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What Every Scholarship Applicant Should Know
Aspiring scholars – it’s important to understand these considerations if you want to find greater fulfilment in your scholarship journey!
Choosing Between Multiple Scholarship Offers
Choosing between multiple scholarship offers can be tricky – here are some things you should take note of.
How a Scholarship Aids Your Long-Term Career Opportunities
Find out how a scholarship provides more than just financial support for your studies and a job after graduating.
Why It Is Important to Know Yourself
We tell you why it’s important to sit down and do some introspection if you want to keep going strong as a scholar
The Power of the Portfolio
Discover how a well-constructed personal portfolio can be invaluable for marketing yourself to a scholarship provider (and potentially your future employer).
Acing that Scholarship Interview
Scholarship interviews can be nerve-wracking – find out how you can tackle them properly and ace that interview.
Applying for a Mid-Term Scholarship
Find out how a mid-term scholarship can be as viable for you as a full-term scholarship!
Managing Your Finances as a Scholar
As a scholar, find out how astute management of your finances will pay off for you in the long run.
Ceaseless Quest for Excellence
The Singapore Government (Open) Scholarship offers me a variety of options with the Public Service and also allows me to give back to the community.” – PSC Scholar Yau Xuan
Custodians of Our Heritage
“We champion the vision and work of contemporary artists and simultaneously act as intermediaries between artists and the institution.” – NHB Scholar Naomi Wang
Growing Alongside Our Greenery
“I play an active role in shaping Singapore’s urban landscape and coming up with new, innovative solutions to manage green spaces.” – NParks Scholar Ong Chong Ren
Unrivalled Opportunities in Sport Science
“The Sport Singapore scholarship gives me the best opportunity to develop Singapore’s sporting ecosystem and bring our athletes to greater heights!” – Sport Singapore Scholar Ang Sin Hwee
Standing Out at the Scholarship Assessment Centre
Need to prepare for your interview at the Scholarship Assessment Centre but don’t know where to start? We offer you some useful tips.
What Makes a Scholar
What really makes a scholar? We tell you what we’ve picked up from our many interviews with them!
Guardian of Our Skies
“There is no better way to combine both ‘excitement’ and ‘meaning’ than flying with the RSAF.” – SAF Merit Scholar MAJ Lynn Lee
The Fresh Faces of Engineering
“Not many companies in Singapore will give you the opportunity to build an entire vehicle from scratch, an endeavour that will take many years and lots of perseverance and determination.” – ST Engineering Scholar David Ng
Dealing with the Pressures of Being a Scholar
As a scholar, you can hardly be blamed for finding it pressuring to fulfil all the expectations placed on you. Here’s how you can manage the stress and even thrive!
Why Scholarship Providers Shouldn’t Engage Only Top Scorers
Top scorers don’t necessarily make the best scholars. Scholarship providers should look beyond the top tier of a cohort in their search for those with the passion, capability and desire to serve
The Prodigy of Radiography
"After-care instructions are also essential for (patients’) recovery and which I make sure to provide. It is really gratifying when patients appreciate my work for them.” – Healthcare Scholar Hong Wei Liang
Cultivating Home-Grown Industry Leaders
“This idea of collaboration among varied industries under the same scholarship was very appealing to me. I wanted to be part of this multi-industry effort to strengthen Singapore’s economy.” – SgIS Scholar Teo Chin
What Makes Scholars Stay On Beyond Their Bonds
We examine how the benefits of a scholarship can lead a scholar to go on to establish a long-term career with the scholarship provider.
How Can Scholarship Providers Engage Polytechnic Graduates?
With the increasing caliber of polytechnic graduates, scholarship providers can do more in engaging these would-be scholars – find out more here!
In Pursuit of New Horizons
"The CAG scholarship allowed me to enter the industry and join the organisation that manages what many consider among the world’s best airports." – CAG Mid-Term Scholar Samantha Yuan
Kick-start Your Career with a University of London Education!
Find out how UOL graduate Nicholas Gerard launched his exciting and fast-paced career with start-up venture Peatix.
