10 Dec 2021
The Dr Goh Keng Swee (GKS) Scholarship is a private sector scholarship administered by the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS). The Dr GKS Scholarship Fund was set up by the financial community in Singapore in honour of the former Deputy Prime Minister, who fostered Singapore’s economic development and growth as a reputable international financial centre.
It is awarded to outstanding individuals who are citizens/passport holders of any of the following 15 Asia Pacific economies (namely Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam) who wish to pursue undergraduate studies at local universities in Singapore i.e. National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore Management University (SMU), and Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).
Duration and Terms of Award
The Dr GKS Scholarship supports a maximum of four years of undergraduate studies (including Honours) and provides the following:
The scholarship award will be reviewed annually and is subjected to satisfactory performance and academic results.
Successful candidates will be required to work for three years upon completion of their studies in either:
a) An approved company in Singapore; or
b) An approved Singapore-based company in Cambodia.
The deployment of scholarship holders to serve their bonds will be determined by the Dr GKS Scholarship Fund.
Applications will close on 31 March 2022 at 23:59hours (Singapore time) and must be submitted through: www.pscgateway.gov.sg/app/gks/account/uidsignin
Shortlisted applicants will be required to take an online personality profiling test in April 2022. Applicants selected to attend the final interview can expect a session to be scheduled in end-May/June 2022.