Lions Community Service Foundation Bursary Award

The Lions Community Service Foundation Bursary Award is established to provide financial assistance to deserving undergraduates pursing their studies at SUTD.

Eligibility

  • Open to Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents
  • Full-time undergraduates in any year of study pursuing any pillar programme at SUTD
  • Demonstrated financial need with monthly household Per Capita Income of less than S$2,000
  • Good academic standing
  • Uphold strong values e.g. passion, integrity, moral character and community spirit
  • Must NOT be a current scholarship holder

Tenure

  • Each Bursary Award is tenable for one year only
  • Recipients may reapply to be considered for the Bursary Award in their subsequent year of studies, subject to meeting the eligibility criteria

Benefits of Award

  • S$6,000 per annum
  • The Bursary Award is strictly for tuition fees and study-related expenses only
  • No bond attached

Things to Note

During the period in which the student remains a recipient, he or she is encouraged to engage in community service, in particular, to be involved in projects and activities organised by Lions Clubs in Singapore or other charities supported by Lions Clubs such as Lions Home for the Elders and Lions Befriender Service Association.

Bursary recipients also must take up the Tuition Grant Scheme by the Singapore Government

Repayment

No repayment required. The Bursary Award must be refunded in part or in full if student withdraws from studies or if studies terminated.

THIS BURSARY AWARD IS MADE POSSIBLE BY:

LIONS COMMUNITY SERVICE FOUNDATION (SINGAPORE)

VISION To be the leading source of philanthropic giving for the conduct of charitable services in Singapore from funds raised by Lions Clubs.  

MISSION To be the central organization for fiscal resources generated by Lions fund-raising activities and to extend the scope of tax-exempt donations to Lions causes in Singapore beyond services to the lonely, sick and poor elderly. 

ACTIVITIES:

1) Financial Hardship Assistance


Students: The LCSF administered Lions Education Fund was established in 2008 for the purpose of establishing scholarships, bursaries and other schemes to provide financial assistance to needy and deserving students. Lions Education Fund currently grants annual bursaries, book prizes, food and transport allowance schemes to schools and institutions at all levels of learning in Singapore, covering primary, secondary, junior colleges, ITE and other skill training colleges, polytechnics as well as universities.

Families: The Foundation also provides financial assistance to families made destitute due to the sudden death or illness of the main breadwinner but miss the eligibility terms for government financial assistance. 

2) Local Application of LCI Programs

Lions Gift of Sight: This project collects used spectacles from the community, sterilizes and recycles them by distributing to those with correctable vision problems. Due to high myopic rate in Singapore, LRS continues to collect thousands of used spectacles from the more than 100 collection points all over Singapore for the public to drop off their used spectacles. 

Website: www.lcsf.org.sg