MOE Teaching Award
  • Ministry of Education Teaching Award (MOE TA) recipients can look forward to a fulfilling career in the Education Service. They will be given opportunities for higher responsibilities according to their abilities. The award will be tenable for full time undergraduate studies at local universities.


For GCE ‘A’ Level graduates / Diploma Holders
  • Good character, and keen passion for teaching
  • Good CCA records
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good GCE ‘A’ level/Polytechnic results or equivalent (e.g. International Baccalaureate, NUS High Diploma)
  • GCE ‘A’ level candidates should offer at least 10 academic units
  • Qualify for entry into a local university

Course of Study
  • Humanities
  • Art and Music
  • Social Sciences
  • Languages
  • Sciences
  • Mathematics

Value of Award

For GCE ‘A’ level graduates/Diploma Holders
  • Sponsorship of tuition fees and other approved charges
  • Maintenance allowance
  • Developmental programmes during undergraduate studies (e.g. school attachment)
  • Sponsorship of approved student exchange programmes, summer programmes and CCAs
  • Possibility of Sponsorship of Master’s degree (if requirements are met)
  • Be enrolled into the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) teacher preparation programme at the National Institute of Education (NIE), as a salaried employee, after completion of first degree

Length of Bond

Local: 4 years
MOE Teaching Award Holders who are not pursuing the Bachelor of Arts/Science (Education) course at the National Institute of Education (NIE) will be required to go through the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) course at NIE upon completion of their undergraduate studies. They will serve a 3-year bond after completing their PGDE course, concurrently with their scholarship bond.


To apply, please refer to
Deadline: 15 Mar 2020, Sun