistance, having been faced with unforeseen crises which resulted in financial difficulties in their families.
 
Up to 30 grants may be awarded annually and in perpetuity commencing Academic Year 2016-17.
 
Quantum Between $2,000 and $5,000.
Eligibility
  • Full time undergraduates enrolled in any degree programme
  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • Facing unforeseen crisis which resulted in financial hardship in the families.
Conditions of Award
  • Concurrent receipt of this grant with other schemes of similar nature is not allowed.
  • Each eligible student can only receive the grant once a year.
  • A recipient may reapply in a subsequent year of study, subject to continued observance of the eligibility criteria.
Repayment
  • No repayment is required. 
  • However, repayment is required in full if the student withdraws from SMU.
Application

Apply via student portal, OASIS > Financial Aid Application, using student computer account username and password.

Enquiries

Centre for Student Financial Assistance
Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Assistance
Email: finasst@smu.edu.sg

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Law Study Mission Financial Grant

Supported by funds contributed by the School's faculty, members of the legal fraternity and the community at large, the LSM Financial Grant is available to Bachelor of Laws undergraduates studying full-time at the Singapore Management University. 

Up to 20 grants may be awarded annually.

Quantum $1,000 per grant
Eligibility
  • Full-time undergraduates from the School of Law
  • Any nationality
  • Monthly household per capita income of no more than $1,900 or evidence of family financial difficulties
  • Students who are in receipt of other scholarships/study awards/bursaries may apply but priority will be given to eligible students who are not in receipt of such awards or assistance
Conditions of Award Grant will only be awarded if the student has gained enrolment into the LSM course.
Repayment
  • No repayment is required.
  • A student who withdraws from the LSM or SMU is required to repay the grant, except if special approval is given by the Dean's Office.
Application

Call of application will be sent to the students enrolled in the Law Study Mission course on week 6 of the term.

(Application period: Week 6 to 8 of the term that the Law Study Mission is offered.)

Students who are unsuccessful in their applications or require financial assistance may contact the Centre for Student Financial Assistance to explore alternative means of financing.

Enquiries Ms Esther Phang
School of Law
Email: estherphang@smu.edu.sg

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Maybank “eMpowering Youths” Overseas Community Service Project Grant

The eMpowering Youths programme, funded by Maybank Foundation, is aimed at nurturing ASEAN’s future leaders who demonstrate strong understanding of the cultures and poverty issues in the region. The grant is available to SMU undergraduates who are passionate about social innovation to build healthier communities and address social problems with sustained solutions. 

Quantum 60% of total project cost subject to a maximum of $30,000
Eligibility
  • Group-based community service projects that have been approved by Centre for Social Responsibility
  • Projects that aim to reduce poverty and empower ASEAN community through initiatives that deliver tangible long-term impact socially and economically 
Conditions of Award
  • Grant is awarded at the project team level 
  • Project must be in ASEAN countries
Repayment No repayment is required
Application Apply to Centre for Social Responsibility
Enquiries
Centre for Social Responsibility

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Mrs Tracy Tan Overseas Exposure Grant

Established in 2014, the Grant aims to provide financially-needy undergraduates the opportunity to gain international exposure and experience through embarking on approved overseas exchange programmes or overseas study missions.

In Academic Years 2016-17 and 2017-18, the following number of grants will be given out:

  • Exchange Programme with an SMU Partner University - Up to 6 grants (3 in each term)
  • Study Mission - Up to 8 grants (4 in each term)
Quantum
  • Exchange Programme – $6,000
  • Study Mission – $1,750
Eligibility
  • Full-time undergraduates enrolled in any degree programme
  • Any nationality
  • With demonstrated financial needs (gross monthly household per capita income not exceeding $1,700)
  • Preference will be given to students who have not embarked on any overseas student programmes
Conditions of Award

Must have gained enrolment into:

  • Exchange Programme – a term of study with an SMU partner university
  • Study Mission – the study mission module offered by one of the Schools in SMU
Repayment
  • No repayment is required.
  • However, repayment is required in full if the recipient withdraws from the approved programme or SMU.
Application

Apply via student portal, OASIS > Financial Aid Application, using student computer account username and password.

