Perspectives of these foreign undergraduates on the Singapore government scholarships with regards to their views towards the notion of ‘home’
Liau, James Yee Hwee
Date of Issue2015
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faced with the low fertility rates and ageing demographics, the Singapore government has policies in place to search for foreign talent and assimilate them with local talents to manage economic growth driven by globalisation and international competitiveness. Foreign undergraduates on the Singapore government scholarships thus form a core group of intellectual capital sought after. This study seeks to bridge the gap in the lack of insight on the perspectives of these foreign undergraduates on the Singapore government scholarships with regards to their views and commitment towards working and living in Singapore beyond their tertiary education and bond period. Using in-depth interviews to find out how the place-making practices and through sociological framework to explore these foreign undergraduates’ notion of a ‘home’.
Final Year Project (FYP)
Nanyang Technological University