40 International Scholarships to Study Singapore-Cambridge A Levels in Furen International School, Singapore starting in July 2017.
All Gold Medalists of Singapore and Asian Schools Math Olympiad (SASMO) are qualified to apply for this scholarship.
In the last few years, Singapore has been very successful in producing highly-intelligent students who are well-trained for the future working world as reflected in how Singapore came top in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) global education survey and first in Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) in 2016. Not only on academics, Singapore also focuses on having a well-rounded education and incorporating the necessary skills to prepare students for the future.
Singapore is a developed and modern city with sophisticated and impressive infrastructures, such as the Gardens by the Bay and Marina Bay Sands. Singapore also boasts its cultural diversity which is widely embraced and celebrated, creating a harmonious and peaceful society for everyone to live in. Furthermore, Singapore is also a food haven with a wide variety of food ready to tantalise their taste buds.
Furen International School, together with SST, is proud to announce that S$1,612,000 worth of scholarships will offered to talented and high-achieving students in all SIMCC partner countries, to realise their full potential by studying in Singapore.
Furen International School in Singapore has offered SST a total of $1,612,000 worth of scholarships to all SIMCC partner countries, except China. Each country will get a maximum of 2 scholarships. Each scholarship will cover the full tuition fees and full hostel fees. Fees not covered are medical insurance premium (S$420), external examination fees ($1,500), fee protection insurance ($200) and government tax (S$1,048) which sum up to around S$3,000. Each scholar only has to pay S$2,000 and FIS will absorb the rest. Scholars have to cover their own living expenses, such as food and clothing.
Course Fees (borne by FIS)
(borne by scholars)
Hostel Fees (borne by FIS)
A Level (18 months)
Be 18 years old as of 2018
Have won Gold Award at SASMO 2017
Present their Year 10 academic results on Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics
Possess excellent exam results, outstanding co-curricular activities record and strong leadership qualities
Pass 1 round of selection tests in English, Physics and Chemistry
Interested students are required to submit a letter in English as to why they should receive the scholarship. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview by representatives from Furen International School and Singapore Scholastic Trust. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
*The requirements stated are subject to change and the criteria will be finalised by May
COURSES OF STUDY
Scholarship recipients will be studying Singapore-General Certificate of Education A Level taking the following subjects:
General Paper (English)
There is no bond in the Furen Singapore International Scholarship.
1st May to 1st June (for July intake)
8th November to 8th December (for January intake)
Around 8th June (for July intake)
10th December (for January intake)
Interview and release of scholarship offers
10th to 12th June (for July intake)
12th to 14th Dec (for January intake)
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Scholars must consistently achieve excellent results in their academic years in Furen International School (defined by being in the top 20% of the cohort for each subject in every school examination). Students may appeal for chances to the FIS Foundation Board of Governors if they failed to do so.
Scholars must attend a Basic Chinese Language Course provided by FIS to further their networking ability
Scholars must attend the IELTS Course provided by FIS to improve their chances into getting desired universities
SST will be extremely grateful if the scholars would like to spare some time to promote this scholarship.
About Furen International School (FIS)
Furen International School (FIS) prepares students for tertiary studies by offering preparatory courses for milestone examinations such as the Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level (GCE A-Level), Singapore-Cambridge GCE O-Level (GCE O-Level), Cambridge International A-Levels Examination (CIE A-Level) and Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education Examinations (IGCSE). FIS also provide courses for Lower Secondary pupils, IELTS for adults and is a Test Centre for SAT, AP, ACT, IELTS and Cambridge ATS.
Since their founding in 2000, FIS has grown by leaps and bounds, and to date has prepared over 3000 students for further studies. Today, they are known for providing quality education and helping their students to excel during examinations. Many of them go on to secure places in renowned universities such as Cambridge University, Oxford University, National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), McGill University, King’s College London, University of Toronto, Australian National University and many more.
FIS aims to become Asia’s most influential preparatory school for students seeking entry into renowned universities. Not only are FIS students taught by dedicated teachers, they also enjoy a peaceful atmosphere and a well-equipped campus that is ideal for the pursuit of academic excellence, while being just a stone’s throw away from the centre of Asia’s most modern and cosmopolitan city – Singapore. For more information, please visit www.fis.edu.sg