SISF Ng Teng Fong Merit Scholarship
For students seeking admission to Secondary 1-3 and Year 1 of IB Diploma Programme in Academic Year 2017/18
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The Singapore International School Foundation Limited (“SISF”) is the school sponsoring body of Singapore International School (Hong Kong) (“SISHK”) which is an independent school set up by the Ministry of Education in Singapore with the vision of a vibrant community of learners striving for excellence and the aim to provide a holistic education to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people through a rigorous bilingual programme, intercultural understanding and respect. The School offers a "through-train" education to students from Preparatory Year (4 years old) through to Pre-University Levels.
SISF has established funds to award scholarship annually to outstanding Hong Kong local students to diversify and enrich the school community. The scholarship shall provide the local student with an opportunity to receive a Singapore curriculum and style of secondary education in SISHK leading up to the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (“IBDP”). Additional information on the school can be found in http://www.singapore.edu.hk.
The SISF Ng Teng Fong Merit Scholarship
Application for the SISF Ng Teng Fong Merit Scholarship is open to all Hong Kong local students entering the following levels in academic year 2017/18:
- Secondary 1 to Secondary 3
- Level One of the IBDP
The awardees of the Scholarship will be exempted from application fees, debenture, capital levies and all tuition fees for an entire academic year subject to an awardee’s continuing eligibility to hold the scholarship. The Scholarship will also include full or partial subsidies for the following:
- textbooks, uniform, lunch, local transportation allowance;
- field trips and co-curriculum activities; and
- fees for permitted public examination (International General Certificate of Secondary Education or IBDP)
for the whole secondary education until graduation at the end of the IBDP, subject to continual good conduct and satisfactory performance in examinations each year to be determined solely by SISHK.
Students applying for the Scholarship must satisfy the following criteria:-
· Local students studying in mainstream local schools in Hong Kong
· Excellent performance in both academic and non-academic areas
· Demonstrating leadership ability and positive mind-set
· Showing resilience and good character traits
· Extensive involvement in community services
SISHK reserves the right to award or not to award any scholarship as it shall think fit.
Timeline of Application
Start date for applications : 3 January 2017
Closing date for applications : 28 February 2017 (by 5 pm)
Screening test & Panel Interview : March 2017
Release of result : April 2017
Procedure of Application
Complete an application form of the Scholarship, and submit it in a sealed envelope and marked “2017/18 Ng Teng Fong Merit Scholarship” to SISHK at 2 Police School Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong, together with photocopies of the followings:
- Birth certificate or passport, HKID card;
- HK school reports of the latest two school years;
- Any other information to demonstrate excellent academic and/or non-academic records; and
- Letter of support from current principal or form teacher
Suitable applicants will be shortlisted for screening tests and a panel interview.
Those who do not receive a written reply from SISHK by 31 March 2017 will be considered as unsuccessful.
Successful applicants will be notified in writing together with the terms and conditions of the Scholarship.
Applicants with special circumstances and/or hardship may write separately with supporting documents to SISHK for consideration when making the application.