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Hochstadt Scholarship in the Humanities

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Faculty Level: Scholarship

Hochstadt Scholarship In The Humanities

The Hochstadt Scholarship in The Humanities is set up by Mr Herman Ronald Hochstadt to commemorate the Hochstadt family in Singapore past and present, in particular those who were graduates of the University of Malaya and the National University of Singapore.

The purpose of the Scholarship is to award scholarships to students from the Faculty, who major in  Humanities subjects including  English Language, English Literature, Theatre Studies, History and Philosophy.

The award of this scholarship will commence in AY2014-15. Up to five scholarships may be awarded in each academic year, one from each of Humanities subjects.

 

Application period

1 February - 1 April
(Applicants who are currently in Year 1, should apply to be considered for the award in the next academic year when they are in Year 2)

Value of Award

The Scholarship will cover the Scholarship holder’s tuition fees (excluding the MOE Tuition Grant) tenable for 1 year. The scholarship will be disbursed over 2 semesters.

Disbursement

The Scholarship will be disbursed directly to the Office of Finance for payment of the Scholarship holder’s tuition fees for Semester 1 and Semester 2.

Eligibility:

  • Only Singaporean citizens or Permanent Residents will be eligible for the Scholarship. Preference will be given to Singaporean students.
  • The Scholarship is open to FASS  Year 2 undergraduate students majoring in  Humanities subjects. Humanities subjects  include English Language, English Literature, Theatre Studies, History and Philosophy.
  • Applicants with a minimum CAP of 4.0 will be eligible to apply.
  • The Scholarship holder must not concurrently hold any other awards such as scholarships, grants, bursaries or free aid, without the prior approval of the Scholarship Selection Committee as well as the respective awarding bodies.
  • For the continuation of the scholarship in the second semester, the Scholarship holder is required to continue reading the Humanities major for which the Scholarship is awarded. 

Application Process:

  • Students who apply for this Scholarship will be considered for all other Scholarships available at Office of Financial Aid during the same semester.
  • Successful candidates will be notified by e-mail.

Upon Successful Application

Submit the Acceptance Form together with the supporting documents to Dean’s Office, AS7, Level 5.

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FASS Student Advancement Emergency Aid

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Faculty Level : Packages

FASS Student Advancement Emergency Aid


This emergency aid aims to help students who face unexpected sudden financial crises and require immediate help. It is intended only for the short term, to tide students over until the end of the current semester. Students can only apply for this once.

Application period

Any time

Value of award

Actual amount of aid will be determined by an assessment of student's financial need, up to a maximum of S$1000/-.

Disbursement

2 weeks after Faculty's approval, through student's NUS account

Eligibility

  • FASS students who are Singapore citizens or PR.
  • Who made satisfactory progress towards completion of their academic program.
  • Who are unable to continue their education without aid.

Application Process

  • Students are required to complete the online form.
  • Print the completed online form FASS45-06 and together with the supporting documents, must be submitted personally, to the Dean's Office at AS7 level 5, within the application period.
  • Students are also required to attend an interview to assess their financial situation.

Upon Successful Application

Submit the Acceptance Form

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FASS Student Advancement Bursary

Faculty Level : Packages

FASS Student Advancement Bursary


This is a bursary to help students who are in financial difficulties. It also attempts to help needy students who are unsuccessful in obtaining the NUS/MOE/CDC Bursary. 
  
This Bursary is made possible through the generous donation of our Alumni and friends. All donations are greatly appreciated. To support this Bursary, please click here.

 

Application period

1 Feb - 1 April

Tenure of award

One academic year.
 

Value of award

Up to $3100 depending on the student's financial needs. Note that the actual quantum awarded is reviewed by the FASS Financial Aid Bursary and Scholarship Committee, and can be adjusted (upward or downward) on a case by case basis .

Disbursement

Within 4 weeks upon submission of acceptance form. Bursary will be disbursed through student's NUS account

Eligibility

The bursary is available to FASS students who:

  • are Singapore citizens or Permanent Residents;
  • have made satisfactory progress towards completion of their academic program; and.

Students awarded the FASS Student Advancement Bursaries are not allowed to hold any other bursaries or scholarships from NUS or other organizations.

Application Process

  • Students are required to complete the online form
  • By completing the above form, students will be considered for the financial aid schemes offered by Office of Financial Aid (OFA).
  • Successful applicants will be notified by email.
Upon Successful Application 
Submit the Acceptance Form
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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Dean's Office, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences National University of Singapore

  • Add: The Shaw Foundation Building, Block AS7, Level 5
  • 5 Arts Link, Singapore 117570
  • Tel: +65 6516 6133
  • Email: fashelp@nus.edu.sg
  • Fax: +65 6777 0751
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