Scholarship Details

Singapore is more than just a global city: it is also the place we call home. Our love for the city inspires us to make Singapore the best there is for those who live here as well as the visitors we share it with. 

Embark on a challenging and rewarding career with MND and our statutory boards. You will work with creative and passionate professionals to help shape Singapore - to develop world-class infrastructure, create a sustainable living environment and build cohesive communities. 

Whether it is to provide better homes for our people, enhance townships for stronger communities, protect our food supply or grow and build a distinctive global city embedded in an environment where nature thrives, we strive to ensure that Singapore always remains a special home in the hearts of its people.  

*The MND Family includes the following agencies: the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA), the Building and Construction Authority (BCA), the Council for Estate Agencies (CEA), the Housing & Development Board (HDB), the National Parks Board (NParks), Gardens by the Bay (GB), and the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA).

MND EDGE Scholarship (Sustainable Development)

<p>The Ministry of National Development (MND) plays a pivotal role in shaping Singapore. As our MND EDGE (Sustainable Development) Scholar, a challenging and rewarding career in policy formulation and implementation awaits you, particularly in the area of sustainable development. You will also gain valuable exposure through cross-agency secondments and grow through our MND EDGE talent development plan.</p>


  • Be a Singapore citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident who will take up Singapore citizenship before leaving for studies
  • Have excellent GCE A Levels, polytechnic diploma with merit or equivalent qualifications e.g. International Baccalaureate or high school diploma, and outstanding CCA records
  • Possess strong leadership qualities
  • Be self-motivated and a good team player

Value of Scholarships

  • Tuition fees and other compulsory fees 
  • Maintenance, book and hostel allowances
  • Sponsorship for approved student exchange programmes
  • Internship attachment with MND

Bond Duration

Local: 4 years 
Overseas: 6 years

Where to Pursue

Reputable local or overseas universities

Choice of Courses

  • Urban Studies
  • Urban Planning & Design
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Real Estate
  • Sociology
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • And any other related disciplines


Scholars' Experience

Planning for the future

MND scholar Rachel Liu stresses the...

Designing a better home

Ms Rachel Liu is bent on making the most out...

A better place to live in

Mr Dinesh Naidu plays a role in helping...

Keeping the big picture in mind

The MND Undergraduate Scholarship helped Ms...

From strength to strength

Mr He Kangwei is currently in the Nanyang...

Strategising for Singapore’s future

MND scholar Tan Chee Seng shapes policies...

Sustainable future

Inspired by the nation’s rich legacy, MND...

Constructing a vibrant city

Ms Goh Kailing equips herself with new...

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