AGENCY

  • Public Service Commission

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must:
  • Be a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident who is willing to take up Singapore Citizenship
  • Have strong leadership qualities and potential
  • Have good academic and Co-Curricular Activities (CCAs) records
  • Have a GCE A Levels, International Baccalaureate, Polytechnic or NUS High School diploma, or other high school diploma/certificate. You may apply prior to receiving your final examination results. Should you be found suitable for a scholarship, you may be made a provisional scholarship offer that is subject to confirmation upon the release of your results.

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Scholarship Type : Undergraduate

Course Category : All

Course of Study : Courses approved by the agency

Country of Study : Countries approved by the agency


Details:

The PSC Scholarship is for outstanding young men and women who are interested in the Public Administration pathway. Scholarship recipients will experience a wide spectrum of governance work, from policy formulation to implementation.

PSC Scholarship holders may choose from a diverse range of courses and universities for sponsored study.

To prepare scholarship holders for a career in the Public Service, there are a series of developmental programmes during their years of undergraduate study, including internship opportunities. Scholarship holders will also have the option of pursuing a fully-sponsored Master’s degree, if they fulfil the requirements.

Career Progression:

Upon graduation, scholarship holders will be emplaced on the Public Service Leadership Programme and developed for generalist or sectoral leadership positions within the Public Service. Scholarship holders will embark on their Public Service career at an appropriate ministry or statutory board depending on the Public Service’s manpower needs and their suitability for the position.

VALUE OF AWARD

  • Tuition fees and other approved charges
  • Maintenance and other allowances
  • Return airfare (if applicable)
  • Sponsorship of PSC development programmes, approved student exchange programmes, summer programmes and CCAs
  • Sponsorship of Master’s degree (if requirements are met)

QUALIFICATION

Bachelor’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