Nanyang Technological University Scholarships are now open for international students. These scholarships are available for admitted students to finance their MBA studies.
The Nanyang Technological University is a public and autonomous university in Singapore. NTU is consistently ranked amongst the world’s best universities in all of the major college and university rankings and is regarded as one of the top 3 universities in Asia.
The application deadline for some scholarship is 5 January 2017 and for other is 31 March 2017.
Value of Scholarship
Nanyang Early Submission Scholarship: High-calibre individuals who gained admission to the high-rated Nanyang MBA programme early will be considered for the Nanyang Early Submission Scholarship. The merit-based scholarship is set up to reward Nanyang MBA applicants who are certain and clear with their MBA ambitions.
Nanyang Women in Business Scholarship: As part of Nanyang Business School’s commitment to recognise the increased representation of women in the business community, the partial scholarship is awarded to talented and motivated women who have demonstrated potential to make significant contributions both during and after the MBA programme.
Nanyang Productivity Leader Scholarship (For Singaporeans and PR’s): As Singapore continues the drive towards productivity improvements, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) play an important role in raising performance productivity. Nanyang Business School wants to support SME leaders build on their business capabilities as they push the envelope to innovate and optimise productivity in a challenging landscape. Applicant(s) for the scholarship must be employed by an organisation defined as an SME in Singapore.
Nanyang GLC Scholarship: Singapore’s Government-Linked Companies (GLC) continue to be key drivers of the economy and this partial scholarship aims to support GLC’s leadership talents looking to enhance their business acumen in their increasingly complex and strategic roles. Applicant(s) for the scholarship are required to be employed by GLC at the point of application.
Nanyang Blue-Chip Leader Scholarship: This scholarship is for individuals with exposure in a blue-chip company and aspires to continue building their career in companies with an institutional status in the global or local economy. Other than having the right aptitude and believing in their competencies as future business leaders, applicants must also be willing to play a key role in working towards a sustainable world.
NTU Innovation Leader Scholarship: With NTU’s steep tradition in technology and innovation, Nanyang Business School is committed to nurture innovators, who at the same time, see themselves as future business leaders. This partial scholarship will support creative talents achieve the prestigious Nanyang MBA while enhancing their understanding and leadership role in the business area.
Nanyang Emerging Market Leader Scholarship: The scholarship is awarded to outstanding and dynamic individuals who are committed to contributing to their home country as future leaders. The partial scholarship aims to increase the number of exemplary candidates from emerging economies with limited financial means and an added boost for them to achieve success in business.
Nanyang EU Scholarship: The scholarship is for EU citizens who wish to further their understanding of doing business in Asia. Other than demonstrating an outstanding career progression and a solid academic background, awarded scholars must be keen to gain an international outlook and aspire to attain a high level of success in business.
Nanyang Middle-East Scholarship: This partial scholarship is awarded to individuals who see themselves as eventual business leaders championing trade between the Middle East and Asia. Other than having the sharp business acumen and solid academic achievements, awarded Middle Eastern scholars shall be committed to deepening bilateral economic ties between the two regions.
Nanyang Latin America Scholarship: Fueled by both commodity and cultural interests between Latin America and Asia, the ties fostered between the two continents have grown significantly. This scholarship is designed to groom MBA talent from Latin America, who have strong professional and cultural interest in Singapore and Asia.
Asean Postgraduate Scholarship (For Asean Member Countries Only, Except Singapore): Open to nationals of member countries of ASEAN (except Singapore). Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents and recipients of other scholarships or bursaries are not eligible to apply.The scholars are allowed to do an internship, but without payment.
APEC Scholarship (For APEC Member Countries Only, Except Singapore): Open to nationals from the following APEC member economies (except Singapore) to pursue a full-time MBA programme at Nanyang: Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, People’s Republic of China, Peru, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Russia, Thailand, United States, Vietnam. Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents and recipients of other scholarships or bursaries are not eligible to apply. The scholars are allowed to do an internship, but without payment.
ADB – Japan Scholarship Program: The premier scholarship, open only to nationals of ADB developing member countries (borrowing members) and only for Nanyang-Waseda Double MBA program. Paid internship is allowed, subject to prior approval from ADB.
NTU Business Talent Scholarship for Africa: With the expanding Singapore-Africa business links and NTU’s newly established Centre for African Studies, Nanyang Business School looks to advance business ties by developing deserving talent from Africa. Other than demonstrating a solid academic background, awarded scholars must have the intent/dedication to expanding African businesses’ capacity in Asia and vice versa.
Nanyang Global Citizen Scholarship: The Nanyang Global Citizen Scholarship is open to all individuals who have lived and/or worked in 2 or more countries – the duration in each country to be greater than a year. This scholarship is introduced to bring highly mobile and adaptable talent who have rich experience dealing with diversity.
Nanyang Diversity Leader Scholarship: The value placed on diversity is paramount for the Nanyang MBA. It is clearly reflected in this scholarship. Candidates who are from a minority nationality or work specialisation can apply for the Nanyang Diversity Leader Scholarship.
Lien Foundation Scholarship for Social Service Leaders: The scholarship is open to candidates with academic excellence, a notable performance record and the potential to take up leadership positions in VWOs. Scholarship award includes tuition fees, maintenance allowance (for full-time studies), book allowance and any other compulsory fees.
MBA Tour Scholarship [Peter & Alice Von Loesecke Scholarship Foundation: The MBA Tour has established a scholarship foundation called the “Peter and Alice von Loesecke Scholarship Foundation”. The purpose of the Foundation is to award two (20,000 USD) scholarships each year to the candidate who best exemplifies the criteria for the award and continues to demonstrate during their MBA studies an interest in pursuing those objectives for which the scholarship was awarded.
QS Community Scholarship & the Qs Leadership Scholarships for MBA and Postgraduate Studies: This scholarship is designed to identify a QS World MBA Tour or QS World Grad School Tour participant who demonstrates exceptionally strong leadership potential and innovative thinking.
How to Apply
Except for The MBA Tour and QS scholarships which require additional application forms, the student simply ticks the relevant box on the same on-line application form they filled up, pertaining to the scholarship they are applying for.
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