Edusave Awards for secondary schools
Edusave Awards are given by the government annually to Singaporean pupils to help equalise educational opportunities and motivate pupils to excel in schools. These Singaporean pupils must have performed well or made good progress in their school work and have good conduct. The Edusave Awards for Achievement, Good Leadership & Service (EAGLES) serves to recognise pupil’s leadership qualities, service to community and schools and excellence in non-academic activities.
The table below provides information on the different types of Edusave Awards:
1. Edusave Scholarships
2. Edusave Merit Bursary
3. Edusave Character Award
4. Edusave Good Progress Award
5. Edusave Awards for Achievement, Good Leadership & Service (EAGLES)
Eligibility and notification of awards
|Edusave Character Award
||Pupils within top10% of each level and stream and have good conduct.||Pupils within top25% of each level and stream, have good conduct and gross household income below
$5,000 per month (or per capita income of below $1,250).
|Pupils who demonstrate exemplary values and civic responsibility through their behaviour and actions.||Pupils within top10% based on academic improvement and have good conduct.||Pupils who demonstrate students’ leadership qualities, offer good service to community and schools, and excel in non- academic activities. Pupils must also passthe school exams and have good conduct.|
|How is it given?
||Pupils who are eligible for the award will be notified by post in late November.||Pupils who are nominated for the bursary will receive an application formby post in late November.If your household income is below
$5,000 (or per capita income of below $1,250), you can complete the application form and submit the form to the community centre/club nearest to your house, by early December.
Successful applicants will be notified by post
in December / January.
|Eligible pupils will be selected by schools. Awardees will be notified by post in lateNovember.||Pupils who are eligible for the awardwill be notified by post in late November.||Eligible pupils will be selected by schools. Awardees will be notifiedby post in lateNovember.|
Note: Each student, if eligible, is entitled to receive only one Edusave academic award (i.e. one of the Edusave Scholarships, Edusave Merit Bursary or Good Progress Award).
Edusave Awards for Achievement, Good
Leadership & Service (EAGLES)
Nominee has represented school and achieved awards in competitions, exhibitions or performances recognised by CCAB. For example, top 4 positions at Zonal / National competitions, and Bronze and above for SYF competitions.
Nominee has assumed appointments in core activities recognised by CCAB. For example, leadership posts of Captain and Vice-Captain or high-ranking NCO in UGs.
Nominee has completed a minimum of 16 hours of service to the school, under the Community Involvement Programme (CIP) or otherwise. For example, nominee has shown a high quality of service, demonstrated leadership qualities, planning abilities and initiatives and has made significant contributions in CIP.
Nominations are made through CCA or Form teachers.
Outstanding Contribution to School Award (OSCAR)
OSCAR is a school award given only to Sec 4 students who have significantly contributed to the school over the 4 years.
Nominee has rendered services to the school during his / her 4-year stay in Bedok
Green Secondary School.
• Served as emcees during school functions
• Helped to promote racial harmony or national education e.g. Racial Harmony Ambassadors
• Involved in school marketing
• Served as peer tutors
Nominee has shown exemplary leadership qualities during his / her 4-year stay in Bedok Green Secondary School.
• Leadership positions in CCAs
• Student councillor
• Class committee member
• Other school student leadership positions
Nominations are made through teachers in the school. Students who are selected for the OSCAR award will receive their awards at the annual BGSS Speech and Prize Giving Day.