NUS BBA

BBA Admissions & Scholarships

The following bursaries are exclusive to students in our BBA, the leadership and management talent program:

Interested applicants to take note of the following:

  1. In general, current recipients of scholarships cannot be concurrently holding a bursary. To seek exemption, please refer to (c) below.
  2. We recognize that deserving students should be duly rewarded. Students can apply and be offered complementary financial packages (i.e. student exchange package, residential housing support) concurrently with scholarships/awards/bursaries. In the spirit of fairness and equity, multiple or duplicate scholarships, awards or bursaries based on identical or similar purpose are not permissible.
  3. Applicants who are current recipients of any award, bursary or scholarship have to check with the scholarship, award or bursary committee / administrators to obtain consent that you can hold another concurrent scholarship, award or bursary.

 

Applications

Application for the bursaries has to be submitted to the Office of Admissions - Financial Aid (OAM) within the stipulated application period. This will enable all students to be considered for other Bursaries/Awards that are given out at the University level. The applications will be disseminated to the faculty for the shortlisting and award for Faculty Level awards done annually just prior to the beginning of each Academic Year. Only shortlisted/selected applicants will be informed. Visit the OFA webpage for more information. Visit Office of Admissions sites for the full range of financial aid options and bursaries available to NUS undergraduates.

Applications are centrally administrated via the Financial Aid and Scholarships Online Application System, (by the Offices of Admissions-Financial Aid Office) and follows the University level timeframes ie is open from 1 February to 1 June, for Scholarships in the next Academic Year.

Current students who miss the deadlines by the University timeframe and need financial aid should still submit their applications, and contact the BBA Office – Mr Koh Eu Beng (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Mr Louis Kong (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for follow up.

  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Singaporean or Singapore PR
    • Financially needy
    • Incoming and existing undergraduate students
    • When the financial circumstances of the candidates are comparable, extra-curricular activities shall also be considered.  Information on co-curricular participation and family financial circumstance must be submitted at the time of application

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • S$8,000 one-time award
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year in which it is awarded. If the recipient wishes to be considered only for the award in the next academic year, re-application is necessary.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Priority to Indonesians
    • Financially needy
    • Incoming and existing undergraduate students

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award

    • S$2,500 one-time award
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year in which it is awarded. If the recipient wishes to be considered only for the award in the next academic year, re-application is necessary.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Singapore Citizen
    • Financially needy
    • When the financial circumstances of the candidates are comparable, extra-curricular activities shall also be considered.  Information on co-curricular participation and family financial circumstance must be submitted at the time of application

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • $2,500
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year in which it is awarded. If the recipient wishes to be considered only for the award in the next academic year, re-application is necessary.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Financially needy
    • When the financial circumstances of the candidates are comparable, extra-curricular activities shall also be considered.  Information on co-curricular participation and family financial circumstance must be submitted at the time of application

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • $2,500 one-time award
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year in which it is awarded. If the recipient wishes to be considered only for the award in the next academic year, re-application is necessary.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Financially needy
    • When the financial circumstances of the candidates are comparable, extra-curricular activities shall also be considered.  Information on co-curricular participation and family financial circumstance must be submitted at the time of application

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • $2,500 one-time award
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year in which it is awarded. If the recipient wishes to be considered only for the award in the next academic year, re-application is necessary.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Singaporean or Singapore PR
    • Financially needy
    • Open to 1st year Accountancy students only

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • S$6,800 per year for 3 years
    • The Bursary will be tenable for 3 years. Re-application in the following academic year will not be necessary for existing holders
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
  • To perpetuate the memory of the late Dr Jennifer Mao, the NUS Business School initiated the campaign among friends, colleagues and other well-wishers to raise funds for bursaries in 2004. The total fund raised was $100,000 to set up the endowed Jennifer Mao Bursary Fund. The interest generated from this endowed bursary fund will provide financial assistance to needy students to help defray costs for tuition fees and other related study expenses. The Bursary fund commenced from AY2007-8 for undergraduate students at the School.

    Eligibility Criteria
    • Incoming and existing undergraduate students
    • Financial need
    • When the financial circumstances of the candidates are comparable, extra-curricular activities shall also be considered.  Information on co-curricular participation and family financial circumstance must be submitted at the time of application

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • The value of the Bursary will be $1,500 every academic year.
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year in which it is awarded. If the recipient wishes to be considered for the award in the next academic year, re-application is necessary.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary

    The number of the bursaries awarded in every academic year will depend on the availability of investment income earned from the endowment fund. The School has the sole discretion to determine the number of the bursaries to be awarded subject to availability of funds.
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Financially needy
    • When the financial circumstances of the candidates are comparable, extra-curricular activities shall also be considered.  Information on co-curricular participation and family financial circumstance must be submitted at the time of application

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • $2,500 one-time award
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year in which it is awarded. If the recipient wishes to be considered only for the award in the next academic year, re-application is necessary.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Incoming and existing undergraduate students
    • Financially needy
    • When the financial circumstances of the candidates are comparable, extra-curricular activities shall also be considered.  Information on co-curricular participation and family financial circumstance must be submitted at the time of application

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • $2,500 one-time award
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year in which it is awarded. If the recipient wishes to be considered only for the award in the next academic year, re-application is necessary.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Singaporean
    • Financially needy
    • Incoming and existing undergraduate students
    • When the financial circumstances of the candidates are comparable, extra-curricular activities shall also be considered.  Information on co-curricular participation and family financial circumstance must be submitted at the time of application

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • $2,500 one-time award
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year in which it is awarded. If the recipient wishes to be considered only for the award in the next academic year, re-application is necessary.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
  • Acting through the NUS Business School Alumni Association, a group of individual alumni, faculty, and friends collectively made an endowed gift of $275,000 towards the establishment of the Bursary at BIZ.

