The A C Toh — SUTD Scholarship is established in honour of the founder of ACT Holdings, the late Mr Toh Aik Choon. The Scholarship is available to outstanding undergraduates pursuing their studies at SUTD.

ELIGIBILITY

The Scholarship is open to All Nationalities who

  • are enrolled in their first year of study in any undergraduate degree programme at SUTD;

  • have outstanding Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' level, Local Polytechnic Diploma, NUS High School Diploma, IB Diploma or Year 12 equivalent qualifications;

  • possess leadership potential, creative thinking, passion, collaborative outlook, integrity and character;

  • are active in co-curricular activities and community service involvement

Special consideration will be given for candidates with demonstrated financial need (PCI < S$2,000 p.m).

BENEFITS OF AWARD

  • The Scholarship covers the subsidised tuition fees (after Tuition Grant) for the normal duration (up to four years) of the respective degree programmes at SUTD, subject to good academic standing and other terms.

  • Scholars may be granted internship and/or career opportunities with ACT Holdings or its designated companies.

  • The Scholarship also covers the hostel fees for the entire duration of the Freshmore year, i.e. 3 terms (valid only for scholarships awarded to Singaporeans from 2016 onwards)

No bond is required under the terms of this Scholarship. The recipient must take up the Tuition Grant Scheme (TGS) from the Singapore Government to enjoy subsidised fees. Under the TGS, non-Singaporeans will be obligated to work in Singapore for a minimum period of three years upon graduation.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • The recipient is required to achieve a pass for Term 1 and to maintain a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 over 5.0 from Term 2 onwards. The academic performance will be reviewed every term.

  • Recipients are required to complete at least 20 hours of service to the university. They may take on the role of student ambassador, or any other similar role, representing SUTD to give publicity talks, to receive guests, etc., as and when called upon to do so.

  • Recipients may not, without the approval of the University, hold concurrently any other scholarships or grants.

  • The scholarship may be withdrawn at any time if, in the opinion of the University, the recipient’s academic progress or conduct is deemed unsatisfactory.

  • If the recipient decides to terminate the scholarship prematurely, SUTD reserves the right to impose a repayment on a case-by-case basis.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

  • Application for the scholarships is made at the same time as application for admission to SUTD.

  • Shortlisted applicants will be notified in due course.

  • Scholarships are awarded on the basis of competition among eligible applicants.

  • SUTD 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.