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Overseas Programme Opportunities


Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths (JENESYS)


JENESYS is a people-to-people exchange programme between Japan and the Asia-Pacific region launched by the Japanese Government. JENESYS consists of INBOUND Program from Asia-Pacific region and OUTBOUND program to Asia-Pacific region.

The program aims at promoting mutual trust and understanding among the people of Japan and the Asia-Pacific region and building a basis for future friendship and cooperation by these INBOUND and OUTBOUND programs. It also encourages an understanding and dissemination of Japan’s economics, society, history, diverse culture, politics and diplomatic relations.

Eligibility

·  Bona fide citizens of Singapore

·  Must understand and agree to the objective of JENESYS and its guidelines

·  18 – 35 years old as of the program date

·  Must be in good health*

·  Sufficient skills in English

·  Must commit to sharing and disseminating both information on Japan and their experiences of the program by social networking services (SNS) etc., and Possession of a Facebook account with active postings.

·  Must commit to cooperate for the questionnaires during and after the program

·  Working in the theme-related fields / organizations**

*Some persons suffering from chronic diseases (diagnosed or undiagnosed) may be accepted by obtaining medical certificate and/or declaration of consent. Pregnant person cannot join the program.

**The students involved in study, research or activity relevant to Japan or Japanese culture over 1 year have priority. 

Participants

Name Programme
2018
Amelia Loo Hui Ying Environmental Earth Systems Science Year 4
Woo Jia Hern Biological Sciences Year 1
2017
Chia Xin Wei Biological Sciences with Second Major in Psychology Year 3
Chon Hui Min Biological Sciences with Minor in Business Year 3
Guan Ying Shan, Rachel Environmental Earth Systems Science Year 1
Hah Jia Wen Chemistry and Biological Chemistry Year 3
2016
Emelyn Ang Su Ping Environmental Earth Systems Science Year 1
Luo Xue Shi Biological Sciences with Second Major in Psychology Year 4
Ng Shu Hua, Fiona Chemistry and Biological Chemistry Year 2
Poh Zhong Wee Biological Sciences with Second Major in Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacology Year 3
Tan Wan Yan (Double Degree) Biomedical Sciences and Chinese Medicine Year 5
Yeo Shu Hui Environmental Earth Systems Science Year 1
2015
Zeng Hui
Biological Sciences Year 2
Note: Study year is correct at time of participation.


Marine Science Research and Development Programme (MSRDP)

MSRDP Overseas Programme Award is co-funded by National Research Foundation (NRF) and NTU College of Science. It aims at encouraging students to conduct research on marine science, enhancing national talent developing and manpower training in this area.

Eligibility

·     Undergraduate students

·   Singapore citizen or permanent resident  

·     Research project under one of the following four research themes:

1)  marine ecosystems and biodiversity (MEB)

2)  environment impact and monitoring (EIM)

3)  coastal ecological engineering (CEE)

4)  marine technology and platforms (MTP)

Awardees

Name Programme
2018
Eddy Kwoh Zhi Yan Environmental Earth Systems Science Year 2
Regine Tiong Hui Yi Environmental Earth Systems Science Year 3
​Winona Wijaya ​Environmental Earth Systems Science Year 4
2017
Amanda Cheong Yee Lin
Environmental Earth Systems Science Year 4

Note: Study year is correct at time of participation.


One week Summer Programme in Kobe University


This summer program is offering the experience of the study and research in the area of Science, Technology, Agriculture, and Maritime of Kobe University and the advanced research institute nearby. This program invites about 25 undergraduate or graduate students from the universities with academic exchange agreement with Kobe University.

As well as lectures in English, the students will experience sea training on the University's training ship Fukaemaru, participate in hands-on agricultural training at the Food Resources Education and Research Center, and visit the SPring-8 facilities and so on. On the final day of the week-long program, Dean of the Graduate School of Science will present each student with a certificate of completion.

Eligibility

·      Undergraduate or graduate students at a university that has an academic exchange agreement with Kobe University.

