Tan Sri (Dr) Tan Chin Tuan Scholarship

The Tan Sri (Dr) Tan Chin Tuan Scholarship was established to nurture and recognise talented students pursuing a full-time undergraduate degree programme at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT).

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • Applicable to students who are pursuing a full-time SIT-conferred and SIT joint undergraduate degree programme offered by the Institute.
  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents.
  • Have achieved outstanding academic results.
  • Have good character record.
  • Have made significant contributions beyond academic studies to the Institute or the community.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with a household Per Capita Income (PCI) of no more than $1,725.

Benefits and Obligation of Scholarship

  • Each Scholarship is valued at $10,000 and is tenable for one Academic Year.
  • The Scholarship shall be used for the Recipients' educational expenses such as tuition fees, course materials, expenses for any overseas immersion programme conducted by the Institute, and fees for other educational activities organised by the Institute.
  • Recipients are required to attend the Scholar’s Tea (Tête-à-Tête @ TCTF) held annually at the Tan Chin Tuan Mansion.
  • Recipients who have already been awarded the Scholarship for one year of study may apply to receive and be considered for the Scholarship in a subsequent year of study, subject to the fulfilment of the above selection criteria, and with the recommendation of the Institute and the section by the Selection Committee.
  • Recipients of this Scholarship may accept another scholarship, bursary or award concurrently.

About the Donor

The Scholarship is made possible by a gift from the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation, which aims to provide assistance to the deserving in the community and help those who help themselves. The Foundation strives to achieve optimal social outcomes that are measurable and sustainable, particularly in education and community development.

How To Apply

Applications for Public Bursaries, Donated Bursaries & Scholarships will commence in July 2022. Do keep a look out for more information which will be sent to your SIT e-mail address.

Matriculated students may access the online application form via the SIT Student Intranet - IN4SIT.

Applicants will need to complete and submit the online application form after uploading all required supporting documents through the application portal by the given deadline. Scholarship applicants are expected to upload an endorsed Letter of Recommendation and their SIT Record of Achievement (where applicable).