Public Service Commission Scholarship (Teaching Service)
The Public Service Commission Scholarship (Teaching Service) – PSC(T) is awarded to outstanding students who demonstrate strong leadership abilities. The scholarship is tenable for undergraduate studies at both overseas and local universities.

PSC(T) scholars will be placed on the Public Service Leadership programme (PSLP) upon completion of their studies. They can look forward to a career that will include policy formulation and leadership roles in the larger civil service, including education.


Requirements
  • Be a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident who is willing to take up Singapore Citizenship
  • Good character, outstanding leadership qualities and keen passion for education
  • Excellent Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) records
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • GCE ‘A’ Levels (with minimum 10 academic units), International Baccalaureate (IB), Polytechnic Diploma, NUS High Diploma or equivalent

Courses/ Disciplines
  • Languages
  • Humanities
  • Art and Music
  • Physical Education and Sports Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences
  • Mathematics


Universities/ Institutions

Reputable overseas universities, local autonomous universities, or NTU-NIE

Value & Benefits
  • Sponsorship of tuition fees and other approved charges
  • Maintenance and pre-studies allowance
  • Return economy airfare (for overseas studies only)
  • Developmental programmes during undergraduate studies (e.g. school attachment and HQ internship)
  • Opportunities to participate in overseas 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

Bond Duration
  • English speaking countries: 6 years
  • Non-English speaking countries: 5 years
  • Local: 4 years
Scholars 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.



Scholarship Applications

Students who are interested in a PSC or MOE Teaching Scholarship should submit their applications online via the PSC Gateway. The online application opens on 1st September and closes on 15 March 2020.
Deadline: 15 Mar 2020, Sun