China Navigation-MaritimeONE Scholarship (Newcastle University with SIT Singapore)

Merit Based Scholarship | Scholarship Provided by : Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF)

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About the Scholarship

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China Navigation-Maritime ONE Scholarship is offered by the Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF). This scholarship is open to 2nd year undergraduate students at Newcastle University. Through this scholarship, SMF hopes to attract young talents into the maritime industry. The number of scholarships offered varies every year. The scholarships are sponsored by China Navigation Company Limited.

Scholarship application closes on
May 31, 2016
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varies per year
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Scholarship Details

These scholarships are awarded to Singapore citizens for pursuing Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Marine Engineering at Newcastle University, UK (with Singapore Institute of Technology). The scholarship awards are valued at S$36000, and are disbursed in 2 stages. Students applying for this scholarship must:
  • Have outstanding academic results
  • Have good leadership skills and character
  • Have active CCA records demonstrating leadership qualities and community involvement
  • Demonstrate interest in maritime business and intention to pursue career in maritime industry.


Eligibility Criteria

The requirements for this scholarship are listed below:
  • Should be a Singapore Citizen 
  • Current 4th year undergraduate, completing his/her studies in July 2016
  • CGPA 3.5 or above
  • Excellent ‘O’ Level results
  • Excellent ‘A’ Level results or Polytechnic Diploma Qualification
  • Must be fluent in English and numerated, knowledge of additional language would be of advantage
  • Hold a valid unrestricted Singaporean passport and have completed NS (where applicable)


Application Process

The applications are generally accepted from April to May.

Additional Information

Students availing this scholarship have to sign a 2-year bond. The successful students will have an initial induction and familiarisation at the Head Office in Singapore. After this, the student must expect that he/she may be posted at any of China Navigation’s (CNCo) offices worldwide, or to any shipyard worldwide, or to any vessel base operating port worldwide even in a country where CNCo has no office (at CNCo’s cost), and at CNCo’s sole discretion based on the company’s determination of their needs and the candidate’s skill sets. Prospective candidates who are unable, or not willing to travel during three years immediately after graduation at a short notice and/or be based outside of Singapore for a short, medium or long period of time (maximum three years), need not apply. Candidate should exude keen interest in the offshore marine industry.

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