ADVANCE YOUR POTENTIAL. SHAPE OUR NATION.
The Smart Nation Scholarship develops and nurtures technology talents and leaders within public service. Offered by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA), Government Technology Agency (GovTech), and Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), the scholarship provides opportunities to carve out a career pathway in applied technology for the public good.
The future belongs to those who dare.
Established in 2015, the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) seeks to keep Singapore's cyberspace safe and secure to underpin our Nation Security, power a Digital Economy and protect our Digital Way of Life. It maintains an oversight of national cybersecurity functions and works with sector leads to protect Singapore's Critical Information Infrastructure. CSA also engages with various stakeholders to heighten cyber security awareness, build a vibrant cybersecurity ecosystem supported by a robust workforce, pursue international partnerships and drive regional cybersecurity capacity building programmes.
CSA is part of the Prime Minister's Office and is managed by the Ministry of Communications and Information. For more news and information, please visit www.csa.gov.sg.
The Government Technology Agency (GovTech) is the lead agency driving Singapore's Smart Nation initiatives and public sector digital transformation. GovTech is also the public sector lead for cybersecurity, and oversees key government ICT infrastructure, as well as regulates ICT procurement, data protection and security in the public sector. As the Centre of Excellence for Infocomm Technology and Smart Systems (ICT & SS), GovTech develops the Singapore Government's capabilities in Data Science & Artificial Intelligence, Application Development, Smart City Technology, Digital Infrastructure, and Cybersecurity. Learn more about what we do at www.tech.gov.sg
The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) leads Singapore's digital transformation by developing a vibrant digital economy and an inclusive digital society.
As Architects of Singapore's Digital Future, we foster growth in Infocomm Technology and Media sectors in concert with progressive regulations, harnessing frontier technologies, and developing local talent and digital infrastructure ecosystems to establish Singapore as a digital metropolis. For more news and information, visit www.imda.gov.sg or follow IMDA on Facebook IMDAsg and Twitter @IMDAsg.
Our Scholarship Package
Includes tuition and other compulsory fees such as application and examination fees
Option to Backdate
Mid-term scholars* (overseas or local) may opt to backdate the scholarship
Allowance for day-to-day expenses such as bills and living costs
IT equipment, warm clothing, return shipping and settling-in allowances
6 years (overseas programme) or 4 years (local programme)
*Mid-term scholarship applicants must have at least one semester of university results at the point of application and have not embarked on final year of study.
Do You Have What It Takes?
If you're outstanding and dynamic with a passion for technology, and a desire to make a difference, you could be a Smart Nation Scholar.
Singapore Citizen / Singapore PR who will be taking up Singapore citizenship
Graduating GCE "A" Level (or equivalent) and Polytechnic Diploma students, or mid-term university undergraduates*
Passionate about Technology
Pursuing an ICT-related degree
Exemplary CCA Records
*with at least one semester of results and not in the final year of undergraduate study.