·      Be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at his or her university.

·      Be recommended by his or her university.

·      Have no experience of visiting Japan after entering university.

·      Age 41 or below.

·      Has a passport of a country which is eligible for invitation for SAKURA Exchange Program in Science

(countries and regions eligible for invitation: http://www.ssp.jst.go.jp/EN/outline/index.html)

Participants

Name Programme
2019
Chai Siao Yang
Physics and Applied Physics Year 1
Samuel Loo Shi Hao
Biological Sciences Year 3
2018
​Chen Wei Meng Biological Sciences Year 2
​Wang Song ​Mathematics and Economics Year 2
2017
​Er Yan Hui Jasmine ​Chemistry and Biological Chemistry Year 2​
​Ng Jia Xing ​Biological Sciences with Second Major in Psychology Year 3
​2016
​Lau Aik Meng ​Biological Sciences Year 2
Ong Wei Li
Biological Sciences with Second Major in Food Science and Technology Year 2

Note: Study year is correct at time of participation.


Sino-Singapore Undergraduate Exchange Programme (SSUE)


The Sino-Singapore Undergraduate programme (SSUE) represents thecollaboration between the education ministries in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and Singapore. The programme was established formally in 29 May 2002 by former Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong and then Vice-President Mr Hu Jintao. The purpose of SSUE is to equip Singaporean students with first-hand understanding of China, as well as introduce Chinese students to Singapore. Through SSUE, we also hope to strengthen bilateral ties between China and Singapore and to foster understanding, collaboration and bonding between our university students and PRC university students.

Programme highlights include:

  • Interesting workshops by participating universities
  • Visits to participating universities
  • Networking sessions with local students
  • Cultural exchange
  • Excursions
(content varies from year to year and may be subjected to changes) 

Eligibility

·   Singapore citizen or permanent resident

·   Age 25 or below

·   Proficient in Chinese Language

·   Preferably in Year 2 or 3

·   Articulate, confident, open-minded, and eager to learn and share knowledge

·   With an interest in current affairs in China

·   Able to fully commit to the programme and related events. The programme comprises two parts: 15-day Singapore Programme (hosted by Singapore MOE and the 4 local universities respectively) and another 15-day China Programme (hosted by MOE of the People’s Republic of China and the 4 participating Chinese Universities).

·   Students with special talents, e.g. singing/playing musical instruments, drama, photography, IT, etc. are welcome.

·   Good proportion of students across all NTU colleges including NIE. We try to have a good balance of students representing NTU and Singapore.

Participants

Name Programme
2019 
Cassandra Tay Xinyi
Mathematical Sciences Year 3
Guo Jin Long
Mathematical Sciences Year 2
Lee Rou Xuan Biological Sciences Year 2
2018
Lim Jin Heng
Chemistry and Biological Chemistry with Second Major in Food Science and Technology Year 1
Tan Yew Chang
Biological Sciences with Minor in Business Year 2
2015
Tan Wan Yan
(Double Degree) Biomedical Sciences and Chinese Medicine Year 3
Wong Ming-Le
Physics and Applied Physics Year 2
2014
Anthony Tan Kok Cheng Physics and Applied Physics Year 2
Guo Huicong
Mathematics and Economics Year 2
2013
Cheng Sim Kok Tommy Mathematical Sciences Year 3
Sim Siang Meng
Mathematical Sciences Year 3
Yong Jin Kheng Kenny
Biological Sciences Year 3
Note: Study year is correct at time of participation.


University Scholars Leadership Symposium (USLS)

The University Scholars Leadership Symposium (USLS) is a week-long leadership development training program. The Symposium will bring together 1,000 of the world’s most promising leaders to one stimulating platform in the heart of Asia. The Program has been designed for young persons who are committed to making this world a much better place for the human race.

Applicants will undergo a systematic screening process. Essentially, we are looking for those individuals who demonstrate strong leadership potential, those who have a genuine appreciation for different perspectives, and for individuals with diverse interests, backgrounds and ambitions.

