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3.3.2    Master in Public Administration (MPA)

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Grants

The School provides for a number of grants to students. Although the specific value and coverage may vary, a grant will generally cover tuition fees, as well as additional fees. More specific information on grants will be communicated to you if you are successful in your application.

Scholarships

The scholarships below are offered on a competitive basis. Applicants must have good academic and professional records. They must also have demonstrated leadership and a desire to contribute to public service. Not all the awards will be given out unless there are candidates of sufficient merit. Scholars may not concurrently hold any other scholarship, fellowship or award without the prior approval of the School.

There is no bond or obligation for the scholar to be employed by NUS or in Singapore, except for the Lien Foundation scholarship.

The information below is correct at the time of printing.

Note 1: The following items are covered by the terms of the relevant scholarships:

  • A monthly stipend throughout the period of the award
  • A one-time book allowance
  • A one-time settling-in allowance
  • 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 home country on graduation

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Graduate Scholarship
The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Graduate Scholarship is available to full-time students who have demonstrated leadership and a desire to contribute to public service. It is available to all nationalities except Singapore citizens and permanent residents. Please refer to Note 1 for the terms of scholarship.

Chang Yung-fa Scholarship
The Chang Yung-fa Scholarships are available to needy but promising students.

Government of Punjab – LKYSPP Scholarship
The Government of Punjab and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy offer joint scholarships to students who are recommended by the Planning and Development Department of the Government of Punjab.

Kewalram Chanrai Scholarship
The Kewalram Chanrai Scholarship is available to students who are citizens of India.

Lee Foundation Scholarship
The Lee Foundation Scholarships are available to financially needy students.

Li Ka Shing Foundation Scholarship
The Li Ka Shing Foundation Scholarships are available to full-time students who are citizens of China, Hong Kong, India or ASEAN.

Lien Foundation Scholarship for Social Service Leaders
The Lien Foundation Scholarship for Social Service Leaders aims to groom talent, build up capability in the social service sector and develop outstanding leaders to serve the community. These scholarships are available only to Singapore citizens or permanent residents who intend to pursue the MPA programme (full- or part-time).

Applicants with academic excellence, a notable performance record and the potential to take up leadership positions in voluntary welfare organisations (VWOs) are sought from outstanding staff of VWOs and members of the public. These scholarships are administered by the National Council of Social Service (NCSS). Please visit www.ncss.org.sg/lien for more information and to obtain the application form. Scholars will serve a bond with NCSS in a VWO after graduation.

LBKM Scholarship
The LBKM Scholarships is available to citizens of Singapore.

Oei Hong Leong Scholarship
The Oei Hong Leong Scholarships are available to students who are citizens of China.

Rodamas – LKYSPP Scholarship
PT Rodamas Company and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy offer a joint scholarship to students who are citizens of Indonesia.

Sequislife – LKYSPP Scholarship
PT Sequislife Company and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy offer a joint scholarship to students who are citizens of Indonesia.

Spice Global Scholarship
The Spice Global Scholarship is available to students who are citizens of India.

Stamford Land Scholarship
The Stamford Land Scholarship is available to students who are citizens of Australia or New Zealand.

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