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 (CCA) records
  • Have a GCE A-Level, 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.
  • Be undertaking undergraduate studies in an Accountancy course with at least one semester of university results and not be in the final year of undergraduate study.

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Scholarship Type : Undergraduate (Mid-Term)

Course Category : Accountancy / Business / Finance

Course of Study : Accountancy

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


Details:

In partnership with the Accountant-General’s Department (AGD) and Auditor-General’s Office (AGO), the PSC Scholarship (Public Finance) aims to develop individuals trained in Accountancy for leadership positions in the finance sector of the Public Service. Scholarship holders will be assigned a parent agency, either AGD or AGO, if offered the PSC Scholarship (Public Finance).

Scholarship holders will be offered developmental programmes, including internship opportunities, from both the PSC and their parent agency. They will also receive close mentorship, including guidance on their career development.

 

Career progression:

Upon graduation, scholarship holders will be emplaced on a specialised career track of the Public Service Leadership Programme (PSLP), where they will deepen their expertise in jobs at their parent agency (either AGD or AGO) for at least 2 years.

Scholarship holders will also have the opportunity to be posted to other agencies to gain broader perspectives on the other functions of public finance.

Suitable candidates may be emplaced on the PSLP (Sectoral Phase) at the end of their first posting, subject to their parent agency’s assessment and agreement.

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