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.


Healthcare Merit Award/Scholarship (HMA/HMS)

Healthcare Merit Award (HMA)

This is awarded to promising students with strong academic track records and a passion to pursue careers in public healthcare.

Healthcare Merit Scholarship (HMS)

This is awarded to outstanding individuals who are passionate about Singapore’s public healthcare while demonstrating academic excellence, strong leadership qualities and community spirit.

Post award, all Healthcare Merit Award ​recipients will be monitored and assessed for their suitability for an upgrade to Healthcare Merit Scholarship.

Full-Term
Mid-Term
Degree Conversion
Healthcare Merit Award/Healthcare Merit Scholarship
Full-Term
Offered to recent 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, pursuing a relevant health science degree at local universities or MOHH-approved overseas universities.
Degree Conversion
Offered to third-year Nursing diploma students or recent Diploma in Nursing graduates 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
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  • Good co-curricular activities record and strong leadership qualities
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  • Passion for serving in the public healthcare sector
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  • Good communication skills
Full-Term
       
  • Achieve outstanding A-level results (offered at least 10 academic units), diploma with merit/distinction or equivalent qualifications, (e.g. International Baccalaureate (IB) or NUS high school diploma)
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)
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  • Have completed at least one semester of study in health science disciplines at local polytechnics, local universities or MOHH-approved overseas universities
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
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  • Monthly allowances
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  • Pre-study allowance
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  • Return economy airfare (for overseas study only)
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  • Clinical placement expense (for overseas study only)
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  • Sponsorship for approved developmental programmes
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  • Commencement award
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  • 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)
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  • Monthly allowances and Sponsorship for approved developmental programmes (from the point of award onwards)
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  • Distinction award (for scholars who graduate with at least Second Class (Upper) Honours or equivalent)
Degree Conversion
       
  • Same benefits as Healthcare Merit Award (Full-Term)
Courses of Study
Full-Term / Mid-Term
Degree Conversion
       
  • Nursing
Service Commitment
Full-Term / Mid-Term
                                                                                                                               
Country of StudyBond Period
Local4 years
Overseas6 years
Degree Conversion
                                                                                                                               
Country of StudyBond Period
Local3 years
Overseas3 years
Application & Interview

Applications are opened annually from 1 September to 31 March the following year. Interviews will be conducted from January to June each year.

Please do note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Keen to find out more?

For more details, please refer to FAQ section.

For enquiries, please email [email protected]

Deadline: 31 Mar 2021, Wed