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 (CCAs) records
  • Outstanding academic results - GCE 'A' Levels (with at least 10 academic units), International Baccalaureate (IB) or Polytechnic Diploma (with Merit) or equivalent
  • Should excel in Officer Cadet School

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Scholarship Type : Undergraduate

Course Category : All

Course of Study : Courses approved by the agency

Country of Study : Countries approved by the agency


Details:

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) Scholarship is one of the most prestigious scholarships awarded by the Public Service Commission. The SPFS is awarded to candidates who have shown outstanding academic performance and leadership qualities, with a strong desire to serve in the Singapore Police Force. 

The scholarship is tenable for undergraduate studies at both overseas and local universities. The scholarship holder will have the opportunity to pursue an education in a world-renowned university which provide intellectually, socially and personally enriching programmes to prepare you for a life of service and leadership. Scholarship holders will also have the option of pursuing a fully sponsored Master's degree, if they fulfil the requirements.

Upon return, the scholarship holder will be involved in shaping policies to address issues on public law and order and play an integral role in protecting Singapore. As a Guardian of law and order, the scholarship holder's determination and actions to make a difference will transform the lives of many.

Career Progression:

Scholarship holders will be rotated through regular postings to acquire investigation acumen, policy conceptualisation skills and command & leadership abilities in the first six years of their career.
Scholarship holders will be emplaced on the Public Service Leadership Programme (Home Uniform Service) where they will be given opportunities to acquire specialised knowledge and capabilities to take on key leadership positions in the Singapore Police Force.

VALUE OF AWARD

  • Full salary for the duration of studies (including bonuses)
  • 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