Applications for 2015 Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship to open Nov 13-Dec 26

Applications for 2015 Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship to open Nov 13-Dec 26

Applications for the 2015 Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship will be open from Nov 13 to Dec 26, 2014.

Applicants, who must be Singapore citizens, will be assessed based on whole-person qualities including their academic achievements and track record of leadership and service within or beyond their profession, said a press release issued by the Public Service Commission Secretariat.

Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship holders can pursue postgraduate studies overseas or locally to develop their potential as leaders in their respective fields.

There are no restrictions on the course of study.

The Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship was set up in 1991 by the Tanjong Pagar Citizens' Consultative Committee with funding from the public to commemorate the contributions made by Mr Lee Kuan Yew to Singapore.

To date, 48 outstanding Singaporeans have been awarded the Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship to pursue a wide range of disciplines such as law, business management, life sciences and music.

While there is no bond associated with the Scholarship, Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship holders are expected to actively contribute towards the betterment of Singapore, Singaporeans and the community.

From Thursday, applicants can download the application form at http://www.pscscholarships.gov.sg/lky.html.

spanaech@sph.com.sg

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