13 Aug '11, 5am

The Imperfect President Scholar(ship)

RE: No perfect score, but still a President's Scholar President Scholar holds Imperfect Scores Someone online is of the view that, by selecting someone with a less than perfect score as a President Scholar, Public Service Commission (PSC) is being unfair to those with perfect scores. I'm thinking that the official response would be that there is NO QUOTA for the President Scholarship . Hence, if Aaron Koh was not awarded the President Scholarship, no other applicants were deemed good enough for it anyway. President Scholar holds Imperfect Citizenship Status Someone also asked why the President Scholarship had been given to the PRC girl, Xiao Yifei, who holds dual citizenship, i.e. PRC and Singapore, and has to decide to give up either by age of 21. In other words, some may argue that if she were to decide to retain her PRC nationality at age of 21 and that her President Sc...

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