The SAF Merit Scholarship equips you with a world-class education and exposes you to training that will develop your operational know-how and expertise relevant to the organisation. You will be trained to meet the challenges of the new security environment and to lead your people to fulfil the mission.
The eligibility period for all mid-term applicants is from the start of your undergraduate studies till within 6 months after graduation.
You can choose to pursue your studies in any of the following disciplines:
*Applicants intending to pursue a degree in law should note that they will not be called to the Bar while serving in MINDEF/SAF.
If you are pursuing your Master's degree, you must complete your studies in 4 years.
You can choose your course of study with the exception of professional courses such as architecture, medicine, dentistry, etc.
Our scholars typically go to top and renowned universities in the UK or USA.
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.