Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2009 22:51:37 +0800
Local: Sat, Aug 15 2009 10:51 pm
Subject: Re: Why r Singaporeans excluded from these scholarships ?
"truth" wrote in message
> truth comment: singaporeans have the right to demand
> an answer from the papist leegim as to why singaporeans are
> excluded from these scholarships. who are the papist leegime
> working for ? singaporeans or foreigners ?
> I have a strong interest in Asian legal systems. A few years ago, I even
> considered taking a year off from work, to do a Masters in Law at NUS. I
> checked out the available graduate scholarships at the NUS Law Faculty.
> Alas, almost all the scholarships were reserved for non-Singaporeans.
> That's still the way it is today. See the current list of graduate
> scholarships here:
> (1) Research Scholarship
> (2) Graduate Scholarship for ASEAN Nationals (NUS GSA)
> (3) Faculty Graduate Scholarship (FGS)
> (4) Scholarship for Young Asian Academics
> (5) Microsoft Scholarship
> The 1st scholarship is open to both Singaporean and foreign applicants.
> The 2nd scholarship is open to students from all ASEAN countries, except
> The 3rd scholarship is open to students from anywhere in the world, except
> The 4th scholarship is open to all Asian students, except Singaporeans.
> The 5th scholarship is open to students from anywhere in the world, except
> Is it strange that so many Singaporeans feel marginalised in their own
> country? No, it is not strange at all. It is clear that in our country
> today, citizenship often turns out to be a liability.
It had been legislated and in the Gazette that these scholarships are not
for Singapore citizens. They make laws and you obey.