NUS Enterprise Summer Program 2017

NUS Enterprise Summer Program 2017
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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


Further Information

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

UAN: +9221 1110 HABIB (+9221 111042242)
Telephone: +92-21-38797082
Office of Admissions:  Extension 4515 | Cell: +92322-2850249