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Post-Secondary Scholarships


Please visit the MOE Local Scholarships website via https://www.moe.gov.sg/admissions/scholarships
or with the QR code to find out more. 

Express / NA Course students

MOE Pre-University Scholarships

The following MOE Pre-University Scholarships are open for applications for deserving students who completed O-Level

  • Art Elective Scholarship (AES);
  • Bicultural Studies Programme Scholarship (BSPS)
  • Humanities Scholarship;
  • Language Elective Scholarship (LES) (Chinese);
  • Language Elective Scholarships (LES) (English);
  • Language Elective Scholarship (LES) (French);
  • Language Elective Scholarship (LES) (German);
  • Language Elective Scholarship (LES) (Japanese);
  • Language Elective Scholarship (LES) (Malay);
  • Language Elective Scholarship (LES) (Spanish);
  • MOE Pre-University Scholarship;
  • Music Elective Scholarship (MES);
  • National Elective Tamil Language Programme Scholarship (NETPS); and
  • Regional Studies Programme Scholarship (RSPS)

Please click on this link for detailed information of the scholarships can be found in APPLICATIONS.

PL-Lites may apply for the above scholarships using their GCE O-Level Examinations results.

Interested students can access the online scholarship applications at http://www.moe.gov.sg/admissions/scholarships/.
For scholarship application, Students have to login to the application system using their valid Singpass.

For students without a SingPass account

Please note that the application for a SingPass account and the 2-Step Verification (2FA) takes between 7 to 12 working days. Students are reminded to factor this in to ensure that they do not miss the deadline. They need to apply for SingPass account/ID with their personal NRIC. Logging in through a third-party SingPass is not allowed and will render the application void.

Deadline for the online submission of scholarship applications are as follows:

Scholarship Scheme

Deadline for Online Submission

All Local Scholarships except Language Elective Scholarships
(Chinese, English & Malay) and NETPS

End February

Language Elective Scholarships
(Chinese, English & Malay)

End February

National Elective Tamil Language Programme Scholarship (NETPS)

Interested applicants are to approach Umar Pulavar Tamil Language Centre (UPTLC).


Selection Process

Students will be selected for the scholarship selection interview based on their GCE O-Level Examinations results. The scholarship selection interviews will be conducted from March to August. Interview details will be forwarded to candidates’ email account one week before the interview date.

Other Scholarships

Singapore-Industry Scholarship (SgIS)

•      Established in 2012, the Singapore-Industry Scholarship (SgIS) is the only multi-industry scholarship in partnership with the Singapore Government. This unique partnership provides a point of convergence for leading organisations in Singapore’s strategic sectors and bright minds aspiring to be leaders of tomorrow. It also creates a bridge for students to enjoy direct access to various industries.
•      More information on SgIS can be found at https://go.gov.sg/sgisbrochure
•      https://youtu.be/K_Az7oaSv8c

DSTA Scholarship

•      Have achieved excellent results, with an aggregate of not more than 8 points for first language and 5 relevant subjects for those doing GCE ‘O’ Level;
•      Be studying in science stream with a keen interest in Physics / Mathematics’
•      Has interest to explore Defence Engineering or Defence Research as a career.
•      See more at: http://brightsparks.com.sg/profile/dsta/index.php?&schid=7259&

Nursing Scholarship
Integrated Nursing Scholarship (INS) & Community Nursing Scholarship (CNS)

•      See more at: https://bit.ly/2GJ9BKE

Polytechnic Foundation Programme (PFP) Profession - Nursing

•      See more at: 


Sailors' Society - MaritimeONE Scholarship (SMA-SP)

HCIS Local Scholarship Programme

•      Have completed the Singapore- Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level Examination;
•      Hold a record of excellent academic results;
•      Maintain an impressive co-curricular activities record;
•      Demonstrate strong leadership qualities and potential
•      See more at: https://www.hcis.edu.sg/ (Scholarship information will be available in late Nov 2020)

BCA-Industry Built Environment Diploma Scholarship / Sponsorship

•      Enter with ITE or GCE ‘O’ level results or be a Polytechnic or BCA Academy student at tenable diploma courses;
•      Have outstanding academic results;
•      Have excellent CCA records

•      See more at: https://brightsparks.com.sg/profile/bca/scholarships.php?schid=9668

Scholarships offered by Polytechnics (including PFP scholarship)

Scholarships Offered by Lasalle and NaFa

The Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) Training Award

The Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) offers a range of Scholarships and Training Awards that support potential and existing Early Childhood educators in their professional development journey.

Please click on the link below for more information regarding the awards.

For full-time Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) programmes:
- ECDA Training Award​ (ITE)
- ECDA Training Award​ (Polytechnic)​
- ECD​A Training Award (Univers​ity)​ ​
Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Polytechnic Sponsorship

Please click on the link below for more information regarding the sponsorship.
Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) Scholarships

The MHA scholarship is more than just a study award for a world-class education at the top local and overseas universities. It offers you the opportunity to directly contribute to the safety and security of our nation.
Please click on the link below for more information regarding the Scholarships.

