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No, the Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship is only open to Singapore Citizens.
Yes, we are open to considering applicants from all professions.
You may submit an application as long as the outcomes of your postgraduate applications are available by March of the following year. Your scholarship will only be confirmed after you have received your final results and degree classification for your undergraduate degree.
Yes, you can apply for this scholarship, provided that you have at least two academic terms remaining from the point of application.
The current scholarship application exercise is for applicants who intend to pursue their postgraduate studies in the upcoming academic year (AY). For example, if you intend to commence your studies in AY 2023/24, you should apply for the scholarship in the 2023 application exercise. If you intend to pursue your studies in a subsequent AY, you may wish to consider applying in subsequent application cycles.
The Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship allows recipients to hold concurrent scholarships. However, please check the terms and conditions of the other scholarship to ensure that you are allowed to hold both scholarships concurrently.
Yes, you may apply. Applications will be assessed holistically, taking into consideration applicants' track record of professional achievements, leadership, contributions to the community, etc.
You are encouraged to pursue full-time studies if you are awarded the scholarship.
If you do not have formal CCA records or have misplaced them, you may submit alternative documents that show your involvement.
You need not have secured a university place before the submission of your application. However, you should indicate in your application form the universities that you have applied to.
No, you do not need to take pre-admission (e.g. TOEFL, GRE or GMAT) specifically for this scholarship application. However, you should check with the universities that you are applying to, on their requirements for admission.
There is no restriction on the course of study. Past recipients of the scholarship have pursued a wide range of disciplines, including Law, Business Management, Life Sciences, Music, and specialised medical fields.
No, your referees need not submit any letters at the point of your application. We will get in touch with them if you are shortlisted for an interview.
The scholarship provides a one-off sum or an annual allowance. Scholarship recipients may use these funds to cover tuition fees or other costs.
Following the submission of completed applications, selected applicants will be required to take psychometric tests. Details will be provided in February. Shortlisted applicants will subsequently be invited for an interview with the Selection Committee.
You will not need to update your application once your application has been submitted. If you are shortlisted for further assessment, we will reach out to you for updates.