Singapore Land Authority Singapore Land Authority

Singapore Geomatics Scholarship


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

  • Housing Development Board (HDB)
  • Jurong Town Corporation (JTC)
  • National Parks Board (NParks)


  • 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

  • Geomatics Engineering related courses, e.g. Geomatics Engineering, Geoinfomatics, Land Surveying, etc.
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Terms of Award

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You will gain valuable experience while serving your bond in 2 participating agencies

  • Overseas – 6 years
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Award Coverage

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

You will have

  • A mentor assigned to you
  • Internship opportunities with sponsoring agency
  • Opportunities to participate in SLA activities,
    such as D&D
  • Email updates on SLA happenings and events
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While in Service

You will

  • 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 geomatics and 3D-related technologies
  • Have opportunities to learn from the expertise of 4 public agencies

Application Period

Open until 31 Mar 2022