Scholarship Details

National Parks Board (NParks) is responsible for providing and enhancing the greenery of our City in a Garden. Beyond building green infrastructure, NParks is actively engaging the community to enhance the quality of our living environment. NParks manages over 350 parks, four nature reserves and roadside greenery that forms the backbone of our City in a Garden. 

National Parks Board (NParks) Overseas Merit Award

<p>We are looking for dynamic individuals who relish a challenge. You will play a key role in our effort to make Singapore greener. NParks’ scholars can look forward to developing specialised skill-sets, with opportunities to be exposed to various professional portfolios, including streetscape, parks and conservation. Outstanding scholars may also get to work in the Ministry and other Statutory Boards.</p>


Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents with outstanding academic achievements, proven leadership capabilities and a stellar record in co-curricular and community/voluntary activities are invited to apply for the NParks' Overseas Merit Award.

Value of Scholarships

• All approved tuition and compulsory fees
• Return economy airfare, maintenance and other allowance eg. Settling-in

Bond Duration

Depends on the course duration - up to 4 years

Where to Pursue

Country of Study: Australia or UK

- Australian National University 
- University of Melbourne

- University of Glasgow
- University of Edinburgh

Choice of Courses

  • Horticulture
  • Plant Science
  • Forestry
  • Veterinary Science/Technology
  • Environmental Science

Scholars' Experience

NParks vet is making sure the bug stops here

NParks vet Kelvin Lim sees the pandemic as a...

For the love of plants

NParks scholar lands dream job, doing...

A love for growing things

Park manager Gervais Lee is passionate about...

In full bloom

JUST as trees take years to sink roots, so...

It's a green life

Miss Sheryl Koh, manager National Orchid...

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