Lee Han Shih Uplift Award

The award encourages those from non-traditional pathways including those with a diploma from the Institute of Technical Education and working adults to pursue their first Bachelor’s degree as full-time undergraduates.

  • Open to Singapore Citizens
  • Successful awardees should matriculate into a full-time undergraduate degree programmes excluding Medicine, Renaissance Engineering Programme and NIE programmes in the same year of scholarship application. The scholarship will cover the years of study at NTU.
  • Possess diploma from the Institute of Technical Education; or be at least 25 years of age in the year of matriculation; or possess at least 4 years of working experience.
  • Do not already have a bachelor’s degree.
  • Applicants shall be considered based on professional experience.

The Scholarship covers up to the normal programme duration on condition that the scholarship holder maintain a record of good academic performance and exemplary conduct.

  • Full coverage of subsidised tuition fees (after Tuition Grant)​​.
  • Living allowance of S$5,000 per academic year.
  • No bond is attached to the Scholarship.
  • The scholarship holder must not hold concurrently any other scholarships, bursaries or university loans, without the approval of the university. 
  • The scholarship holder is required to maintain a satisfactory academic performance. Academic performance will be reviewed every academic year.
  • The Scholarship may be withdrawn at any time if, in the opinion of the university, the scholarship holder's progress or conduct is deemed unsatisfactory.
  • If the scholarship holder decides to terminate the scholarship prematurely, a repayment will be imposed.
  • No bond is attached to the award.

Suitable candidates who have accepted NTU’s programme offer will be invited to apply. Candidates who have submitted a NTU scholarship application during the admissions exercise in the same year of matriculation need not reapply.

Applicants are required to submit their application for admission before submitting their application for scholarship. 

  • As part of completing the form, a Personal Essay of not more than 300 words is required.

Applicants are required to submit the following:

  • upload a recent passport-size photo (digital image).
  • submit a referee's appraisal online. The appraisal shall be completed by your school teacher or any of your present or past employer or supervisor.
  • Submit proof of past employment of least 4 years cumulative (if any)

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend a selection interview.