GO BEYOND IMAGINING A FUTURE, CREATE IT WITH THE DSTA SCHOLARSHIP
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!
WHY BE A DSTA SCHOLAR
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.
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.
CREATE THE FUTURE WITH US
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.
• Hold Singapore citizenship
• Have excellent GCE 'A' Level results or equivalent qualifications (e.g. International Baccalaureate, NUS High School Diploma) or polytechnic diploma
• Have an outstanding CCA record
• Passionate for science and technology
For DSTA Scholars Studying in Singapore:
For DSTA Scholars Studying in Overseas Universities:
* Full sponsorship from point of award, and back payment of university tuition fees for scholarship holders awarded during undergraduate studies.
• 4 years
• 5 years (Non-English-speaking countries);
• 6 years (English-speaking countries)
• Renowned overseas universities / local universities
• Electrical Engineering / Electrical & Electronic Engineering
• Business / Data Analytics
• Computer Science / Engineering
• Information Technology
• Aerospace / Aeronautical Engineering
• Artificial Intelligence
• Behavioural Science
• Civil Engineering
• Cognitive Science
• Engineering Product Development
• Engineering Science
• Geospatial Technology
• Industrial and Systems Engineering
• Information Engineering
• Information Security
• Information Systems & Communications Technology/Design
• Marine Engineering
• Mathematics / Statistics
• Mechanical Engineering
• Naval Architecture
• Systems Engineering