Scholarship Details

The Ministry of Education (MOE) formulates and implements education policies on education structure, curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment. It oversees the management and development of Government-funded schools, and the Institute of Technical Education, polytechnics and universities.

MOE Teaching Award (MOE TA)

The MOE Teaching Award (MOE TA) is tenable for full time undergraduate studies at local universities. MOE TA recipients can look forward to a fulfilling career in the Education Service, where they will be given opportunities for higher responsibilities according to their abilities.

Requirement

‘A’ Level or equivalent/ Polytechnic Diploma Holders
• Good character, keen passion for teaching
• Good Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) records
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Good ‘A’ Level or equivalent/Polytechnic results or equivalent (e.g. International Baccalaureate, NUS High Diploma)
• ‘A’ level candidates should offer at least 10 academic units
• Qualify for entry into a local autonomous university

Year 1 or Year 2 undergraduates pursuing courses in the local autonomous universities
• Good character, keen passion for teaching
• Good Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) records
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Good university results
• Reading relevant teaching subjects at university

Year 3 undergraduates pursuing courses in the local autonomous universities
• Good character, keen passion for teaching
• Good Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) records
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Good university results
• Reading relevant teaching subjects at university and proceeding to Honours with at least two academic semesters left at the point of application

Value of Scholarships

‘A’ level or equivalent/ Polytechnic Diploma Holders, Year 1 and Year 2 undergraduates:
• Sponsorship of tuition fees and other approved charges
• Maintenance allowance
• Developmental programmes during undergraduate studies (e.g. school attachment)
• Sponsorship of approved student exchange programmes, summer programmes and CCAs
• Possibility of sponsorship of Master’s degree (if requirements are met)
• Be enrolled into the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) teacher preparation programme at the National Institute of Education (NIE) as a salaried employee, after completion of first degree

Year 3 undergraduates (for those proceeding to Honours with at least two academic semesters left at the point of application):
• Sponsorship of tuition fees and other approved charges
• Maintenance allowance
• Developmental programmes during undergraduate studies (e.g. school attachment)
• Sponsorship of approved summer programmes and CCAs
• Possibility of sponsorship of Master’s degree (if requirements are met)
• $6000 paid in 2 tranches (if the undergraduate is proceeding for his/her Honours year of study in the following semester at the point of award)
• Be enrolled into the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) teacher preparation programme at the National Institute of Education (NIE) as a salaried employee, after completion of first degree

Bond Duration

Local: 4 years

Where to Pursue

  • Reputable local autonomous universities
  • NTU-NIE

Choice of Courses

  • Languages
  • Humanities
  • Art and Music
  • Physical Education and Sports Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences
  • Mathematics

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