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University Study Grant

About the Bursary

Established in 2010, the University Study Grant aims to encourage full-time undergraduates to strive for academic and professional excellence.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Full-time undergraduates in any degree programme
  • Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents
  • Good academic results
  • With demonstrated financial need


One grant will be awarded annually until Academic Year 2019-20.

Tenure and Benefits

  • The grant, valued at $2,000, is tenable for one year of study.
  • The grant will go towards funding the recipient's 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 (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 study grant is made possible by a generous anonymous donor.


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Last updated on 1 Mar 2017.