Dear AUN partners,

Greetings from the National University of Singapore, Global Relations Office.

NUS will once again be running the TF LEaRN programme in Academic Year 2020/21 Semester 1 (August to December 2020) and we would like to invite your university to nominate your students to apply for the programme.

About the Programme:

The TF LEaRN Programme @ NUS aims to nurture the next generation of Asian leaders by providing opportunities for cultural exchange, networking, community engagement and leadership development. Selected students will be have the opportunity to take one semester of academic courses in NUS, participate in community service work and take part in TF LEaRN activities such as Learning Journey, Service Leadership Event, Young Asian Leaders Forum etc. Successful applicants will receive S$6,500 from Temasek Foundation International to support their living expenses in Singapore. Refer to this website for more information.

Eligibility Criteria:

Nominated students must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Are undergraduates who completed at least one year of study in their home universities
  • Are studying in their country of citizenship
  • Are in the top 10% of their cohort in academic performance
  • Are fluent in English
  • Are interested in community service and have served in leadership positions
  • Able to fully commit to all aspects of the programme

 Nomination/Application Process:




Nomination Sheet 

1 April 2020

Due to the limited places this year, each university is invited to nominate up to 3 students for the TF LEaRN Programme 2020 @ NUS.

Please fill out attached nomination sheet and submit it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Wednesday, 1 April 2020.

TF LEaRN Programme @ NUS application

10 April 2020

NUS will contact your nominated students directly to submit their application.

Students must upload this list of supporting documents in their application. This list should be scanned in the following order and saved as a single file, are:

   q Latest transcript from the home university

   q Documentary evidence of community service activities

   q Documentary evidence of leadership activities

   q One letter of recommendation by character referees (from professional/academic/extra-curricular background)

  Late or incomplete applications received after the stipulated deadlines will not be considered.

Non-graduating Exchange Programme Application

15 April 2020




Students must complete this application in order for us to process their studies at NUS for one semester. If this application is not completed, then their TFI LEaRN Programme application will automatically NOT be considered.

Online application system is open from 21 March to 15 April 2020. Student to submit their application as an Exchange student (applicants are to click on Non-Graduating (NG) Programmmes).

All necessary supporting documents (refer to checklist) should be uploaded to the online application system by 15 April 2020.

+Each item mentioned above should not exceed 1MB for successful online uploading.

+ Late and incomplete applications might not be processed in time for admission in the respective semester.

Note: Students should use their home university email address instead of their personal email address when submitting their online application.

 For more information on the application procedures, please refer to

Useful Links:

Course List: (please note the list of modules for AY2020/21 will be updated in early to mid-March 2020).  Students are advised to request as many relevant courses as possible (up to eight) on their online application to increase their chances of securing the required modules.

Course Restrictions:

NUS Student Exchange Information Sheet:


Application Outcome:

Students will be informed of their application outcome for the TF LEaRN Programme @ NUS by early-May through their email, by which they will need to confirm acceptance of the award within 1 week after receiving the offer.

By mid-June, the Registrar’s Office will notify the students on the outcome of their Non-graduation Exchange Programme application, more specifically on their module (course) selection outcome.

As an additional note, students who are not eventually selected for the TF LEaRN Programme @ NUS will not be eligible to proceed with their application to do an exchange programme at NUS in Semester 1 with a fee waiver. These students may, however, consider to apply for Non-Graduating Non-Exchange which requires them to pay the NUS tuition fees for the semester that they are enrolled at NUS. Alternatively, students may be nominated by their home universities under the AUN-ACTS exchange agreement, which allows students to be nominated through the AUN-ACTS portal to come to NUS for exchange (with tuition waiver) in Semester 2 (Jan-May). However, places for the AUN-ACTS nominations are very limited and therefore very competitive.

 A gentle reminder to please send your nominations by 1 April 2020If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 We look forward to receiving your nomination and your students’ applications.

 Best regards,

Charlton A. Lim

(TF LEaRN Coordinator, NUS)

Applications for the third cohort of Schwarzman Scholars opened today, April 17, 2017, and we are looking forward to meeting another outstanding group of high-potential young leaders from around the world.

The second class of 129 Schwarzman Scholars, selected in the fall of 2016, is composed of students from 30 countries and 75 universities, with 45% from the United States, 20% from China, and 35% from the rest of the world. Schwarzman Scholars is quickly becoming the premier training ground for future leaders, educating and preparing the world’s most exceptional men and women to confront the difficult challenges of the coming century and develop an understanding of China.

