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Old 03-02-2009, 11:11 PM   #21
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I think there is no reason why they shouldn't hold your scholarship for you if you are awarded. Every sponsor agency I know of does that.
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Old 03-03-2009, 06:51 PM   #22
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I think there is no reason why they shouldn't hold your scholarship for you if you are awarded. Every sponsor agency I know of does that.
i would have thought this to be the same as well, but it is stated explicitly in their eligibility criteria that they require 'Male Singapore citizens who have completed National Service.'

it's a bit ambiguous in this case, if they referring to eligibility to apply for the scholarship, then i wouldn't be qualified. either way, i reckon i'll send in the application first and see how things go.
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Old 03-03-2009, 09:24 PM   #23
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Hmm looks like I have generalised wrongly. Haha if you would like to save yourself the trouble, might be better to just call/email them first..
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Old 03-07-2009, 10:14 PM   #24
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Hmm looks like I have generalised wrongly. Haha if you would like to save yourself the trouble, might be better to just call/email them first..
can't seem to find any contact numbers or email addresses. will probably just work out an application and send it in anyway. it's quite an enticing scholarship after all.
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Old 03-09-2009, 02:00 PM   #25
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i would have thought this to be the same as well, but it is stated explicitly in their eligibility criteria that they require 'Male Singapore citizens who have completed National Service.'

it's a bit ambiguous in this case, if they referring to eligibility to apply for the scholarship, then i wouldn't be qualified. either way, i reckon i'll send in the application first and see how things go.
I suggest you confirm over phone, and not just send the application blindly, it'll give a bad impression to them if they see you trying to stretch the rule and waste their time with an additional document.
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Old 03-14-2009, 05:29 PM   #26
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As far as I know, for us enlistees, we have to finish NS, then apply for the scholarship, which means we can only apply for it at this time in 2011. Meanwhile, perhaps we should try our luck with the rest. ^^".
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Old 03-14-2009, 11:10 PM   #27
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hi.. i am a little confused. is this scholarship open to females?
the website says eligibility critera: male Sg who has completed NS.
its quite misleading though. are they trying to say male can only apply after NS or only male can apply? another question here, if i m not intending to go into banking industry, will my chances of gettting this scholarship be lower?

thanks alot..(=
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Old 03-15-2009, 06:37 PM   #28
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hi.. i am a little confused. is this scholarship open to females?
the website says eligibility critera: male Sg who has completed NS.
its quite misleading though. are they trying to say male can only apply after NS or only male can apply? another question here, if i m not intending to go into banking industry, will my chances of gettting this scholarship be lower?

thanks alot..(=
of course it is open to the ladies, that requirement is just for the guys

no, yr chances will not be affected, as long as you can link yr future plans to the scholarship itself, and not just the banking/financial sector. basically, you must know what you want to do with yr studies and life

i was offered OCBC even though i'm studying law and did not promise them during the interview that i will do financial stuff. my friend, a fellow scholar, is doing chem engine. most importantly ask yourself what YOU want to study, and not what the bank wants
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Old 03-15-2009, 09:25 PM   #29
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i see. thanks so much for the clarification. but i guess its pretty competitive. other than grades are there any other aspects they look at? and are there any conditions to keep the scholarship throughout the course of study?

thank you so much=)
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Old 03-16-2009, 09:30 AM   #30
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can i apply for ocbc scholarship even tho i intend to do medicine?
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