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 Undergraduate Scholarship (Full-Term/Mid-Term)
SFA invites students from established universities (local or overseas) with strong academic and non-academic achievements to apply for the SFA Undergraduate Scholarship. Scholars can look forward to a dynamic career with SFA, and be exposed to various portfolios in SFA. Scholars may also be provided opportunities for secondment to other agencies or postgraduate studies during their career with SFA.

  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents intending to take up Singapore Citizenship
  • Strong academic results
  • Strong co-curricular activities records/ non-academic achievements
  • Have applied/ be applying for an undergraduate programme at an established university
  • Applicants for mid-term scholarship should have at least one full semester of university academic results

Disciplines of Study
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Aquaculture
  • Biological Sciences/ Life Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Food Science/ Food Technology
  • Microbiology
  • Other Related Disciplines

Country of Study
  • Established local and overseas universities

Value of Award
Full-term scholarship
  • Tuition fees and other compulsory fees
  • Monthly maintenance allowance
  • Pre-studies allowance (One-time)
  • Return economy class airfare (For overseas scholarship)

Mid-term scholarship
  • Tuition fees and other compulsory fees (Including backpayment 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)

Bond Period
  • Local: 4 years with SFA upon completion of studies
  • Overseas: 6 years with SFA upon completion of studies
Deadline: Closed for this cycle