Scholarship Details

The Public Service Commission (PSC) safeguards the fundamental principles of integrity, impartiality and meritorcracy in the Singapore Public Service. It is a neutral and independent body which carries out its work without fear or favour. 

The PSC's key responsibilities include selecting and developing PSC Scholarship holders, appointing and promoting top talent, maintaining discipline amongs civil servants, and acting as the final appellate board to ensure that all officers are fairly and consistently treated.

PSC Scholarship (Engineering)

The PSC Scholarship (Engineering) aims to develop individuals to take on leadership roles in the engineering and technology sectors in the Public Service. It is offered to pre-tertiary students and undergraduates (as a mid-term scholarship) who are keen to pursue an engineering career in the Public Service. Scholarship holders will be ‘tied’ to an engineering agency (parent agency) and cluster to deepen their engineering skills early in their career.


  • Singapore citizens or Permanent Residents who should obtain Singapore citizenship before commencement of study
  • Strong leadership qualities and interest in a public service career
  • Pre-tertiary qualifications such as, GCE ‘A’ levels, International Baccalaureate Diploma, NUS High School Diploma, Polytechnic Diploma or other equivalent qualifications including those from overseas institutions
  • Good co-curricular activities (CCA) record

Value of Scholarships

  • Covers tuition fees (undergraduate and master's), maintenance allowances, approved airfares etc 
  • Sponsorship for approved academic programmes and their associated costs
  • Other programmes e.g. Gap Year attachment with PSC's partner companies

Bond Duration

Based on undergraduate country of study:

  • Singapore: 4 years 
  • Non-English speaking countries: 5 years
  • English-speaking countries: 6 years

Choice of Courses

A wide range of engineering courses in various countries.


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