• Infocomm Media Development Authority


Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Singapore citizen;
  • Postgraduate programme has to be ICM-related and offered by a local autonomous university or local arts institution or renowned overseas university;
  • Current student taking his/her first postgraduate programme with minimally one academic year of study remaining from the point of scholarship award; or
  • Candidate who has yet to enroll in any postgraduate programmes and will commence his/her first Masters or PhD within one year from the point of scholarship award;
  • Online or Distance learning courses and part-time PhD programmes are not eligible;
  • Not a recipient of, or hold any other scholarship or other award of a monetary nature (excluding bursary and financial aid); and
  • Priority will be given to non-public officers. Public officers are encouraged to apply in-house schemes available in their organisations.
  • Fresh graduates or professionals are welcome to apply.


Scholarship Type : Master's

Course Category : Science, Media, Technology Read more

Course of Study : Multimedia & Animation, Games Development, Publishing, Analytics Information Security, Artificial Intelligence, Financial Informatics, Mobile Technology, Interactive & Digital Media, Computational Biology, Computer Science, Applied Sciences, Cyber Security, Broadcast, Film, Internet of Things, Business Information & Technology Read more

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


The SG:D Scholarship (Postgraduate) is an industry scholarship that empowers individuals pursuing Infocomm Media (ICM) related studies at the Masters or PhD level. Individuals pursuing postgraduate studies in specialised ICM areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Analytics, Immersive Media, and Digital Content Creation can chart your future with this scholarship.

Note: The former MES, MES (Film) postgraduate tracks and National Cybersecurity Postgraduate Scholarship (NCPS) have been subsumed under the SG:D Scholarship (Postgraduate).

If you have a passion for ICM and want to take an active role in influencing how technology and/or storytelling can help shape lives, you are invited to explore the multitude of opportunities abound in fields such as digital and interactive media, film & TV, games development, cybersecurity, mobile technology, artificial intelligence, the internet of things and many more.



Successful applicants will be given support for:

  • Tuition and other compulsory university fees
  • Annual living allowance and/or stipend*
  • Pre-studies Allowance^
  • Thesis allowance
  • Medical insurance, visa fees, etc. where mandatory
  • Funding support for courses and certifications beyond school curriculum
  • Support for overseas experiences^ including overseas internships, student exchange programmes and competitions
  • For PhD studies: Conference allowances, travel allowances and book allowances


*Living allowance is only applicable for overseas Masters and overseas PhD studies. Stipend is only applicable for full-time local Masters and full-time local and overseas PhD studies.

^Support for pre-studies allowance and overseas experience are only applicable for full-time local and overseas Masters and PhD studies.





For Master studies:

  • 3 years for Full Overseas Scholarship
  • 2 years for Full Local Scholarship or Mid-Term Overseas Scholarship
  • 1 year for Mid-Term Local Scholarship
  • Bond-free for Part-time Local or Mid-Term Part-time Local Scholarship

For PhD studies:

  • Bond-free for Local Scholarship (including full- or mid-term)
  • 5 years for Full Overseas Scholarship
  • 3 – 4 years for Mid-term Overseas Scholarship