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Scholarship Roundup (2 January 2020)

Thu, 01/02/2020 Zhou Mei An
Scholarship Roundup (2 January 2020)

Looking for scholarships but not sure how to start? Here are 3 possible options:

1.     DSTA Scholarship

Scholarship Provider: Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA)

Summary: With the DSTA Scholarship, you can look forward to a fulfilling and meaningful career at the forefront of science and technology. You will be entrusted to create the future of our nation’s defence and security, and grow in a collaborative and dynamic environment where innovation thrives.


Upon graduation, there will be exciting opportunities to pursue a career in engineering, infocomm technology and cybersecurity where you can grow professionally and personally.


·        Holding Singapore Citizenship

·        Have excellent GCE 'A' Level results or equivalent qualifications (e.g. International Baccalaureate, NUS High School Diploma) or Polytechnic Diploma

·        Have an outstanding co-curricular activities record

·        Have a passion for science and technology

Application period: 01 May 2019 to 10 Apr 2020

Deadline: 10 April 2020, Fri

Learn more and apply here

2.     SAF Merit Scholarship

Scholarship Provider: MINDEF Scholarship Centre (MSC)

Summary: The SAF Merit Scholarship equips you with a world-class education and exposes you to training that will develop your operational know-how and expertise relevant to the organisation. You will be trained to meet the challenges of the new security environment and to lead your people to fulfil the mission.


·        Singapore citizens or permanent residents intending to take up citizenship

·        Good GCE 'A' Level or International Baccalaureate results, Polytechnic Diploma (with Merit) or equivalent

·        Good co-curricular activities (CCA) records

·        Strong leadership qualities

·        Qualify for and excel in Officer Cadet School

·        Possess a strong interest in a military career

·        All MINDEF/SAF scholarships are open for application to both genders

Application period:

Female: Closed for this cycle

Male: 30 Apr 2020

Deadline: 30 April 2020

Learn more and apply here

3.     Community Nursing Scholarship (CNS)

Scholarship Provider: MOH Holdings Pte Ltd (MOHH)

Summary: The Community Nursing Scholarship (CNS) is a scholarship that aims to nurture the next generation of community nursing leaders. It is offered by MOH in partnership with the Regional Health Systems (RHSes) and community care providers, and aims to develop community nurse leaders to shape the future of community care.


·        Be a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident who will take up citizenship before embarking on studies

·        Possess good academic results, co-curricular activities record and communication skills

·        Be applying to take up nursing studies in local educational institutions (viz. Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP), Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP), Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies under National University of Singapore (NUS) or Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT)) or a post-registration nursing degree programme in MOHH-approved local or overseas universities; or Be a current nursing student in local educational institutions (viz. NYP, NP, NUS or SIT)

·        Have a strong interest to serve in the community and possess leadership qualities.

Application period: 1 September 2019 to 31 March 2020

Learn more and apply here


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