Science & Technology Undergraduate Scholarship (Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)

Awarded By: National University of Singapore in Singapore
Updated on Mar 14, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Bachelors
Deadline: Mar 14, 2024
Amount: SGD 43,160

Scholarship Overview

The Science & Technology Undergraduate Scholarship is a freshmen scholarship offered to support outstanding Asian students (excluding Singapore citizens). Candidates will be considered and shortlisted for the scholarship through their applications for undergraduate admission to NUS. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to submit a scholarship application separately.

Applicable course, university, and country

The scholarship is offered to read the following full-time undergraduate programme at NUS

  • School of Computing: Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Security, Business Analytics
  • College of Design and Engineering: Engineering majors only This includes Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Science, Environmental Engineering, Industrial & Systems Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering
  • School of Computing and College of Design and Engineering: Computer Engineering
  • College of Humanities and Sciences: Science majors only (excluding Environmental Studies and Pharmacy) This includes Chemistry, Data Science and Analytics, Data Science and Economics, Food Science and Technology, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Pharmaceutical Science, Physics, Quantitative Finance, and Statistics


Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: SGD 43,160 => Rs 26,49,592
Conversion rate used: 1 SGD = Rs. 62.53 (last updated 9th January 2024)

Scholarship amount will be given: Every Semester

  • Tuition fees (after MOE Tuition Grant Subsidy) and compulsory fees
  • S$6,000 annual living allowance
  • S$1,750 one-time computer allowance upon enrolment
  • S$200 one-time settling-in allowance upon enrolment
  • Annual accommodation allowance equivalent to the lowest double room rate for on-campus accommodation
  • One-way air passage from home country to Singapore at the beginning of the programme, and return air passage from Singapore to home country at the end of the programme

Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Accommodation ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this

Number of students to be awarded:

Eligible student nationality

India, Malaysia, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Japan, Thailand, Armenia, China, South Korea, Philippines, Cyprus, Bangladesh, Nepal, Georgia, Turkey, Bahrain, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen

Appication Process for this scholarship

  • All eligible students applying for undergraduate admission to NUS will be considered They will inform shortlisted applicants to submit a scholarship application separately
  • Applicants will be assessed on their suitability for the scholarship, based on the strength of their applications and/or their performance in the scholarship selection interview(s), if shortlisted
  • Applicants shortlisted for the selection interview(s) will be informed via e-mail, and will be required to provide a submission furnishing their co-curricular activity and other achievements, and a personal statement, before the interview(s) Selection interviews will be conducted from March to June, and shortlisted candidates will be informed of the scholarship outcomes by mid-July
  • As shortlisted applicants will be notified via email, interested applicants should check their email regularly (including spam/junk folders)
  • 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

Scholarship Application:
Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable. No separate application is needed.

Application Documents:

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
Transcripts Required

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Scholarship Deadline: Not Available
Contact Number: 65 6516 1010

Additional Information:
Terms & Conditions –

  • The scholarship also covers students in local Double Degree Programmes, provided the scholar’s home programme belong to one of the above mentioned programmes
  • The scholarship is tenable for the normal candidature period of the undergraduate programme at NUS
  • Recipients of the scholarship (scholars) are required to serve a six-year bond with a Singapore-registered company immediately upon graduation
  • Scholars may not concurrently hold any other scholarship, fellowship, bursary, grant, award or allowance
  • The scholarship will be monitored and renewed every semester provided the scholar maintains a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.5 (or equivalent) and good conduct
  • Scholars are restricted to 1 semester of overseas programme(s) (including but not restricted to NUS Overseas Colleges and overseas Student Exchange Programme) for the entire programme of their undergraduate studies
  • NUS does not guarantee and/or provide scholars with employment upon graduation
  • 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

Scholarship Eligibility

Candidates must:

  • Be citizens of an Asian country or region, excluding Singapore
  • Have strong leadership qualities and potential
  • Present excellent co-curricular activities records
  • Possess outstanding high school results
  • Be applying for admission to a full-time undergraduate degree programme in Computing, Engineering or Science (excluding Environmental Studies and Pharmacy) at NUS

Special Restrictions:
Special Restriction/s applicable in this case. Details for the same elaborated in Scholarship eligibility

Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
TOEFL Required
IELTS Required
12 Required
Interview Required


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Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from Asian countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their secondary education from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable. No separate application is needed.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Official transcripts

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
Every Semester