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DR BALAJI SADASIVAN STUDY AWARD 2021


ABOUT

SCHOLARSHIP


The ‘Dr. Balaji Sadasivan Study Award’ is a scheme in honour of the late Dr.Balaji Sadasivan, the past President of SINDA. The award is to recognize his valuable contributions to both SINDA and the Indian community. It will be awarded to deserving Social Work Undergraduates / Postgraduates enabling them to pursue Social Work as a professional discipline of study. This scholarship award aims to assist students with course fees to pursue either Social Work or Counselling programmes at the following Universities listed below.


SCHOLARSHIP

DETAILS


Value of Award

Support students with the study award of up to $5000.

 

Bond

Bond periods will vary on the period of study.

Before Graduation/During Course of Study After Graduation
To complete 20 days of internships with SINDA* 1 year bond with SINDA* (Mandatory service period)

*SINDA reserves all rights to allow students to serve out the bond in another social agency at its sole discretion upon application.



ELIGIBILITY

Criteria


In order to be eligible for the scholarship award, applicants must:

  • Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident of Indian origin
  • Be in the 2nd, 3rd or Honours year of study, with good academic results.
    (1st-year students will be considered based on previous educational qualifications and grades)
  • Have a strong passion to continue a career in the community and social service sector.
  • Be enrolled in one of the following courses recognised by Singapore Association of Social Workers and Singapore Association of Counselling.

 

Accrediting Association Link
Singapore Association of Social Workers https://accreditation.sasw.org.sg/recognition
(Excluding overseas programs)
Singapore Association of Counselling https://sacsingapore.org/career-course-recognition/recognised-programme/

 

Note:

  • Shortlisted candidates will be notified of the interview date and only successful candidates will be informed of the outcome by SINDA.
  • The committee’s decision is final. SINDA does not enter into correspondence with regard to the reasons for non-selection of applicants.
  • Candidates are required to volunteer their time with SINDA or our partnering organisation, the Singapore Indian Education Trust (SIET) upon completion and/or during the course.

 

Application Process

  • Download the application form. You must first submit a softcopy of the duly completed application form (including the supporting documents as stated on the checklist) in a single PDF file via email to scholarships@sinda.org.sg. Subsequently, after review, the hardcopy application form and supporting documents can be sent by post or personally handed over at SIET office at the address reflected below.
  • You are required to submit your application 2 months before the start of the semester or start of course.
  • Application Processing Time: Approximately 3 – 4 weeks.


CONTACT

PERSON


For further details, you may contact:

Ms Nicolette
SINDA (Scholarships)
1 Beatty Road
#04-402
Singapore 209943

Tel: 62962855
E-mail: scholarships@sinda.org.sg


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