AGENCY

  • Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) & DSO National Laboratories (DSO)

ELIGIBILITY

  • Holding Singapore Citizenship
  • Have excellent GCE ‘A’ Level or equivalent qualifications (e.g. International Baccalaureate, NUS High School Diploma), or Polytechnic Diploma
  • Have an outstanding co-curricular activities record
  • Have a passion for science and technology

 

Application period:

  • 1 May 2019 - 10 Apr 2020

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Scholarship Type : Undergraduate

Course Category : Engineering, Science, Others, Arts / Humanities / Social Sciences Read more

Course of Study : Naval Architecture, Statistics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics Read more

Country/Region of Study : Countries/Regions approved by the agency


Details:

INNOVATE FOR THE FUTURE

Turn ideas into innovations and dreams into reality.

With the DSTA Scholarship, you can look forward to a fulfilling and meaningful career at the forefront of science and technology. You will be entrusted to create the future of our nation's defence and security, and grow in a collaborative and dynamic environment where innovation thrives.

Upon graduation, there will be exciting opportunities to pursue a career in engineering, infocomm technology and cybersecurity where you can grow professionally and personally.

Join us to CREATE YOUR FUTURE.

 

CHART YOUR FUTURE

Pursue your passion in engineering and science at top universities around the world. Broaden your horizons with an enriching study experience.

You can find out more here on the diverse disciplines of study under the DSTA scholarship.

 

PREPARE FOR YOUR FUTURE

As you pursue your studies, there will be a comprehensive suite of programmes to support you in your journey.

1. ORIENTATION PROGRAMME

Get to know the organisations and fellow scholars who will help you discover the ins and outs of university life. Make new friends and enjoy the engaging activities designed to prepare you for university life.

2. INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

Gain invaluable first-hand experience working on exciting projects and learning from Singapore's leading engineers and scientists.

3. GLOBAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

Internships beyond Singapore's shores will see you work alongside engineers in top multinational companies.

4. SUPPORT NETWORK

Our Scholarship Officers are just a call away to provide assistance and guidance in your academic or personal matters. You will also have senior scholar buddies to provide advice and tips for your university life.

 

WHAT YOUR FUTURE HOLDS:

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. You can look forward to diverse career opportunities in these organisations.

  • Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA)

https://www.dsta.gov.sg/

  • DSO National Laboratories (DSO)

https://www.dso.org.sg/

  • Centre for Strategic Infocomm Technologies (CSIT)

https://www.csit.gov.sg

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

EMPOWERED FOR FUTURE GROWTH

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. 


1. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Enrich your work experience with ample opportunities to build technical depth and breadth to pursue multiple career advancement pathways.

2. COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT

Bringing out professionalism in every individual is a commitment we make to every talent. We provide holistic development by building up deep technical expertise in multidisciplinary domains. 

3. LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

We help nurture the leader in you by equipping you with the necessary leadership skills required throughout your career.

4. FOUNDATION COURSE & MILESTONE PROGRAMME

 

Our robust training roadmap will build up your competencies in various technology areas.

5. CAREER DEVELOPMENT PLAN

Chart your career development plan to realise your aspirations.

VALUE OF AWARD

What a Future Innovator Gets

For DSTA Scholars Studying in Singapore

  • Tuition and compulsory fees
  • Annual and other allowances e.g. books, computer
  • Sponsorship for Overseas Student Exchange programme
  • Sponsorship for studies, inclusive of Master's if applicable
  • Internship opportunity
  • Global Internship Programme

For DSTA Scholars Studying in Overseas Universities

  • Tuition and compulsory fees
  • Overseas maintenance and other allowances e.g. books, computer
  • Return economy airfare
  • Sponsorship for Students Exchange programme
  • Sponsorship for studies, inclusive of Master's if applicable
  • Internship opportunity
  • Global Internship Programme

QUALIFICATION

Bachelor's Degree / Master's Degree

BOND PERIOD

For undergraduate study in English-speaking countries: 6 years
For undergraduate study in non-English speaking countries: 5 years
For undergraduate study in Singapore: 4 years