Tuesday, 6 April 2010

The Singapore Management University (SMU) MBA Scholarships For All International Students

Brief Description
The SMU MBA programme does offer scholarships for both Full-time and Flex-time students, but only after students are admitted into the programme.  Currently we offer scholarships for academic excellence, leadership, diversity, and/or sector interest (family business & entrepreneurship, energy, technology, and finance).  Students can apply for more than one scholarship. Scholarships are awarded based on merit and need. Over half of this year's pioneer class has been awarded some form of scholarship funding ranging from 5,000 – 20,000 SGD. There is no bond attached to the scholarship. 

Eligibility Criteria
  • Successfully accepted into the SMU Full-time or Flex-time MBA programme
  • Open to all nationalities
BW Maritime Scholarships 

BW Maritime is a part of the BW Group, which is one of the world's leading maritime companies involved in offshore oil and gas production and delivery of energy and other vital commodities for more than 70 years ( www.bwshipping.com ).
The BW Maritime Scholarship is targeted at SMU MBA students with experience and/or interest in the energy sector. Awards range from $10,000 – 15,000 SGD and are bond-free...

 Eligibility criteria:
  • Successfully accepted into the SMU Full-time or Flex-time MBA programme
  • Open to all nationalities
  • Keen sectoral interest in the maritime/shipping/oil and gas industries
  • Strong leadership skills and outstanding character
  • Solid academic achievement
  • Special consideration for those with demonstrated financial need
SPRING Singapore 's Management Development Scholarship (MDS)

SPRING Singapore is committed to shaping Singapore 's enterprise landscape by upgrading management capabilities in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) through the Management Development Scholarship (MDS).
MDS will provide funding at the following levels:
  • Full-time MBA : SPRING will provide grant value of up to 70% of expenses which includes tuition fees, basic stipend and other related expenses, including monthly allowance for full-time MBA scholars. The remaining costs are borne by the sponsoring SME .
  • Flex-time MBA: SPRING will provide grant value of up to 90% of tuition fees and other related expenses. The SME will bear the full salaries throughout the course of study. The remaining costs are borne by the sponsoring SME .
Eligibility criteria:
  • Currently working in a SME or interested in joining one
  • A Singapore citizen or Singapore permanent resident
  • Have 3-8 years of working experience
You will need to:
  • Apply to the SMU MBA programme and be successfully admitted.
  • Seek a SME to participate as a Sponsor Company, before embarking on the programme
  • Go through a joint selection process by SPRING and the participating SME
  • Serve a 3-month internship in the SME prior to embarking on the course if you are a new recruit. Performance must be deemed satisfactory by the SME
  • Serve a bond of up to 2 years in the SME upon completion of your studies 
For more information and to apply, please visit www.spring.gov.sg/mds

Scholarship Source : http://www.business.smu.edu.sg/MBA/Financing%20your%20MBA.asp

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