This year, this unparalleled, fully-funded opportunity will be extended to up to 140 future leaders who will begin the program in August 2018. The program is open to students and young professionals between the ages of 18 and 28 years old, regardless of nationality, who are proficient in English and have obtained an undergraduate degree.

The application for the 2018-2019 cohort is now available on the Schwarzman Scholars website and will close on September 28 for applicants from the United States and across the globe. We invite you to read the press release announcing the launch of this year’s application cycle for additional details. For applicants who hold passports from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, or Macao, regardless of where they attended university, the application can be found on the Tsinghua University website and must be submitted by May 31, 2017.

In addition to evaluating applicants’ proven intellectual and academic ability, the admissions process is heavily focused on leadership potential, strength of character, ability to anticipate and act on emerging trends and opportunities, and desire to understand other cultures, perspectives, and positions. Those selected will have demonstrated their potential to not only benefit from but also contribute to the Schwarzman Scholars program and the network of Schwarzman Scholars alumni.

The written application will be reviewed by a distinguished team of readers from around the world who will narrow the pool based on an extensive set of guidelines. Approximately 400 semi-finalists will be invited to an in-person regional interview in Beijing, Singapore, London, or New York, and will go before notable panels comprised of CEOs, former heads of state, university presidents, non-profit executives, journalists, and other leaders from around the world.

Webinars and in-person information sessions for interested applicants will be hosted in April and throughout the next several months leading up to the application deadline. To find out more, please register for a session or contact us with any questions.

Greetings from Singapore Management University (SMU)! 

This is a gentle reminder that nominations for the SMU Leadership Symposium will close on 31 August 2018. Due to limited spaces, universities that are interested but have not sent in nominations, please do so by the closing date.  

For those universities that we have received nominations from, we would like to thank you for your interest. ‎

Please take note of the following for the nomination process:

Nominated students must be current undergraudates of the university. The symposium is currently not applicable for post-graduates.

Nominations can be submitted via on of the three channels:

1. Email
2. Postal Mail 
3. Online

Please see Nomination Form here for further explanation and instructions.

All nominations must reach us by Friday, 31 August 2018.

It is important to take note that submission of the nomination form is not a confirmation of participation. Shortlisted nominees will be notified by Monday, 17 September 2018.

Please find the details of SMU Leadership Symposium 2018 below:

Dates: 11 - 13 December 2018
Venue: Singapore Management University 
Official Accommodation: Hotel Royal @ Queens [4-star hotel]
Tentative Programme: Please click here to view the Tentative Itinerary
Cost borne by SMU:
- Airport transfers [from-and-to Singapore Changi Airport]
- Accomodation [5D 4N]
- Symposium fees 
- Learning Journey in the City programme 
- Meals during the official programme

Cost borne by international students:
- Airport ticket [to-and-from Singapore]
- Travel and medical insurance 
- Personal expenses during R&R

For more information. please see the poster here or visit

Alternatively, you can contact the Secretariat team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further queries.

Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you.

SMU Leadership Symposium Secretariat 

Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology (SIIT), Thammasat University, Thailand offers International Programs in Engineering, Technology, and Management with 100 of the courses using English as medium of instruction

The Scholarship for Excellent Foreign Students (EFSfor Master/Doctoral Degree, and EFS-U for Bachelor Degree to study in the areas of Engineering, Technology and Management at Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology.

- Scholarships for Master/Doctoral Degree (EFS): click here

- Scholarship for Bachelor Degree (EFS-U): click here

Please find more information on  

The closing date of application for semester 1/2019 (August semester) is 30 April 2019Interested students can apply via the SIIT online application:

 - For Master/Doctoral Degree Program at

 - For Bachelor Degree Program at

Programs offered at SIIT

Interested students can contact SIIT directly if they need further information regarding campus life or further requirements e.gdormitory booking, pick up service, international student activities.

The ASEAN-Australia Strategic Youth Partnership (AASYP) will be hosting its inaugural ASEAN-Australia Young Leaders Forum from 29 November – 2 December in Jakarta, Indonesia this year. We are excited to announce we are now accepting applications for fully-funded delegate positions!

The ASEAN-Australia Young Leaders Forum will bring together 40 outstanding young leaders between the ages of 18-29 years . The themes of this year’s conference - digital economy and trade, disaster resilience and counter-terrorism - will be explored through expert-led panels, professional-development workshops and site visits. More information about the Forum is available on our website

This opportunity is fully funded, so we encourage any young leaders interested in ASEAN-Australian affairs to apply. 

Currently, prospective delegates can submit application via this link or through our website. Applications close on 9 August, so please hurry up!


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