MOHH Models

Healthcare
Scholarships

Make a career out of making a difference

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.


Community Nursing Scholarship (CNS)

Community Nursing Scholarship

This is awarded to nurture the next generation of community nursing leaders. It is offered in partnership with the public healthcare institutions and community care providers.

Full-Term
Mid-Term
Degree Conversion
Community Nursing Scholarship
Full-Term
Offered to recent O-Level, A-Level, Diploma or equivalent qualification (e.g. International Baccalaureate (IB) or NUS high school diploma) graduates.
Mid-Term
Offered to students currently pursuing a Diploma in Nursing at a local polytechnic, or a Degree in Nursing at Alice Lee Centre for Nursing under National University of Singapore.
Degree Conversion
Offered to third-year Nursing diploma students, recent Diploma in Nursing graduates or existing nurses who are keen to pursue a degree conversion course at Singapore Institute of Technology or MOHH-approved overseas universities.
Eligibility
  • Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident who is willing to take up Singapore citizenship
  • Possess good academic results
  • Good co-curricular activities record and strong leadership skills
  • Strong interest to serve in the community
Full-Term
  • Achieve outstanding O-Level results, A-Level results, diploma with merit/distinction or equivalent qualifications, (e.g. International Baccalaureate (IB) or NUS high school diploma)
  • Applied to take up nursing studies in local educational institutions (NYP, NP or NUS)
Mid-Term
  • Achieve outstanding academic results and on track to graduate with at least a diploma with merit/distinction (for current diploma students), or at least Second Class (Upper) Honours or equivalent (for current undergraduates)
  • Be a current nursing student in a local educational institution (NYP, NP or NUS)
Degree Conversion
  • Achieve outstanding academic results, on track to graduate with at least a diploma with merit/distinction
Benefits
Full-Term
  • Tuition and compulsory fees
  • Monthly allowances
  • Pre-study allowance
  • Return economy airfare (for overseas study only)
  • Sponsorship for approved developmental programmes
  • Commencement award
  • Distinction award (for scholars who graduate with at least Second Class (Upper) Honours or equivalent)
Mid-Term
  • Tuition and compulsory fees (back payment from year one of study)
  • Monthly allowances and sponsorship for approved developmental programmes (from the point of award onwards)
  • Distinction award (for scholars who graduate with at least Second Class (Upper) Honours or equivalent)
Degree Conversion

Same as Community Nursing Scholarship (Full-Term).

  • Salary for nurses undertaking degree studies with more than one year of work experience in the community setting
Service Commitment
Full-Term / Mid-Term
Applicants Course Bond Period
O-Level Graduates Diploma (NYP / NP) + Local Degree (SIT) 3 years
Diploma (NYP / NP) + MOHH-approved Overseas Degree 3 years
A-Level, Diploma or equivalent qualification Graduates Local Degree (NUS) 4 years
Degree Conversion
Applicants Course Bond Period
Third-year Nursing diploma students, recent Diploma in Nursing graduates or existing nurses Local Degree (SIT) 3 years
MOHH-approved Overseas Degree 3 years
Development Opportunities
  • 1-year development programme (after graduation)

1st posting


  • 6 months in a hospital to gain exposure to a wide range of clinical cases and gain hands-on training to hone nursing clinical skills; and

2nd posting


  • 6 months in a community care institution to gain a deeper understanding of community nursing practice.
  • Continual opportunities to deepen knowledge and skills in community nursing

Examples include:

  • Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Community Health)
  • Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Gerontology)
  • Specialist Diploma in Nursing (Gerontology)
Application & Interview

The application cycle will start from 1 September until 31 March of the following year.

Interviews will be conducted from January to June each year.

Keen to find out more?

For more details, please refer to FAQ section.


For enquiries, please email [email protected]

Deadline: Closed for this cycle