SINGAPORE GEOSPATIAL SCHOLARSHIP

SLA has partnered with 8 other public agencies (BCA, GovTech, JTC, LTA, NEA, NParks, PUB and URA) to offer specialised geospatial and geospatial-related scholarships at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.


Check out this opportunity as we aspire to ignite your passion and fulfill your dream in a geospatial career.


Attractiveness of a Singapore Geospatial Scholarship (SGS)

  • Benefit from 9 agencies' expertise
  • Work in 2 public agencies
  • Increasing demand for Geospatial professionals
  • Specialist scholarship in Geospatial and Geospatial-related technologies
  • Attend latest Geospatial seminars while studying

Read about


Singapore Geospatial Scholarship
Agencies Offering The Local and Overseas Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech)
  • Jurong Town Corporation (JTC)
  • Land Transport Authority (LTA)
  • National Environment Agency (NEA)
  • National Parks Board (NParks)
  • Public Utilities Board (PUB) - overseas undergraduate only
  • Singapore Land Authority (SLA)
  • Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA)
Eligibility
  • Singapore Citizen
  • For Full Term Scholarship:
    • ‘A' level, International Baccalaureate and Polytechnic
  • For Mid-Term Scholarship:
    • Undergraduate in
      • NUS Bachelor of Arts with a major in Geography and a minor in Geographic Information System (GIS)
      • Other courses of study in the local approved universities with at least a specialisation of a minor in GIS
  • For Overseas Scholarship:
    • Geospatial and geospatial-related courses of study in approved overseas universities.
  • Active participation in Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) with strong leadership qualities
  • Medically fit
Course of Study
  • Local Undergraduate Scholarship
    Course of Study:
    • NUS Bachelor of Arts with a major in Geography and a minor in Geographic Information System (GIS)
    • Other courses of study in the local approved universities with at least a specialisation or a minor in GIS.

  • Overseas Undergraduate Scholarship
    Course of Study: Geospatial and geospatial-related courses of study in approved overseas universities. Some examples of courses of study include:
    • Geomatics
    • Geoinformatics
    • Spatial Information Science
    • Geographic Information Technology
    • Geographic Information System
    • Remote Sensing
Service Commitment Both the local and overseas scholars will work in 2 of the participating public agencies while serving their bonds. The service commitment of the bond is:
  • Local Undergraduate: 4 year bond
  • Overseas Undergraduate: 5 or 6 years bond depending on the country of study
Value of Award Local Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Tuition and other compulsory university fees
  • Maintenance Allowance
  • Pre-Studies Allowance
  • Sponsorship for geospatial industry courses and seminars
  • Hostel Allowance: Scholars are strongly encouraged to stay in the university hostel for at least an academic year.
  • Overseas student exchange programme allowance: Scholars are strongly encouraged to participate in the university overseas student exchange programme. Allowances are provided in accordance with the scholarship policy.

Overseas Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Tuition and other compulsory university fees
  • Maintenance Allowance
  • Pre-Studies Allowance
  • Return Airfare
  • Sponsorship for geospatial industry courses and seminars
Career Development
  • Distinctive features of the Singapore Geospatial Scholarship:
    • Build a specialist professional career in geospatial and geospatial-related technologies; a growing and thriving industry.
    • Plug into the latest geospatial technological arena and attend the latest geospatial seminars and programmes.
    • Serve as evangelists to promote the growth and development of the geospatial and geospatial-related technologies in the public sector and geospatial industry.

  • Benefit from the expertise of 9 public agencies and the opportunity to work in 2 of these participating agencies during his bond period.
 
How to Apply?

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Closing Date:

  • 2 weeks after the release of GCE 'A' Levels Exam results
    Selection interviews in April