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 Scholarship

For existing undergraduates at local or overseas tertiary institutions  


  • Outstanding GCE 'A' level results, polytechnic results or equivalent (e.g. International Baccalaureate (IB), NUS High School Diploma)
  • Excellent university results (for mid-term scholarships)
  • Outstanding co-curricular records and leadership qualities

Value of Scholarships

  • After being awarded the IRAS mid-term scholarship, IRAS will pay the remaining expenses incurred for your undergraduate studies.
  • Upon graduation when you commence work in IRAS,  you will receive a lump-sum payment (for allowances, tuition, compulsory fees etc that you had paid prior to the IRAS mid-term scholarship award).

Bond Duration

Overseas studies: 6 years (including those sponsored for direct Masters)

Local studies: 4 years with single or double Bachelor degree(s) or 5 years with Bachelor and Master degrees

Where to Pursue

Overseas studies: Tenable at approved overseas universities

Local studies: Tenable at NTU, NUS, SMU

Choice of Courses

You may pursue any course of study that has relevance to the different areas of work at IRAS. Some of these include:

  • Accountancy
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Information Technology
  • Real Estate
  • Statistics

Scholars' Experience

Making it count

The IRAS scholarship has helped Mr Jonathan...

Tax and tech savvy

Mr Ng was attracted to the IRAS scholarship...

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