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SIA Youth Scholarship in Singapore 2017

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open17-Jul-2016
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AwardAnnual allowance of S$2,400, hostel, settling-in allowance, air fare, school fees, insurance
EligibilityClass 10 pass
Scholarship provider contact details

Customer Service Centre (Podium Block of MOE Building)
Ministry of Education, Singapore
1 North Buona Vista Drive
Singapore 138675
Phone: +65 68722220

What is SIA Youth Scholarship in Singapore 2017?

The SIA Youth Scholarship is tenable for 2 years of Pre-University studies in selected Singapore Junior Colleges leading to the award of the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education ‘Advanced’ (GCE ‘A’) Level (or equivalent) certificate.

The Scholarship is for 2 years of Pre-University studies in selected Singapore Junior Colleges and is renewed annually, subject to the satisfactory performance of the scholar.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

Students who meet the following criteria are invited to apply for the scholarship:

  • Nationals of India
  • Born between 1998 and 2000
  • Completed Standard 10 in the Year 2016
  • Possess outstanding academic track record (at least an average of 85% / minimum ‘A’ with English as first language in the Standard 10 State/National examinations)

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How can you apply ?

There are 2 modes of application—online or hardcopy application. Each applicant should submit only ONE application and the online mode is strongly recommended.

Please refer to the SIA Youth Scholarship page during the application period.


Q. Am I eligible to apply for scholarships?
A. Different scholarships have their respective eligibility criteria. You may wish to visit for more information on the eligibility criteria for each scholarship.

Q. When do scholarship applications open?
A. Each scholarship has a different application period. You may wish to visit for more information on the application period for each scholarship and other important dates.
Alternatively, you can log on to  to register your interest in any of the scholarships. We will notify you when applications for the scholarship(s) of interest open.

Q. What is required to gain access to the online application form?
You will need a computer with internet connection. You can only access the online application form through .

Q. How do I logon to this website to apply for a scholarship? How do I activate my user account?
A. You need to first create a user account in order to logon to this website. You will be required to provide your personal particulars and a valid email address to create the user account. An acknowledgement email will then be sent to your email address with a hyperlink for you to verify your email address.
You can activate your user account by clicking on the hyperlink provided in the email. Upon your successful user account activation, you will be allowed to logon to the website directly to complete your scholarship application. All correspondence regarding your scholarship application will be sent to the same email address you have provided when registering for your user account.
For applicants who meet the eligibility criteria and have applied in previous years, please use a new email address when re-applying for the scholarship.

Q. I am interested in applying for a particular scholarship, but I cannot find the name of the scholarship on the registration page.
A. Only scholarships that are currently open for application will be shown on the registration page. You may wish to visit for more information on the application period for each scholarship.

Q. Is there any restriction on the password I select?
A. Your password must be between 8 to 25 alphanumeric characters and contain at least 1 digit and 1 letter of the alphabet. Please also note that the password is case-sensitive.

Q. What happens if I forget my password? Can I reset my password?
A. Click on the 'Forgot Your Password?' hyperlink on the Scholarship Application homepage and enter your email address and date of birth. A new password will be sent to your email address, which you can use to logon to the Scholarship Application system. Once you have logged on successfully, you will be requested to reset your password.
Please note that your new password must be between 8 to 25 alphanumeric characters and must contain at least 1 digit and 1 letter of the alphabet. The new password should not be the same as your existing password or the previous 2 passwords. Passwords are case-sensitive.

Q. When and how will I be notified of the status of my online application?
A. Applicants short-listed for the selection test and/or selection interview will be notified through email and/or post one week before the selection test/interview dates. We regret that only short-listed applicants will be notified. You may wish to visit for key dates to take note of during the year of application.

Q. Do I need to pay any fees to apply for the scholarships online?
A. No, there is no fees payable for online application.

Q. Where can I get more information about the scholarships?
A. More information on the scholarships can be found at .

Scholarship Application Matters

Q. What information/documents do I need to prepare before I start my online scholarship application?
A. Educational background

Details of the schools that you are attending or have attended
Name of school
Level of study
Type of school
Language medium
Month and year you were admitted into the school
Month and year you graduated/left the school
Past 2 year's examination results
Detailed final year examination results for the past 2 years
Subjects taken
Marks/grades obtained for each subject
Details of your family background
Particulars of your father, mother and siblings
Date of birth
Country of PR Status (if any)
Outstanding academic achievements for the past 2 years
Details of any scholarships or awards that you have received during the past 2 years
Name of scholarships/awards
Year awarded scholarships/awards
Co-curricular activities in school for the past 2 years
Details of co-curricular activity (e.g. Boy Scouts, Basketball team)
Level of participation (e.g. School, National)
Position held (e.g. Chairperson, Member)
Year participated in co-curricular activity

Q. Can I save the information I have entered and continue filling in the online application form the next time I login?
A. Yes. Click on the 'Save' button located at the bottom of each section to save the information entered for that particular section.

Q. Is there a time limit given to complete the online application form?
A. You will be automatically logged out should you fail to click on the 'Save' button at the bottom of each page within 30 minutes.

Q. If I am automatically logged out by the system, will the information that I have entered be saved?
A. The information you have entered will only be saved if you have clicked on the 'Save' button at the bottom of the page. If you have been logged out by the system, only the information you have entered and saved previously will be available the next time you login.

Q. How do I know that my online application form has been submitted successfully?
A. If your online application form has been successfully submitted after you have clicked on the 'Confirm and Submit' button, you will be directed to an Acknowledgement Page indicating your application number. An acknowledgement email containing your application number will also be sent to your email address.

Q. How do I print a copy of the completed online application form?
A. You will be able to print a copy of your completed application form by clicking on the 'Print' button on the Preview Page, before the submission of your application form. If you have already submitted your application form, you can use the File->Print function (or Ctrl+P) on your browser to print the completed form.

Q. Can I make any amendments or changes to my application after submitting the online form?
A. No amendments or changes can be made to submitted applications. Please ensure that all information you have provided in your application is correct before submission.

Q. What should I do if I have submitted an online application form with incorrect information?
A. We would like to advise applicants to check all data thoroughly before submitting their applications. However, should you discover an error, please send an email to and provide the following information
Name of applicant
Application number
Scheme applied for
Date application was submitted
Short description of error.
We will nullify this application if and only if the above is done. Thereafter, please reapply for the scholarship by using a new email address. All applications must be received before the closing date/time.

Q. I did not receive an acknowledgement email after creating my user account
A. Please check your normal in-box, junk mail in-box, trash mail in-box, spam mail in-box and all other filtered mail in-box for the acknowledgement email. Once located, you should click on the URL embedded in that email to login using the email and password registered. Please note that you have to manually type in your email address and password to login to complete the rest of the application. If the acknowledgement email still cannot be found, please reapply using a fresh email account.

Q. What is the format of the photograph I need to upload?
A. The photograph should be a passport-sized one which was taken recently and satisfies these criteria
either JPG or GIF format
size no more than 60kB and
a maximum resolution of 150 pixels X 200 pixels.

Terms and Conditions


Any dates given below are tentative and are subject to changes.

Activity Date
Application Period 6 June 2016 to 17 July 2016
Selection Test End August to early September 2016
Selection Interview End October to early November 2016
Award of Scholarship Mid to late November 2016
Arrival of Scholar in Singapore Mid January 2017

Candidates short-listed for the selection test/interview will be notified a week before the selection test/interview dates. They regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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