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Prof Eddie Kuo Scholarship

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Prof Eddie Kuo Scholarship

The Professor Eddie Kuo Scholarship will open in February every year for application.  
Eddie C. Y. Kuo is the Professor Emeritus and Founding Dean (1992-2003) of the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (WKWSCI) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU). He has been instrumental in shaping the School into what it has become. In his years of teaching and doing research in the area of intercultural communication, he established strong and enduring relationships with students, faculty, international institutions and industry partners.
Prof. Kuo was conferred the title of “Emeritus Professor” by Nanyang Technology University on 1st Jan 2011. Prof. Kuo was conferred this prestigious title in recognition of his important contributions to the communication field and to NTU.
The Professor Eddie Kuo Scholarship is set up to help realize Prof. Kuo’s vision of nurturing top communication and information students who appreciate the role that culture plays in communication and interaction.  It is hoped that students of WKWSCI will gain valuable experience through their exchange programmes in both Asian and Western countries.
Scholarship Award
Scholarship(s) of up to S$4,000 will be awarded to the successful applicant(s).
The number and quantum of awards will be based on distributable income available from this endowed fund.
No award will be made unless there are suitable candidates.
This award is open to all students of WKWSCI, who are going to a reputable university approved by the Scholarship Committee for their semester-long exchange programme, in the upcoming Academic Year.
Students may hold other award(s) or scholarship(s) concurrently, except those awarded with the WKW Travel Grant.
Selection Criteria
  1. Applicants must demonstrate good academic performance with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.0 and above.
  2. Applicants must demonstrate a passion to learn from the exchange programme.
The Scholarship Committee will assess the candidates’ suitability based on the written statements on the application form and an interview.
Scholarship recipients will represent the School as Exchange Ambassadors at a maximum of two school outreach events per academic year. The duties of an Exchange Ambassador involve conducting presentations about his/ her overseas experience and/ or interacting with community stakeholders.
Application Procedure
A call for application will be sent to your student email. You will need to send in the completed form with a PDF copy of your degree audit.
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