Get free opportunities to study languages, linguistics, and humanities degree courses at a local university. Apply for the Lim Kim San Memorial Scholarship to cover your education costs.
Here is an overview of the scholarship program. Follow the application guide below to submit your application.
About the Lim Kim San Memorial Scholarship
The Singapore Press Holdings Foundation funds the Lim Kim San Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship program was founded in January 2003 at the late Mr. Lim Kim San’s recommendation.
Subject to the Foundation’s compliance with Endowment Rules, Institution of a Public Character (IPC) Operating Rules, and other requirements, the grant of awards, scholarships, and bursaries to the public is within the objects of the Foundation, allowing them to be administered as part of the Foundation’s activities.
Is the Lim Kim San Memorial Scholarship Open for Application?
Applications for the Lim Kim San Memorial Scholarship open in February. Interested applicants must endeavor to submit their applications before the closing date.
To apply for the scholarship, follow the application guide outlined below.
What Does the Scholarship Cover?
The Lim Kim Scholarship provides funding for the following:
- Complete course costs, including tuition and assessments
- A yearly living allowance of S$2,000.
- An annual book allowance of $300
Also, the scholarship provides internship opportunities at SPH Media for successful scholarship recipients upon request, and if there are suitable vacancies.
Who is Eligible for the Lim Kim San Memorial Scholarship?
To qualify for the scholarship program, the applicant must meet the following requirements:
- The scholarship is open to Singaporeans with a monthly family income of S$5,000 or less.
- Successful completion of annual examinations at regional universities, or,
- Successful completion of GCE ‘O’ and ‘A’ level/polytechnic examinations
- Recurring success in extracurricular activities
- Successful scholarship recipients must give back to society both during and after their studies by volunteering or doing community work.
How to Apply for the Scholarship
To enter your application, you must go to the SPH Foundation website.
Follow this step-by-step guide to complete your application.
- Go to the SPH Foundation website.
- Click on Apply.
- Select Lim Kin San Memorial Scholarship.
- Click on Apply.
- Fill out the application form.
- Submit supporting document
No scholarship will be given out unless the selection committee determines that there are candidates who have demonstrated enough merit. If the Foundation determines that the scholar’s conduct or performance has not been sufficient, it reserves the right to remove or suspend the scholarship at any time.