19 March 2019, 11.59pm Singapore time.



(Partially Funded)


School of Information Systems Scholarship- Singapore Management University

This SMU–School of Information Systems Scholarship is available to local and foreign Bachelor of Science in Information Systems undergraduates studying full-time at the Singapore Management University.

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To create and disseminate knowledge. SMU aspires to generate leading-edge research with global impact as well as to produce broad-based, creative and entrepreneurial leaders for the knowledge-based economy. SMU is committed to an interactive, participative and technologically enabled learning experience. Towards this end, it will provide a rewarding and challenging environment for faculty, staff and students to kindle and sustain a passion for excellence.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Business Analytics
  • Financial Technology
  • Digital Business solutioning
  • Management
  • Social sciences
  • Technology

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

4 Years (Full time).

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Full-time SMU BSc (IS) undergraduates of any nationality
  • Outstanding academic results
  • Good leadership skills
  • With demonstrated financial need
  • Preference will be given to financially needy students who have used all available loan/subsidy schemes of up to 90% of the tuition fees payable by Singaporean students.
  • A minimum of 12 years of formal education with good passes in a national/international examination that is recognised for the purpose of admission. Applicants taking their respective high school examinations between January and May 2019 must submit/upload online their actual results within 3 working days after the release of the results. If your high school results are not known by the application closing date, please submit your predicted high school scores as attested by your school teacher/counsellor by 31 March 2019. Self-declared predicted scores will not be accepted.
  • To be considered in the 2019 admissions exercise, applicants must take the SAT/ ACT/ IELTS/ TOEFL by 19 March 2019 and submit the test scores to SMU by 31 March 2019. Tests taken after 19 March 2019 will not be considered:

– SAT (old SAT – before March 2016) : A minimum total score of 1,900 with at least 600 each for critical reading, mathematics and writing.

– SAT (new SAT – from March 2016) : A minimum total score of 1,350 with at least 650 each for evidence-based reading and writing. Essay is not required.

– ACT : A minimum composite score 29, with at least 27 each for both reading and writing.

– IELTS : A minimum overall score of 7.0 with reading score of at least 7.0 and writing score of at least 6.5.

– TOEFL iBT (internet-based test) : A minimum score of 93, with at least 22 each for both reading and writing.

– TOEFL PBT (paper-based test) : A minimum score of 583, with at least 5.5 for TWE (Test of Written English) and 50 for reading.


  • SAT/ ACT scores are valid for 5 years.
  • IELTS/ TOEFL scores are valid for 2 years. 

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • Tenable for one year, subject to good academic performance and the recipient’s financial circumstances.
  • The quantum of the scholarship varies on a case-by-case basis.
  • The scholarship will be used to pay for the recipients’ tuition fees.
  • The recipients may apply for bursary for cash allowance.
  • The recipients are expected to assist in activities of the School of Information Systems when required.

How to Apply

First Step: Apply for the Singapore management university here.

Second Step: Apply for the scholarship via Applicant’s Self Service through the following steps:

1. Uploading the required documents:

– Academic results/transcripts/certificates must clearly show the applicant’s name, and the name and logo of the awarding institution.

– Passport Particulars Page and Singapore Student Pass for Non-citizens.

– High school examination results (actual / predicted, whichever is applicable).

– University results, if any.

– SAT or ACT or IELTS or TOEFL scores.

– School Testimonials / Extra Curricular Activity / Co-Curricular Activity / Special Achievements / Award Records, if any.

– Medical report, if you have any disabilities or major illness.

– Criminal offence records, if any.

– Your Printed Checklist Summary (Checklist Summary will be displayed on your computer screen when your online application has been submitted successfully).

2. Update your address, telephone numbers and email address.

3. Pay the application fees (S$15).

4. Check if your supporting documents and fees have been received, then check your application outcome.

5. Upload your photo.

6. Retrieve User ID and Password.

7. Create/Reset Password.

8. Apply for financial aid.

Note: If you wish to submit other documents on top of the online submission, you may mail the hardcopy documents to SMU. Before sending the documents to us, print a copy of the Checklist Summary and place it on top of your supporting documents. Do not submit original documents.

Mail your hardcopy documents to:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions & Financial Assistance (OUAFA)

Singapore Management University

Level 3, Administration Building

81 Victoria Street

Singapore 188065

Or drop them at the Drop box, located outside OUAFA (Monday to Friday : 8am-10pm; Saturday : 8am-5pm; closed on Sunday and public holidays).

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This Scholarship Published by:
Noha Elbehery/ Egypt 

Reviewed by” Salma Aittaleb/ Morocco 
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