2017 Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Scholarships, Singapore

2016 Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Scholarships, Singapore

The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy is offering scholarships/fellowships for international students to pursue masters or PhD program in public policy, public administration and public management. A fellowship will fully finance the candidate’s education in the MPM programme. Applicants must have good academic and professional records and must also have demonstrated leadership and a desire to contribute to public service. Selection will be based on merit.

Level: Master’s & PhD Degree

Field(s): in the field of public policy, public

Deadline: the Master programmes applications are open from 01 August 2016 until 31 December 2016 for those seekingfinancial support from the LKY School; and until 15 January 2017 for those not seeking financial aid.The PhD programmes applications are open from 01 August 2016 until 15 December 2016.

Funded By:  The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Scholarships are targeted for students of all nationalities.

Scholarship Duration: The Scholarships/fellowships are tenable for one year in the first instance and are renewable annually, subject to satisfactory progress. The maximum duration of the award will be four years. Renewal of scholarship is subject to satisfactory periodic review.

‣ Scholarship covers:Although the specific value and coverage may vary, a grant will generally cover tuition fees, as well as cover additional fees.

‣ Scholarship covers:Although the specific value and coverage may vary, a grant will generally cover tuition fees, as well as cover additional fees.

The school also offers financial assistance by way of waiving the tuition fees for the entire course of the programme. A fellowship will fully finance the candidate’s education in the MPM programme. The following items are covered by the terms of the relevant Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Scholarships :

  • Tuition fees
  • A monthly stipend throughout the period of the award
  • A one-time book allowance
  • A one-time settling-in allowance
  • Shared housing
  • Tuition, health insurance, examination and other approved fees
  • Cost of travel from home country to Singapore on award of the scholarship
  • Cost of travel from Singapore to partner university (applicable to MPM candidates only)
  • Cost of travel from partner university to Singapore (applicable to MPM candidates only)
  • Cost of travel from Singapore to home country on graduation

Description

‣ The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy provides generous financial aid to students based on merit.

‣ Approximately half of LKY School students receive financial support from the school, whether through scholarships, grants, fee waivers, or fellowships. Below are the four main kinds of financial aid.

-Scholarships:  Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Scholarships are offered on a merit basis. Applicants must have good academic and professional records.

‣ They must also have demonstrated leadership and a desire to contribute to public service.

‣ Awards will be made only if there are candidates of sufficient merit. Scholars may not concurrently hold any other scholarship, fellowship or award without the prior approval from the School.

‣ There is no bond or obligation for the Scholar except for the Lien Foundation and ANZ scholarships.

Grants: The school provides for a number of grants as a form of financial assistance. Although the specific value and coverage may vary, a grant will generally cover tuition fees, as well as cover additional fees.

‣ More specific information on grants will be communicated to you if you are successful in your application.

Tuition Fee Waive : The school also offers financial assistance by way of waiving the tuition fees for the entire course of the programme.

Fellowships (MPM only): Fellowships are offered on a merit basis to recognise outstanding international MPM candidates who have clearly demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities and are committed to public service.

‣ A fellowship will fully finance the candidate’s education in the MPM programme. Due to the prestige of the fellowship, awards will be made only if there are candidates of sufficient merit.

‣ In addition to meeting the stringent criteria for entry into the MPM programme, all fellows should also demonstrate exceptional academic ability and professional distinction. They may not concurrently hold any other scholarship, fellowship, or award without prior approval from the School.

Eligibility

 

Applicats must meet the following requirements to apply for Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Scholarships:

‣ Applicants must have good academic and professional records.

‣ They must also have demonstrated leadership and a desire to contribute to public service.

‣ Awards will be made only if there are candidates of sufficient merit.

‣ Scholars may not concurrently hold any other scholarship, fellowship or award without the prior approval from the School.

‣ There is no bond or obligation for the Scholar except for the Lien Foundation and ANZ scholarships.

Selection Criteria for Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Scholarships

‣ Selection will be based on merit.

Notification:

‣ Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.

‣ All shortlisted applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application in writing, via email and post.

‣ If student is selected for an interview, they will be contacted by Admissions Officer during the months of February-March. The final outcome of the applications for our programmes will be announced around May 2015.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit an online application. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. All shortlisted applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application in writing, via email and post. Priority will be given to those who are offered admission.

‣ Scholarship Application Due Date:  the Master programmes applications are open from 01 August 2016 until 31 December 2016 for those seekingfinancial support from the LKY School; and until 15 January 2017 for those not seeking financial aid.The PhD programmes applications are open from 01 August 2016 until 15 December 2016.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more Information about Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Scholarships

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