James Cook University Merit Scholarships

James Cook University is awarding Merit Scholarships to high calibre individuals with outstanding academic achievement and well developed skills in critical thinking and creativity. These scholarships are competitive and are only available for students studying at the Singapore campus of James Cook University.


JCU Scholarship Categories

We have three categories for JCU Merit Scholarships as follows:

100% Scholarship on ONE academic year*
50% Scholarship on ONE academic year*
25% Scholarship on ONE academic year*


*One academic year is equivalent to 8 subjects.


JCU Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:

  • Meet James Cook University academic entry requirements
  • Submit a complete application form including scholarship application form and relevant documents
  • Eligibility criteria varies dependent on country

JCU Scholarship Application Period

Applicable intakes 
Countries
Windows OPEN for Scholarship Application
Windows CLOSED for Scholarship Application Submission
Remarks
SP52-Jul-2021
Singapore
29-Mar-21
25-Jun-21
Subject to pandemic conditions, scholarship test will not be held in most countries except for Malaysia
Malaysia
29-Mar-21
31-May-21
Indonesia
29-Mar-21
7-Jun-21
Thailand
15-Mar-21
4-Jun-21
South Korea
15-Mar-21
4-Jun-21
Kazakhstan
15-Mar-21
4-Jun-21
Vietnam
26-Mar-21
31-May-21
Myanmar
26-Mar-21
31-May-21
Laos & Cambodia
26-Mar-21
31-May-21
 ** Application for scholarship received after 6pm, will not be eligible. NO extension of application submission will be entertained.
 ** Acceptance of scholarship after 2 weeks from date of results will NOT be entertained and will be deemed as null and void.

For more information please contact the following:


Contact: +65 8222 6833
Email: admissions-singapore@jcu.edu.au


India

Cities Country Representatives Contact
North/South India Suman Subbian suman.subbian@jcu.edu.au
(+65) 8388 8698
Chennai Surenthiran Prabhakaran surenthiran.prabhakaran@jcu.edu.au
(+91) 988 443 0735
Delhi Tanuj Soni tanuj.soni@jcu.edu.au
(+91) 920 220 4083
Kolkata Tanuj Soni tanuj.soni@jcu.edu.au
(+91) 920 220 4083
Mumbai Surenthiran Prabhakaran surenthiran.prabhakaran@jcu.edu.au
(+91) 988 443 0735

Indonesia

Cities Country Representatives Contact
Indonesia Andrew Lim andrew.lim@jcu.edu.au
(+65) 8139 6745
Indonesia Ria Susiati ria.susiati@jcu.edu.au
(+62) 816 141 6166
Indonesia Stefen Yungpriady stefen.yungpriady@jcu.edu.au
(+62) 811 956 8870

South Korea

Cities Country Representatives Contact
Seoul Shelley Wang shelley.wang@jcu.edu.au
(+65) 6709 3645
Seoul Jaruwat Kiatiwongse Jaruwat.kiatiwongse@jcu.edu.au
(+66) 82 338 3338
Seoul Taehyung Kim (Dan) Dan.kim@jcu.edu.au
(+82) 10 7416 4777

Malaysia

Cities Country Representatives Contact
Malaysia Andrew Lim andrew.lim@jcu.edu.au
(+65) 8139 6745
Malaysia Eddie Siew eddie.siew@jcu.edu.au
(+60) 17 2706709

Myanmar

Cities Country Representatives Contact
Myanmar Selena Le selena.le@jcu.edu.au
(+65) 6709 3641
Myanmar San Thu Zar Myaing san.myaing@jcu.edu.au
(+95) 9794 942 254

Thailand

Cities Country Representatives Contact
Thailand Shelley Wang Shelley.wang@jcu.edu.au
(+65) 8339 9616
Thailand Jaruwat Kiatiwongse Jaruwat.kiatiwongse@jcu.edu.au
(+66) 82 338 3338

Vietnam

Cities Country Representatives Contact
Vietnam Selena Le selena.le@jcu.edu.au
(+65) 6709 3641
Hanoi Tran Huong Linh huonglinh.tran@jcu.edu.au
(+84) 904 562 445
Ho Chi Minh Julia Vong julia.vong@jcu.edu.au
(+84) 898 655 175

Central Asia

Cities Country Representatives Contact
Kazakhstan Shelley Wang shelley.wang@jcu.edu.au
(+65) 6709 3645
Kazakhstan Jaruwat Kiatiwongse Jaruwat.kiatiwongse@jcu.edu.au
(+66) 82 338 3338
Kazakhstan Ramazan Mukhambet Ramazan.mukhambet@jcu.edu.au
(+77) 77 115 0053




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JCU Merit Scholarship Terms and Conditions

  • This scholarship is only available for students studying at the Singapore campus of James Cook University (JCUS).
  • The scholarship is open to new Singapore students (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and all pass holders excluding Student’s Pass) and new international students commencing in selected 2021 intake.
  • Continuing Singapore students and continuing international students who are in their final trimester/term of their pathway program excluding Postgraduate Qualifying Program (Business) are eligible to apply.
  • Scholarship awardees are not eligible for any other scholarship available at the Singapore campus of James Cook University.
  • The scholarship awarded is transferable only within the same degree level should the scholarship awardees decide to change course.
  • The scholarship is equivalent to the tuition fees for a maximum 8 subjects equal to One Academic Year at JCUS.
  • Minimum subject fees payable is capped at 12 subjects’ tuition fees for undergraduate program and 6 subjects’ tuition fees for postgraduate program following the scholarship award and any advanced standing granted from the assessment of application for admission.
  • The scholarship amount will be offset against the final subjects undertaken (up to a maximum of 8 subjects).
  • The scholarship is applicable for all Bachelor and Master Degree programs except for Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours), Graduate Diploma of Psychology, Master of Psychology (Clinical) and Master of Philosophy.
  • For scholarship awarded to Bachelor of Business and Environmental Science or Bachelor of Business and Environmental Science (Majoring in Aquaculture), the scholarship amount will be offset from business subject fees only.
  • The scholarship amount does not cover any re-module fees should the scholarship awardee fail any subject during the course of study.
  • The scholarship may be withdrawn at any time if, in the opinion of the University, the scholarship holder’s progress or behaviour is deemed unsatisfactory.
  • JCUS does not guarantee and/or provide scholars with employment upon graduation.
  • If the scholarship holder decides to withdraw from the university and/or terminate the scholarship prematurely, the university reserves the right to impose repayment of all scholarship monies disbursed to the scholar.
  • It is subject to the university discretion to award the scholarship.
  • Scholarship is not applicable for transfer to any James Cook University campus in Australia.
  • Scholarship recipients are required to take on the role of student ambassador or any other similar role representing James Cook University to give publicity talks and testimonials as and when called upon to do so.
  • In the event of any dispute the decision of the university will be final and binding.