Financial Aid for Hall

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Sheares Hall (SH) is fondly known as the family hall of residence at NUS. The DRH/SH Alumni Endowment Fund was initiated by Mr. Seah Cheng San (DRH/SH 82) and supported by a group of passionate DRH/SH Alumni who believe strongly in supporting needy undergraduates in Sheares Hall. The Endowment Fund will go a long way in helping to finance their stay in the hall and allow them to enjoy the wholesome and enriching experiences of hall life that these Alumni experienced during their undergraduate days in DRH/SH.

Call for Applications for the DRH/SH Alumni Scholarship, DRH/SH Alumni Bursary, and Sheares Hall Award will be sent out via email in the beginning of Semester 1 and

Call for Applications for Sheares Hall Award will be sent out via email in the beginning of Semester 2

Please do take note that the below scholarships and bursaries are only for Shearites currently residing in Sheares Hall. If you are one of them, do take a look below!

DRH/SH Alumni Scholarship
Objective The Scholarship seeks to recognize residents of Sheares Hall who have done well academically while staying in the hall for the preceding two years.
Term The Scholarship covers one academic year.
1. A student can only be awarded the Scholarship only during his/her candidature.

2. There is no bond attached to the Scholarship but the Scholarship holder is expected to display exemplary conduct throughout the duration of the Scholarship.

Eligibility The Scholarship is open to residents of Sheares Hall who have

a. stayed at least two years in the hall,
b. obtained a CAP of at least 4.0 or a B+ average, and
c. contributed significantly to the hall, university, and/or community at large.
Recipients of other scholarships, bursaries or grants can apply, but must indicate these in this application form and seek prior approval from the awarding body to concurrently hold this scholarship.


DRH/SH Alumni Bursary

Objective The Bursary seeks to assist deserving but financially needy residents of Sheares Hall who can contribute to and benefit from staying in Sheares Hall.
Term The Bursary can cover one or both semesters of an academic year.

There is no bond attached to the Bursary but the Bursary holder is expected to display exemplary conduct throughout the duration of the Bursary.

Eligibility The Bursary is open to all residents of Sheares Hall, including new students and past recipients.

Recipients of other scholarships, bursaries or grants can apply, but must indicate these in this application form and seek prior approval from the awarding body to concurrently hold this Bursary.


Sheares Hall Award

Objective The Award seeks to provide financial support to deserving Sheares Hall residents with limited financial resources so that they can continue their stay and benefit from a more all-round development. The award is valued atS$600for a semester of stay.
Eligibility The applicant must:

1.be a current resident of Sheares Hall who has already stayed for at least one semester in Sheares Hall,
2. have contributed to the hall, university, and/or community, and
3. not concurrently hold any other form of grants, bursaries or scholarships, unless prior approval from the awarding body is obtained.