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DSTA Scholarship

GO BEYOND IMAGINING A FUTURE, CREATE IT WITH THE DSTA SCHOLARSHIP

With the DSTA Scholarship, enjoy many opportunities to grow and excel in a collaborative and dynamic environment where innovation thrives.

Push the boundaries of science and cutting-edge technology, and contribute towards strengthening Singapore's defence capabilities.

Realise your full potential within the defence science and technology sector, in exciting domains from engineering, digital technology to cybersecurity!

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Eligibility

  • Singapore Citizen
  • GCE 'A' Level results or equivalent qualifications (e.g., International Baccalaureate, NUS High School Diploma) or Polytechnic Diploma
  • Good academic and CCA track records
  • Passionate about science and technology

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What You Will Get

For DSTA Scholars Studying in Singapore:

  • Tuition and compulsory fees
  • Annual and other allowances (e.g. books, computer)
  • Sponsorship for Overseas Student Exchange programme
  • Sponsorship for studies, inclusive of Master's if applicable
  • Internship opportunity
  • Global Internship Programme
  • Four years of service commitment


For DSTA Scholars Studying In Overseas Universities:

  • Tuition and compulsory fees
  • Overseas maintenance and other allowances (e.g. books, computer)
  • Return economy airfare
  • Sponsorship for Student Exchange programme
  • Sponsorship for studies, inclusive of Master's if applicable
  • Internship opportunity
  • Global Internship Programme
  • 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.

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PURSUE YOUR FIELD OF INTEREST

Embark on an enriching journey in engineering and science at the world's finest universities

Diverse Disciplines Of Study:

  • Electrical Engineering / Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Engineering
  • Business Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Computer Science / Engineering
  • Computing
  • Information Technology
  • Cybersecurity
  • Robotics
  • Aerospace / Aeronautical Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • Behavioural Science
  • Civil Engineering
  • Cognitive Science
  • Engineering Product Development
  • Engineering Science
  • Geospatial Technology
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Information Engineering / Security
  • Information Systems & Communications Technology / Design
  • Marine Engineering
  • Mathematics / Statistics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Naval Architecture
  • Physics
  • Systems Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Biological Sciences

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Why Be A DSTA Scholar

Full Support During Studies

Enjoy the full support from the DSTA Scholarship Office, no matter where you are. Gain first-hand experience during your internship with us and develop innovative engineering, digital and cybersecurity solutions under the guidance of mentors. Look forward to the exclusive Global Internship Programme in top multinational companies for another enriching experience.


Career Opportunities to Grow and Excel

Build both technical breadth and depth with multidisciplinary work in engineering, digital technology and cybersecurity. Realise your professional aspirations and choose from diverse career tracks within various agencies in the Defence Technology Community such as DSTA, DSO and CSIT! Our robust career roadmap will build up both your tech expertise and leadership skills.


Leadership Development

Be equipped with the necessary leadership skills at every step of your career to nurture the leader in you.


Career Development Plan

Realise your ambition and achieve your goals as you take charge of your career growth and development.


A Purposeful Career

Embark on a meaningful career where we work towards strengthening Singapore's defence capabilities.

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Create The Future With Us

Look forward to diverse career opportunities in these organisations:


Defence Science and Technology Agency
https://www.dsta.gov.sg


DSTA voted #11 Most Attractive Employer by Engineering / Natural Sciences Students DSTA voted #12 Most Attractive Employer by IT Students

The Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) brings you to the forefront of cybersecurity, digital transformation and engineering. From working on software development and systems integration to unmanned technologies and artificial intelligence, you can have an impact on Singapore's defence.

Achieve your fullest potential with opportunities to build your technical expertise and hone your competencies in diverse domains. You can also expect an immersive learning experience, where you will work with bright minds and collaborate with global industry experts.

DSTA is recognised as one of the top 10 employers in the Engineering & IT sector, where our engineers and IT professionals work alongside procurement specialists to deliver state-of-the-art capabilities for Singapore's peace and security.

See possibilities through an internship, scholarship and career with us!


DSO National Laboratories
https://www.dso.org.sg

DSO National Laboratories (DSO) is Singapore's largest defence research and development (R&D) organisation. Undertaking indigenous development of advanced defence and weapon systems, we provide the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) with the superior technological edge in the battlefield. While our primary focus is to support the SAF, DSO also extends its defence R&D capabilities to support homeland security.

Join us and be a part of more than 1,500 defence engineers and scientists transforming ideas into reality and pushing the boundaries of science and technology across the domains of air, land, sea, space and cyberspace. At DSO, you'll never stop growing; benefit from structured training programmes that enhances your soft skills and technical knowledge and gain global exposure with local and overseas scholarships and development programmes.

This is more than just a career. This is where you make a real impact and shape the future of defence.


Centre for Strategic Infocomm Technologies
https://www.csit.gov.sg

The Centre for Strategic Infocomm Technologies (CSIT) is the leading agency in the Ministry of Defence that conducts applied research and builds products which harness cutting-edge digital technologies to meet Singapore's national security needs. CSIT is a member of the Defence Technology Community, and delivers technical excellence in areas of cybersecurity, software engineering, data analytics, and cloud infrastructure and services to support missions in cyber defence and counter-terrorism.

With cyber attacks becoming increasingly sophisticated, CSIT develops advanced digital technological solutions to detect and protect national IT systems and networks. CSIT is also entrusted to develop technical capabilities to identify terrorist threats and prevent possible attacks against Singapore.

Realise your potential with a career in CSIT, and explore diverse job opportunities with customised career pathways to contribute to Singapore's national security.

The application period is open till 26 Dec 2022, Monday

For more information, please contact Ms Liang HuiFang at 6819 3943 or email her at [email protected].