The Reasons Why I Apply Scholarship
My name is Ker Ze Heng. When I was 14. The inspiration from my idol, Tan Ze Song who was my senior spurred me towards my zealous attitudes and behaviours in my pursuit and studies. His intelligence and diligence enabled him to score excellent results in the examinations and he always received accolades from teachers and other students at school. After our first encountering, I knew that he would be my lifetime teacher and icon. In this era of rapid technological progress, innovation and creativity, the global economic landscape has changed rapidly. Life today is life with higher household expenses, life of highly competitive and life with rapid pace of changes. The hustle- bustle city life has left most of us gasping for our breath. The development of advanced science and technology has led to the development of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the terrestrial sphere. Currently, scholarship has become the target among the graduated students in order to further their studies in tertiary. It is said to be a normal phenomenon in the society. Is scholarship important for the students? Yes! It is the only response for the question. I will outline the reasons why it is crucial to me, as it reduces my parents’ financial burden and has my dream comes true. I would also like to point out the importance of scholarship as a challenge to obtain it but at the same time serves as a motivation to a less affluent student like me to pursue my studies. First and foremost, with the scholarship received, my parents who has been slogging hard for me would be able to ease their burden. Tuition fees in private education institution for the pre-university course and even degree course are quite expensive. As I came from a poor family, my parent barely afford the high tuition fees in the private university. Besides, my parents also need to support my other younger siblings. Thus, tuition fees has undeniably one of...
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