We currently offer three kinds of Financial Aid by way of:
The scholarships below are offered on a merit basis. Applicants must have good academic and professional records. They must also have demonstrated leadership and a desire to contribute to public service. Not all the awards will be made unless there are candidates of sufficient merit. Scholars may not concurrently hold any other scholarship, fellowship or award without the prior approval of the School.
There is no bond or obligation for the scholar except for the Lien Foundation.
There is no bond or obligation for the scholar to be employed by NUS or in Singapore, except for the Lien Foundation scholarship.
Note 1: The following items are covered by the terms of the relevant scholarships:
- Tuition Fees
- A monthly stipend throughout the period of the award
- A one-time book allowance
- A one-time settling-in allowance
- Shared housing
- Tuition, health insurance, examination and other approved fees
- Cost of travel from home country to Singapore on award of the scholarship
- Cost of travel from Singapore to home country on graduation
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Graduate Scholarship
The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Graduate Scholarship is available to full-time students who have demonstrated leadership and a desire to contribute to public service. It is available to all nationalities except Singapore citizens and permanent residents. Please refer to Note 1 for the terms of scholarship.
Chang Yung-fa Scholarship
The Chang Yung-fa Scholarships are available to needy but promising students
Government of Punjab – LKYSPP Scholarship
The Government of Punjab and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy offer joint Scholarships to students who are recommended by the Planning and Development Department of the Government of Punjab. Please refer to Note 1 for the terms of this Scholarship.
Kewalram Chanrai Scholarship
The Kelwaram Chanrai Scholarship is available to students who are citizens of India
Li Ka Shing Foundation Scholarship
The Li Ka Shing Foundation Scholarships are available to full-time students who are citizens of China, Hong Kong, India and ASEAN.
Lien Foundation Scholarship for Social Service Leaders
The Lien Foundation Scholarship for Social Service Leaders aims to groom talent, build up capability in the social service sector and develop
outstanding leaders to serve the community. These scholarships are available only to Singapore citizens or permanent residents who intend to
pursue the MPA programme.
Applicants with academic excellence, a notable performance record and the potential to take up leadership positions in voluntary welfare
organisations (VWOs) are sought from outstanding staff of VWOs and members of the public. These scholarships are administered by the National Council of Social Service (NCSS ). Please visit http://www.ncss.org.sg/career/lienfoundation.asp for more information and to obtain the application form. Scholars will serve a bond with NCSS in a VWO after graduation.
The LBKM Scholarship is available to Singapore citizens.
Oei Hong Leong Scholarship
The Oei Hong Leong Scholarships are available to students who are citizens of China
Rodamas - LKYSPP Scholarship
PT Rodamas Company and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy offer a joint scholarship to students who are citizens of Indonesia.
Sequislife - LKYSPP Scholarship
PT Sequislife Company and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy offer a joint scholarship to students who are citizens of Indonesia.
Spice Global Scholarship
The Spice Global Scholarship is available to students who are citizens of India
Stamford Land Scholarship
The Stamford Land Scholarship is available to students who are citizens of Australia or New Zealand
The School provides for a number of grants to students as a form of financial assistance. Although the specific value and coverage may vary, a grant will generally cover tuition fees, as well as other additional costs. More specific information on grants will be communicated to you if you are successful in your application.
The School also offers financial assistance by way of waiving the Tuition Fees for the entire course of the programme.
For enquiries, please contact (65) 6516-6134 or email to