MPA Scholarships

MPA Overseas Scholarship 2024 (Asia and Europe)

MPA Overseas Scholarship 2024 (Asia and Europe)
We are from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, or MPA in short. If you would like to embark on greater challenges ahead towards a Future Ready MPA with us, read on!

Our scholarship offers exciting opportunities for you to gain valuable exposure to the thriving maritime industry. You will be part of a dynamic and multi- disciplinary team, which is closely involved in the full spectrum of the agency's roles, from planning, operations to administration. You may also be involved in the planning and design of our future mega-port in Tuas, which will be more intelligent, automated and efficient.As an active member of the International Maritime Council (IMO), MPA officers are also regularly involved in the technical work of the IMO in promoting safe, efficient and sustainable shipping. A career in MPA is not only challenging but rewarding given the diverse nature of the industry and the international exposure.

If you are seeking to establish a rewarding career with an agency who drives Singapore's premier global hub port and International Maritime Centre, as well as to advance and safeguard Singapore's strategic maritime interests, please submit your online application through our BrightSparks application form (link below).

Courses/ Disciplines
Most disciplines (except Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Architecture). Some examples of courses that are of direct relevance to MPA's work:
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Data Analytics
  • Cyber Security
  • Economics
  • Information Systems
  • International Relations
  • Law
  • Marine Engineering
  • Maritime Business
  • Naval Architecture
  • Political Science
  • Any other related courses

Universities / Institutions
Approved Universities in Asia and Europe

Value & Benefits
  • Tuition and other compulsory fees
  • Monthly maintenance allowance
  • Other allowance e.g. pre studies allowance
  • Opportunity for sponsorship of approved student exchange/summer school programme
  • Internship opportunties before and during studies for exposure to the culture of and work in MPA as well as gain insights into the maritime industry

  • Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents (PRs)
  • Excellent results for GCE 'A' Levels, International Baccalaureate (IB) or equivalent, or Polytechnic Diploma with Merit
  • Good CCA track records
  • Undergraduates with good university results may also apply

Bond Period:
  • 5 - 6 years
Apply by 31 August 2024!