Should Scholarships Be Awarded to Students Who Are Well Off ?
I disagree those students who are wealthy to be deprived of a scholarship because firstly, everyone should be given a chance to be awarded a scholarship based on their ability. A student’s good performance should be recognized regardless of his financial background as it will be unfair if one qualifies for a scholarship based on merit but is deprived of it just because he is financially well off. Just like one of Singapore’s National Education message, we must uphold meritocracy and incorruptibility, which means everyone in this nation, should be given a level and fair playing field and anyone with the ability should be recognized. Thus, a scholarship should be awarded based on the applicant’s academic results as well as his achievements in other areas.
Secondly, scholarships allows the scholar to stand out in a group of applicants for a job which allows them to have a better job which eases the process of getting a job for himself. This also allows him to get more