  • Exchanges – in March (Fall) and October (Spring)
  • Study Missions – in September (Term 1) and February (Term 2)
Enquiries Centre for Student Financial Assistance
Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Assistance
Email: finasst@smu.edu.sg

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Ruth Chiang Overseas Community Service Grant

Giving back and serving the community has been one of the founding principles of SMU.  SMU is the first local university that introduced community service as a compulsory graduation requirement.  Mrs Ruth Chiang, the pioneer Director of the Office of Career Services, was charged with developing the community service component for students, stretching them even beyond our borders.  With growing emphasis on service learning and community engagement, SMU set up the Centre for Social Responsibility in December 2010.  In the spirit of giving back to community, Ruth would like to do her part in empowering students to work with the less privileged in Cambodia, especially in education and training.  The return on this “investment” is also to help SMU students appreciate cultural differences, learn from the beneficiaries and hone their organisation and management skills.

One (1) grant, valued up to $2,250, will be awarded annually to a project team commencing Academic Year 2012-13 and in perpetuity. The Grant is funded from the proceeds of an endowed contribution by Mrs Ruth Chiang.

Quantum Up to $2,250 per grant
Eligibility
  • Full-time SMU undergraduates of any nationality
  • Preference for the CSP to be done in Cambodia and in particular to support the work of the Singapore registered organisation, “Educational Life International Cambodia”.
Conditions of Award The grant will be awarded at the project team level. It will be used to assist the students in meeting their project funds in delivering effective programmes to be developed in tandem with the beneficiary organisation.
Repayment No repayment is required
Application Apply to the Centre for Social Responsibility
Enquiries Centre for Student Financial Assistance
Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Assistance
Email: finasst@smu.edu.sg

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School of Accountancy Education Enhancement Fund

Supported by collective donors, the School of Accountancy Education Enhancement Fund is available to School of Accountancy (SOA) undergraduates studying full-time at the Singapore Management University. The Fund is aimed at motivating and inspiring, as well as providing financial assistance to SOA undergraduates who are in need of financial assistance to participate in overseas student exchanges with SMU partner universities.

The number of grants to be awarded is at SOA's discretion and subject to availability of budget.

Quantum Up to $4,000 per grant

Eligibility 

  • Enrolled in Bachelor of Accountancy (primary programme of study)
  • Any nationality
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • With demonstrated financial need (gross monthly household per capita income not exceeding $1,000)

Conditions of Award

Must have gained enrolment into an approved overseas student exchange programme.

Repayment

  • No repayment is required.
  • However, repayment is required in full if the student withdraws from the approved programme or SMU.

Application

  • Apply via student portal, OASIS > Financial Aid Application, using student computer account username and password.
  • Application periods – in March for Term 1 (Fall) Exchanges and/or in October for Term 2 (Spring) Exchanges.

Enquiries

Centre for Student Financial Assistance
Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Assistance
Email: finasst@smu.edu.sg

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School of Accountancy International Experience Fund

Established by an anonymous donor, the Fund seeks to motivate and inspire, as well as provide financial assistance, to full-time School of Accountancy (SOA) undergraduates in areas that allow them to gain international experience and exposure including but not limited to the following:

  • Overseas Exchange
  • Accounting Study Mission

Any other student related overseas activities that are approved by SOA which will enhance the educational experience of the students.

Quantum
  • Overseas Exchange - $4,000
  • Accounting Study Mission - To be announced by SOA via email
Eligibility
  • Enrolled in Bachelor of Accountancy (primary programme of study)
  • Any nationality
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • With demonstrated financial need (gross monthly household per capita income not exceeding $1,900)
  • Preference given to students proceeding to non-European countries
Conditions of Award

Must have gained enrolment into:

  • Exchange Programme – a term of study with an SMU partner university
  • Study Mission – the ASM module offered by SOA
Repayment
  • No repayment is required.
  • However, repayment is required in full if the student withdraws from the approved programme or SMU.
Application

Apply via student portal, OASIS > Financial Aid Application, using student computer account username and password.

  • Exchange – in March (Fall) and October (Spring)
  • Accounting Study Mission – in June (Term 1) and December (Term 2)
Enquiries

(on applications)
Centre for Student Financial Assistance
Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Assistance
Email: finasst@smu.edu.sg

(on Accounting Study Mission)
School of Accountancy
Email: accountancy@smu.edu.sg

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Shirin Fozdar Community Service Projects (CSP) Grants

Shirin Fozdar Community Service Projects (CSP) Grants  is established to facilitate the advancement of the women community and aims to instil continued passion for the long-term development of the community. It will fund meaningful and sustainable local community service projects, with the desire to make a difference to women’s lives.

