Your Application Journey
All you need to know about the SS Scholarship selection process and how the SS Internship puts you ahead of the scholarship application.
Application period: October to March (2 weeks after release of 'A' Level results)
- All interested students may apply for the undergraduate and mid-term scholarship.
- There are 2 routes of applications, i.e. SS Internship or Open Application.
Assessed through projects and presentation
Candidates are expected to complete 4–8 weeks of internship with PUB or NEA and present their project findings to the agency. Interns who show promise would be recommended for the SS Scholarship.
Assessed through activity-based assessments
Shortlisted applicants who applied through the open application after the release of the 'A' Level results will beput through activity-based assessments.
- Fresh graduates may apply for the Master's Scholarship.
- Applicants who are currently pursuing/interested to pursue a Master's or PhD at an established university (local or overseas) are invited to apply for the SFA Postgraduate Scholarship.
- Interested applicants can apply for the SS Internship jointly offered by NEA and PUB.
|Application Period||Internship Period|
|'A' Level, International Baccalaureate, NUS High Students||Sep – Dec||Dec – Mar|
|Polytechnic Students||Late Nov – Mar||Apr – Sep|
- All applicants who are selected for the SS Internship will be assessed on their suitability for the SS Scholarship.
The scholarship application cycle runs from October and closes two weeks after the release of 'A' Level results.
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All applications are to be submitted through BrightSparks Portal.
The Scholarships Team will review all applications submitted via the portal and only shortlisted candidates will be notified for further selection. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Kosh Consulting Group (Asia) Pte Ltd (KCGA), the appointed contractor for SS Scholarship 2021.
The SS Scholarship (mid-cycle) offered by SFA only opens from 1 July 2021 to 9 August 2021. All applications are to be submitted through BrightSparks Portal here. The Scholarships Team will review all applications submitted via the portal and only shortlisted candidates will be notified for further selection. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Kosh Consulting Group (Asia) Pte Ltd (KCGA), the appointed contractor before end-September 2021.