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					MSc in WEALTH MANAGEMENT APPLICATION FORM
General Instructions for Completing Your Application
Thank you for your interest in the Master of Science in Wealth Management (MWM) programme. Please
read the following instructions carefully before completing your application. We suggest you keep a copy
of the completed form for your record before mailing to us. You are encouraged to apply early.

GMAT or GRE
The Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) is a
compulsory requirement for admission. If you have not taken the GMAT/GRE, please take it as soon as
possible and submit your score. GMAT/GRE scores that were taken more than 5 years before the date of
this application will not be considered. Please arrange to resit the test.

To register for GMAT exam, please visit the website http://www.mba.com/mba/TaketheGMAT. SMU’s
GMAT institution code for MSc in Wealth Management programme is F8D-7V-34. To register for GRE exam,
please visit http://www.ets.org and our institution code is 5757.

Transcripts
Please submit an official transcript from every university, college or graduate institution you have attended.
If your institution does not provide original degree or diploma in English, please supplement your official
transcripts with a certified translation of these documents noting the name and designation of the
translator.

Personal Statements
Two personal statements are required.        Please send your personal statements together with all the
supporting documents.

Sending your application
We strongly encourage all applicants to send their applications online through our website
http://www.smu.edu.sg/MWM for quicker processing of the applications. If you choose to send hardcopy
by mail, please ensure that you’ve signed off your application. Transcripts and photocopies of supporting
documents can be delivered to us by mail to:

Graduate Programmes Office (MWM)
Lee Kong Chian School of Business
Singapore Management University
50 Stamford Road #04-01
Singapore 178899

Application Fee
Applications received without the application fees will not be processed. The application fee is non-
refundable. Application fee can be paid by cheques/cashier’s orders/bank draft (drawn in favour of SMU),
cash, or credit card (VISA or MasterCard).


For further information, please contact
Tel: +65 6828 0281/ 6828 0477
Fax: +65 6828 0427
E-mail: mwm@smu.edu.sg
www.smu.edu.sg/MWM

Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30 am – 5.45 pm




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Please complete below:

Applicant’s Full Name: ________________________________________________________________
(In BLOCK LETTERS. Underline surname/family name)

Passport No/NRIC.: _________________________________________

Intended year of admission (you must check one):

     2011-12                        2012-13


Application Documents:
Before submitting this application, please tick () below where applicable. This checklist will assist you in
ensuring that all necessary documents have been included in your application.

       A completed application form

       Degree scroll(s) and official transcript(s). Certified true copies are acceptable

 A     Academic results of post-secondary qualifications. Photocopies are acceptable.

 A     Resume

       Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Examination result (if applicable)

       Two personal statements

       Two referee’s reports

       Official GMAT or GRE scores

       Two passport-size photographs

       A copy of NRIC for Singapore citizen; a copy of NRIC and entry permit for Singapore Permanent
       Resident; or a copy of Passport for foreigner

       Non-refundable application fee (S$50 for online application, S$75 for application by mail)




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1. PERSONAL INFORMATION

Please read the instructions carefully and write/print clearly in BLOCK LETTERS. Please tick () where
applicable.


Salutation        Mr      Mrs        Ms       Dr 
Full Name ________________________________________________________ (As in your NRIC or Passport)
Surname/Family Name (if any) ______________________________
Gender            Male            Female 
Marital Status    Single          Married         Divorced       Separated 
Religion (optional) __________________________________
Ethnic Group _______________________________________
Date of Birth (mm/dd/yyyy) _____________________________ Country of Birth ________________________
Citizen status Foreign Passport Non PR  FIN (if applicable) ____________________________________
                                              Passport number_____________________________________
                 Singapore Citizen  NRIC _______________________________________________________
                 Singapore PR     NRIC ___________________________________________________________
                                   Passport _______________________________________________________
                                   PR expiry date _________________________________________________
Nationality __________________________________________
Email address ________________________________________


Contact Address
Street/Apt No./House No. _____________________________________________________________________________
City____________________________________State__________________________Zip code______________________
Country________________________________________ E-mail Address_______________________________________
Home Tel No.____________________________________ Mobile Phone No.___________________________________


Permanent Address
Street/Apt No./House No.______________________________________________________________________________
City____________________________________State__________________________Zip code_______________________
Country_________________________________________ Home Tel No.________________________________________


Phone
For non-Singapore home or mobile numbers, please include the country code and area code.

Home number __________________________________
Mobile number __________________________________



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2. EMERGENCY CONTACT

Please provide at least one emergency contact in times of emergency.

