Our Scholarships

Individuals with strong academic achievements and non-academic achievements are invited to apply for SFA’s Scholarships. We are looking for creative and committed individuals to take up the challenge and join us in our mission to ensure and secure a supply of safe food.

SFA offers our scholars development opportunities including job rotations to different areas of work (i.e. operations, research & laboratory, and policy & planning), secondment to other agencies, technical and management training.

SFA Postgraduate Scholarship (Full-Term/Mid-Term)
SFA invites professionals and graduates who are currently pursuing/ are interested to pursue a Master’s or PhD at an established university (local or overseas) to apply for the SFA Postgraduate Scholarship.

Scholars can look forward to a dynamic career with SFA, and be exposed to various portfolios in SFA.

Eligibility
  • Singapore Citizens
  • Strong academic results for first degree in relevant disciplines
  • Have applied/ be applying for a Master’s/ PhD programme at an established university
  • Applicants for supervisory work experience/ strong publication records, as well as fresh graduates with strong passion for the specialised fields are welcome to apply for the scholarship

Areas of study/ research
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Aquaculture
  • Food science and technologies
  • Food safety science and innovation
  • Future foods
  • Integrated pest management
  • Microbiology
  • Sustainable urban food production
  • Other related fields

Country of Study
  • Established local and overseas universities

Value of Award
Full-term scholarship
  • Tuition fees and other compulsory fees
  • Monthly maintenance allowance
  • Return economy class airfare (For overseas scholarship)
  • Other approved expenses incurred in relation to the postgraduate programme

Mid-term scholarship
  • Tuition fees and other compulsory fees (Including back-payment of tuition fees and other compulsory fees incurred prior to award)
  • Monthly maintenance allowance (From point of award)
  • One-way economy class airfare from country of study (For overseas scholarship)
  • Other approved expenses incurred in relation to the postgraduate programme

Bond Period
  • Master’s: 3 years with SFA upon completion of studies
  • PhD: 6 years with SFA upon completion of studies
Deadline: 31 Aug 2019, Sat