AGENCY DETAILS

MHA

The Ministry of Home Affairs works as one to protect our nation, our community and our people by safeguarding them from threats, upholding order and peace, and building community resilience. Our collective efforts strive to provide a safe and secure Singapore for her people to live and work in.

OUR SCHOLARSHIPS

1. The Singapore Police Force Scholarship

The Singapore Police Force Scholarship (SPFS) is one of the most prestigious scholarships awarded by the Public Service Commission. The SPFS is awarded to candidates who have shown outstanding academic performance and leadership qualities, with a strong desire to serve in the Singapore Police Force.

As a SPFS scholar, you will continue your learning journey in a world-renowned university which provide intellectually, socially and personally enriching programmes to prepare you for a life of service and leadership. Upon your return, you will be involved in shaping policies to address issues on public law and order and play an integral role in protecting Singapore.

As a Guardian of law and order, your determination and actions to make a difference will transform the lives of many!

2. Singapore Merit Scholarship

The Singapore Merit Scholarship (SMS) is awarded to promising students to pursue undergraduate studies at renowned universities. Upon the completion of your studies, you will be groomed to take on key positions in one of the Home Affairs Uniformed Services (HUS) – the Singapore Police Force, Singapore Civil Defence Force, Singapore Prison Service or Central Narcotics Bureau, where you will play an integral role in protecting Singapore.

3. Singapore Government Scholarship

The Singapore Government Scholarship (SGS) gives you the opportunity to pursue undergraduate studies at a reputable university. Upon the completion of your studies, you will embark on a rewarding career and play an integral role in protecting our country, loved ones and way of life in one of the Home Team departments – the Singapore Police Force, Singapore Civil Defence Force, Immigration & Checkpoints Authority, Singapore Prison Service or Central Narcotics Bureau.

4. Home Team Science and Technology

The Home Team Science and Technology Scholarship gives you the opportunity to pursue undergraduate studies at a reputable university. Upon the completion of your studies, you will embark on a rewarding Home Team career to play an integral role in protecting Singapore, with specific deep specialisation in science, technology and engineering.

5. Local Merit Scholarship

The Local Merit Scholarship (LMS) helps you take your first steps towards a meaningful and rewarding career with the Home Team, beginning with an undergraduate education at a local university. Upon the completion of your studies, you will take on a career as a Home Team Officer in one of the Home Team departments - Singapore Police Force, Singapore Civil Defence Force, Immigration & Checkpoints Authority, Singapore Prison Service or Central Narcotics Bureau to play an integral role in protecting Singapore.

6. Home Team Local Study Award

The Home Team Local Study Award (HTLSA) offers you the opportunity to pursue these areas of studies - Sciences, Mathematics, Engineering, Technology, Criminology or Security at the local universities. Upon completion of your studies, you will be appointed as a Senior Officer in either the Singapore Civil Defence Force or the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority, to play an integral role in protecting Singapore.

APPLICATION PERIOD

The application period is from 1 September of each year to 10 days after the release of GCE ‘A’ Levels results.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications for the Home Team Scholarships are administered by the Public Service Commission (PSC). Interested applicants can apply via the PSC Gateway.

Applications for the Home Team Local Study Award are administered by Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA). Interested applicants can apply via www.scdf.gov.sg or www.ica.gov.sg.

CAREERS AND DEVELOPMENT PATHWAY(S)

We provide our officers with opportunities to learn and grow personally and professionally.

Scholarship holders will go through a structured posting framework where they will acquire specialised capabilities and command competencies. They will be given developmental opportunities such as overseas study visits, training programmes, and action-based projects to expand their horizon and acquire a wide range of skills.

Through all these, we bring out the best in our officers so as to help them realise their potential to be our future Home Team leaders.

Scholarship holders will be exposed to various areas of work through regular postings to acquire staff and command competencies. Eligible scholarship holders who meet the criteria will be emplaced on the Public Service Leadership Programme where they will be given opportunities to acquire specialized knowledge and capabilities to take on key leadership positions in the Home Team Departments.

VIDEOS

Title: Our Guardians Episode 01

 

Title: Our Guardians Episode 02

 

Title: Our Guardians - The Singapore Prison Service

 

Title: Our Guardians - The Singapore Police Force

 

Title: Our Guardians – The Singapore Civil Defence Force

 

Title: Our Guardians - The Immigration & Checkpoints Authority

CONTACT US

You can contact us at:

Ministry of Home Affairs
28 Irrawaddy Road New Phoenix Park
Singapore 329560

Web: www.mha.gov.sg/careers
Email: MHA_HTSC@mha.gov.sg