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Scholarships

 

A career with SCDF presents one with exciting challenges that are intellectually stimulating and the opportunity to learn and develop invaluable skillsets.

 

Throughout their career, our officers are placed in positions where they are able to make an impact in the lives of many others. There is pride in knowing that our day to day work contributes to a greater cause of keeping our loved ones and country safe from harm.

 

If the noble mission and values of SCDF resonate with you, we invite you to be part of our family, by applying for a scholarship to be a uniformed officer in The Life Saving Force. Together, we can build upon the good work that has been done, and continue to watch over the lives of over five million others.

 

Click HERE to discover why our scholars joined the Life Saving Force and what the criteria are to join the programme.

Paramedic Scholarship

The Paramedic Scholarship is awarded to promising students, who have the passion to serve in the emergency medical field, to pursue a paramedicine degree in overseas universities. Upon graduation, you will pursue a career as Direct-Entry Lieutenant (Paramedic) in SCDF. Upon commissioning, you will be involved in the emergency medical service command operations and policy development and formulation.

 

To apply for the Paramedic Scholarship (applicable only for overseas study), you can refer to the Singapore Merit Scholarship or the Singapore Government Scholarship for more information.

 

Click here to find out more about the Paramedic Scholarship.

 

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Singapore Merit Scholarship (SMS)

The Singapore Merit Scholarship (SMS) is awarded to promising students to pursue undergraduate studies at renowned universities. Upon the completion of your studies, you will be groomed to take on key positions in SCDF, where you will play an integral role in achieving the Force’s mission of protecting and saving lives and property.

 

Course of Study

Overseas or local degree in any discipline except Medicine, Dentistry, and Architecture.

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

 

Value of Award

  • Tuition and other approved fees
  • Maintenance allowance
  • Pre-studies allowance
  • Return Economy Class airfare (if studying overseas)
  • National Service disruption
  • Sponsorship for Masters and Exchange Programmes (if requirements are met)
  • Full salary for the duration of studies

 

Condition of Award

You will be bonded for five years (for studies in non-English-speaking countries) or six years (for studies in English-speaking countries), commencing the day you assume official duty after completing your studies.

 

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Singapore Government Scholarship (SGS)

The Singapore Government Scholarship (SGS) gives you the opportunity to pursue undergraduate studies at a reputable university. Upon the completion of your studies, you will take on a career in SCDF where you will play an integral role in achieving the Force’s mission of protecting and saving lives and property.

 

Course of Study

Overseas or local degree in any discipline except Medicine, Dentistry, and Architecture.

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

 

Value of Award

  • Tuition and other approved fees
  • Maintenance allowance
  • Pre-studies allowance
  • Return Economy Class airfare (for those who pursue their studies in overseas universities)
  • Sponsorship for Masters and Exchange Programmes (if requirements are met)

 

Condition of Award

You will be bonded for five years (for studies in non-English-speaking countries) or six years (for studies in English-speaking countries), commencing the day you assume official duty after completing your studies.

 

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Local Merit Scholarship (LMS)

The Local Merit Scholarship (LMS) helps you take your first steps towards a meaningful and rewarding career with the Home Team, beginning with an undergraduate education at a local university. Upon completing your studies, you will take on a career in SCDF where you will play an integral role in achieving the Force’s mission of protecting and saving lives and property.


Course of Study

Local degree in any discipline except Medicine, Dentistry, and Architecture.

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

 

Value of Award

  • Tuition and other approved fees
  • Maintenance allowance
  • Pre-studies allowance
  • Sponsorship for Exchange Programmes (if requirements are met)

 

Condition of Award

You will be bonded for four years, commencing the day you assume official duty after completing your studies.

 

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Home Team Local Study Award

The Home Team Local Study Award is awarded to promising students to pursue undergraduate studies in local universities. Upon graduation, you will pursue a career as Direct-Entry Lieutenant in SCDF.

 

Course of Study

Local degree in any discipline except Medicine, Dentistry, and Architecture.

 

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

 

Value of Award

  • Tuition and other approved fees
  • Maintenance allowance
  • Pre-studies allowance
  • Vocation Attachment and Developmental Programmes (if requirements are met)

 

Condition of Award

All recipients would be required to fulfil a bond period of four years starting from the day you assume duty after the course of study.