Name ________________________________________________________________
Relationship __________________________________________________________
Occupation ___________________________________________________________
Employer ______________________________________________________________
Street /Apt No./House No. ____________________________________________________________________________
City____________________________________State__________________________Zip code______________________
Country ________________________________________ E-mail Address ____________________________________
Home Tel No._____________________________________        Mobile Phone No. ________________________________


3. GMAT / GRE INFORMATION

You are required to submit GMAT / GRE score.
GMAT / GRE scores that were taken more than 5 years before the date of this application will not be
considered.
Have you taken the GMAT?            Yes               No 
                 If YES, when was the test taken      ______________________________________

          GMAT Score                Verbal            Quantitative           AWA                  Total

              Score               ____________        ____________       ____________          ____________


            Percentile
                                  ____________         __________        ____________          ____________

If NO, please indicate the registered date        ______________________________________


Have you taken the GRE?             Yes               No 
If YES, when was the test taken     ______________________________________

           GRE Score                Verbal            Quantitative           AWA                  Total

              Score               ____________        ____________       ____________          ____________



If NO, please indicate the registered date        ______________________________________




4. CFA INFORMATION

Have you taken the CFA?

 Not Applicable          Passed Level I         Passed Level II     Passed Level III



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5. EDUCATION

Please list your university qualifications in chronological order starting from your highest qualification. You
do not need to include your pre-university qualifications.


A. Was your Undergraduate medium of instruction in English?           Yes             No 
  If No, Please state your medium of instruction _____________________________________


B. Was your Undergraduate degree pursued on-site at the campuses of degree granting universities on full
   Time basis?                                               Yes            No 


  Education 1


  Year Graduated      _________________              Program Type     Full Time       Part Time 
  College / University ________________________________________________________________________
  Please specify Degree _____________________________________________________________________
  Field of Study __________________________________Major ______________________________________
  GPA or equivalent ________________                 Honors Category (if applicable) _____________
  Completed Study          Yes      No 


  Education 2


  Year Graduated      __________________              Program Type     Full Time       Part Time 
  College / University ________________________________________________________________________
  Please specify Degree _____________________________________________________________________
  Field of Study __________________________________Major ______________________________________
  GPA or equivalent ________________                  Honors Category (if applicable) _____________
  Completed Study          Yes      No 


  Education 3


  Year Graduated       _________________             Program Type     Full Time       Part Time 
  College / University ________________________________________________________________________
  Please specify Degree _____________________________________________________________________
  Field of Study __________________________________Major ______________________________________
  GPA or equivalent ________________                  Honors Category (if applicable) _____________
  Completed Study          Yes      No 




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  Education 4


  Year Graduated     ______________                Program Type   Full Time      Part Time 
  College / University ________________________________________________________________________
  Please specify Degree _____________________________________________________________________
  Field of Study __________________________________Major ______________________________________
  GPA or equivalent ________________               Honors Category (if applicable) _____________
  Completed Study          Yes      No 




6. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Please start with the most recent employment, and indicate only full-time work experiences. Exclude full-
time national service and part-time, temporary and vacation jobs.
Total years of working experience : _________________ years

Current/Latest Employment
Organization ________________________________________________________________________________________
Designation _________________________________________________________________________________________
Start Date (mm/yy)_________________________________ End Date (mm/yy)_________________________________
Annual salary (pls indicate currency)   ____________________________________
Industry ____________________________e.g. consulting, banking, finance, pharmaceutical, advertising, etc.
Describe your job responsibilities




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        Previous Employment
                                                                                                                    Annual
Start Date   End Date
                         Organisation                          Designation                       Industry           Salary
mm/yy        mm/yy



_________    _________   _________________________________     _____________________________     ______________     ___________


_________    _________   _________________________________     _____________________________     ______________     ___________


_________    _________   _________________________________     _____________________________     ______________     ___________


_________    _________   _________________________________     _____________________________     ______________     ___________


_________    _________   _________________________________     _____________________________     ______________     ___________



        7. LANGUAGES

        Please list languages in which you have reading and writing fluency.

        Language _________________________                Write             Speak         Read 

        Language _______________________________          Write             Speak         Read 

        Language _______________________________          Write             Speak         Read 


        8. MEMBERSHIPS / PROFESSIONAL QUALITIFICATIONS

        Please list up to three Memberships / Professional Qualifications that you consider most relevant to your
        application.

        Prof. Body / Membership ____________________________________________________________________

        Position / Designation _______________________________________________________________________

        Begin Year ____________________ End Year ________________


        Prof. Body / Membership ____________________________________________________________________

        Position / Designation _______________________________________________________________________

        Begin Year ____________________ End Year ________________


        Prof. Body / Membership ____________________________________________________________________

        Position / Designation _______________________________________________________________________

        Begin Year ____________________ End Year ________________
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9. HONORS AND AWARDS

Please list up to three Honors and Awards that you consider most relevant to your application.

