Be a Singapore citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident who will take up Singapore citizenship; Have strong leadership qualities and potential; Have good Co-Curricular Activities record; Offer GCE A Levels, polytechnic diploma with merit or equivalent qualifications e.g. International Baccalaureate or high school diploma; Have a strong interest in a career in public administration.
If you are keen on The Singapore Armed Forces or The Singapore Police Force Scholarship, you must qualify for and excel in Officer Cadet School.
Students with A levels should generally offer at least 10 Academic Units (AUs). General Paper (GP), Project Work (PW), Mother Tongue Language (MTL) at A-level or Higher MTL at O-level, and other H1 subjects are considered as 1 AU. H2 subjects, including Knowledge and Inquiry (KI), are considered as 2 AUs. H3 subjects are considered as 1 AU.
Applicants with H3 subjects will not be considered favourably over others, as H3 subjects only serve to provide an indication of the students' interest and aptitude in a particular area.
Students with qualifications other than A levels, such as the International Baccalaureate (IB), NUS High School and polytechnic diplomas are also eligible to be considered for PSC scholarships.
The bond period for the PSC scholarships (including the PSC Mid-Term Scholarship) is dependent on the country of study for the undergraduate degree.
Yes, the PSC scholarships do have a Masters component, but it is optional.
The bond period and study duration are stated in the table below.
of Study for Undergraduate Degree
of Study for Master’s Degree
Study Duration for Undergraduate and Master’s Degree (Years)
speaking countries such as China, France, Germany, Japan etc
Australia, Canada, New Zealand, etc.
(Undergraduate without Master’s)
As for the PSC Masters Scholarship, it has a bond period of 3 years and study duration of up to 2 years at local or overseas universities.
Yes, you may pursue Medicine or Dentistry
under the following two types of scholarships.
PSC Scholarship (Medicine) or PSC Scholarship
2017 exercise onwards, the PSC Scholarship (Medicine) and PSC Scholarship
(Dentistry) are offered to existing local medicine and dentistry
undergraduates, who have completed at least one year of studies, including those who are currently pursuing
the MD programme at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School. The objective is to strengthen the pipeline
for public healthcare and professional leadership.
small number of full-term Medicine and Dentistry undergraduate scholarships
will continue to be offered to those awarded the President’s Scholarship, which
allows full flexibility in the course of study both locally and overseas. In
your PSC scholarship application, you should indicate your interest to read
Medicine or Dentistry under the career and course preferences section. This
would provide the interview panel a more accurate understanding of your
academic and career preferences. If you do not obtain a place to study Medicine
or Dentistry, you can still be considered for a PSC scholarship to read other
There is generally no bond for the programme.
However, if you are sponsored for post-graduate studies while on the programme, you will may be required to serve a bond period.
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