    The objective and appointment of the Bursary is to provide financial assistance to full-time undergraduate students who are financially needy.

    In recognition of the generous support from the individual donors who contributed $25,000 or more, Sub-named bursaries are established as follows:

    1) NUSBSAA - Annie Lim Busary
    2) NUSBSAA - Apex 23
    3) NUSBSAA - BBA Class of 1984 & 1989
    4) NUSBSAA - BBA Class of 1986 & BCR2014 Bursary
    5) NUSBSAA - BBA Honours Class of 1982 Bursary
    6) NUSBSAA - BBA/BACC Class of 1981 Bursary
    7) NUSBSAA - BBA Class of 1975
    8) NUSBSAA - Bharat Luxindo Agrifeeds India Bursary
    9) NUSBSAA - Boon Kok Siang Bursary
    10) NUSBSAA - Cassim Family Trust Bursary
    11) NUSBSAA - Chan Wai Chun Memorial Bursary
    12) NUSBSAA - Chia Yew Kay Bursary
    13) NUSBSAA - Harmony Bursary
    14) NUSBSAA - Koufu Busary
    15) NUSBSAA - Lily Koh Bursary
    16) NUSBSAA - Lim Beng Geok Bursary Fund
    17) NUSBSAA - Lim Guan Hua Memorial Bursary Fund
    18) NUSBSAA - Lim Pu Leh Bursary Fund
    19) NUSBSAA - Lion Realty Bursary Fund
    20) NUSBSAA - Maria Tan Kim Lan Bursary Fund
    21) NUSBSAA - MHC Asia Group Bursary
    22) NUSBSAA - Mr and Mrs Ang Khai Wee Memorial Bursary
    23) NUSBSAA - Mr and Mrs Ong Ah Guan Bursary
    24) NUSBSAA - myCK Dept Store Bursary
    25) NUSBSAA - Netpoleon Solutions Bursary
    26) NUSBSAA - Ng Seok Kuan Bursary
    27) NUSBSAA - Nomura Bursary
    28) NUSBSAA - Seah & Siak Bursary l
    29) NUSBSAA - Seah & Siak Bursary ll
    30) NUSBSAA - Sephia Pte Ltd
    31) NUSBSAA - Siddhartha Centre Bursary
    32) NUSBSAA - Silverlakegroup Bursary
    33) NUSBSAA - Sing Kim & Jow Lin Bursary
    34) NUSBSAA - Singapore Consortium Investment Management Bursary l
    35) NUSBSAA - Singapore Consortium Investment Management Bursary ll
    36) NUSBSAA - Tan Wang Choew & Tan Guek Ming Bursary
    37) NUSBSAA - Tay Kim Huat Memorial Bursary
    38) NUSBSAA - UCLA-EMBA Intake 7 Bursary
    39) NUSBSAA - Win Advisors Bursary
    This list of Sub-named bursaries is not exhaustive. Donors who contribute $30,000 or more towards this Bursary will also have the opportunity to establish a Sub-named Bursary.

    Eligibility Criteria
    • Incoming and existing undergraduate students
    • Financial need.
    • There will not be any constrains on applicants' nationality, race or gender.
    • Applicants should be:
      1. 1st year full-time undergraduates who have been accepted by BIZ; or
      2. Existing full-time undergraduates who may or may not have received the Bursary previously.
    • When the financial circumstances of the candidates are comparable, extra-curricular activities shall also be considered.  Information on co-curricular participation and family financial circumstance must be submitted at the time of application. .
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary

    Short-listed candidates will be interviewed and selected by the Selection Committee. BIZ reserves the right not to award any bursary if none of the candidates meet the criteria.


    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • The value of the Bursary will be $2,500 every academic year.
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year in which it is awarded. If the recipient wishes to be considered for the award in the next academic year, re-application is necessary.
    • One bursary will be awarded each year for each sub-named bursary established.
    • There were eleven (11) sub-named bursaries available in AY2008-9.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary.

