Scholarship Details

MOH Holdings is the holding company of Singapore’s public healthcare clusters and agencies –National Healthcare Group (NHG), National University Health System (NUHS), Singapore Health Services (SingHealth) and agencies such as Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) and Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS).

We partner the Ministry of Health, the three integrated healthcare clusters, AIC and IHiS in building a strong talent pipeline for Singapore’s public healthcare sector.

Healthcare Graduate Studies Award (HGSA)

The Healthcare Graduate Studies Award (HGSA)* is offered by the Ministry of Health to final year undergraduates or recent university graduates who are keen to pursue a Master’s degree in selected health science disciplines. Apply for the HGSA now and embark on a journey towards a rewarding and fulfilling healthcare career. *Post-Graduate Scholarship


• Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident who will take up Singapore citizenship before embarking on studies
• Have a good university degree (Second Class (Upper) Honours or equivalent)
• Have a good track record of work achievements (if applicable)
• Have strong leadership qualities
• Have a passion for public healthcare and excellent communication skills

Value of Scholarships

• Tuition and compulsory fees
• Monthly allowance
• Pre-study allowance (for overseas study only)
• Return economy airfare (for overseas study only)
• Sponsorship for approved development programmes

Bond Duration


  • 2 years (for 1 year of study)
  • 3 years (for more than 1 year of study, capped at 2 years)


  • 3 years (for 1year of study)
  • 4 years (for more than 1 year of study, capped at 2 years)

Where to Pursue

Master’s degree in selected health science disciplines from MOHH approved local or overseas university

Choice of Courses

•Business Analytics
•Clinical Psychology
•Health Economics
•Medical Informatics
•Public Health
•Speech Therapy


Scholars' Experience

Touching lives one at a time

Healthcare Merit Award scholar Joanne Lim...

Patients first

Radiographer Low Zheng Hui believes that...

A heart for healthcare

Radiation therapy is much more than just...

Stepping up his game

Healthcare Merit Award scholar Arnold Hu...

A step in the right direction

Prosthetist/orthotist Vanessa Ng’s...

Caring to go further

Mrs Ong Li Jiao goes the extra mile to bring...

Finding her footing

Ms Acacia Neo Jia Wei’s keen interest in...

Looking to a brighter future

WHEN Mr Qiu Dejian first learnt about the...

A will to serve

Healthcare Merit Award beneficiary Rachel...

Mind over matter

OCCUPATIONAL therapist Kwan Jia Hui wants to...

Pillar of strength

GROWING up, Ms Tricia Chua Xue Qi always...

Stretching the boundaries

Physiotherapist Mok Ying Ming not only helps...

A light in the darkness

DURING his secondary school days,...

A career of caring

MOHH Healthcare Merit Scholarship recipient...

Always ready to care

Ms Cassandra Wong decided on a nursing...

Image of his future

Image of his future

Radiating hope and care

Establishing good relationships with his...

Helping patients on a difficult journey


Healing touch

A passion to help cancer patients led Mr...

Going the extra mile

As a physiotherapist, Ms Mary Ann Tay’s...

Lending a listening ear

Medical social worker Amanda Low enjoys...

Little things that count

Occupational therapist Amelia Tan finds it...

A stroke of passion

Staff nurse Cassandra Chen has her heart set...

Picture of health

Diagnostic radiographer Noor Aqilah Abdul...

Her heart is in it

Senior Staff Nurse Kristelle Lee brings her...

Making an informed decision

Senior radiographer Ong Yi Xiong advises...

Dispensing advice on drugs

Senior pharmacist Agnes Wong works closely...

Happy feet

Podiatrist Lee Qimin helps students make the...

Motivated advocate

Medical social worker Sarah Lee helps...

Joy of caring

Mr Sim Ping Hua believes nursing is a calling

Carving out her niche

Ms Nurnazlyna Mohd Bahtiaraffandi wants her...

Radiating satisfaction

Mr Muhammad ensures accurate delivery of...

Holistic care for patients

Physiotherapist Ahmad Bukhari Ahmad Tarmizi...

Communications expert

Speech therapist Celeste Chew helps patients...

Helping patients and families manage better

Miss Cheong has no regrets about switching...

More than just a job

Diagnostic radiographer Qiu Dejian finds...

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