Quantum Each grant is valued at maximum $5,000
Eligibility
  • Projects must be endorsed the Centre for Social Responsibility (C4SR) or eligible club-based activities must be endorsed by the Office of Student Life (OSL)/respective Schools.
  • Project Leaders to apply on behalf of team for projects that meet any of Shirin Fozdar Programme’s objectives below:
  1. To equip women and families in need with life skills and resources to nurture a resilient community
  2. To organize conferences, dialogues and research to enhance a gender perspective in national policies
  3. To partner with businesses, policy makers, private and non-profit organisations  to design collective programmes for change
  4. To develop and support  community capability resources to add value to women’s developmental growth
  • Priority will be given to projects of a sustainable nature and with a focus on female majority.
Conditions of Award
  • The grant will be awarded at the project team level. It will be used to assist the students in meeting their project funds in delivering effective programmes to be developed in tandem with the beneficiary organisation/community.
  • Upon completion of their projects, the recipient project team must submit a minimum 400-word report, incorporating updates on their proposed project deliverables, estimated social impact, beneficiary feedback, budget and photographs of their community outreach experiences. 
Repayment
  • No repayment is required
  • However, repayment is required in full or in part if the project is not carried out
Application Apply to the Centre for Social Responsibility (C4SR)
(application dates will be announced by C4SR in February and September)
Enquiries Centre for Social Responsibility
Email: commsvcs@smu.edu.sg

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SMU Overseas Student Educational Programme Subsidy

The scheme aims to assist students in meeting some of their expenses when participating in an overseas educational programme. Programmes include Business Study Mission, overseas internship, overseas community service or any other university-approved student educational programme.

Quantum Up to $500 per trip
Eligibility
  • Needy full-time undergraduate students who have used all available loan schemes or subsidies up to 90% of the tuition fees payable by Singaporean students.
  • Monthly gross per capita income not exceeding $2,250, monthly gross household income not exceeding $9,000 or evidence of family financial difficulties.
  • Students in receipt of scholarship, study award/grant or bursary may be considered only on a case-by-case basis.

Support will be given once only during the students' course of studies.

Repayment
  • No repayment is required.
  • However, repayment is required in full if student withdraws from participating in the approved overseas programme or from SMU.
Application

Apply via student portal, OASIS > Financial Aid Application, using student computer account username and password.

Enquiries Centre for Student Financial Assistance
Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Assistance
Email: finasst@smu.edu.sg

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SMU Partial Conference Funding

SMU students participating in international, regional or local conferences may apply for partial conference funding.

Quantum

Funding is subject to:

  • a maximum of $1,000 per trip for conferences outside South East Asia.
  • a maximum of $500 per trip for conferences in South East Asia.

It is intended to partially cover costs such as registration fees, accommodation, and flights. The amount of funding will be determined by factors such as the reputation of the conference, the quality of the paper accepted for presentation at the conference, and the applicant's role at the conference. Applicants must demonstrate that they are capable of representing the student body or their school.

Eligibility
  • Full-time undergraduate students of SMU of any nationality and course of study.
  • Support will be given up to 2 times during the students' course of studies.
Repayment
  • No repayment is required.
  • However, repayment is required in full if student withdraws from the intended programme/activity or SMU.
Application

Apply via student portal, OASIS > Financial Aid Application, using student computer account username and password.

Enquiries Centre for Student Financial Assistance
Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Assistance
Email: finasst@smu.edu.sg

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SMU Student Life Financial Grant

This is a one-off emergency financial grant to assist students facing unforeseen financial crisis in the short term while their families seek for long-term solutions to meet their financial needs.

Quantum Up to $2,000
Eligibility Full-time undergraduate student whose family is faced with a sudden difficult financial situation (eg Serious illness of a family member who is to undergo medical treatment/surgery, incapacitation of bread-winner, retrenchment of bread-winner, etc).
Repayment No repayment is required.
Application

Apply via student portal, OASIS > Financial Aid Application, using student computer account username and password.

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

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SMU Work-Study Grant

The grant is aimed at assisting students who are in need of financial assistance to fund their studies, to undertake International Exchange Programmes, Business Study Missions, overseas Internships or community service projects.