Be a Healthcare Scholar and Care to Go Beyond
The inaugural MOHH Healthcare Attachment Programme was launched in January 2015 – students selected for the HAP share their experiences here!
Mentors are Vital for Scholars
Find out how the mentor-mentee relationship can be beneficial for both parties – and for the organisation too!
Applying for a Scholarship Twice
Applying for the same scholarship again takes courage – we tell you how to make the most of this second chance.
Ensuring Quality Water for All
Want to contribute to the oganisation that ensures quality water supply for every household? Find out about PUB Sponsorship recipient Raymond Seah’s exciting roles in PUB.
Don’t Miss the Boat with a MaritimeONE Scholarship!
To date, 200 MaritimeONE Scholarships have been awarded by more than 37 sponsors. If you have always been interested in contributing to the vibrancy of this industry, read on to find out more about the industry and what a current scholar has to say.
Scholarships in the Public vs. Private Sector
We explore the differences between the public and private sectors to help you make a more informed scholarship decision.
Don’t Pursue a Scholarship for the Wrong Reasons
Thinking about pursuing a scholarship? Here are a few things you have to keep in mind before moving forward.
Transforming Singapore’s Industrial Landscape
Find out how JTC scholar Chan Yi Hui plays a key role in supporting the transformation of Singapore’s industries!
Creating Future Leaders of Our Economy
SgIS scholar John Lim tells us how he has been given a career head-start with his chosen organisation, SBS Transit.
Picking a Scholarship in the Civil Service
Been considering a scholarship in the civil service for a while now? Make a difference to Singapore and her people today.
Should I Still Participate in CCAs After Securing A Scholarship?
We tell you why it is important to participate in CCAs even after you have secured a scholarship!
Pointing Singapore towards the Future
EDB Scholar Sim Zhilin shares with us how he enables the progress of the Precision Engineering sector!
The Young Storm of Infocomm
We hear from IDA scholar Leong Jun Xiang, whose role in IDA allows him a ring-side seat in Singapore’s drive to grow our cyber defences.
Leadership: From Being Groomed To Grooming Others
Read about how a scholarship would allow you to groom and be groomed.
Local vs. Overseas Scholarship
How do you determine whether a local scholarship or an overseas scholarship is more suited for you? Here are some things of which you should take note.
Growing Singapore's Brand Abroad
We hear from IE Singapore Scholar Faridah who has travelled to 11 countries and speaks 3 languages for work, and is today the Centre Director at IE Singapore's Johannesburg office!
Positively Transforming Singapore's Social Needs
NCSS offers the Social Service Scholarship to support individuals who yearn to make a difference. We hear from Social Service scholar Alvin Mak, who shares with us about his unique challenges and fruitful journey.
How to Appeal After a Rejected Scholarship Application
It is only natural to feel devastated after a rejected application. However, it will be worth your time to give your application a second shot given the irrefutable benefits of a scholarship.
Delivering the Changi Experience
CAG Local Undergraduate Scholar Amanda Thng tells us how she is contributing to the influence of the Changi Experience!
Building the Hardware for Public Healthcare – EHA
See how facilities in EHA's Integrated Building fine-tune new healthcare models.
Building the Hardware for Public Healthcare – JHS
Learn how JHS transforms care processes to better serve the healthcare needs in the west!
A Scholarship in the Education Sector
We unravel the pros and cons of a teaching scholarship and career, and lay them down for you.
Maintaining our Green Infrastructure
NParks Scholar Thaddaeus Cheng shares how he contributes to growing our City in a Garden
A Journey of Exciting Opportunities
Read how DSTA Scholar Sharon Ang harnesses science and technology to meet Singapore's defence needs
Why You Should Not Miss the BrightSparks Scholarship and Higher Education Fair
Read about how the BrightSparks fair would benefit you and your peers.
How to Prepare Yourself for the BrightSparks Fair
Be sure to do these things on the days leading up to the fair!
Investing in a Sustainable Future
We speak to MND Scholar Cherine Liu, who tells us how she helps to improve our quality of life amidst rising density.
Scholars with a Heart (Healthcare Sector)
If you think you have what it takes to become a healthcare professional, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t join the healthcare sector!
Should I Apply for Multiple Scholarships?
