URA - Scholarships

URA Scholarships

URA - Scholarships

URA Scholarships

URA offers local and overseas scholarships. Our scholarship application window commences every January.

[For A Level, IB and Polytechnic students] Visit URA Overseas / Local Undergraduate Scholarship to apply
[For University Undergraduates] Visit URA Overseas/ Local Undergraduate Scholarship (Mid-Course) to apply

Terms of Award

  1. Return economy airfare (overseas)
  2. Tuition and other compulsory fees
  3. Pre-studies allowance (for applicants awaiting university admission)
  4. Back-payment of tuition fees (for university undergraduates)
  5. Monthly maintenance allowance
  6. Sponsorship for approved student exchange programmes/study trips
  7. 4-year bond (Local)/6-year bond (Overseas)

Training Attachment

An 8-week training attachment at URA during the study period. Airfare will be provided where applicable.

Buddy Programme

Each scholar has a buddy to guide and support him / her during the period of study.


Application is open to all interested applicants who possess the following:

  1. Good 'A' level/IB/Polytechnic/University results
  2. Good CCA records
  3. Leadership qualities

The supported disciplines under the URA Scholarship are as follows:


Urban Planner

  • Urban Planning
  • Geography
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Environmental Studies


  • Architecture


  • Economics
  • Statistics
  • Applied Mathematics


  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Systems Analyst

  • Computer Science
  • Computer Engineering

Data Scientist

  • Data Science
  • Statistics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Operations Research
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Engineering

Non-Singaporean scholarship awardees are required to apply for their Singapore citizenship and accept it. Awardees should not possess dual citizenship.