• Ministry of Defence


Applicants must:

  • Be a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident who is willing to take up Singapore Citizenship
  • Good GCE A Levels or International Baccalaureate results, polytechnic diploma with merit or equivalent qualifications
  • Have good academic and Co-Curricular Activities (CCAs) records
  • Possess a strong interest in a military engineering career in the SAF


Application period:

  • 1 Apr 2017 - 31 Aug 2017 (for Female applicants)
  • 1 Sep 2017 - 30 Apr 2018 (for Male applicants)


Scholarship Type : Undergraduate

Course Category : Engineering Read more

Course of Study : Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering Chemical Engineering, Marine Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering Read more

Country/Region of Study : United Kingdom, United States Read more


The SAF Engineering Scholarship is a new scholarship for aspiring engineers-to-be with the interest and commitment to join the SAF as Military Experts. You will form the next generation of leaders in our engineering corps who will catalyse the next phase of development of the SAF.

As military engineers, you will assume a range of challenging engineering appointments in MINDEF/SAF. There are also opportunities for you to be rotated in the wider defence technology ecosystem to build up engineering expertise and gain exposure to cutting-edge defence technologies.


Career progression:

As a Military Expert in the SAF, you will develop deep professional expertise in key military domains, such as technical, engineering, nursing and intelligence. It will be a career full of opportunities, as you employ your deep specialisation to maintain our operational edge.


  • Full sponsorship e.g. Tuition fees and other approved academic charges to pursue studies in engineering in top and renowned overseas or local universities
  • Departure for studies in the year of award
  • Monthly salary and maintenance allowance, e.g. books, clothing, computer for the duration of studies


Bachelor's Degree


6 years