Wan Boo Sow Chinese Studies Scholarship

  • Bachelor
  • $10.000

The Wan Boo Sow Chinese Studies Scholarship was established in AY2014 through a generous donation by Mr Wan Pong Seng. It currently offers a one-time scholarship of $10,000 to second year undergraduate Singaporean students who major in Chinese Studies or Chinese Language. The aim is to ensure the Department of Chinese Studies at NUS continues its mission to nurture talent well-versed in Chinese and English for Singapore, who would go on to excel as bilingual professionals, in the education and business sectors, civil service, mass media, etc.


• Born in Singapore and/or Singaporean-at-birth • CAP => 3.5 • Year 2 students, major in CL or CH • Bilingual • Interview required Award recipients should not be in receipt of any other scholarship/bursaries/free aid without the consent of the Scholarship’s administrator and the other award’s administrator.

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Each Scholarship award is valued at $10,000 and up to 3 scholarships will be awarded in each academic year.


Only Singapore citizens who are born in Singapore and/or Singaporean-at-birth will be eligible and male applicants must have completed full-time National Service. Applicants are required to submit a copy of the Singapore Birth Certificate and a copy of the NS Certificate, if applicable.

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