DSTA Scholarship

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Create Your Future

INNOVATE FOR THE FUTURE

Turn ideas into innovations and dreams into reality.

With the DSTA Scholarship, you can look forward to a fulfilling and meaningful career at the forefront of science and technology. You will be entrusted to create the future of our nation’s defence and security, and grow in a collaborative and dynamic environment where innovation thrives.

Upon graduation, there will be exciting opportunities to pursue a career in engineering, infocomm technology and cybersecurity where you can grow professionally and personally.

Join us to CREATE YOUR FUTURE.


SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY

IF YOU ASPIRE TO CREATE THE FUTURE WITH US, YOU MUST:

  • Be a Singapore Citizen (Singapore Permanent Residents are required to take up Singapore Citizenship)
  • Have excellent GCE 'A' Level results or equivalent qualifications (e.g. International Baccalaureate, NUS High School Diploma) or Polytechnic Diploma
  • Have an outstanding co-curricular activities record
  • Have a passion for science and technology

WHAT A FUTURE INNOVATOR GETS

FOR DSTA SCHOLARS STUDYING IN SINGAPORE:

  • Tuition and compulsory fees
  • Annual and other allowances e.g. books, computer
  • Sponsorship for Overseas Student Exchange programme
  • Sponsorship for studies, inclusive of Master’s if applicable
  • Internship opportunity
  • Global Internship Programme
  • Four years of service commitment

FOR DSTA SCHOLARS STUDYING IN OVERSEAS UNIVERSITIES:

  • Tuition and compulsory fees
  • Overseas maintenance and other allowances e.g. books, computer
  • Return economy airfare
  • Sponsorship for Student Exchange programme
  • Sponsorship for studies, inclusive of Master’s if applicable
  • Internship opportunity
  • Global Internship Programme
  • Six years of service commitment (English speaking countries)
  • Five years of service commitment (Non-English speaking countries)

*Full sponsorship from point of award, and back payment of university tuition fees for scholarship holders awarded during undergraduate studies.



Pursue your passion in engineering and science at top universities around the world. Broaden your horizons with an enriching study experience.

DIVERSE DISCIPLINES OF STUDY

  • Electrical Engineering / Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Engineering
  • Business / Data Analytics
  • Computer Science / Engineering
  • Computing
  • Information Technology
  • Cybersecurity
  • Robotics
  • Aerospace / Aeronautical Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Behavioural Science
  • Civil Engineering
  • Cognitive Science
  • Engineering in Product Development
  • Engineering Science
  • Geospatial Technology
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Information Engineering
  • Information Security
  • Information Systems & Communications Technology / Design
  • Marine Engineering
  • Mathematics / Statistics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Naval Architecture
  • Physics
  • Systems Engineering
As you pursue your studies, there will be a comprehensive suite of programmes to support you in your journey.

ORIENTATION PROGRAMME

Get to know the organisations and fellow scholars who will help you discover the ins and outs of university life. Make new friends and enjoy the engaging activities designed to prepare you for university life.

INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

Gain invaluable first-hand experience working on exciting projects and learning from Singapore's leading engineers and scientists.

GLOBAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

Internships beyond Singapore's shores will see you work alongside engineers in top multinational companies.

SUPPORT NETWORK

Our Scholarship Officers are just a call away to provide assistance and guidance in your academic or personal matters. You will also have senior scholar buddies to provide advice and tips for your university life.

Upon graduation, you will achieve a greater purpose through a rewarding career at the Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), DSO National Laboratories (DSO) and Centre for Strategic Infocomm Technologies (CSIT), where what you do every day goes towards strengthening Singapore’s defence capabilities. You can look forward to diverse career opportunities in these organisations.

DEFENCE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY (DSTA)

https://www.dsta.gov.sg

DSO NATIONAL LABORATORIES (DSO)

https://www.dso.org.sg

CENTRE FOR STRATEGIC INFOCOMM TECHNOLOGIES (CSIT)

https://www.csit.gov.sg

Application period: 01 May 2019 to 10 Apr 2020

Deadline: 10 April 2020, Fri

For more information, please contact Ms Emeline Sim at 6819 5142 or email her at SYUJINEM@dsta.gov.sg.