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Bicultural Ambassadors

Vision:

Promising bicultural talents who are not only deep-rooted in their own cultural heritage, but also able to explore and appreciate the cultural diversity of other ethnic communities in and beyond Singapore.


Recruitment process: 

Briefing →  Application by candidate → Teachers’ Comments → Interview for shortlisted candidates


Brief selection criteria: 

Good learning attitude, responsible, willing to step out from comfort zone, good mastery of Chinese and English


Contact person(s): 

Mr Goh Lam Chye / Ms Chong Ka Wuei

Programme Overview

Students who have been selected for the SHHK-NCHS Bicultural Scholarship in Secondary 2 will be given the opportunity to take part in this exciting journey as the school’s Bicultural Ambassadors.

 

This scholarship aims to groom and nurture promising bicultural talents who are not only deep-rooted in their own cultural heritage, but also able to explore and appreciate the cultural diversity of other ethnic communities in and beyond Singapore.

 

Under this scholarship scheme, the Bicultural Ambassadors will be engaged in a wide spectrum of enriching activities and exciting opportunities, which have been lined up to enhance his/her bilingual skills and cross-cultural competencies.

 

The Bicultural Ambassadors will also get to receive other form of recognition and benefits which include:

– Being accorded the status of Bicultural Ambassador of the school;

– Subsidised Bicultural Study Trip to China during Secondary 2;

– Subsidised Bicultural Study Trip to Taiwan during Secondary 3;

-Will receive the one-off book prize of SGD200 in Secondary 3.

 

Please note that the renewal of the scholarship in the following year will be subjected to the students’ conduct, participation in our programmes and academic results in his/her Secondary 2.

Major Activities in Year 2021

 

Date

Activities

1

January - October

Sharing on 24 Solar Terms (in collaboration with Aesthetic Department)

2

7 February

Participation in shifting the old gateposts of NCHS

3

26 March

Participation in the launch of an exhibition “Sikhs in Singapore – A Story Untold” at Indian Heritage Centre

4

22 April

Participation in Mediacorp Filming on a new edutainment programme

6

27 May

NC Active 2021 (in collaboration with Sports Leaders)

7

22-23 July

  • Chung Ling Online International Exchange Programme 2021

  • Asian Youth Chinese Forum 2021

8

24 July

Bilingual dialogue on the Chinese community's role in Singapore's multiculturalism

9

6 September

Graduation (for Sec 4s) and Investiture (for Sec 2s) Ceremony (virtual)

10

15 September

East Meets West Bicultural Competition (in conjunction with Mid-autumn Festival Celebration)

11

20 October –

13 November

Reading Programme with Mingdao High School, Taiwan (virtual)

12

November

Bicultural Ambassadors Day Camp

13

November

Virtual Bicultural Study Trip (Korea)



Other than the abovementioned major activities, the Bicultural Ambassadors will have opportunities to be trained as student emcees in the school major events, participate in the internal and external competitions etc.