James Cook University

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.

James Cook University conducts "Merit Scholarship Test" every year to provide an opportunity for students to avail scholarships to study in the university. It is one of the successful event for the last nine years. In accord with this arrangement, JCU will engage prospective students for Singapore. This platform benefits prospective students to secure 100% Scholarship on ONE academic year.

Key Note

  • Application should be made before attending scholarship test
  • Candidates are required to bring their hall-tickets to the venue
  • Photo identification card will be needed
  • 60% and above in 12th Standard / Bachelor Degree should be an entry criteria for enrolling in this Test

Documents required for registration

  • JCU application form
  • Educational certificates from class X onwards
  • Letter for medium of instruction being English
  • Passport Copy
  • Resume / CV
  • Work Experience Letter (if applicable)

Register Here

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


JCU Merit Scholarship Terms and Conditions

  • Scholarship is only available for students studying at the Singapore campus of James Cook University (JCUS)
  • The scholarship is equivalent to the tuition fees for a maximum 8 subjects equal to One Academic Year at JCUS
  • The scholarship amount will be offset against the final subjects undertaken (up to a maximum of 8 subjects)
  • The scholarship is only applicable for all Bachelor and Master Degree programs except for Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours), Master of Psychology (Clinical) and Master of Philosophy
  • 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 2019 intake
  • Continuing Singapore students and continuing international students who are in the last trimester/level 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 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’s 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

Intakes (All other programs)

March, July & November

Intake (English Program)

January, March, May, July, September & November

How to Apply?

Please contact BroadMind Study Abroad Consultant, an authorized representative of JCU Singapore located in Chennai, Madurai and Singapore. If you are willing to apply for JCU Scholarship Test, simply click on the button below to register for James Cook University Scholarship Test so that our JCU representative will follow you up for further guidance.

Courtesy: www.jcu.edu.sg/scholarships