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 Merit 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

Scholarship for local course cover:
• Tuition and related compulsory fees
• Maintenance allowance (inclusive of hostel allowance and book allowance) 
• Computer allowance
• Pre-studies allowance
• Miscellaneous allowance
• Sponsorship of approved overseas exchange and Master's programmes (if applicable)
• Mentoring by a member of the Senior Management

Scholarship for local overseas cover:
• Annual allowance (inclusive of maintenance and hostel allowance and tuition and compulsory fees based on a similar local course) 
• Computer allowance
• Pre-studies allowance
• Miscellaneous allowance
• Return airfare (for attachment in IRAS; to overseas exchange)
• Sponsorship of approved overseas exchange 
• Vacation attachment in IRAS
• Mentoring by a member of the Senior Management

Bond Duration

4 years

Choice of Courses

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

Scholars' Experience

One tech at a time

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Tax and tech savvy

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