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What is unique about the KPMG Scholarship programme?

KPMG was the first of the Big 4 professional services firms in Singapore to provide a scholarship programme. Our scholarship programme began in 1987 and we have a strong reputation in the marketplace as an excellent provider of scholarships. This is proven by the number of high profile positions our scholars and alumni are holding in the profession, industry, business community and the civil service.

The KPMG Scholarship is all about you. Because we recognise that young aspiring people like you have great dreams and ambitions, we continuously invest through our KPMG Scholarship programme to develop your personal and professional capabilities to help you reach your potential as leaders and responsible corporate citizens.

As a fresh graduate, you will be exposed to a wide variety of professional offerings in audit, tax and advisory services. You will, in addition, be given opportunities to train or work overseas.


What are some of the qualities that KPMG looks for in their scholars?

We are looking out for well-rounded individuals who possess excellent interpersonal skills and a high degree of emotional maturity. Our scholarships are offered to those with a strong focus to make their mark in a professional services firm. Find out how you can qualify for the KPMG Scholarship.


What do we provide during the course of your university studies?

We provide more than just financial support through the KPMG Scholarship programme. We also ensure that you will get strong support by way of constant coaching and mentoring from experienced managers and partners during the entire duration of your studies and when you commence your employment with us. Right from the beginning, you will be given opportunities to excel and to work towards achieving your personal best. We will mentor you closely and help you plan your path to achieve your personal and professional goals and aspirations.


What can I look forward to upon joining KPMG after graduation?

You will be given excellent learning and development opportunities and unrivalled industry exposure. You will be mentored by senior members of staff and management, many of whom are scholars themselves, to ensure that your welfare and development remains a priority to us throughout your career with us. Read about some of the exciting experiences our KPMG Scholars would like to share with you!

You can also look forward to rapid career advancement in the firm. You will start as an Associate and make your way up to Senior Associate, Assistant Manager, Manager, and eventually, Executive Director or Partner of the firm. Many of our scholars become Managers within five years. At every step of the way, we will provide the necessary learning and guidance through structured learning and milestone programmes, excellent industry exposure and mentoring to ensure that you obtain the maximum benefits of our scholarship programme.

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