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The 2019 Education Scholarship

The 2019 Education Scholarship

1. AN INTRODUCTION

FIS Foundation in collaboration with Furen International School and UEG Hostel provides ‘The 2019 Education Scholarship’ to aid non-Chinese students in discovering Chinese Language and Culture in a setting that is predominantly Chinese in both environment and language.

The 2019 Education Scholarship is open to students who are able to pursue the International Cambridge Examinations or Singapore-Cambridge Examinations conducted in either 2019 or 2020. They are world-renowned examination systems and instructions are conducted using the English Language.

 

2. REQUIREMENTS OF APPLICANTS

  • Students with good academic results who intend to pick up Chinese Language and Chinese Culture;
  • Students who have performed well in the Grade 12 Graduation Examination;
  • Display belief in altruism and evidence of volunteer work;
  • Pass scholarship tests in English and Mathematics;
  • Present their School Exam results on English and Mathematics.

3. COURSES OF STUDY

International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) Cambridge International Examinations Advanced Level (CIE)
1. This exam is conducted in May and October each year and scholarship recipients are expected to pursue CORE subjects in English Language, Sciences and Mathematics.

2. Recipients may pursue the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level conducted in October at their own accord.

3. Recipients may pursue subjects other than those listed at their own expense.

1. This exam is conducted in May and October each year and scholarship recipients are expected to pursue CORE subjects in English Language, Sciences and Mathematics

2. Recipients may pursue the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Advanced Level conducted in October at their own accord.

3. Recipients may pursue subjects other than those listed at their own expense.

 

4. SCHOLARSHIP VALUE

Each scholarship will cover the full tuition fees and full hostel fees. Note that the scholarship covers ONLY one examination fee and tutorial for core subjects. Should the recipients elect to take multiple examinations or non-core subjects, it must be undertaken at their own accord.

Fees not covered are medical insurance premium, external examination fees, fee protection insurance, university’s application fee, school’s application fee and government tax.

Each scholarship recipient is only required to pay S$3,000 and both Furen International School and UEG Hostel will absorb the rest, see sample breakdown.

Scholarship recipients have to cover their own living expenses, such as food, clothing and airfares.

Interested applicants may wish to refer to the Course Brochure available online to learn more about the cost of education at Furen International School.

Following is a sample breakdown based on an 12-Month Course

12-Month Course Fees borne by FIS Hostel Fees borne by UEG Hostel Fees borne by Scholarship recipients
CIE $22,068 $9,900 $3,000
IGCSE $15,684 $9,900 $3,000

5. TIMELINE FOR APPLICATION

Registration Period———————————————–Always Open

Selection Test——————————————————-Arranged between School and Applicant

Interview and Release of Scholarship Offers——-Arranged between School and Applicant

 

6. TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Scholarship recipients must consistently achieve excellent results in their academic years in Furen International School (defined by being in the Honour List in every unit assessment and examination).

Scholarship recipients are expected to take on leadership roles and play a very active and prominent role in both Furen International School and UEG. They are expected to be the poster boy or girl of their cohort.

Scholarship recipients must act as a Furen International School’s Student Ambassador and be present in school-related activities as required, write testimonials and appear in school  promotions and advertisements.

Upon graduation, FIS Foundation, Furen International School and UEG strongly encourage scholarship recipients to stay in touch, and to continue participating in its promotional activities as an Alumni.

Scholarship recipients are to obey the rules and regulations of Furen International School, to reside at the UEG Hostel and follow the rules and regulations set , as well as to abide by the laws of Singapore, in particular, the laws on Immigration.

FIS Foundation reserves the right to amend the terms and conditions for awarding the scholarship at their sole discretion.

The scholarship selection committee’s decision will be final and no correspondence will be entertained.

7. PENALTY

FIS Foundation reserves the right to withdraw or suspend the scholarship at any time if, in its opinion, the scholarship recipient’s conduct or performance has not been satisfactory.

Should the scholarship recipient withdraw or discontinue from the sponsored course, he/she will have to repay FIS Foundation the full course fees that have been disbursed at the prevailing rates.

There is no bond. We hope you have an enriching experience and remember us fondly.

 

8. ABOUT OUR MAIN PARTNER (FIS)

Furen International School 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). To further enhance its courses, it also provides IELTS as part of its instruction in order to better equip its students for tertiary studies.

Since its founding in 2000, Furen International School has grown by leaps and bounds, and to date has prepared over 3000 students for further studies. Today, it is known for providing quality education and helping its students to excel during examinations. Many of them go on to secure places in renowned universities such as Cambridge University, Oxford University, University College London, King’s College, University of Toronto, the Australian National University, National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University.

In 2017 alone, 80% of the cohort that were accepted by universities had received offers from universities ranked in the QS Top 100 list.

Furen International School aims to become one of the most influential private schools for students seeking entry into renowned universities. Students are provided with accommodation within the school compound with a hostel operated by UEG. Not only are Furen’s 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 in the heart of Asia’s most modern and cosmopolitan city – Singapore.

 

9. APPLICATION

Interested students may register your interest by clicking HERE. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to take a test and an interview using WeChat.

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