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NUS Sports Scholarship (Mid-term)


Applications for NUS (Mid-Term) Sports Scholarships will be open only in June 2021. Incoming NUS freshmen (AY21/22) intending to apply for Sports Scholarship should refer to the NUS Scholarship procedure found here on NUS Admissions Office page


Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:

  • Have a stellar track record of organising community sports events in NUS and/OR
    Have represented and brought honour to the university in sports.

  • Created significant impact from promoting community sports participation in NUS and/OR
    Attained 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 (sports leaders in any NUS sports groups/clubs or any other student leadership positions).

  • Have contributed back to the community.

*Includes student 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 and/or community sports 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 for AY20/21 will be opened from 15 July to 2 August 2020 (2359).

  • 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 Terence Lee via email at if you have any queries.