Our Scholars


Scholar - Grace

Chan Enying Grace
PA Scholar (Overseas)
Bachelor of Science in Economics at London School of Economics and Political Science (UK)


“As a PA scholar, I would like to build better communication channels with residents from all walks of life and to forge a stronger bond between the government and its people, thereby paving the way for the shaping of community schemes for the betterment of all Singaporeans. The constant contact I had with residents inspired me to take up the PA Scholarship. I’ve come to realise my passion to serve and work with people on the ground to make a meaningful difference. This gives me a great sense of purpose because I’ve seen how much my job means to the people I interact with.”
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Scholar - Valencia

Wong Yali Valencia
PA Scholar
Bachelor of Business Administration (Accountancy) with College of Alice and Peter Tan at National University of Singapore


“I’m passionate about the wider community and its people and the PA Scholarship appealed to me as it provided me with opportunities to engage with local communities at the grassroots level. The most compelling factor was seeing how PA’s vision and work were aligned with my own goals in life. PA’s bottom-up approach and commitment to community- building and building bridges between communities resonate strongly with me.”
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Scholar - Seah Tiong Kiat

Seah Tiong Kiat
PA Scholar
Bachelor of Social Science at Singapore Management University


“If you like working with people and want a meaningful job that allows you to make a real impact on the community, then the PA Scholarship is the one that you should apply for.”
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Scholar - Jessica Tan

Jessica Tan Mei Yu
PA Scholar
Bachelor of Business Administration at National University of Singapore


“These six weeks of internship has been a great experience for me to observe the leaders in the Youth Division and allowed me to grow as a leader, especially for my upcoming year, whereby I will be serving as the Vice President in my hall. I am thankful for the opportunity to work alongside my colleagues in the Youth Division and I am looking forward to my next internship which I hope to work directly with residents and volunteers in the community.”
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Scholar - Angela Tan

Angela Tan Yee Jin
PA Scholar (Overseas)
Bachelor of Economics, Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick and Master of Science in Social Development Practice at University College London, UK


“I'm a strong believer of the maxim ‘live to work’ and I feel that it is important to work for an organisation that I am passionate about! The PA’s scholarship’s career prospects also strongly appeal to me. Being an extrovert, I enjoy interacting with people and through the scholarship, I will be involved in community projects and job placements in various strategic units.”
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Scholar - Crystal Chong

Crystal Chong
PA Scholar (Overseas)
Bachelor of Social Science & Public Policy student at King’s College London, United Kingdom


“The People’s Association (PA) Scholarship has allowed me to fulfil my dream of studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics while granting me the opportunity to pursue a long-term career with an organisation whose ethos I strongly identify with.”
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Scholar - Cassandra Pee

Cassandra Pee Xue Yi
PA Scholar (Mid-Term)
Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences student at National University of Singapore


“The work at PA is inspiring and meaningful where we foster the national effort to co-create the Singapore we envision. Being a mid-term scholar, I look forward to empowering fellow Singaporeans to build our community together.”
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Scholar - Claudia Choay

Claudia Choay Yan-Li
PA Scholar
Bachelor of Business Administration at National University of Singapore


“I hope to engage residents in stepping up to assume leadership roles within their neighbourhoods and serve their fellow citizens, creating more inclusive and tightly-knitted communities for all to live in.”
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Scholar - Toh Le Yi

Toh Le Yi
PA Scholar
Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences student at National University of Singapore


“I believe that every individual has the potential to build and engage their communities. I aspire to ‘develop more helping hands’ in the community via the community development projects I am involved in.”
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Scholar - Elin

Elin Tay Zong Hui
PA Scholar (Mid-Term)
Bachelor of Arts and Social Science in Communications and New Media, National University of Singapore


“PA scholars get hands-on opportunities to be on-the-ground and be actively involved with the community through projects, events, and outreach. Being able to network and interact with scholars from various organisations, I gained a better understanding of the public sector through discussions with my peers on what working in the public sector really entails.”
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Scholar - Naufal

Muhammad Naufal Zahin Azmi
PA Scholar (Overseas)
Bachelor of Arts in Politics, King's College London


“PA provides a structured career development and advancement plan for its scholars. You will be exposed to opportunities that serve to enhance your engagement experience with grassroots organisations as well as job placements in various strategic units, along with participation in overseas learning opportunities.”
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Scholar - Rachel

Rachel Cheang Ling Lin
PA Scholar (Overseas)
Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Politics, University of British Columbia


“As a PA scholar, I am given the flexibility to choose a field of study that has relevance to PA’s diverse areas of work. My major in International Relations and Political Science has given me great insights into the mechanisms of policy-making that will provide me with the framework to communicate government policies and resident feedback in my future work.”
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Scholar - Edward

Edward Tan Ee Siong
PA Scholar (Mid-Term)
Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Public Policy and Global Affairs, Nanyang Technological University


“Being a PA scholar will empower you to make a tangible impact on the community and inspire changes at the grassroots levels. Join the People’s Association if you are looking for a people-centric and dynamic career!”
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