Scholarship Details

MOH Holdings is the holding company of Singapore’s public healthcare clusters and agencies –National Healthcare Group (NHG), National University Health System (NUHS), Singapore Health Services (SingHealth) and agencies such as Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) and Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS)

We partner the Ministry of Health, the three integrated healthcare clusters, AIC and IHiS in building a strong talent pipeline for Singapore’s public healthcare sector. 

Healthcare Merit Award (Mid-Term)

<p>The Healthcare Merit Award (Mid-Term) is offered to students currently pursuing a Diploma in Nursing at a local polytechnic, or pursuing a relevant health science degree at local universities or MOHH-approved overseas universities.</p>

Requirement

• Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident who is willing to take up Singapore citizenship
• Good co-curricular activities record and strong leadership qualities
• Passion for serving in the public healthcare sector 
• Good communication skills 
• Achieve outstanding academic results and on track to graduate with at least a diploma with merit/distinction (for current diploma students), or at least Second Class (Upper) Honours or equivalent (for current undergraduates)
• Have completed at least one semester of study in health science disciplines at local polytechnics, local universities or MOHH-approved overseas universities)

Value of Scholarships

• Tuition and compulsory fees (back payment from year one of study)
• Monthly allowances and sponsorship for approved developmental programmes (from the point of award onwards)
• Distinction award (for scholars who graduate with at least Second Class (Upper) Honours or equivalent)

Bond Duration

• Overseas Studies: 6 years
• Local Studies: 4 years

Where to Pursue

Overseas:
• Reputable universities in Australia, UK (for selected disciplines) and US (for Respiratory Therapy only)

Local:
• National University of Singapore (for Pharmacy, Nursing and Medical Social Work) 
• Singapore Institute of Technology (for Diagnostic Radiography, Dietetics, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Radiation Therapy and Speech Therapy)

Choice of Courses

• Diagnostic Radiography
• Dietetics
• Medical Social Work
• Nursing
• Occupational Therapy
• Orthoptics
• Pharmacy
• Physiotherapy
• Podiatry
• Prosthetics and Orthotics
• Radiation Therapy
• Respiratory Therapy
• Speech Therapy

Video

Scholars' Experience

Exercising empathy towards the vulnerable

Healthcare Merit Award recipient Ms Chan Shi...

Breathing life into patient care

Healthcare Merit Award recipient Ms Au Yong...

Fulfilling her childhood dream

A firsthand look at how nurses who cared for...

A heart to lend a helping hand

Occupational therapist Teo Xinyun finds her...

Serving the community

MOH Holdings’ Healthcare Merit Award helps...

Engineering the best recovery for patients

Mr Tsurayuki Murakami Guanzhi finds...

Committed to care

MOH Holdings’ Community Nursing...

His true calling

A nurse's care can go as far as inspiring...

Mission to save limbs

Podiatrist Matthias Ho is bent on helping to...

Photography of a different kind

Radiographer Letty Chong likens her job to...

Personalising the road to recovery

Physiotherapist Jerome Lim challenges...

Helping others go the distance

As a prosthetist and orthotist, Ms Ng Li...

Image of health

Radiographer Nur Ruzanna Maznin helps shine...

Engaging people in therapeutic activities

Occupational therapist Yip You Ming enjoys...

A little help from friends

A career in social work is not easy, but the...

Getting the balance right

Podiatrist Sing Pei Kheng is dedicated to...

Putting patients first

Senior staff nurse Cindy Chan shares how the...

Every picture tells a story

A medical drama and an MOHH scholarship put...

Helping others get back on their feet

After physiotherapy changed his life,...

Heeding the call

Family objections, long hours and physical...

A heart to serve

Helping disadvantaged patients involves...

Putting her best foot forward

The right scholarship set Ms Daphne Tan...

Beyond the call of duty

For senior staff nurse Cheryl Seet, caring...

Replacing limitations with empowerment

Miss Tabitha Quake’s work in prosthetics...

He helps patients find their footing

Senior occupational therapist Jason Peh...

Caring to go further

Mrs Ong Li Jiao goes the extra mile to bring...

A step in the right direction

Prosthetist/orthotist Vanessa Ng’s...

Stepping up his game

Healthcare Merit Award scholar Arnold Hu...

A heart for healthcare

Radiation therapy is much more than just...

Patients first

Radiographer Low Zheng Hui believes that...

Touching lives one at a time

Healthcare Merit Award scholar Joanne Lim...

Finding her footing

Ms Acacia Neo Jia Wei’s keen interest in...

Looking to a brighter future

WHEN Mr Qiu Dejian first learnt about the...

A will to serve

Healthcare Merit Award beneficiary Rachel...

Mind over matter

OCCUPATIONAL therapist Kwan Jia Hui wants to...

Stretching the boundaries

Physiotherapist Mok Ying Ming not only helps...

A light in the darkness

DURING his secondary school days,...

Pillar of strength

GROWING up, Ms Tricia Chua Xue Qi always...

A career of caring

MOHH Healthcare Merit Scholarship recipient...

Always ready to care

Ms Cassandra Wong decided on a nursing...

Image of his future

Image of his future

Radiating hope and care

Establishing good relationships with his...

Helping patients on a difficult journey

HELPING PATIENTS ON A DIFFICULT JOURNEY

Healing touch

A passion to help cancer patients led Mr...

Going the extra mile

As a physiotherapist, Ms Mary Ann Tay’s...

Lending a listening ear

Medical social worker Amanda Low enjoys...

Little things that count

Occupational therapist Amelia Tan finds it...

A stroke of passion

Staff nurse Cassandra Chen has her heart set...

Picture of health

Diagnostic radiographer Noor Aqilah Abdul...

Her heart is in it

Senior Staff Nurse Kristelle Lee brings her...

Making an informed decision

Senior radiographer Ong Yi Xiong advises...

Dispensing advice on drugs

Senior pharmacist Agnes Wong works closely...

Happy feet

Podiatrist Lee Qimin helps students make the...

Motivated advocate

Medical social worker Sarah Lee helps...

Joy of caring

Mr Sim Ping Hua believes nursing is a calling

Carving out her niche

Ms Nurnazlyna Mohd Bahtiaraffandi wants her...

Radiating satisfaction

Mr Muhammad ensures accurate delivery of...

Holistic care for patients

Physiotherapist Ahmad Bukhari Ahmad Tarmizi...

Communications expert

Speech therapist Celeste Chew helps patients...

Helping patients and families manage better

Miss Cheong has no regrets about switching...

More than just a job

Diagnostic radiographer Qiu Dejian finds...

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