Scholarships and Sponsorships

Singapore Merit Scholarship (SMS)

The Singapore Merit Scholarship (SMS) is awarded to promising students to pursue undergraduate studies at overseas and local universities. Upon graduation, you will pursue a career in the Central Narcotics Bureau, or in any other uniformed service in the Home Team.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents with the intention to take up Singapore Citizenship
  • Excellent academic results - GCE 'A' levels (with at least 10 academic units), International Baccalaureate (IB), Polytechnic Diploma (with Merit) or equivalent
  • Strong leadership qualities and good co-curricular activities (CCA) record
  • Keen interest in a career with the Home Team
  • Candidates must qualify and excel in Officer Cadet School (OCS)

VALUE OF AWARDS

  • Tuition and other approved fees
  • Monthly overseas or local maintenance allowance
  • Pre-studies allowance e.g. settling-in, warm clothing, computer
  • Return airfare for attachment programme
  • Sponsorship for Exchange and Masters programme (if requirements are met)
  • Full salary for the duration of study

COUNTRIES AND COURSES OF STUDY

Most countries and disciplines (except Medicine, Dentistry and Architecture)
*Applicants intending to pursue a degree in Law will not be called to the Bar while serving in the Home Team.

CONDITION OF AWARD

The bond is six years (English-speaking countries), five years (non-English-speaking countries), or four years (Local universities) starting from the day you assume duty after completing your course of study.

To apply for the scholarship, please visit the PSC scholarship portal.

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SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP (SGS)

The Singapore Government Scholarship (SGS) is awarded to promising students to pursue undergraduate studies at overseas and local universities. Upon graduation, you will pursue a career in the Central Narcotics Bureau, or in any other uniformed service in the Home Team.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents with the intention to take up Singapore Citizenship
  • Excellent academic results - GCE 'A' levels (with at least 10 academic units), International Baccalaureate (IB), Polytechnic Diploma (with Merit) or equivalent
  • Strong leadership qualities and good co-curricular activities (CCA) record
  • Keen interest in a career with the Home Team
  • Good performance in National Service

VALUE OF AWARDS

  • Tuition and other approved fees
  • Monthly overseas or local maintenance allowance
  • Pre-studies allowance e.g. settling-in, warm clothing, computer
  • Return airfare for attachment programme
  • Sponsorship for Exchange and Masters programme (if requirements are met)

COURSES OF STUDY

Most countries and disciplines (except Medicine, Dentistry and Architecture)

*Applicants intending to pursue a degree in Law will not be called to the Bar while serving in the Home Team

CONDITION OF AWARD

The bond is six years (English-speaking countries), five years (non-English-speaking countries), or four years (Local universities) starting from the day you assume duty after completing your course of study.

To apply for the scholarship, please visit the PSC scholarship portal.

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LOCAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP (LMS)

The Local Merit Scholarship (LMS) is awarded to promising students to pursue undergraduate studies at local universities. Upon graduation, you will pursue a career in the Central Narcotics Bureau, or in any other uniformed service in the Home Team.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents with the intention to take up Singapore Citizenship
  • Excellent academic results - GCE 'A' levels (with at least 10 academic units), International Baccalaureate (IB), Polytechnic Diploma (with Merit) or equivalent
  • Strong leadership qualities and good co-curricular activities (CCA) record
  • Keen interest in a career with the Home Team
  • Good performance in National Service

VALUE OF AWARDS

  • Tuition and other approved fees
  • Maintenance allowance
  • Pre-studies allowance e.g. computer
  • Hostel allowance
  • Sponsorship for Exchange programme (if requirements are met)

COURSES OF STUDY

Most disciplines at local universities (except Medicine, Dentistry and Architecture)

*Applicants intending to pursue a degree in Law will not be called to the Bar while serving in the Home Team

CONDITION OF AWARD

The bond is for four years starting from the day you assume duty after completing your course of study.

To apply for the scholarship, please visit the PSC Scholarship portal.

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Home Team Local Study Award (HTLSA)

The Home Team Local Study Award (HTLSA) is awarded to promising students to pursue undergraduate studies at local universities. Upon graduation, you will pursue a career with the Home Team under the HUS (CNB, SPF, SCDF, SPS), HAS (ICA) or Civilian schemes.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents with the intention to take up Singapore Citizenship
  • Excellent academic results - GCE 'A' levels, International Baccalaureate (IB), NUS High School, Polytechnic Diploma
  • Good university results for mid-term LSA
  • Good co-curricular activities (CCA) record
  • Keen interest in a career with the Home Team
  • Good performance in National Service (for HUS/HAS)

VALUE OF AWARDS

  • Tuition and other approved fees
  • Maintenance allowance
  • Pre-studies allowance e.g. computer
  • Sponsorship for Exchange programme (if requirements are met)

COURSES OF STUDY

Most disciplines at local universities (except Medicine, Dentistry and Architecture)

*Applicants intending to pursue a degree in Law will not be called to the Bar while serving in the Home Team

CONDITION OF AWARD

The bond is for four years starting from the day you assume duty after completing your course of study.

To apply for the scholarship, please visit the PSC Scholarship portal.

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MHA Mid-term Scholarship

If you are currently a university undergraduate with excellent results and on track for graduation with at least second upper honours or equivalent, you may consider applying for any of these mid-term scholarships:

  • Singapore Government Scholarship (SGS)
  • Local Merit Scholarship (LMS)
  • Home Team Local Study Award (HTLSA)

To apply for the scholarship, please visit the PSC Scholarship portal.

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Home Team Diploma Sponsorship

The Home Team Diploma Sponsorship is awarded to existing polytechnic students with excellent academic results and who demonstrate exemplary leadership qualities. Upon graduation, you will pursue a career in the Central Narcotics Bureau, or in any other uniformed service in the Home Team.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Singapore Citizens
  • Existing students studying at Nanyang, Ngee Ann, Republic, Singapore or Temasek Polytechnic
  • Excellent academic results - GCE 'O' levels, Nitec, Higher Nitec, Polytechnic Diploma
  • Medically and physically fit, with at least a ‘Pass’ in NAPFA
  • Keen interest in a career with the Home Team

VALUE OF AWARDS

  • Monthly allowance
  • Tuition and other compulsory fees
  • Study bonus if you pass all modules in that semester

COURSES OF STUDY

Most disciplines.

CONDITION OF AWARD

The bond is for four years starting from the day you assume duty after completing your course of study.

To apply for the sponsorship, please visit the MHA website.

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Last updated: 2 Aug 2019