DSTA Scholarship

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Create Your Future

INNOVATE FOR THE FUTURE

Turn ideas into innovations and dreams into reality.

With the DSTA Scholarship, you can look forward to an excellent education and a wealth of enriching experiences at the forefront of science and technology. You will be entrusted to create the future of our national defence and security, and grow in a collaborative and dynamic environment where innovation thrives.

Upon graduation, there will be exciting opportunities in the Defence Technology Community where you can grow professionally and personally.

Join us to CREATE YOUR FUTURE.

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SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY

IF YOU ASPIRE TO CREATE THE FUTURE WITH US, YOU MUST:

  • Be a Singapore Citizen (Singapore Permanent Residents are required to take up 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

CANDIDATES MUST:

  • Have at least 11 GCE 'A' Level units
  • Have achieved good grades for at least three H2 content-based subjects (Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry or Biology) and General Paper (GP) or Knowledge and Inquiry (KI)

WHAT A FUTURE INNOVATOR GETS

FOR DSTA SCHOLARS STUDYING IN SINGAPORE:

  • Tuition and hostel fees
  • Annual and other allowances including computer, settling-in, etc.
  • Sponsorship for approved Master's Programme (within stipulated sponsorship period)
  • Overseas Student Exchange programme
  • Mid-course internship programme
  • Opportunity for Global Internship Programme (GIP)
  • Four years of service commitment

FOR DSTA SCHOLARS STUDYING IN OVERSEAS UNIVERSITIES:

  • Tuition fees
  • Overseas maintenance and other allowances including computer, settling-in, warm clothing, etc.
  • Sponsorship for approved Master's Programme (within stipulated sponsorship period)
  • Student Exchange programme
  • Mid-course internship programme
  • Opportunity for Global Internship Programme (GIP)
  • Six years of service commitment (English speaking countries)
  • Five years of service commitment (Non-English speaking countries)

*Full sponsorship from point of award, and back payment of university tuition fees for scholarship holders awarded during undergraduate studies.



Experience new cultures and gain new perspectives that will broaden your horizons. The DSTA Scholarship offers you opportunities to pursue your passion from a diverse array of disciplines in engineering and science. Open doors to enriching learning experiences at the world's finest universities while you prepare for a meaningful career in the Defence Technology Community.

DIVERSE DISCIPLINES OF STUDY

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Business / Data Analytics
  • Civil Engineering
  • Cognitive Science
  • Computer Science / Engineering
  • Engineering Science
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Marine Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Naval Architecture
  • Physics
As you pursue your studies, the DSTA Scholarship will provide you with a comprehensive network to support you in your journey and ensure your personal well-being.

ORIENTATION PROGRAMME

Get to know the organisations and fellow scholars who will help you prepare for university life, and enjoy engaging orientation activities.

SCHOLARS' ARENA

Stay connected with us at our one-stop portal where you can manage your scholarship matters as well as share photos and get updates.

INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

Gain invaluable first-hand experience working on exciting projects as you work alongside and learn from Singapore's leading engineers and scientists.

GLOBAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

Internships beyond Singapore's shores will see you work alongside engineers in top multinational companies.

SUPPORT NETWORK

Our Scholarship Officers are just a call away to provide assistance and guidance in your academic or personal matters. You will also have senior scholar buddies to advise you on university life.

Upon graduation, you will join the Defence Technology Community to develop leading-edge technological solutions that will safeguard Singapore. You can look forward to diverse career opportunities in these organisations.

DEFENCE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY (DSTA)

https://www.dsta.gov.sg/

DSO NATIONAL LABORATORIES (DSO)

https://www.dso.org.sg/

CENTRE FOR STRATEGIC INFOCOMM TECHNOLOGIES (CSIT)

https://www.csit.gov.sg/


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