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ASEAN Scholarships for Malaysia: Secondary One Scholarships

ASEAN Scholarships for Malaysia: Secondary One Scholarships
Closing Date
The application period for the AY2014 ASEAN Scholarships for Malaysia is from 4 February 2013 (6.00 am) to 28 March 2013 (10.00 pm).

Students from Malaysia who wish to enter Singapore schools at the Secondary 1 level under the ASEAN Scholarships are welcome to apply for the Secondary 1 awards. Candidates who are not short-listed for the scholarships may be considered for the Merit Awards.

Students who meet the following criteria are invited to apply for the scholarship:
  • Nationals of Malaysia
  • Born between 1999–2001
  • Currently in Standard 6 or Form 1
  • Have done consistently well in their school examinations
  • Proficiency in English and a good record of participation in co-curricular activities will be an advantage
Important Dates
Any dates given below are tentative and are subject to changes.
Application Period
Till 28 March 2013
Selection Test
June 2013
Selection Interview
August 2013
Award of Scholarship
October 2013
Arrival of Scholar in Singapore
December 2013

Candidates short-listed for the selection test/interview will be notified at least 1 week before the selection test / interview dates. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Scholars selected to attend the bridging course will be required to arrive in Singapore in November 2013.

Application Procedures
Applicants are to apply on-line by using the online application system.

If you encounter difficulties in the online application system, you may contact our customer service centre at +65 6872 2220.

All applications should reach the Singapore Ministry of Education before the closing date, 28 March 2013.

Test and Interview Cities
The selection tests and interviews will be conducted in the following cities:
  • Kota Kinabalu
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Kuching
  • Penang
  • Singapore
Note: Kota Kinabalu, Kuching and Penang may be used as Test / Interview Centre if there are sufficient short-listed candidates.

Terms and Conditions
  1. Allowance of S$2,200 (Secondary) / S$2,400 (Pre-University) per annum with hostel accommodation
  2. Settling-in allowance of S$400 (once only)
  3. Economy class air passage (for East Malaysians) or S$50 transport allowance (for West Malaysians) to Singapore and back to home country upon completion of scholarship term
  4. Waiver of school fees (excluding miscellaneous fees)
  5. Waiver of GCE O-Level and A-Level (or equivalent) examination fees (once only, if applicable)
  6. Subsidised medical benefits and accident insurance cover
  7. Bridging course (if applicable, in Singapore before start of course)
  8. There is no bond attached to the scholarship