LUI TIOW KAR SCHOLARSHIP

Introduction 

In 2018, the Volleyball Association of Singapore (VAS) set up the VAS-Lui Tiow Kar Volleyball Scholarship. The idea of this scholarship was first mooted in 2016 after the passing of the late Mr Lui Tiow Kar and is fully supported by both VAS and Mrs Lui Tiow Kar.

Achievements 

The Scholarship 

This scholarship is the first of such in Singapore Volleyball. The driving force behind the Scholarship is the desire to motivate promising young Volleyball athletes to continue the persue of their volleyball dreams, and to support them financially in their pursuits.

The Scholarship aims to:

  • Motivate deserving sports talents to achieve their sporting goals; and

  • Support high-performing volleyball athletes to pursue excellence in volleyball.

Tenure, Categories & Quanta of Awards 

The tenure of the scholarship is one year. The scholarship has 2 categories. The cash award for each category of scholarship is as follows:

Eligibility 

The scholarship is awarded only to the following:

  • The scholarship is awarded only to Singapore citizens who are either:

  • Promising athletes from secondary/junior college/ technical institutes; or

  • Talented athletes from polytechnics/ universities under 25 years old who have represented Singapore in regional/ continental/ international competitions.

    Athletes who are recipients of other sports scholarships are not eligible to apply.

Secondary/Junior College/Technical Institute Category

The applicant:

  • is a Singapore citizen;

  • has shown outstanding performance from January to December 2018 in either age-group, interschool/
    national, and/or VAS sanctioned competition/s

  • must be of good character & conduct;

  • must have his/her application endorsed by his/her school**, club or the Association; and

  • agrees to be profiled in materials produced/approved by the Volleyball Association of Singapore

  • and to allow the use of his/her photos/images in these materials.

** Applicants waiting for school postings can get their alma maters to endorse their applications

Polytechnic/University Category

The applicant:

  • is a Singapore citizen;

  • is under 25 years old as of 31 December 2018;

  • has shown commendable performance from January to December 2018 in regional, continental
    and/ or international sporting competition/s recognised by the Association;

  • is not a recipient of the SPEX Scholarship;

  • must have his application endorsed by the Association; and

  • agrees to be profiled in materials produced/approved by the Volleyball Association of Singapore and to allow the use of his/her photos/images in these materials.

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