    Conditions
    • Applicants should not be concurrent holders of any other form of aid such as grants, bursaries and scholarships.  Applicants with such other forms of support will need to obtain prior approval from the respective awarding bodies for the concurrent holding of the awards.
    • Candidates are also required to agree to attend an award presentation ceremony at the point of application.
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Financially needy
    • Incoming and existing undergraduate students 
    • When the financial circumstances of the candidates are comparable, extra-curricular activities shall also be considered.  Information on co-curricular participation and family financial circumstance must be submitted at the time of application

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award

    • $2,500 one-time award
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year in which it is awarded. If the recipient wishes to be considered only for the award in the next academic year, re-application is necessary.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Financially needy
    • When the financial circumstances of the candidates are comparable, extra-curricular activities shall also be considered.  Information on co-curricular participation and family financial circumstance must be submitted at the time of application

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • $2,500 one-time award
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year in which it is awarded. If the recipient wishes to be considered only for the award in the next academic year, re-application is necessary.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Priority to Indonesians
    • Financially needy
    • Incoming and existing undergraduate students

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • S$2,500 one-time award
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year in which it is awarded. If the recipient wishes to be considered only for the award in the next academic year, re-application is necessary.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Singaporean
    • Financially needy
    • Incoming and existing undergraduate students
    • When the financial circumstances of the candidates are comparable, extra-curricular activities shall also be considered.  Information on co-curricular participation and family financial circumstance must be submitted at the time of application

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • $2,500 one-time award
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year in which it is awarded. If the recipient wishes to be considered only for the award in the next academic year, re-application is necessary.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
  • Eligibility Criteria

    • Financially needy
    • Incoming and existing undergraduate students
    • When the financial circumstances of the candidates are comparable, extra-curricular activities shall also be considered.  Information on co-curricular participation and family financial circumstance must be submitted at the time of application

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • $2,500 one-time award
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year in which it is awarded. If the recipient wishes to be considered only for the award in the next academic year, re-application is necessary.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • In 3rd year of study
    • Financially needy
    • Incoming and existing undergraduate students
    • When the financial circumstances of the candidates are comparable, extra-curricular activities shall also be considered.  Information on co-curricular participation and family financial circumstance must be submitted at the time of application

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • $2,500 one-time award
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year in which it is awarded. If the recipient wishes to be considered only for the award in the next academic year, re-application is necessary.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Financially needy
    • Incoming and existing undergraduate students 
    • When the financial circumstances of the candidates are comparable, extra-curricular activities shall also be considered.  Information on co-curricular participation and family financial circumstance must be submitted at the time of application

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • $2,500 one-time award
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year in which it is awarded. If the recipient wishes to be considered only for the award in the next academic year, re-application is necessary.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Financially needy
    • When the financial circumstances of the candidates are comparable, extra-curricular activities shall also be considered.  Information on co-curricular participation and family financial circumstance must be submitted at the time of application

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • $2,500 one-time award
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year in which it is awarded. If the recipient wishes to be considered only for the award in the next academic year, re-application is necessary.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
  • These are Bursaries though named Scholarships as academic performance is not a key criteria for award

    Eligibility Criteria
    • Incoming 1st year undergraduate students
    • Financially needy
    • When the financial circumstances of the candidates are comparable, extra-curricular activities shall also be considered.  Information on co-curricular participation and family financial circumstance must be submitted at the time of application

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • $5,000 per year for 3 years
    • The Bursary will be tenable for 3 years. Re-application in the following academic year will not be necessary for existing holders.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
  • These are Bursaries though named Scholarships as academic performance is not a key criteria for award

    Eligibility Criteria
    • Indonesian citizen
    • Incoming and existing undergraduate students
    • Financially needy
    • Students to maintain overall CAP of 2.0

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • 100% of tuition and miscellaneous fees
    • The Bursary will be tenable for the entire duration of the recipient's study. Re-application in the following academic year will not be necessary for existing holders.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Financially needy
    • Incoming and existing undergraduate students
    • When the financial circumstances of the candidates are comparable, extra-curricular activities shall also be considered.  Information on co-curricular participation and family financial circumstance must be submitted at the time of application

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • $2,500 one-time award
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year in which it is awarded. If the recipient wishes to be considered only for the award in the next academic year, re-application is necessary.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Financially needy
    • When the financial circumstances of the candidates are comparable, extra-curricular activities shall also be considered.  Information on co-curricular participation and family financial circumstance must be submitted at the time of application

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • $2,500 one-time award
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year in which it is awarded. If the recipient wishes to be considered only for the award in the next academic year, re-application is necessary.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Singapore Citizen
    • Financially needy
    • When the financial circumstances of the candidates are comparable, extra-curricular activities shall also be considered.  Information on co-curricular participation and family financial circumstance must be submitted at the time of application

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • $2,500
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year in which it is awarded. If the recipient wishes to be considered only for the award in the next academic year, re-application is necessary.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary

Invitation-Only Bursaries

The following Bursaries have specific eligibility criteria.  As such, only students who satisfy the requirements will be shortlisted and selection will be by interviews. Students who are already recipients of other Scholarships/Bursaries are not eligible.

  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Singapore Citizen
    • Financially needy

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • $3,000 one-time award
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year in which it is awarded.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
    • There will be an interview required as part of the selection process.
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Financially needy
    • Students with confirmed offers for Exchange studies

    Tenure and Benefits of the Award
    • $2,625 one-time award
    • The Bursary shall be tenable only for the academic year/Exchange semester in which it is awarded.
    • No bond is required under the terms of this Bursary
    • There will be an interview required as part of the selection process.