Quantum
  • Up to $2,400 (gross) per grant in return for a maximum of 200 hours or equivalent of work.
  • A minimum of 50 work hours is required be eligible for WSG Scheme. For work assignments of less than 200 hours, remuneration will be computed at $12 (gross) for each hour of work completed.
Eligibility
  • Full-time undergraduate students of SMU
  • Preference will be given to students with per capita monthly household income of less than $1,500, and without access to bursaries and/or scholarships.
Repayment No repayment is required.
Application Download application form via OASIS > Finance & Admin
Enquiries Centre for Student Financial Assistance
Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Assistance
Email: finasst@smu.edu.sg

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Tan Tiong Hwee Memorial Fund Grant

Supported by The Tan Tiong Hwee Memorial Fund contributed by collective donors, the memorial grant is available to Bachelor of Laws undergraduates studying full-time at the Singapore Management University. The grant is aimed at providing financial assistance to Law undergraduates who are in need of financial assistance to participate in overseas activities/programmes such as overseas community service projects, Law Study Missions or any other university-approved overseas student educational programme.

Up to two grants may be awarded annually.

Quantum $1,000 per grant
Eligibility
  • Full-time undergraduates from the School of Law
  • Any nationality
  • Monthly household per capita income of no more than $1,900 or evidence of family financial difficulties
  • Students who are in receipt of other scholarships/study awards/bursaries may apply but priority will be given to eligible students who are not in receipt of such awards or assistance.
Conditions of Award Grant will only be awarded if the student has gained enrolment into the university-approved overseas student educational activity/programme.
Repayment
  • No repayment is required.
  • A student who withdraws from the approved activity/programme of participation in which the grant is awarded for or SMU is required to repay the grant, except if special approval is given by the Dean's Office.
Application

Application is not required.  Eligible candidates will be shortlisted from the SMU-Administered Bursaries applicant pool (for applications received between February and August) for consideration.

Students who are unsuccessful in their application or require financial assistance may contact the Centre for Student Financial Assistance to explore alternative means of financing.

Enquiries Ms Esther Phang
School of Law
Email: estherphang@smu.edu.sg

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Wilmar Overseas Community Service Project Grant

Commencing in Academic Year 2014-2015, the objective of this Grant is to facilitate student participation in overseas community service projects for those wanting to serve the community and create an impact on its beneficiaries. This Grant is an opportunity to expose the University’s students to the less fortunate in the emerging economies of the world and allows them to better relate to the needs of others in society and to assist them.

Quantum Up to 50 percent of the total cost of a project or trip incurred or to be incurred for each project or trip.
Eligibility
  • Full time SMU undergraduates of any nationality wishing to undertake a community service project approved by the C4SR.
  • Preference for the projects to be carried out in China and/or Indonesia, in communities identified by Wilmar International Limited
Conditions of Award
  • The Grant will be awarded at the project team level, with recommendation from C4SR.
Repayment No repayment is required.
Application Apply to the Centre for Social Responsibility
Enquiries
Centre for Social Responsibility

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Wilmar Overseas Internship Grant

Supported by Wilmar International Limited and esblished in 2014, the grant seeks to motivate students to be exposed to the emerging economies of the world, and to inculcate in them a pioneering spirit, entrepreneurship vision and sharp business acumen.

The grant is to be used for the recipient's travel and cost of living expenses during his/her overseas internship attachment in the selected markets.

Up to 10 grants will be disbursed annually for summer internships in 2016 (Academic Year 2015-16), 2017 (Academic Year 2016-17) and 2018 (Academic Year 2017-18).

Quantum $10,000 per grant
Eligibility
  • Full-time undergraduates of any nationality#
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00
  • Preference will be given to students enrolled in the International Trading Track.
  • Internships must be with SMU-approved companies in the following country/region:
    • People’s Republic of China
    • Africa
    • Eastern Europe/Russia
    • Central Asia
  • Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need.
  • Not concurrently in receipt of other forms of financial assistance for the purpose of the internship.

# Singaporeans/Permanent Residents are to first review funding opportunities from the Young Talent Programme (the component for Market Immersion through overseas exchanges and internships) by offered by IE Singapore. Returning international students to their home countries will not be eligible. If in doubt, please consult the SMU Career Counsellors at the Dato’ Kho Hui Meng Career Centre.

Conditions of Award
  • Each student is entitled to receive the grant only once during his or her course of study at the University.
  • The grant will fund the student’s airfare, visa, travel insurance plus a $300 weekly allowance for up to 10 weeks.
  • The grant is only applicable to locations for which no other sources of financial support are available.
  • Grant reimbursement will be adjusted if the attachment duration is shortened due to unforeseen circumstances.
Repayment No repayment is required.
Application Apply to the Dato’ Kho Hui Meng Career Centre
Enquiries Dato’ Kho Hui Meng Career Centre
Email: placement@smu.edu.sg

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Last updated on 18 Jan 2018.