BrightSparks Forum

Go Back   BrightSparks Singapore Scholarship & Higher Education Forum > Scholarships > Scholarships Application Process
Click Here if you forgot your password.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-20-2010, 12:28 AM   #21
slim9
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 19
slim9 has a neutral reputation
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by not bright enough View Post
If you break very early, then yes the damages are high. Even then, given that her parents could have afforded to send her overseas, it wouldn't have cost that much more.

Alternatively, she could have worked a few years, saved up the money, and then break the bond. Many scholars I know have done that. No problems at all. No love lost either, since you have already worked a few years and you can say that the civil service job isn't your cup of tea.
Sorry do you mind clarifying the point on 'scholars who worked for a few years before breaking their bond' Did they work for like 3-4 years out of the 6 year bond before breaking or what? I'm just curious because I heard that if you break your bond, you'd be blacklisted from the Civil Service
slim9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2010, 07:07 PM   #22
chuckling
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 3
chuckling has a neutral reputation
Default

hi, am asking this on behalf of a friend:
he was offered a scholarship from hdb and has not decided whtr to accept it or not. just some concerns of his-
1. isit true that scholars are usually underpaid when they start work? becos they are already bonded to the company and have no choice but to accept the salary offered by the company that is lower than market rates.
2. does the scholar usually has any say in which department he wants to work in?
3. what are some of the prospects of a hdb scholar, who has a communications background, in the company?

thanks much in advance!
chuckling is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2012, 05:02 PM   #23
savethewow
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 229
savethewow has a neutral reputation
Default

The Singapore Scholarship Guide: The $500,000 Decision

https://www.dropbox.com/s/plnauh7fr6...20Decision.pdf

http://www.singaporescholarshipguide.com

Last edited by savethewow; 11-11-2012 at 05:06 PM.
savethewow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-26-2013, 08:36 PM   #24
Linnette Jane
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 11
Linnette Jane has a neutral reputation
Default

There are some school looking for scholarship depending their capacity. But I think, the best thing you can do is try to apply what ever you want. Also, you have to make an options if what you like most.
Linnette Jane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2013, 04:23 PM   #25
SarahSchoenberg
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Mississippi
Posts: 11
SarahSchoenberg has a neutral reputation
Default

But you know what? Whenever scholarship you may have now the good thing is you got one!
SarahSchoenberg is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +8. The time now is 12:56 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.