AGENCY

  • Ministry of Home Affairs

ELIGIBILITY

  • Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents who intend to take up citizenship
  • Outstanding academic results - GCE 'A' Levels (with at least 10 academic units), International Baccalaureate (IB) or Polytechnic Diploma (with Merit) or equivalent
  • Good CCA records
  • Candidates should excel in Officer Cadet School (OCS)

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Scholarship Type : Undergraduate

Course Category : All

Course of Study : Courses approved by the agency

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


Details:

The Singapore Merit Scholarship (SMS) is awarded to promising students to pursue undergraduate studies at renowned universities. Upon the completion of your studies, you will be groomed to take on key positions in one of the Home Affairs Uniformed Services (HUS) – the Singapore Police Force, Singapore Civil Defence Force, Singapore Prison Service or Central Narcotics Bureau, where you will to play an integral role in protecting Singapore.

VALUE OF AWARD

  • Tuition and other approved fees
  • Maintenance allowance
  • Pre-studies allowances e.g. computer
  • Return economy class airfare (for those who pursue their studies in overseas universities)
  • Sponsorship for masters and exchange programmes (if requirements are met)
  • National Service disruption
  • Full salary for duration of studies

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