Scholarship Details

The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) is the main tax administrator to the Government. IRAS collects taxes that account for about 70% of the Government's Operating Revenue that supports the Government's economic and social programmes to achieve quality growth and an inclusive society. IRAS also represents the Government in tax treaty negotiations, drafts tax legislations and provides advice on property valuation to the Government.

IRAS Mid-Term Undergraduate Scholarship

<p>The scholarship gives you the flexibility to choose to study either a local or overseas course. You will receive full sponsorship for a local course. For overseas courses, IRAS will partially sponsor you the same amount as the sponsorship for an equivalent local course.</p>


  • Passion to serve and take on a challenging career in tax
  • Good unversity results for existing undergraduates Singapore citizens and permanent residents (PRs) intending to take up citizenship 
  • Outstanding CCA records and leadership qualities

Value of Scholarships

  • Backpayment of tuition fees and allowances for completed years of study
  • Benefits for scholarships for overseas courses are the same as the IRAS Overseas Undergraduate scholarships
  • Benefits for scholarships for local courses are the same as the IRAS Merit Undergraduate scholarships for local courses 

Bond Duration

Local Awards: Bond of 4 years Overseas awards: Bond of 6 years

Where to Pursue

You may pursue any course of study in approved local universities for local awards and top overseas universities for the overseas awards.

Choice of Courses

The course of study should have relevance to the different areas of work in IRAS.

Scholars' Experience

One tech at a time

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Credit to the nation

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Making it count

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Tax and tech savvy

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