Humanitarian Affairs Asia recognises the importance of nurturing creative thinkers and in grooming aspiring leaders. Our goal is for every delegate to experience activities that contribute to their holistic development and empower them to become an excellent global citizen.

As leaders and managers in different fields – whether business, government education and non-profit organizations, there is a need to develop one’s ability to motivate and influence those in future working environments. At Humanitarian Affairs, we believe that effective leadership begins with a deep personal understanding. Our leadership training will explore the unique strengths you bring to your leadership role, and enhance your skills in working with others.

You will grow as an individual and as a leader, able to maximise your potential and performance, irrespective of your field.

Eligibility

·     Aged between 18 - 30

·     Students who have demonstrated strong leadership potential

·     Students who have the passion to work together to change the world for the better, i.e. previous track record in community service

·     Students who have a diverse and knowledgeable worldview

·     Students who exhibit strong cross-cultural sensitivity and adaptability

Participants

Name Programme
2019 
Lin Min Htoo
Chemistry and Biological Chemistry Year 2
Mah Wai Lum William
Physics and Applied Physics Year 4
​Tan Shao Kang Francis Mathematical Sciences Year 4​
​Yeng Jia Wen, Jamie Mathematical Sciences Year 2
2018
Angeline Winata
Chemistry and Biological Chemistry Year 3
Chew Kai Yang Benjamin
Physics and Applied Physics Year 3
Gan Enxin, Gladys Environmental Earth Systems Science Year 2
Jee Wen Jie Physics and Applied Physics Year 3
Kathleen Ooi Siew Min Environmental Earth Systems Science Year 1
Mah Wai Lum William Physics and Applied Physics Year 3
Ng Hao Wen Environmental Earth Systems Science Year 3
Tan Shao Kang Francis Mathematical Sciences Year 3
Wang Qi Mathematical Sciences Year 2
Yeng Jia Wen, Jamie Mathematical Sciences Year 1
2017
Bai Zhongzheng
Mathematics and Economics Year 4
C Vaahsan
Physics and Applied Physics Year 3
Cai Yuyang
Mathematical Sciences Year 4
Caroline
Chemistry and Biological Chemistry Year 3
Hong Foo Liang Mathematics and Economics Year 3
Joanne Lim Tze Yen Environmental Earth Systems Science Year 3
Lee Kin Lim Physics and Applied Physics Year 3
Li Shaohui Physics and Applied Physics Year 4
Lim Tian Ning Environmental Earth Systems Science Year 3
Lim Yong Liang Chemistry and Biological Chemistry Year 2
Lim Yu Jun, Cheryl Environmental Earth Systems Science Year 2
Ng Xiu Min Mathematics and Economics Year 1
Ong Xin Yi Melissa Chemistry and Biological Chemistry Year 3
Tan Swee Ying Physics and Applied Physics Year 3
Tangcueco, Vicente III Tiu Chemistry and Biological Chemistry Year 2
2016
Felicia Martina Chemistry and Biological Chemistry Year 3
Hong Foo Liang Mathematics and Economics Year 2
Jee Wen Jie Physics and Applied Physics Year 1
Lee Kin Lim Physics and Applied Physics Year 2
Lew Wai Cheong, Lincoln Physics and Applied Physics Year 3
Li Shaohui Physics and Applied Physics Year 3
​Mattheus Foo Xing Rong ​Biological Sciences Year 2
​Mohamed Husaini Bin Adul Rahman ​Chemistry and Biological Chemistry Year 2
​Ong Xin Yi ​Chemistry and Biological Chemistry Year 3
​Yeo Shu Hui ​Environmental Earth Systems Science Year  2

Note: Study year is correct at time of participation.​​​​​​​


For further information, please contact Ms Irene Tay at LHTay@ntu.edu.sg / Miss Belinda Teo at Belinda.teo@ntu.edu.sg​