Singapore Government Sponsored Scholarships

By | August 7, 2017

Singapore Government Sponsored Scholarships

Singapore Government Scholarship
​​​​The Singapore Government Scholarship (SGS) gives you the opportunity to pursue undergraduate studies at a reputable overseas or local university. Upon the completion of your studies, you will embark on a rewarding career and play an integral role in protecting our country, loved ones and way of life as a Home Team Officer in one of the Home Team departments – the Singapore Police Force, Singapore Civil Defence Force, Immigration & Checkpoints Authority, Singapore Prison Service or Central Narcotics Bureau.


  1. Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents who intend to take up citizenship
  2. Excellent academic results
  3. Good performance in National Service
  4. Good CCA records
  5. GCE ‘A’ levels (with at least 10 academic units), International Baccalaureate (IB), Polytechnic Diploma (with Merit) or equivalent

Value of Award

  1. Tuition and other approved fees
  2. Monthly Overseas Maintenance Allowance
  3. Pre-studies Allowance
  4. Return Economy Class Airfare
  5. Sponsorship for Masters and Exchange programmes (if requirements are met)

Countries and Courses of Study

Most countries and disciplines (except medicine, dentistry and architecture).

*Applicants intending to pursue a degree in Law will not be called to the Bar while serving in the Home Team

Condition of Award

Scholarship holders will be bonded for six years (English-speaking countries) or five years (non-English-speaking countries) starting from the day they assume duty after completing their course of study.

Career Development

Scholarship holders will be exposed to various areas of work through regular postings to acquire staff and command competencies.

Eligible scholarship holders who meet the criteria will be emplaced on the Public Service Leadership Programme where they will be given opportunities to acquire specialised knowledge and capabilities to take on key leadership positions in the Home Team Departments.

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