  • Home Team Scholarships (Uniformed)
  • MHA Merit Scholarship (Civilian)
  • Singapore Police Force Scholarship (SPFS)
  • PSC Engineering Scholarship
  • Singapore Merit Scholarship (SMS)
  • Singapore Government Scholarship (SGS)
  • SCDF Paramedic Scholarship
  • Home Team Science and Technology Scholarship
  • MHA Merit Scholarship (MMS)
  • Local Merit Scholarship (LMS)
  • Local Study Award (LSA)
  • MHA Mid Term Scholarship

NT Course students

There are various scholarships to outstanding local NT course students at the Pre-University levels.

These include the following:

ITE Community Scholarship

•      Open to Singaporean school leavers who have enrolled into full-time Higher Nitec and Nitec courses
•      Are in the top 10 per cent of the GCE ‘N’/GCE ‘O’ level entrants at each intake exercise.  
•      See more at: https://www.ite.edu.sg/docs/default-source/scholarships-awards-busaries/cdc_25mar20.pdf?sfvrsn=6397a481_2

BCA-Industry Built Environment ITE Scholarship
•      See more at: 

Nursing Sponsorship for NITEC in Nursing

•      Gain admission to the NITEC course at ITE Simei
•      3 ‘N’ Levels or 2 ‘O’ Levels passes
•      Possess a good co-curricular activities (CCA) record
•      Have a passion for public healthcare sector
•      Demonstrate strong leadership qualities and excellent communication skills
•      See more at: https://www.ite.edu.sg/docs/default-source/scholarships-awards-busaries/scholarships-for-ite-courses_9jun2020.pdf?sfvrsn=f82709c2_2

SingHealth Nursing Sponsorship (NITEC)

•      Good GCE ‘N‘/’O’ Level Result
•      Good CCA records
•      Keen to have a career in the public healthcare sector as a nurse

•      See more at: https://brightsparks.com.sg/profile/singhealth/scholarship.php?schid=8629

Singapore Olympic Foundation-Peter Lim Sports Scholarship

•      Good GCE ‘N‘/’O’ Level Result
•      Good CCA records
•      Keen to have a career in the public healthcare sector as a nurse
•      See more at: https://sof.sg/scholarship/

Industry Scholarships For ITE Courses

ITE has a wide-range of scholarships and sponsorship awards offered by external organisations and companies. Scholarships are generally awarded to deserving students based on academic merit, a good track record in co-curricular activities, leadership qualities and special talents. Students should apply for the scholarships at the respective ITE Colleges upon admission to the course. The list of scholarships offered for ITE full-time courses are given below:

•      Association of Singapore Marine Industries-ITE Scholarship

•      Association of Electronic Industries in Singapore Scholarship
•      Borneo Motors Singapore Scholarship
•      BCS-Industry Build Environment ITE Scholarship (offered by BCA)
•      Certis CISCO Sponsorship Awards
•      Conrad Centennial Singapore Scholarship
•      ECDA ITE Training Award
•      EIG Global Scholarship (Dermalogical)
•      Energy-Industry Scholarship
•      Estetica Scholarship
•      FaithActs-ITE Scholarship
•      Regent Singapore - a Four Seasons Hotel Scholarship
•      Howe Yoon Chong (HYC) – Singapore Mass Rapid Transit Study Scholarship
•      Howe Yoon Chong (HYC) - PSA Scholarship
•      Ikeda Spa Scholarship
•      Isetan Scholarship
•      ITE-City Tours & Car Rental Scholarship
•      ITE-Sentosa Development Corporation Scholarship
•      ITE-WTS Travel & Tours Scholarship
•      Les Amis
•      National Parks Board and Landscape Industry Association (Singapore)
•      National Precision Engineering Study Award
•      NetLink Trust Scholarship
•      NTUC FairPrice Scholarship
•      Pink Parlour Scholarship
•      PSA Engineering Nitec / Higher Nitec Scholarship
•      PSA Operations Higher Nitec Scholarship
•      Ramada and Days Hotel Scholarship
•      Republic of Singapore Air Force Scholarship
•      Republic of Singapore Navy Military Domain Experts Scheme Study Award
•      Resorts World Singapore Skills Scholarship
•      Roche Scholarship
•      Rolls-Royce Scholarship
•      SATS Scholarship
•      SCDF Home Award
•      Singapore Olympic Foundation - Peter Lim Sports Scholarship
•      Singapore Technologies Aerospace Scholarship
•      SPRING SME-Talent Programme
•      ST Electronics (Info-Comm Systems) Pte Ltd Sponsorship
•      ST Kinetics Scholarship
•      Tan Ah Tat SAWL Scholarship for the Physically Disabled
•      Tham Wai Him Scholarship