Honor or Award                   Issuing Organisation             Received Year

___________________     ________________________________          ____________

___________________     ________________________________          ____________

___________________     ________________________________          ____________


10. REFEREES

Please list two referees. Please download the referee’s forms from our website to request their
recommendations. The referee reports provide the Admissions Committee an important opportunity to
gain further information about your candidacy and should be sent to individuals who can supply
supporting evidence of your professional experience and performance.


Referee-1

                                                                                   Contact No./
Name                    Organisation/Position           Address
                                                                                   E-mail Address


_____________________   ____________________________    ________________________   ______________________

_____________________   ____________________________    ________________________   ______________________


Referee-2
                                                                                   Contact No./
Name                    Organisation/Position           Address
                                                                                   E-mail Address


_____________________   ____________________________    ________________________   ______________________

_____________________   ____________________________    ________________________   ______________________




11. PERSONAL STATEMENTS

You can email your two personal statements in Microsoft Word format to mwm@smu.edu.sg
Please print your name on all pages.
A. Provide in less than 1000 words your motivation in wanting to enter the programme and your aspirations
beyond the programme.
B. On a separate page, discuss in not more than 600 words your outstanding talents, skills and inherent
abilities that are not evident in your academic qualifications/record.




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12. FINANCIAL SUPPORT/INTERNSHIPS

Please indicate how you would finance your study. Please tick () where applicable.


Company Sponsorship                                     Scholarship               
Self Support                                            Commercial Loan           
Others (please specify) : __________________________



Scholarship
The awarding of scholarships is based on merit. Scholarship decisions will be made after you have been
accepted into the programme. Please indicate your interest to be considered for scholarship.
Are you interested in applying for a scholarship?                                Yes        No 
Is your joining the programme contingent on your SMU Scholarship?                Yes        No 


Internship
Are you interested in applying for an internship?                                Yes        No 


1. Please indicate the preferred industry you wish to join
                  Asset Management                  Private Banking

2. Please indicate the duration of internship you intend to participate in

                  3 months        4 – 6 months        9 months

                  12 months       Any one of the Options

3. Please indicate when you would be able to commence your internship.

                  End of Module I – July            End of Module II – October

                  End of Module III – January       End of Module IV – April


13. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

A. Do you have any criminal record?                                          Yes          No 


If Yes, please provide details: __________________________________________________________________
   ___________________________________________________________________________________________


B. Are you applying for other graduate programmes?                           Yes          No 
   If Yes, please provide details: _______________________________________________________________
   ___________________________________________________________________________________________


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C. Are you pursuing any other programme currently?                          Yes             No 
  If Yes, please provide details: _______________________________________________________________
   ___________________________________________________________________________________________




14. SOURCE OF INFORMATION

How did you learn out about this MWM programme? You may select more than one option.


 Newspapers/Magazine
 School Talks/School Visits
 Exhibitions/Fairs
 SMU Website
 Public Talks
 Word of Mouth
 Others      Please specify __________________________________________



15. DISABILITY/SPECIAL NEEDS

The information provided will assist SMU in monitoring and improving services to assist students with special
needs. Do you have a disability, impairment or long-term medical condition (e.g. hearing, vision, medical,
mobility or other physical constraints/limitations) which may or may not cause you to require special
assistance or facilities while studying at SMU? If your answer is Yes, please provide details and submit
supporting documents.
Yes                       No 
If Yes, please provide details: _________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________________________



16. DECLARATION

1. I affirm that I have read and understood the instructions in the application package, and that the
information given in this application form is correct and complete.
2. I understand that any inaccurate information or omission of information will render this application
invalid, and that, if admitted on the basis of such information, I may be required to withdraw from the
University, and the scholarship, if granted, with be withdrawn.


Signature of Applicant :                                    Date :


________________________________________                    ____________________________
(Unsigned application will not be processed)

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APPLICATION FEE


The application fee is S$75 (non-refundable). Applications received without the application fees will not
be processed. Payment made be made via one of the following:

    1.   Cheque/Cashier’s Order/Bank Draft – these should be made payable to SMU. Please write your
         name, NRIC/Passport number on the reverse side.

    2.   Cash – Cash payment must be made in person. Do not send cash by post. SMU will not be
         responsible for cash lost in transit through post.

    3.   Credit Card – Please pay only by Visa/Mastercard and complete the below details:


                         Application Fee Payment by Credit Card


 Name of Applicant
                                                                    NRIC/FIN/Passport
 ______________________________________________
                                                                    No._______________
 Billing Address

                                                                    Course

                                                                    MSc in Wealth Management

 ______________________________________________




Credit Card Details:-

I, _________________________________________ (Name of Cardholder), agree to pay

S$_______________ for the above-mentioned course by charging to my Credit Card.




 *Visa/Master card No.____________________________ Expiry date _____________
 (please delete where inapplicable)                (mm/yyyy)

 Signature of Cardholder __________________________                 Date _______________

				
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