Increase your chances of securing a scholarship by making multiple applications.
The PAssion to Work with People
Look forward to making a difference in ourcommunity with the PA Scholarship!
5 Misconceptions About Scholarships
Only straight 'A' students become scholars? Wrong! Let’s look at 5 major misconceptions about scholarships.
Securing Singapore's Financial Future
Er Wenjun tells us about his role as an Analyst with GIC!
Part of the Maritime Dynamics
As an MPA Scholar, Nelson Tay looks forward to an eventful career at MPA after he graduates from NTU.
Why It Pays to Be Active in CCAs
Many of us fail to realise how beneficial CCAs are to our future scholarship and career prospects. Read on to find out why it pays to be an active CCA member.
Why I Might Have a Good Chance at Scholarships as a Poly Student
As a Polytechnic student, use your unique experiences as leverage as you make scholarship applications!
Tips for your Scholarship Essay
Heed these pieces of advice in order to produce a coherent scholarship essay!
Things to Prepare for When Applying for Scholarships
Note the things required of you in order to complete your scholarship application!
How to Prepare Yourself for the BrightSparks Fair
Be sure to do these things on the days leading up to the fair!
'A' Level Results Release Special - Hwa Chong
Hear from two brilliant Hwa Chong graduates Zane and Peixuan!
'A' Level Results Release Special: Rafflessians with a Passion
BrightSparks sat down with some Raffles graduates to hear about their scholarship plans.
'A' Level Results Release Special - ACJC
ACJC students are students of ambition - just hear from two recent graduates Ming Li and Tiak Ju who share their aspirations with us.
7 Scholar Qualities that Organisations Look For
You need more than just intellectual prowess to prove your ability to add value!
What to Look Forward to at the BrightSparks Fair
This year’s fair will be bigger, better and just as informative as it was last year. Here’s what you can look forward to!
Protecting Singapore's Precious Resources
As recipients of the NEW Scholarship, an initiative between NEA and PUB, NEW Scholars Ming Hwang and Jaren share how they shape the outcome of Singapore's water supply and environment.
How to Make Your Mark at your Scholarship Interview
Some tips as you prepare yourself for your scholarship interview!
Helping Enterprises Grow
Catherine Kuah explains some of the schemes she has tapped on to support the growth of Singapore SMEs.
A Journey Like No Other
Undergraduates Sydney Sim and Marcus The tell us about their opportunities as healthcare scholars, including their recent OCIP trip to Cambodia!
Highlight Your Scholarship Preferences in the BrightSparks Survey 2016!
Be the first 100 participants to win a $5 McDonald's voucher!
3 Things You Can Do After an Unsuccessful Scholarship Application
Feeling disheartened? Snap out of it! Here are some things you can do after an unsuccessful scholarship application.
A Look At the MINDEF Scholarship Centre and its Range of Scholarships
Learn more about the various MINDEF/SAF scholarships in this all-inclusive write up!
A Quick Insight Into ST Engineering
ST Engineering shares how it is poised to harness engineering opportunities and meet the challenges the future brings.
What to Look Forward to as a Singaporean Student in the US
Before you scoot off on this once-in-a-lifetime journey, you ought to be aware of some of the things that make America uniquely America.
Telling Our Land Transport Story Through Social Media
Find out what Dexter Tay finds fulfilling about managing LTA’s social media accounts!
Gaining Strong Insights
Kate Lim tells us how IE boosts the growth of scholars – from developmental courses to the opportunity to engage companies even as a novice.
Transforming Ideas to Reality
Benjamin derives satisfaction from seeing a product or system he’s worked on come to fruition. We hear from him.
Where Exciting Experiences Await
Lucas Lee tells us about his experiences in CAG, including his involvement in the Singapore Airshow 2016!
Part of an Engaging Environment
Always had a passion for civil aviation? Read what CAAS scholar Roger Look has to say about his range of exciting projects at CAAS.
Benefits of a Mid-Term Scholarship
Having benefitted your seniors in various ways, mid-term scholarships might seem to you a more favourable prospect than full-term ones.
