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NUS Summer Program 2017 on Economic and Enterprise Development in Singapore (July 10 - 21, 2017)

Dear 2nd, 3rd and 4th Semester Undergraduate Students,

We are pleased to announce the long awaited NUS Summer Program 2017!

National University of Singapore (NUS) Entrepreneurship Centre is conducting a Summer Program on Economic and Enterprise Development in Singapore from July 10 to July 21, 2017.

The concerned details of the program are given below for ready reference. Students interested to apply for this program should complete the form for Summer Program on SFS by 9am on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Only those students that are shortlisted from IBA will then be requested to complete the external application link given under the application package head.

Please note that NUS and the sponsoring foundation requires institutional nominations only.

Please feel free to contact us in case of any concern.

Kind regards,


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 as a full-time student. Preference will be given to students studying in third/fourth semester (second year of undergraduate degree)
- 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
- Active in extra-curricular activities will be preferred

Program Outline:
- Lectures conducted by professors from the National University of Singapore. Topics include:
    - People, Politics and Culture of Singapore
    - From Third World to First: Economic Development of Singapore
    - Public Sector Management and Public Policy in Singapore
    - Public and Private Enterprise Development in Singapore
    - Entrepreneurship Growth and Strategy in Singapore
    - Leadership and team building in Entrepreneurial Ventures
    - Entrepreneurial Venture Creation: From Idea to Business Plan
    - Social Entrepreneurship in Asia
- Guest lectures by government representatives, business executives and professionals from local businesses
- Site visits to selected government departments, statutory boards, business corporations and start-ups in Singapore
- Dialogue sessions with government officials and entrepreneurs
- Group presentations
- Interaction with students from the National University of Singapore
- Visits to cultural and heritage sites in Singapore

Application Package:
Selected students will be asked to submit the following documents within a day or two to fulfil the application requirements. So please ensure that you have the required contents.

1. Complete the online application at http://habib.edu.pk/singaporesummer/nus-application/
2. Upload the following documents:
  a. A recent passport size photograph with white background and on non-glossy paper (JPEG files no larger than 200 KB).
A scanned copy of the first page of your passport with the picture and information clearly displayed (JPEG files no larger than 200 KB).
Please note that you must have a valid passport before you apply for this program; passport shall be valid till January 31, 2017
  b. 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).
  c. 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).
  d. A document with essay response question of the application in a DOC/DOCX/PDF format.

Program Fee:
The Program fee will be sponsored by Sajjad Foundation and Habib University. The fee is inclusive of the following:
- All activities listed in the program outline
- Accommodation at student hostel
- Coach travel to site visits arranged by NUS
- Airfare and airport taxes, travel insurance and visas

The sponsorship does not cover meals, and personal expenses. And thus, each selected student shall bear these costs himself / herself.

Application Procedure:
IBA shall nominate a few students for this program and sponsorship. Therefore, interested students are requested to complete the form at the following link to show their interest in this opportunity. Only shortlisted candidates will be coordinated with for processing the application requirements.

Application Link: www.webapps.iba.edu.pk/sfs

You shall complete online form at the above link latest by 9:00am on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Interests received after that shall not be considered.