Happy New Year and may 2024 bring about more achievements for all our sailors and sailing community.
We start off the year with announcing that the Singapore Olympic Foundation-Peter Lim Scholarship have been launched.
The SOF-Peter Lim Scholarship have disbursed 4,519 awards of $10.45 million to 54 sports. Many of the recipients have benefited from their involvement in sports, and represented their clubs, schools and for some, even the nation in competitions and at major Games. The qualification criteria for the scholarship in Year 2024 will be largely based on the applicant’s household income and the sporting achievements in the Year 2023 in their respective sports. If you think that there are more individuals or athletes who may qualify, kindly recommend to them to apply so they stand a chance to benefit. The information for application for this year’s awards is available in the SOF’s website – www.sof.sg since Monday, 8 January 2024.
SSF is indeed grateful the Singapore Olympic Foundation-Peter Lim Scholarship have shown their continuous support in championing the cause of sports excellence, and we are excited to announce that the application for this year’s awards is now open for anyone from our sailing community. So as part of Singapore’s sailing community, we encourage you to identify potential candidates who meet the criteria and urge them to apply for this prestigious scholarship.
There are two types of scholarships available:
High-Performance Scholarship, awarded to any qualified recipient regardless of family income and the Need-Based Scholarships which is reserved for athletes from families with lower incomes.
The scholarship categories and corresponding quantum are as follows:
Primary – $1000.
Secondary – $2000.
JC/IP/Tertiary – $3000.
High Performance Under 18 – $5,000
To facilitate the application process, applicants are required to obtain endorsements from their schools and/or National Sports Associations.For high-performance applicants under the age of 18, an accompanying NSA Assessment Form must be submitted by informing us at performance@singaporesailing.
The closing date for submissions for the scholarship is on Thursday, 15 February 2024 at 4pm.