The application window for the PTDF Local Scholarship Scheme (LSS) closed November 16th, 2018 while the Overseas Scholarship Scheme(OSS)window closed December 31st, 2018. Each window was open for a period of 6 weeks.

The Fund received applications for each of its programs as follows:

     (i)    MSC Overseas Scholarship Scheme (OSS)                  – 15,822

    (ii)    PHD Overseas Scholarship Scheme (OSS)                – 3,501

     (iii)    MSC Local Scholarship Scheme (LSS)                     – 3,393

     (iv)    PHD Local Scholarship Scheme (LSS)                     – 1, 017

(v)  Under Graduate (LSS)                                                              – 3,741


The next step in the selection process is the screening of applications for interviews based on the following criteria:

  • Class of degree
  • O-level Grades
  • Strength of personal statement

Applicants who meet the minimum requirements for the program and possess the best credentials based on the strength/quality of their qualifications and relevance of their proposed study to the Fund’s mandate will be invited for interviews at a date to be announced.

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