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Post-Secondary Scholarships

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

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&

Cluster Sponsorship - Nursing (Diploma)

•      Available Full-term/ Mid-term Sponsorship for all ‘N’ or 'O' or 'A' levels holders admitted to

(i)    Nanyang Polytechnic or

(ii)   Ngee Ann Polytechnic

•      See more at: 

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: http://brightsparks.com.sg/viewSimple.php?eid=306&bid=0&show=1&schid=7537&type=scholarship

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: http://brightsparks.com.sg/profile/bca/scholarships.php?&schid=7266&

Scholarships Offered by Polytechnics

•      Republic Poly - http://www.rp.edu.sg/sba/main.aspx

Scholarships Offered by Lasalle and NaFa

NT Course students

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

These include the following:

Community Development Council & Citizen's Consultative Committee-Institute of Technical Education
(CDC & CCC-ITE) 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: 

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: 

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: 

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: 

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