Financial Specialist Scholarship (FSS)
What It Is
The FSS is a postgraduate scholarship programme to develop a pipeline of specialist leaders in the following fields:
- Specialised finance
- Finance, applied finance or financial economics
- Risk management
- Actuarial science
- Technology and data science
Company TrackThe FSS will co-fund with Singapore-based financial institutions (FIs)* to send their promising Singaporean financial services sector professionals for postgraduate study in the targeted areas.
FIs applying for FSS funding should ensure that their candidates have applied directly to and secured admission into top postgraduate programmes, before submitting their applications.
The FSS will co-fund outstanding Singaporeans’ pursuit of postgraduate study in the targeted areas. Applicant must apply on your own to the respective universities prior to submitting your applications for the FSS. The applicant is not required to secure admission to the programme at the point of application.
FSS is open to Singaporeans only, and Singaporean candidates fulfilling or demonstrating abilities/qualifications in the following areas will be given favourable consideration:
- Good honours degree (second upper or cum laude and above)
- An excellent GRE score of at least 275, or GMAT score of at least 650
- Demonstrate strong leadership qualities
- Possess at least two years of financial services sector* working experience
Candidates who have commenced the programme at the point of application will not be considered.
How to Apply
For the company track, FIs should submit their application for the FSS at least 2 months before the date of commencement of the postgraduate programme.
For the individual track, the FSS is open for applications from the start of December to the end of February every year. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
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*Financial institutions or companies in the financial services sector refer to entities regulated by MAS (either licensed or exempted from licensing).