AGENCY

  • Singapore Land Authority

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must:

  • Be a Singapore Citizen
  • For Full Term Scholarship: 'A' level, International Baccalaureate and Polytechnic
  • For Mid-Term Scholarship: Undergraduate in:
  • 1) NUS Bachelor of Arts with a major in Geography and a minor in Geographic Information System (GIS)
    2) Other courses of study in the local approved universities with at least a specialisation of a minor in GIS


  • For Overseas Scholarship:
  • Geospatial and geospatial-related courses of study in approved overseas universities.
  • Active participation in Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) with strong leadership qualities
  • Medically fit

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Scholarship Type : Undergraduate

Course Category : Science, Arts / Humanities / Social Sciences, Technology

Course of Study : Geography, Geoinformatics, Remote Sensing, Geomatics Read more

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


Details:

As the level of urban intensity increases and amount of geospatial information grows, geospatial professionals are vital to helping Singapore make sense of our complex environment. As a future geospatial professional in the public sector, you will have the opportunity to provide a spatial perspective for a variety of issues and influence decisions on government policies and delivery of public services.

Career Progression:

Distinctive features of the Singapore Geospatial Scholarship:

  • Build a specialist professional career in geospatial and geospatial-related technologies; a growing and thriving industry.
  • Plug into the latest geospatial technological arena and attend the latest geospatial seminars and programmes.
  • Serve as evangelists to promote the growth and development of the geospatial and geospatial-related technologies in the public sector and geospatial industry.
Benefit from the expertise of 9 public agencies and the opportunity to work in 2 of these participating agencies during your bond period.

VALUE OF AWARD

Local Undergraduate Scholarship:

  • Tuition and other compulsory university fees
  • Maintenance Allowance
  • Pre-Studies Allowance
  • Sponsorship for geospatial industry courses and seminars
  • Hostel Allowance: Scholars are strongly encouraged to stay in the university hostel for at least an academic year.
  • Overseas student exchange programme allowance: Scholars are strongly encouraged to participate in the university overseas student exchange programme. Allowances are provided in accordance with the scholarship policy.

Overseas Undergraduate Scholarship:

  • Tuition and other compulsory university fees
  • Maintenance Allowance
  • Pre-Studies Allowance
  • Return Airfare
  • Sponsorship for geospatial industry courses and seminars

QUALIFICATION

Bachelor's Degree

BOND PERIOD

Both the local and overseas scholars will work in 2 of the participating public agencies while serving their bonds. The service commitment of the bond is:
  • Local Undergraduate: 4 year bond
  • Overseas Undergraduate: 5 or 6 years bond depending on the country of study