Michael John Vince (Slade Shipping Far East) — SUTD Scholarship

The Michael John Vince (Slade Shipping Far East) — SUTD Scholarship is established to promote meritocratic access to education and provide opportunities to deserving students pursuing their studies at SUTD.


The Scholarship is open to students of any nationality who

  • are full-time second year undergraduate students enrolled in the Engineering Systems and Design (Supply Chain & Logistics track) degree programme at the University;

  • have good academic standing; and

  • possess leadership potential, good moral character and community spirit


  • The scholarship is valued at S$15,000 per academic year and is tenable for one (1) academic year. Successful recipients may apply for the Scholarship in the subsequent academic year, subject to meeting the prevailing eligibility criteria.

  • The scholarship shall be applied towards the recipient's tuition fees and other study-related expenses for one (1) academic year.

  • Recipients will be encouraged to undertake his/her internship with the donor.

  • No bond is required under the terms of this scholarship. The recipient must take up the Tuition Grant Scheme (TGS) from the Singapore Government. Under the TGS, non-Singaporeans will be obligated to work in Singapore for a minimum period of three years upon graduation.


  • Recipients shall not concurrently together with this scholarship hold any other scholarships, awards, bursaries of a monetary nature without the prior approval of the University.
  • The scholarship may be withdrawn at any time if, in the opinion of the University, the recipient’s academic progress or conduct is deemed unsatisfactory.

  • If the recipient decides to terminate the scholarship prematurely, SUTD reserves the right to impose a repayment on a case-by-case basis.


  • 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.

Mr Glyn Vince, CEO Asia Pacific of Slade Shipping Far East, established the Award in honour of his father, Mr Michael John Vince. Mr Michael John Vince was very studious and worked very hard with his education. He was always offering support and opinions throughout his life to his children, nephews, nieces and grandchildren.

SLADE has become highly regarded for offering a comprehensive global logistics service, optimising operating costs and processes without impairing either the quality of service or the safety of cargoes. We are highly regarded as both an innovative and creative GLSP (Global Logistic Services Provider) where we consider all aspects of each and every RFQ. We don’t simply offer from a to b if that’s what you request – we offer what is best and most efficient. Slade has long provided quality logistics support to the most demanding of industry sectors such as Oil and Gas, Construction and over this time we have developed a mature and invaluable understanding of the often unique demands and challenges of the industries that we constantly serve. Our long and unblemished record of success is testament to that capability and specialist expertise.