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.

Degree Conversion Scholarship (until January 31, 2018)
The Degree Conversion Healthcare Scholarship is offered to outstanding Year 3 Diploma Holders or recent diploma graduates in Nursing, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Radiation Therapy and Diagnostic Radiography, who are keen to pursue a degree conversion course in these fields at local or overseas universities.

The Degree Conversion Healthcare Scholarship is awarded in the form of a Healthcare Merit Award (HMA). Outstanding students with strong leadership qualities may be awarded the top-tier Healthcare Merit Scholarship (HMS).


Applicants must:
  • Be a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident who will take up citizenship before start of degree course
  • Be on track to attain a Diploma with Merit/Distinction, or graduated with a Diploma with Merit/Distinction
  • Possess good Co-Curricular Activities record
  • Have a passion for public healthcare
  • Demonstrate strong leadership qualities and excellent communication skills
  • Not be under any existing sponsorship bond with any of the Public Healthcare Institutions

  • Diagnostic Radiography
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiation Therapy

Scholars will pursue their undergraduate studies at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) or reputable overseas universities.

Scholarship Type Duration of Course Country of Study Bond Period
HMS 1 year / 2 years Local 4 years
Overseas 6 years
HMA 1 year Local 2 years
Overseas 3 years
2 years Local 3 years
Overseas 4 years


Scholars will be sponsored for the following during their undergraduate studies or degree conversion course, where applicable:
  • Tuition fees and compulsory charges
  • Monthly maintenance allowance
  • Pre-Studies Allowance (e.g. Settling In, Warm Clothing, Computer)
  • Return economy airfare (for overseas studies only)
  • Clinical Placement Allowance (for overseas studies only)
  • Sponsorship for approved developmental activities, such as Student Exchange Programmes, Professional seminars and conferences during course of study


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For enquiries, please email to [email protected]

The main selection & interview cycle periods are held from Jan - June each year. Please do note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.
Deadline: 31 Mar 2018, Sat