BE GROOMED AS FUTURE LEADERS
OF THE DEFENCE TECHNOLOGY COMMUNITY

The SAF Engineering Scholarship is for military engineers-to-be, who are ready to serve the nation and be groomed as leaders with specific deep specialisation in engineering. The scholarship equips you with a world-class education and training to spearhead in-depth engineering studies, as well as design and operationalise high-end technological capabilities for the SAF.

As military engineers, you will assume a range of challenging appointments in MINDEF/SAF. In addition, there will be opportunities to be rotated to the Defence Technology Community (e.g. Defence Science and Technology Agency [DSTA] and DSO National Laboratories) to augment the build-up of engineering expertise in the Defence-technology ecosystem.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Singapore citizens or permanent residents intending to take up citizenship
  • Good GCE 'A' Level or International Baccalaureate results, Polytechnic Diploma (with Merit) or equivalent
  • Good co-curricular activities (CCA) records
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Qualify for and excel in Officer Cadet School
  • Possess a strong interest in a military engineering career
  • All MINDEF/SAF scholarships are open for application to both genders

VALUE OF AWARD

  • Monthly salary for the duration of studies
  • Full tuition fees and other approved academic charges
  • Maintenance and other allowances, e.g. books, clothing, computer
  • Return airfare
  • One-time sponsorship for summer exchange programmes
  • Sponsorship for up to 4 years of studies, inclusive of Master’s if applicable

UNIVERSITIES

Our scholars typically go to top and renowned universities in the UK or USA.

United States of America
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Harvard University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Princeton University
  • Stanford University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Yale University
United Kingdom
  • Imperial College London
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • University College London
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Oxford
Note:

The above lists are not exhaustive. You may also apply if the universities you're interested in are not listed, but applications are subject to approval.



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