Kathryn Aguirre Worth Memorial Scholarship

The Scholarship was established to honour the memory of Kathryn Aguirre Worth, an American attorney with White & Case, who was on board the ill-fated Silk Air flight MI 185 on 19 December 1997. The scholarship fund was made possible by contributions from White & Case, Standard Chartered Bank and other donors in Singapore and New York.

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Terms of Award

The scholarship will provide a stipend up to US$15,000 to defray tuition fees only for graduate studies at a US law school. The award excludes general expenses.

Eligibility
The scholarship to be awarded in 2016 is open to NUS LLB graduates from the classes of 2009 to 2015 who will pursue an LLM degree at an accredited law school in the United States.

Method of Application

1.

Application forms are available from:
Faculty of Law
National University of Singapore
469G Bukit Timah Road
Federal Building Office of the Dean
Singapore 259776
Attn: Ms Era Carmen Chan
Email: lawzy@nus.edu.sg
Tel: 6516 3616 Fax: 6779 0979

You may also wish to download a copy of the application form.

2. Where the space provided for the requested information is insufficient, you should type the information on an attachment. Indicate clearly the item number for which the information is provided.
3. You should provide certified true copies of awards, commendations, prizes and other certificates that you have been awarded. You are also requested to submit a transcript of your university examination results.
4.

The application form, attachments and other supporting documents should be sealed in an envelope marked "Confidential" and addressed in the following manner:

The Selection Committee for the
Kathryn Aguirre Worth Memorial Scholarship
c/o Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore

469G Bukit Timah Road
Federal Building Office of the Dean
Singapore 259776

5. The closing date for submission of application is  31 May 2016.

 

Selection Process
Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend interviews by the Selection Committee. Tentatively, interviews will be held in June - July 2016.

The Organization does not base its selection in any way on the employment status of the applicant or any relative of the applicant. Relatives of members of the selection committee are not possible recipients. There will be no restrictions or limitations in the selection procedures based upon race or the employment status of the prospective recipient or any relative of the prospective recipient.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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