The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Law, which focuses primarily on land resource optimisation. Formed on 1 June 2001, SLA has two main roles – developmental and regulatory.


SLA manages about 11,000 hectares of State land and about 5,000 State properties which include residential, industrial and institutional buildings. Through exploring interim use in support of the nation’s economic and social needs, we are able to continuously maximise the use of vacant State land and properties in creative ways. We are also able to collect and market land-related information for the benefit of our customers as a result of proactively leveraging cutting-edge technology.


In the capacity of a regulator and the national registration authority, SLA provides a framework for implementation of the Government’s land policies and puts in place a legal infrastructure that facilitates effective property transactions of businesses and the public. We are also responsible for the maintenance of the national land survey system.

SLA also spearheads the use of Geospatial information through fostering a national collaborative environment that encourages innovation, knowledge sharing and value creation among public agencies, private companies and the community.


Optimising Singapore's land resources is SLA's overarching responsibility. We have a long and proud heritage, stretching back to the dawn of the colonial era in 1838, when SLA's predecessor issued Singapore's first State lease. Our strong heritage coupled with our people's creativity and dynamism propels us towards our vision of Limited Land • Unlimited Space. As with any progressive organisation, we need a regular infusion of fresh talent whom we can nurture and groom to lead SLA into the future. To achieve this, SLA offers Undergraduate Scholarship, tenable at the local and overseas universities.

SLA has also partnered with 8 other public agencies (BCA, GovTech, JTC, LTA, NEA, NParks, PUB and URA) to offer specialised geospatial and geospatial-related scholarships at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.


Singapore Land Authority (SLA) Undergraduate Scholarship (Full-Term/ Mid-Term)

  • 1st Intake (based on school preliminary exam results) – 31 December (Selection interviews in mid-January)
  • 2nd Intake - 2 weeks after the release of GCE ‘A’ Levels Exam results (Selection interviews in April)

Singapore Geospatial Scholarship:

  • 2 weeks after the release of GCE ‘A’ Levels Exam results (Selection interviews in April)


Please visit the Brightsparks Scholarship Portal for more information.


Singapore Land Authority (SLA) Undergraduate Scholarship (Full-Term/ Mid-Term)

There will be a comprehensive learning and development programme that includes the opportunity for exposure to different functional areas and projects.

Singapore Geospatial Scholarship

We aspire to ignite your passion and fulfill your dream in a geospatial career which will cut across domains in health, environment, social assistance, community engagement, education, transport, urban planning, water, energy and more.
You will also be able to benefit from the expertise of 9 public agencies and the opportunity to work in 2 of these participating agencies during your bond period.


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