Deadline: Varies
Location: Singapore
Type: Scholarship, Undergraduate
Program Period: 4 years
Number of Awards: Not specified

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) offers the ASEAN Undergraduate Scholarships for citizens or permanent residents from the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), except Singapore.

Eligibility criteria

  1. Singapore Permanent Residents or Citizens from the ASEAN countries (except Singapore).
  2. Successful awardees should read a full-time undergraduate degree programme leading to a first degree, with the exception of Renaissance Engineering Programme. For the Biomedical Sciences & Chinese Medicine Programme, the scholarship will cover only the first three years of study in NTU.
  3. Possess outstanding Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ level, Diploma awarded by a polytechnic in Singapore, NUS High School Diploma, IB Diploma or Year 12 equivalent qualifications.
  4. Excellent co-curricular records.
  5. Strong leadership qualities and potential.

* ASEAN comprises Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam

Scholarship benefits

ASEAN Undergraduate Scholarship covers up to the normal programme duration on condition that the scholarship holder maintain a record of good academic performance and exemplary conduct.

  1. Subsidised tuition fees (after Tuition Grant) will be fully covered.
  2. Living allowance of S$5,800 per academic year.
  3. No bond is attached to the ASEAN Undergraduate Scholarship apart from the three-year bond applicable to all Singapore PRs and international students under the MOE Tuition Grant Scheme.
Terms & Conditions
  1. Scholarship holder may not, without the approval of the University, hold concurrently any other scholarships, bursaries or university loans. Concurrent holding of LKY-STEP Award is allowed for Singapore Permanent Residents only.
  2. Scholarship holder is required to maintain a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 out of 5.0. Academic performance will be reviewed every semester.
  3. The Scholarship may be withdrawn at any time if, in the opinion of the University, the scholarship holder ’s progress or behaviour is deemed unsatisfactory.
  4. If the scholarship holder decides to terminate the scholarship prematurely, a repayment will be imposed.

How to Apply

The same application period for admissions applies. Admission is now open but deadlines are varied, so please go to the admission website here. Scholarships are awarded based on competition amongst shortlisted candidates.

Applicants are required to submit your application for admission before submitting your application for scholarship.

Applicants with the following qualifications:

  1. Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ level
  2. Local Polytechnic Diploma
  3. NUS High School Diploma
  4. IB Diploma
  • The scholarship application form can be found at the link ‘Application for Scholarship’ at the end of your online application for admission. You are required to login with the application number assigned to you.
  • Applicants are required to submit a recent passport-size photo (digital image) online after completing your application form.
  • Applicants are also required to submit a referee’s appraisal online. The appraisal is to be completed by your school teacher, who must not be your family or relative. After you have submitted your scholarship application, you will be provided with a URL to be forwarded to your school teacher. Your school teacher is to submit the online appraisal to us within 7 days of your scholarship application.
  • If you have reserved an undergraduate degree programme in NTU, you can login here to access the scholarship application form.

Applicants with Year 12 equivalent results:

  1. Click here to apply for the scholarship with your assigned application number.
  2. Applicants are required to submit a recent passport-size photo (digital image) online after completing your application form.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for an interview.