Read the question or prompt carefully and try to "read between the lines." For example, the prompt you are to answer might be, "Describe a book that made a lasting impression on you and your life and why?
" Ask yourself, "Are they really interested in my literary preferences or is there something more to this question?
In this article, I will talk about how to apply for the scholarship and also what goes on behind closed doors for the interview.
UIAM - Ui TM - UKM - UM - UMK - UMP - UMS - UMT - Uni MAP - UNIMAS - Uni SZA - UPM - UPNM - UPSI - USIM - USM - UTe M - UTHM - UTM - UUM For us Malaysian students hoping to study or already studying in one of the public universities in Singapore, there are a few scholarships that we are eligible for; one of them is the ASEAN Undergraduate Scholarship.
If you are shortlisted for the interview, you will be notified online and you would have to confirmed your attendance online; just follow the instructions in the email.
From here on, I would relate my own experience on the interview process for the scholarship at NTU. The interview was conducted in a meeting room, so there was a huge meeting table between me and the 3 interviewers (Not much of a chance to present your portfolio to back up what you're talking about).
It is an opportunity to demonstrate to the selection committee that you are a well-rounded individual, that you are more than your GPA, that you are a strong writer, and it gives you a chance to talk about your experiences and qualifications in greater detail than what appears on your resume or transcripts.
Many schools and other organizations that give out scholarships will give you a "prompt" or a question which the essay is supposed to address.
The one seated in the middle, directly opposite me, is the dean of Admissions, Dr. The other 2 interviewers were professors (but I did not take note of their names or faculty, was too nervous haha).
What I did was, I was polite but most of the time, I was just being myself.