Scholarship Details

The Housing & Development Board (HDB) is Singapore's public housing authority and a statutory board under the Ministry of National Development. We plan and develop Singapore's housing estates; building homes and transforming towns to create a quality living environment for all.  

HDB Mid-Term Undergraduate Scholarship

The HDB scholarship is your gateway to building a rewarding career and a future of possibilities. Have a hand in transforming blueprints into reality. Take on the intellectual challenge of formulating policies to better the lives of Singaporeans. Join us in redefining the future of public housing.


Singaporeans and Permanent Residents with excellent academic results and CCA records

Value of Scholarships

Value of Overseas Scholarship Award
• Tuition and other compulsory fees
• Maintenance allowance
• Pre-studies allowance including warm clothing, computer and settling-in allowance
• Return economy airfare
• Vacation attachment with HDB (including return airfare for attachment)
• Opportunity for sponsorship for approved student exchange programme

Value of Local Scholarship Award
• Tuition and other compulsory fees 
• Maintenance allowance
• Pre-studies allowance including computer and settling-in allowance
• Vacation attachment with HDB
• Opportunity for sponsorship for approved student exchange programme

Bond Duration

Bond of Overseas Scholarship Award
• 6 years

Bond of Local Scholarship Award
• 4 years

For the HDB Mid-Term Scholarship, the bond duration will be commensurate with the remaining duration of study.

Where to Pursue

Reputable overseas and local Universities

Choice of Courses

Disciplines relevant to HDB including:

  • Architecture/ Landscape Architecture
  • Urban Planning/ Geography
  • Engineering (Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical)
  • Economics
  • Sociology/ Data Analytics/ Statistics
  • Building/ Real Estate
  • Computer Engineering/ Computer Science/ Information Systems
  • Communications & New Media

Scholars' Experience

Building better homes

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Rejuvenating residences

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