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With the DSTA Scholarship, you will have many opportunities to grow and excel professionally in a collaborative and dynamic environment where innovation thrives.

Push the boundaries of science and cutting-edge technology, and contribute towards strengthening Singapore’s defence capabilities. Nurture your talents and maximise your fullest potential with us!


Full Support during Studies

Enjoy the full support from the DSTA Scholarship Office, no matter where you are. Gain first-hand experience in engineering, infocomm technology and cybersecurity during your internship. Work alongside engineers and developers in top multinational companies through the Global Internship Programme.

Multiple Career Opportunities to Grow and Excel

Build both technical depth and breadth with multidisciplinary work in engineering, infocomm technology and cybersecurity, and pursue multiple career advancement pathways. Our robust training roadmap will build up your competencies in various technology areas.

Leadership Development

Be equipped with the necessary leadership skills at every step of your career to nurture the leader in you.

Career Development Plan

Realise your ambition and achieve your goals as you take charge of your career growth and development.

A Purposeful Career

Embark on a meaningful career where we work towards the purpose of strengthening Singapore’s defence capabilities.


Look forward to diverse career opportunities in these organisations:

Defence Science and Technology Agency


At the Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), we thrive on developing the next breakthrough for the defence and security of Singapore.

We harness and exploit emerging technologies to develop solutions that will boost Singapore’s digital strength. We also design, develop and integrate next-generation defence systems and capabilities to safeguard Singapore.

The multidisciplinary nature of our work in engineering, infocomm technology and cybersecurity will give you many opportunities to innovate and push the boundaries of science and technology.  Our diverse portfolio includes artificial intelligence, augmented/virtual reality, cybersecurity, data analytics, Internet of Things, machine learning, military platforms, robotics, sensors and unmanned technologies.

DSTA is committed to providing you a multitude of growth and development opportunities to build your technical expertise and hone your business competencies in multidisciplinary domains. Embark on a meaningful career to pursue your passion and achieve your potential. Be equipped with leadership skills and nurture the leader in you at every stage of your career.

See possibilities through an internship, scholarship and careers with us!

DSO National Laboratories


DSO National Laboratories (DSO) is Singapore’s largest defence research and development (R&D) organisation. Undertaking indigenous development of advanced defence and weapon systems, we provide the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) with the superior technological edge in the battlefield. While our primary focus is to support the SAF, DSO also extends its defence R&D capabilities to support homeland security.

Join us and be a part of more than 1,500 defence engineers and scientists transforming ideas into reality and pushing the boundaries of science and technology across the domains of air, land, sea, space and cyberspace. At DSO, you'll never stop growing; benefit from structured training programmes that enhances your soft skills and technical knowledge and gain global exposure with local and overseas scholarships and development programmes.

This is more than just a career. This is where you make a real impact and shape the future of defence.

Centre for Strategic Infocomm Technologies


The Centre for Strategic Infocomm Technologies (CSIT) is the leading agency in the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) that conducts applied research and builds products to harness cutting-edge and emerging digital technologies in meeting Singapore’s present and future national security needs.

Scholars' Experience

A fulfilling career in defence technology

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A purposeful career securing Singapore’s cyber space

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