Why HDB?



During Your Studies   |   When You Graduate

During Your Studies
Embark on a fulfilling learning journey with our support.

  1. Study with peace of mind
      Our scholarships cover:
      Overseas Awards
    • Tuition and other compulsory fees
    • Overseas allowances (maintenance, warm clothing, book and settling-in allowances)
    • Return economy airfare
    • Vacation attachment with HDB (including return airfare for attachment)
    • Opportunity for sponsorship for approved student exchange programme

      Local Awards:
    • Tuition and other compulsory fees
    • Maintenance, book and hostel allowances
    • Vacation attachment with HDB
    • Opportunity for sponsorship for approved student exchange programme

      Our Engineering / Architecture sponsorships provide:
    • An annual allowance of $15,500 for Architecture
    • An annual allowance of $15,000 for Engineering
    • An annual allowance of $15,000 for Computer Engineering/ Computer Science


  2. Experience Work First Hand – Vacation Attachment for Scholars
    • Immerse yourself in HDB’s corporate culture
    • Undertake hands-on projects during your vacation attachment in areas such as sustainable building design, housing research and town planning


  3. Build Networks
    • Bond with other scholars during the orientation programme
    • Interact with our management and staff at dialogue sessions
    • Engage your mentor, a senior HDB officer, on your professional and personal development


  4. Broaden Your Perspective
    To help you realise your fullest potential, we provide opportunities for you to grow your capabilities through opportunities for sponsorship for overseas exchange programmes.


When You Graduate
An exciting career awaits you upon your graduation.

  1. Our Challenging And Diverse Work Areas
    • Architecture/ Town Planning
    • Engineering
    • Sustainability & Building Research
    • Social Research
    • Policy Formulation
    • Housing Market Analysis
    • Estate Management
    • Community Engagement
    • Corporate Services (Finance, Information Technology, Corporate Communications & Legal Services)

    Click here to read more about the career opportunities at HDB!


  2. Rewards and Recognition for Our Staff
    With HDB’s performance-based remuneration system, you can be assured that your efforts will be recognised and rewarded.


  3. Develop Capabilities
    Enrich your career with these opportunities:
    • Internal job rotations & attachments to Ministries, public agencies and private firms
    • Multi-disciplinary projects
    • Postgraduate scholarships
    • Overseas conferences, seminars and study trips