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Scholarships and Loans

SCHOLARSHIPS & FINANCIAL AID

Partial scholarships for the MSc in Management (MiM) programme are now available. These partial scholarships entail award amounts ranging between 10% to 30% of the tuition fee, with no bonds attached. All candidates are automatically submitted for consideration for Academic Excellence and Global Awareness scholarships upon meeting our scholarship criteria. For the Leadership Potential and Impact on Asia scholarships including Financial Aid award, these can only be applied for once the candidate has accepted our offer to join the MiM programme.

The scholarship categories include:

Academic Excellence | Global Awareness | Leadership Potential* | Impact on Asia* | Financial Aid*
Denotes Scholarships/ Financial Aid that students can apply for after they have accepted our offer to join the MiM programme.

 

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

SMU MiM Programme will offer the Academic Excellence Award to high-quality candidates with exceptional academic performance. Awards will be made based on academic merits, final grades and GMAT score. SMU Admission Test scores are not eligible for this award.

Tier One: Awardees must have achieved a GMAT of 700 or above and can demonstrate outstanding academic achievement.

Tier Two: Awardees must have achieved a GMAT of 680 or above and can demonstrate outstanding academic achievement.

 

GLOBAL AWARENESS

SMU MiM Programme is committed to crafting a very diverse and global academic environment that will contribute to the student’s personal and professional journey.

The Global Awareness Award is given to individuals who will contribute to the class room diversity and enrich the learning experience of students by way of cultural, personal or professional backgrounds.

 

LEADERSHIP POTENTIAL

The SMU MiM Programme recognises individuals with strong leadership potential who have exhibited outstanding leadership potential during their studies, community or organization with a Leadership Potential Award.

Applicants must demonstrate strong leadership potential in personal and professional instances.

Applicant must have successfully received an admissions offer.

The Admissions Scholarship Committee will assess the following:

  1. Interview Performance
  2. Essay: “Please explain in maximum 500 words why you consider yourself a future leader"
  3. Leadership qualities recognitions such as:
  • In your studies: Leadership qualities during student days: e.g. Chairperson of an interest group, class representation, etc.)
  • Attainment of any non-academic awards and scholarships.
  • In your professional exposure: internships, project management.
  • Exceptional Extra-curricular activities

 

IMPACT ON ASIA

SMU MiM programme is creating a significant impact in Singapore, extending now to Asia. We look forward to welcoming students who can demonstrate achievements in their professional, social and personal life that have created an impact on Asia, such as:

  • Professional development or personal projects that have contributed positively to Asian regions or Asian companies.
  • Entrepreneurial projects with an Asian focus.
  • Increased brand awareness of Asia in other locations.

The Admissions Scholarship Committee will assess the following:

  1. Interview Performance
  2. Essay: “Please explain in maximum 500 words the professional development, entrepreneurial or personal projects with an Asian focus, have contributed positively to Asian regions or Asian companies or have increased brand awareness of Asia in other locations."
  3. Impact: Reach of Impact, Entrepreneurial projects, Awards and Awareness of Asia will be taken into consideration.

 

FINANCIAL AID

The LKCSB Financial Aid Bursary enables suitable MiM candidates to obtain financial support from the Scholarships Admissions Committee to further their business studies on the MiM programme.

Candidates will have to provide supporting documents to prove financial needs.

For enquiries, please contact our team at mm@smu.edu.sg.

 

LOANS

SMU believes strongly that no deserving student should be denied an SMU education because of fees.

To this end, we are happy to list the following financing options:

Student loan options are available from the following banks:

State Bank of India (SBI) provides student loans exclusively for students from India who have secured admission to selected educational institutions for higher studies in Singapore. Such loans are secured against a Standby Letter of Credit (SBLC) issued by an SBI branch in India, backed by a mortgaged property or cash deposits in India. For further details visit https://www.sbising.com/student_loans.asp. Please email all your queries on this matter to studentloan@sbising.com.

Last updated on 28 Feb 2018 .