Scholarship Details

The mission of MINDEF and the Singapore Armed Forces is to enhance Singapore's peace and security through deterrence and diplomacy, and should these fail, to secure a swift and decisive victory over the aggressor.

PSC Scholarship Engineering (Defence and Security)

The PSC Scholarship Engineering (Defence and Security) is launched starting from the 2017 scholarships exercise. PSC seeks to award the scholarship to students who have an interest to study and practise engineering in the public service and passion to use their skills to ensure that Singapore continues to be technologically innovative and stays ahead of competition, both regionally and globally.

Requirement

1) Singapore citizens or permanent residents intending to take up citizenship.
2) Good GCE 'A' Levels or International Baccalaureate (IB) results, Polytechnic Diploma (with Merit) or equivalent
3) Good co-curricular activities (CCA) records

 

Value of Scholarships

Overseas Studies

  • Tuition fees and other approved academic charges
  • Overseas Maintenance and other allowances e.g. books, computer
  • Return economy airfare
  • One-time sponsorship for summer exchange programme
  • Sponsorship for up to 4 years of studies, inclusive of Master’s if applicable



Local Studies:

  • Tuition fees and other approved academic charges
  • Local Maintenance Allowance
  • Book allowance
  • Computer allowance
  • Hostel fees, if any (based on twin-sharing rates)
  • One-time sponsorship for summer exchange programme
  • Sponsorship for up to 5 years of studies, inclusive of Master’s if applicable

Bond Duration

  • English Speaking Countries: 6 years
  • Non-English Speaking Countries: 5 years
  • Singapore: 4 years (with/without Master's; Double Degrees)

Choice of Courses

Engineering / Science such as:

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Cognitive Science
  • Computer Science / Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Engineering Science
  • Marine Engineering
  • Materials Science / Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Naval Architecture
  • Physics

The list is not exhaustive.

Video

Scholars' Experience

Soaring high

In the SAF, COL Lau Boon Ping established a...

Defending the seas

LTC Siswi Herlini leads teams in guarding...

A man of many hats

SLTC Wong Shi Ming’s career in the...

Flying High

For Republic of Singapore Air Force’s LTC...

Leading a family

LTC Muhammad Helmi Khaswan’s Singapore...

In service of Singapore’s maritime defence

RADM Ken Cheong Kwok Chien of the Republic...

Defender of the deep

Captain (CPT) Thia Shan Zhi shares how the...

Aim higher, see further

Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) John Nehemiah...

On a mission to excel

Taking up The SAF Scholarship enabled...

Engineering smooth operations

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Engineering...

An extensive naval career

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Scholarship...

Keeping the skies safe

From being a pilot on relief missions to...

Rising through the ranks

The SAF Scholarship recipient Major (MAJ) Wu...

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