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NUS Sports Scholarship (Mid-term)

The NUS Sports Scholarship (Mid-term) is awarded to undergraduates who possess outstanding academic and sports participation / representation records in NUS. 


Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:

  • Have represented and brought honour to the university in sports.

  • Achieved outstanding sporting achievements*.

  • Achieved outstanding academic performance with a minimum CAP of 3.2 or equivalent.

  • Displayed exemplary leadership, sportsmanship and conduct.

  • Preferably have taken on leadership roles (varsity leaders or any other student leadership positions).

  • Have contributed back to the community.

*Includes athletes who have done exceptionally well for their matches despite the team not emerging top in the tournament e.g. top tertiary singles.

Students are not eligible if:

  • They are currently recipients of any other scholarship, fellowship, bursary, grant, award or allowance; or

  • They are graduating in the prior year.

Scholarship Benefits (for the rest of the candidature subject to annual renewal process)
  • Tuition fees (after MOE Tuition Grant subsidy)

  • S$6,000 annual living allowance

  • S$2,800 annual accommodation allowance if scholar is staying on campus

  • Scholarship is bond-free

Terms & Conditions
  • The scholarship is offered to all undergraduate courses at NUS, excluding Music and Yale-NUS College, and is tenable for the remaining normal candidature period of the student (subject to annual renewal process).

  • Recipients of the scholarship (scholars) may not concurrently hold any other scholarship, fellowship, bursary, grant, award or allowance without prior approval from the University.

  • The scholarship will be monitored and renewed every semester provided the scholar maintains a Cumulative Average Point (CAP) of at least 3.2 (or equivalent), achieves sports performance targets as set with the University, contributes to the community in areas as set with the University and displayed good conduct.

  • If the scholar decides to withdraw from the University and/or terminate the scholarship prematurely, the University reserves the right to impose repayment of all scholarship monies disbursed to the scholar.

Application & Shortlisting Process
  • Application will be opened from 1st July to 31 July.

  • Applicants will be assessed on their suitability for the scholarships, based on the strength of their applications and their performance in the NUS Sports Scholarship selection interview(s), if shortlisted.

  • Applicants shortlisted for selection interview(s) will be informed via e-mail. Selection interviews will be conducted from August onwards, and applicants will be informed of their scholarship application outcomes by October. Please ensure that you are available to attend the interviews in order to be considered for scholarships. Your scholarship application will be withdrawn if you are unable to attend any scheduled selection interview(s) without valid reason(s).

  • NUS reserves the right not to award any scholarship if there are no candidates of sufficient merit. The decision of the selection committee is final. Enquiries or disputes surrounding its decisions will not be entertained.

Application & Enquiries

You may contact Mr Dex Cheong via email at if you have any queries.

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