Scholarship Details

The National Heritage Board (NHB) is the custodian of Singapore’s heritage. We are responsible for telling the Singapore story, sharing the Singaporean experience and imparting our Singapore spirit.  NHB's mission is to preserve and celebrate the shared heritage of our diverse communities, for the purpose of education, nation-building and cultural understanding. It manages the national museums and heritage institutions, and sets policies relating to heritage sites, National Monuments and the national collection. Through the national collection, NHB curates heritage programmes and presents exhibitions to connect the past, present and future generations of Singaporeans. 
NHB is a statutory board under the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY).

National Heritage Board Scholarship

Love heritage? Join us to preserve and celebrate our shared heritage with the NHB Scholarship. The NHB Scholarship supports passionate talents in Singapore to pursue full-time undergraduate or postgraduate studies (up to Masters) in various disciplines that will develop the skills for an exciting and meaningful career in the field of culture and heritage.


Singapore Citizens, non-NHB employees

Value of Scholarships

  • Full scholarship up to $250,000
  • Partial scholarship up to $120,000 

Bond Duration

Overseas partial scholarship or local scholarship: 3 years

Overseas full scholarship: 6 years

Choice of Courses

  • Curatorial Studies
  • Conservation
  • Archaelogy
  • Museums
  • History (e.g. Singapore and Southeast Asia)
  • Cultural and Heritage Management


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