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Local Merit Scholarship

Join Us

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.

Benefits

  • 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.