In a world that seems indifferent, you can stand out by making a difference. As a healthcare scholar, you will play a vital role in Singapore’s future by ensuring the health and well-being of our nation’s most important asset: our people. Discover the opportunities and potential of a healthcare scholarship and prepare to make your mark where it really matters.

Mid-Term Healthcare Scholarship (2016-2017)
The Mid-Term Healthcare Scholarship is offered to outstanding students currently pursuing a diploma in relevant health science disciplines at local polytechnics, or pursuing a relevant Health Science degree at local or overseas universities.

The Mid-Term Healthcare Scholarship is awarded in the form of either a Healthcare Merit Scholarship (HMS) or Healthcare Merit Award (HMA).


Applicants must:
  • Be a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident who intends to take up Singapore citizenship before the award is confirmed;
  • Achieve outstanding academic results, expecting to graduate with at least a Diploma with Merit (for current diploma students) or at least 2nd Upper Honours or equivalent (for current undergraduates)
  • Possess good Co-Curricular Activities record
  • Have completed at least one semester of study in Health Science disciplines at either local polytechnics, local universities or reputable overseas universities
  • Have a passion for public healthcare sector
  • Have strong leadership qualities and excellent communication skills
  • Diagnostic Radiography
  • Dietetics
  • Medical Social Work
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orthoptics
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Prosthetics & Orthotics
  • Speech Therapy

The bond is 4 years for local studies and 6 years for overseas studies.


The Mid-Term Healthcare Scholarship is a full scholarship which includes tuition fees and maintenance allowance from the point of award onwards. In addition, scholars will receive a backpayment of tuition fees (excluding maintenance allowance) from Year 1 of study.


Mid-Term Healthcare Scholarship Application cycle will start from 1st September. Application is all year-round.

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The main selection & interview cycle periods are held from Nov-Feb and Mar- June each year. Please do note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.
Deadline: All Year Round