• Ministry of Trade and Industry


Candidates should:

  • Be a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident who intends to take up Singapore Citizenship
  • Possess excellent academic results in:
    GCE A Levels, Polytechnic Diploma or equivalent qualifications e.g. International Baccalaureate, High School Diploma
  • Possess good Co-Curricular Activity (CCA) records
  • Have strong leadership qualities and potential
  • Have a keen interest in the application of economics to the analysis of public policies


Scholarship Type : Undergraduate

Course Category : Science, Technology, Economics / Philosophy / Politics

Course of Study : Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science Read more

Country/Region of Study : United Kingdom, Singapore, United States


The ES scholarship was launched in 2011 to attract talented students to become public sector economists. It is tenable for local and overseas undergraduate studies in Economics, and follows the terms and conditions of Public Service Commission (PSC) scholarships.  

As an ES scholar, you will be plugged into the community of ES officers throughout your studies, and have the opportunity to undergo internships in MTI and relevant ministries. You may also be sponsored for a Masters degree immediately upon graduation.  


  • Tuition and compulsory fees
  • Monthly maintenance allowance
  • Settling-in allowance (e.g. computer, warm clothing)
  • Return economy class airfare (if applicable)
  • Sponsorship for approved developmental programmes (e.g. student exchange programme)


Bachelor's Degree


Local study: 4 years

Overseas study: 6 years