Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA)

At DSTA, we develop leading-edge technological and engineering solutions for the defence and security of our nation. Our diverse portfolio spans from engineering, sensors, space, cybersecurity, data analytics, artificial intelligence, robotics, machine learning, communications and military systems. Our engineers are involved in multidisciplinary work from acquiring, designing and developing and integrating defence systems to developing smart defence solutions. At the wider Public Service, we contribute to inter-agency projects in areas including transport, security, health and procurement. The multidisciplinary nature of our work in engineering, infocomm technology and cybersecurity will give you many opportunities to innovate and push the boundaries of science and technology.

DSO National Laboratories (DSO)

Defence research and development (R&D) is at the heart of what we do at DSO. As Singapore's largest national defence R&D organisation, DSO is entrusted with the critical mission of developing technological surprises to enhance Singapore's defence capabilities. With more than 50 research areas across the domains of air, land, sea, space and cyberspace, DSO shapes the future of defence with our imagination and dare-to-do spirit in the relentless pursuit of the next big idea.


DSTA Scholarships provide opportunities for individuals with a passion for science and technology to create the future of Singapore's national defence and security.

DSTA offers the following scholarships:


The application periods for the following scholarships are provided below:

DSTA Scholarship:

The application is till 19 Apr 2021, Mon.

DSTA Junior College Scholarship:

The application is till 22 Feb 2021, Mon.

DSTA Merit Scholarship:

The application is till 31 May 2021, Mon.


For details on the application process, please visit


Upon graduation, you will achieve a greater purpose through a rewarding career at the Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), DSO National Laboratories (DSO) and Centre for Strategic Infocomm Technologies (CSIT), where what you do every day goes towards strengthening Singapore's defence capabilities.

There will be a comprehensive suite of well-structured programmes designed for your professional and personal development as you progress in your career with us.


If you wish to know more about the exciting opportunities that the DSTA Scholarships can offer you, email us at or contact our scholarship officers:

DSTA Scholarship

Ms Soh Ru Hui
Tel: 6819 3943

DSTA Junior College Scholarship

Ms Elaine Lee Yun Lian
Tel: 6819 5117

DSTA Merit Scholarship

Ms Sim Yu Jin, Emeline
Tel: 6819 5142