Scholarship Details

The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) ensures a resilient supply of safe food, safeguards the health of animals and plants, and facilitates agri-trade for the well-being of Singapore.

AVA Undergraduate Scholarship

AVA is the vanguard in protecting what matters to Singapore – food, animals and plants. Be an AVA scholar, and join a multi-disciplinary team of professionals in ensuring a resilient supply of safe food, safeguarding the health of animals and plants, and facilitating agri-trade for Singapore.


  • Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents
  • Strong academic and CCA records
  • Applicants for mid-term scholarship should also have excellent university results

Value of Scholarships

- Tuition fees and other compulsory fees
- Monthly maintenance allowance
- Pre-studies allowance (One-time)
- Return airfare (For overseas award)

Bond Duration

- Local university: 4 years upon completion of studies
- Overseas university: 6 years upon completion of studies

Where to Pursue

  • Local universities and approved overseas universities.

Choice of Courses

Course of Study
- Agricultural Sciences
- Aquaculture
- Biological Sciences
- Chemistry
- Food Science/ Food Technology
- Life Sciences
- Microbiology
- Other related disciplines

Scholars' Experience

Safe to eat

Mr Lim Wei Jing’s work at AVA quells...

For the love of animals

AVA scholar Charmaine Chng Wenya relishes...

Urban farming solutions

Studying aquaculture gives Mr Ong Xuan Feng...

Ensuring a robust food safety system

AVA’s first Food Science scholar Oh Su...

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