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NUS Enterprise Summer Program 2017 11 days Funded Summer School program at Singapore

NUS Enterprise Summer Program 2017

Application Information and Instructions

National University of Singapore (NUS) Enterprise is hosting a summer program that aims to provide talented students with an exciting educational experience. Participants will get an opportunity to interact with local students in a multi-cultural and cosmopolitan environment, understand how public policies are formulated and most importantly, gain important insights on business practices and entrepreneurship development in Singapore.

Program Structure

  • Lectures/workshops/seminars conducted by the NUS faculty and faculty from other universities as well as government officials, business leaders and professionals.
  • A comprehensive curriculum covering the following topics:
    • People, Politics and Culture of Singapore
    • From Third World to First: Economic Development of Singapore
    • Public and Private Enterprise Development in Singapore
    • Entrepreneurship Growth and Strategy in Singapore
    • Entrepreneurial Venture Creation: From Idea to  Business Plan
    • Social Entrepreneurship in Asia
  • Site visits to selected government departments, statutory boards, companies and start-ups in Singapore.
  • Dialogue sessions with business leaders and entrepreneurs.
  • Visits to cultural and heritage sites in Singapore.

Program Sponsorship

Sajjad Foundation, the main sponsor, along with Habib University and other private donors will sponsor the Program. Sponsorship will cover the program fee that includes all programmatic activities and accommodation at the student hostel at NUS. Sponsorship will also cover travel cost.

Note: The sponsorship does not cover personal expenses and each selected student shall bear these costs.

Eligibility Criteria

Every applicant must fulfill the following conditions to be considered eligible for applying to the NUS Enterprise Summer 2017 Program:

  • Be a citizen of Pakistan
  • Be currently enrolled in the second/third/fourth semester of a bachelor’s degree program at a Pakistani higher education institution recognized by HEC as a full-time student.
  • Possess a good academic standing with a CGPA of at least 3.0 at the time of submitting the application.
  • Have sound English comprehension and communication skills.
  • Have a passport that has minimum six months validity from the program commencement date

How to Apply

Only students nominated by their universities will be considered. Therefore, students should contact their universities and apply through them. Independent applications will not be accepted.  To apply for the program, nominated students need to take the following steps:

  1. Click here to access the online application.
  2. Complete the online application.
  3. Upload the following documents:
    1. A recent passport size photograph with white background and on non-glossy paper (JPEG files no larger than 200 KB).
    2. A scanned copy of the first page of your passport with the picture and information clearly displayed (JPEG files no larger than 200 KB).
      Note: If you do not have a passport but have applied for one, please make sure you upload the passport token/receipt
    3. A letter of nomination by the institution on an official letterhead. This letter should also indicate that the applicant is a full-time student in good standing at their university (only PDF, DOC, DOCX or JPEG files will be accepted).
    4. Academic transcript or consolidated grade record(s) issued by the institution. The transcript should be endorsed with the university’s seal and official signatory (only PDF, DOC, DOCX or JPEG files will be accepted).
    5. A document with essay response question of the application in a DOC/DOCX/PDF format.
    6. scanned copy of your CNIC with your picture and information clearly displayed (200 KB)

Note: Nomination by your home institution does not indicate that you have been selected for the program.

Important Dates

Step Timelines
Application Deadline 26th  March 2017
Interviews of shortlisted candidates Second week of April 2017
Announcement of final decisions Last week of April 2017
Travel & Visa Arrangements May 2017
Pre-departure orientation at Habib University 8th July 2017
Departure to Singapore 08th/09th July 2017
 Program Dates 10th July 2017 to 21st July 2017

NUS Enterprise Summer Program 2017

Application of Participation for Pakistani Students

Welcome to NUS Enterprise Summer Application 2017!

Before proceeding further, please read the following important guidelines to fill in the application

  • This application needs to be filled in one sitting. You cannot save an incomplete application to complete it later on.
  • Before you start filling in your application, go through the entire application and note down the information you need to fill it in completely and submit it.
  • Ensure that the following documents are available with you when you are filling in your application:
    • A DOC, DOCX or PDF file of your responses to application essays
    • A recent passport size photograph with white background on a non-glossy paper (JPEG files no larger than 200 KB).
    • A scanned copy of the first page of your passport with your picture and information clearly displayed (JPEG files no larger than 200 KB).
      Note: If you do not have a passport but have applied for one, please make sure you upload the passport token/receipt
    • A scanned copy of your CNIC with your picture and information clearly displayed (JPEG files no larger than 200 KB).
    • Letter of nomination by your university on an official letterhead. This letter should also indicate that you are a full-time student in good standing at your university (Only PDF, DOC, DOCX or JPEG files will be accepted).
    • Academic Transcript/Consolidated Grade Record(s) issued by your university. The transcript should be endorsed with the university’s seal and official signatory (Only PDF, DOC, DOCX or JPEG files will be accepted).

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE APPLICATION

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE APPLICATION

15 Pakistani students, selected by Habib University and Sajjad Foundation, have been sent for an Enterprise Summer Program 2016 at National University of Singapore (NUS). Over 400 students from 50 universities and colleges applied from which the final selection was made after a rigorous process.

The selected students from a diverse group of Pakistanis, from Karachi, Lahore, Gilgit-Baltistan, Sukkur, Peshawar, and Islamabad. They represent various institutes including Allama Iqbal Medical College, Institute of Business Management, Institute of Space Technology, Institute of Management Sciences, Habib University, Lahore University of Management Sciences, National University of Sciences & Technology, Karakoram University, Forman Christian College, and Namal University.

NUS has been conducting this Enterprise Summer Program for a couple of years now. The small 2-week camp, which is currently underway, will culminate on 23rd July. Its primary focus is on the culture of Singapore, social entrepreneurship in Asia, how to create a new venture, pitch your ideas, and marketing strategies.

Singapore is considered a global hub of commerce and finance and has strengthened its position in entrepreneurship as well. This summer program will be particularly helpful for Pakistani students seeking a future as an entrepreneur. The exposure gained from a developed market like Singapore will give them a head start to chase their ideas.

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Further Information

We are happy to address any further questions or concerns you might have. Please feel free to contact us.

Email: singapore.summer@habib.edu.pk
UAN: +9221 1110 HABIB (+9221 111042242)
Telephone: +92-21-38797082
Office of Admissions:  Extension 4515 | Cell: +92322-2850249

 

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