AGAM - SIET TRUST FUND
Agam – SIET Theatre & Arts Education Trust Fund Assistance Scheme
As part of our social responsibility and giving back to the society, Agam Theatre Lab will actively identify and seek out students who are capable of taking up this bursary via its network of stakeholders who are educators, theatre practitioners and arts managers.
This scheme which will be disbursed as an annual bursary to deserving students who wish to pursue any Theatre or Arts Management courses in polytechnics, specialized arts institutions or Universities locally. This scheme will be introduced in February 2021 in an effort to encourage students to pursue an academic journey in Theatre or Arts Management. It is to support the financial needs of deserving Indian students.
About SIET: The Singapore Indian Education Trust is registered under the Societies Act, Chapter 311, to establish and to maintain funds to provide Singapore Indians with bursaries, scholarships and study loans. The Trust is registered as a charity under the Charities Act, Cap.37 on August 7, 1986. The registered office and the principal place of business of the Trust are at No.1 Beatty Road, #04-402, Singapore 209943. The affairs of the Trust are administered by the Management Council in accordance with the provisions of the constitution of the Trust and the provisions of the Societies Act.
Agam Theatre Lab pledges to disburse a total of $3000 annually to two to three students.
VALUE & DISBURSEMENT
The quantum will be awarded in two tranches of $1000 (for University Degree programmes) and two tranches of $500 (for Polytechnic Diploma programmes) that will paid out in August and January (for University Degree programmes) and May and October (for Polytechnic Diploma courses), thereby coinciding with the Academic calendar of post-secondary school institutions.
Agam Theatre Lab will hand out these bursaries with a commitment to including the recipients into the programmes and projects of AGAM following which, the recipients will be paid a market rate for their services. We hope that this will create a sustainable model for theatre and arts management within the Indian Community, going forward.
Full-time Singapore Citizens students whose monthly per capita household income* (PCI) is not more than $1,000 or total monthly household income is not more than $4,000.
The following undergraduates who meet the above criteria are also eligible:
Full fee paying transfer or re-admitted students who are pursuing his/her first undergraduate degree and not already holding qualifications higher than a bachelor degree.
Recipient must not concurrently hold the bursary. Recipient must not hold any other scholarships or bursaries or free aid without the prior approval from AGAM. Award is tenable for one year. A fresh application is required each academic year.
If the Student fail to complete the course as planned, the bursary will be returned back to Agam immediately.
To be considered for the Agam-SIET Bursary, please apply for Financial Aid via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and submit the full set of supporting documents by end December for the current academic year.