Singapore Land Authority Singapore Land Authority

Singapore GeoSpatial Scholarship

Overseas & Local


As a Geospatial Scholar, you will plan and drive the implementation of the Singapore Geospatial Masterplan and its key initiatives to serve citizens, the industry and the Government. You can expect to manage projects, perform geospatial analytics and
consultancy work for our public agencies.

You will get an opportunity to formulate and implement strategies to develop, promote and proliferate geospatial information science and technology to improve policy making and delivery of government services.

Collaborating Agencies

  • Building & Construction Authority
  • ublic Utilities Board (PUB)
  • Housing Development Board (HDB)
  • Land Transport Authority (LTA)
  • National Environment Agency (NEA
  • Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA)
  • 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

Interest to pursue a career
in the public sector

Outstanding academic

Disciplines of Study
  • Bachelor's Degree in Geography, Environmental Studies, Real Estate, Infrastructure and Project Management with a minor in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) OR
  • Bachelor of Science (Geographic Information Science) awarded by University at Buffalo, offered by SIM Global Education OR
  • Courses of study relating to Geomatics Engineering and Geospatial & Geoinformation Sciences
Full-Term Local & Overseas Scholarship

GCE A'level
International Baccalaureate
Polytechnic Diploma

Mid-Term Local & Overseas Scholarship

Undergraduate in local & overseas universities

Terms of Award

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You will be serving your bond in 2 participating agencies

  • Local – 4 years
  • Overseas – 6 years
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Award Coverage

  • Tuition & compulsory university fees
  • Maintenance allowance
  • Overseas Student Exchange programme
  • Return airfare (where applicable)
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While Studying

You will have

  • A mentor assigned to you
  • Internship opportunities with SLA
  • 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 have

  • Build a specialist professional career in a growing and thriving industry
  • Plug into the latest geospatial technological arena
  • Attend the latest geospatial seminars and programmes
  • Serve as evangelists to promote the growth and development of the geospatial and geospatial-related technologies in the public sector and geospatial industry
  • Have opportunities to learn from the expertise of 9 public agencies

Application Period

Open until 31 Mar 2024, Sun

Boustead-Esri Scholarship

Boustead Singapore and Esri have launched a Post Graduate Scholarship program that aims to help individuals fulfil their aspirations of having a geospatial career.

Each year, the Boustead-Esri Geospatial Scholarship is awarded to two applicants who have successfully enrolled in National University of Singapore's (NUS) MSc in Applied GIS program.

This scholarship will open many doors for your Gesopatial career!

During the course of your study, you may also apply for industrial attachments, including with SLA, to gain insights into the GIS profession.