Committed to the SCDF
As a recipient of the Home Affairs Uniformed Services Local Merit Scholarship, Mui Chin Nam has had the privilege of serving the SCDF and the people of his country. Read about his career journey! Text: BSP Nov eNewsletter 2016 – MHA Article (FINAL)
Finding her Place
Liao Longchuan’s MAS Undergraduate Scholarship paved the way for her top-notch education and career opportunity in MAS. She talks about her experiences as Associate at MAS’ Financial Centre.
Helping Singaporeans Lead Healthier Lives
Lim Zhen tells us how she empowers the workingpopulation to lead healthier lifestyles.
Turn Visions into Reality
JTC scholar Ng Li Hui shares with us about her multifaceted job scope at Singapore's lead industrial infrastructure developer.
A Look at ST Engineering
Find out how ST Engineering is poised to harness engineering opportunities and meet the challenges of tomorrow.
Scholarship Application Process 101
We give you a quick guide on the scholarship application process!
4 Things to Avoid When Applying for Scholarships
These four mistakes could limit your chances of securing a scholarship. Do not fall for them.
Boosting Connectivity with Land Transport Authority
LTA Overseas Scholar Jonathan Lee tells us about the exciting opportunities he has received with LTA.
Building a Greener Future
Are you an environmentalist or nature lover? Read what NEW Scholars Low Guan Jie and Fabia Lim have to say about how their roles ensure Singapore remains a clean and green garden city.
Shaping Our Workforce and Skills for the Future
Lee Yue Kai tells us how the SSG-WSG Scholarship has enabled her to play an integral role in shaping our workforce and skills for the future.
Flying high with Singapore Aviation
Have you always been intrigued with aviation? Find out how you can soar above and beyond with CAAS.
Powering a Leading Energy Company
Tan Run Yan tell us about his experiences with SP Group and the developmental opportunities he has been afforded as a scholar.
Making Business Happen
Find out what Neha Gandhi finds fulfilling about her role in helping local businesses pave the way to success.
The Sky’s The Limit
Mid-Term Scholar, Aaron Wong tell us more about his remarkable experience as a part of Changi Airport Group (CAG).
Part of the Global Trade Action
Darren Lee ventures the dynamic business and trade ecosystems internationally with IE Singapore.
BrightSparks Survey Report 2017: All You Need to Know
Here’s an inside look into the 2017 BrightSparks Scholarship & Education Survey.
Letting Passion Lead The Way
Find out how OCBC’s strong belief in education fulfilled a musician’s dream.
Secure Your Future with Singapore's University of Applied Learning
SIT chooses scholars who excel not just in the classroom but also in the real world.
The Sky's the Limit
Let your future take flight with CAG
Shaping Skills and Leaders of the Future
SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and Workforce Singapore (WSG) work closely together to catalyse training and transformation of the local workforce.
Flying High with Singapore Aviation
CAAS provides one with the opportunities to be the driving force behind the nation’s bustling international air hub!
A Land of Opportunities
Amidst Singapore’s limited land and growing population, the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) has accomplished one of the most effective land resource optimisation models in the world.
Impact Through Innovation
A fascinating career with diverse opportunities awaits aspiring engineers at ST Engineering!
5 Questions To Ask Yourself When Picking A Scholarship
Here are a few questions you need to ask yourself before applying for that coveted scholarship.
How To Write A Personal Essay
Here are 3 surefire ways to ace your personal essay when applying for your dream scholarship.
BrightSparks Special: Top Students Share Their Goals After Acing A-Levels
Find Out Choice Scholarships of Top A-Level Students!
A-Levels Special: Dreaming Big at Cambridge
A Top Student From HCI Shares His Goals Moving Forward
A-Levels Special: Groomed With A Heart to Serve
A Top Student From RI Shares Her Scholarship Choice
A-Levels Special: A Bright Future in Engineering
A Top Student From VJC Shares His Scholarship Choices
Striving Towards A Sustainable Home
National Environment & Water (NEW) scholars shares their rewarding journey in the public sector.
Spearheading Technological Advancements with Infocomm Breakthroughs
IMDA advances the infocomm sector by grooming a new generation of technologically savvy trailblazers with its scholarship.
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