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 Overseas Scholarship

<p>At IRAS, we believe that people are one of the most important assets critical to our success. We are committed to develop the potential of talented individuals through the IRAS Scholarships. Besides financial assistance, IRAS scholars receive •Career guidance through mentorship and buddy programmes •Opportunities to sharpen and hone their leadership and technical skills to be well-rounded individuals.</p>


• Passion to serve and take on a challenging career in tax.
• Outstanding GCE 'A' Level, Polytechnic results or equivalent (E.g. International Baccalaureate (IB), NUS High School Diploma)
• Singapore citizens and permanent residents (PRs) intending to take up citizenship.
• Outstanding CCA records and leadership qualities.
• Those currently serving NS are eligible to apply.

Value of Scholarships

Overseas scholarships cover:
• Maintenance allowance (inclusive of book allowance)
• Pre-studies allowance (inclusive of warm clothing and settling-in allowance)
• Computer allowance
• Miscellaneous allowance
• Tuition and other compulsory fees
• Return airfare (at beginning and end of course; for atttachment in IRAS; to overseas exchange)
• Vacation attachment with IRAS
• Sponsorship of approved overseas exchange and Masters programmes (if applicable)
• Mentoring by a member of the Senior Management

Bond Duration

6 years

Choice of Courses

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

Scholars' Experience

One tech at a time

The IRAS scholarship gave Mr Yap Mia Kai...

Credit to the nation

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Making it count

The IRAS scholarship has helped Mr Jonathan...

Tax and tech savvy

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