Scholarship Details

The SgIS aims to develop a strong core of Singaporeans to anchor strategic sectors in Singapore. This initiative represents a strong government-industry partnership in talent development through the offer of scholarships for Singapore citizens at different stages of their university education, locally and overseas. The scholarships offered are available across industries, ranging from engineering, aviation, tourism, power, maritime, healthcare, to arts and social services. 

SgIS Mid-Term Overseas Scholarship

Established in 2012, the Singapore-Industry Scholarship (SgIS) is the only multi-industry scholarship in partnership with the Singapore Government. This unique partnership provides a convergence point for leading organisations in Singapore’s strategic sectors and bright minds aspiring to be leaders of tomorrow. It also creates a bridge for you to enjoy direct access to various industries.


• Singapore Citizens
• Have completed at least 1 academic semester in overseas university and have not embarked on final year of study at point of application
• Good undergraduate results across all disciplines (excluding Medicine, Dentistry and other healthcare-related disciplines) from overseas universities
• Good Co-curricular Activities (CCA) records
• Passion to contribute to strategic sectors in Singapore. 

Value of Scholarships

Scholarship will be given in the form of a one-time grant as partial coverage for university related expenses.
i) Applicants with more than 2 academic years remaining in university at time of application - SGD 60,000 
ii) Applicants with 1 to 2 academic years remaining in university at time of application -  SGD 40,000 

Where to Pursue

Good reputable universities overseas.

Choice of Courses

Dependent on sponsoring organisations’ requirements.
Visit for the list of sponsored courses of study.


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