Singapore Land Authority Singapore Land Authority

Singapore Geomatics Scholarship

Overseas

Have you ever wondered how a country manages its land resources, carries out urban planning, or executes infrastructure development? A key enabler that underpins all these critical tasks is accurate geographic data and information. This is where Geomatics Engineering comes into the picture. It is a discipline that focuses on the collection, processing, analysis, management, distribution, and presentation of geographic data into meaningful geo-information. Simply put, a Geomatics Engineer is responsible for capturing large amount of real world data and translating them into accurate digital information that support data-driven decision making within the public sector.


Collaborating Agencies for SG Geomatics Scholarship

  • Jurong Town Corporation (JTC)
  • National Parks Board (NParks)
  • Housing Development Board (HDB)
  • Singapore citizen or Permanent Residents intending to take up Singapore Citizenship
  • Active participation in Co-Curricular Activities (CCA)
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Interest to pursue a career in the public sector
  • Outstanding academic results

  • Full-Term Overseas Scholarship

  • GCE 'A' level OR International Baccalaureate OR Polytechnic Diploma

  • Mid-Term Overseas Scholarship

  • Undergraduate in reputable overseas universities

  • Disciplines of Study

  • Geomatic Engineering related courses, e.g. Geomatics Engineering, Geoinformatics, Land Surveying, etc.

    Service Commitment

  • You will serve your bond in 2 participating agencies

  • Award Coverage

  • Tuition & compulsory university fees
  • Maintenance allowance
  • Return airfare
  • Summer/ Winter school exchange programme
  • Sponsorship for geomatics industry courses & seminars

  • While Studying

    You will have

  • A mentor assigned to you
  • An internship with sponsoring agency
  • Opportunities to participate in SLA activities, such as D&D
  • Email updates of SLA happenings and events

  • While in Service

    You will have

  • Build a specialist career as a geomatics engineer or registered surveyor
  • Gain exposure through local and overseas seminars and programmes in land administration, 3D-mapping and geomatics-related technologies
  • Promote the growth and development of the geomatics and 3D-related technologies
  • Have opportunities to learn from the expertise in 4 public agencies

Application Period

1st Intake - From 1 Nov 2020 to 31 Dec 2020
2nd Intake - Within 2 weeks from the release of GCE 'A' Levels Exam Results


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