Through the generosity of Mastercard, this Scholarship is made available to outstanding full-time female undergraduates pursuing third year of studies in AY2017/2018.


The Scholarship is open to female Singapore Citizen and Singapore Permanent Resident students who

  • are enrolled in their third year of study in SUTD-SMU Dual Degree Programme or SUTD Undergraduate Engineering Programme;

  • have outstanding academic achievement;

  • have previous work experience, community service and corporate social responsibility (“CSR”) related work;

  • possess strong leadership and entrepreneurial skills

Special consideration will be given to students with demonstrated financial need.


  • The Scholarship is valued at S$15,000 per annum, tenable for one year of study

  • The quantum will be used towards the recipient’s annual subsidised tuition fees (after Tuition Grant) for one academic year at SUTD

  • No bond is attached to the Scholarship


  • The recipient is required to achieve and maintain good academic standing. Academic performance will be reviewed every term. 
  • Successful recipients may be granted a 16-week internship with Mastercard
  • Recipients may be invited by Mastercard to participate in related events and CSR work

  • Recipients are required to complete at least 10 hours of service to the university. They may take on the role of student ambassador, or any other similar role, representing SUTD to give publicity talks, to receive guests, etc., as and when called upon to do so.​


  • Existing students who are eligible will be invited to apply via MyPortal.

  • Late and incomplete submissions will not be processed.

  • Scholarships are awarded on the basis of competition among eligible applicants.

  • SUTD reserves the right not to award any scholarship if there are no candidates of sufficient merit. The decision of the selection committee is final. Enquiries or disputes surrounding its decisions will not be entertained.


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