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External Scholarships/Bursaries

The following organisations and scholarship/financial aid schemes offer financial support to SMU students in financing their studies in SMU. Applications are not exclusive to SMU students and applicants have to apply to be considered in competition with students from other educational institutions. Applications for scholarships generally close two to four weeks after the release of the GCE A-Level results.



Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) Foundation Scholarship for Persons with Disabilities
Tel: 6579 0700
CSIT Undergraduate Scholarship Award Centre for Strategic Infocomm Technologies (CSIT)
Tel: 6412 7218
Central Narcotics Bureau
Tel: 6478 2303
Central Provident Fund Board
Email: or
Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore
CCC/CDC-University Bursary
Online applications through SMU via OASIS (only applicable to matriculated Singaporean undergraduates).
Other CCC Bursaries Please enquire directly at your respective community centre
CHIJ Katong Convent Higher Education Grant
Tel: 6448 6433 6448 6350
Fax: 6449 4405
Club 21 Scholarship
Competition Commission Singapore
Tel: 6325 8228
DBS Group Holdings Ltd
Dr Goh Keng Swee (GKS) Scholarship

Administered by the Association of Banks in Singapore

FIREfly Human Resource Alliance
(comprising of A*Star, EDB, JTC Corp, PSB, TDB, STB)
foodpanda Scholarship
Tel: 6589 8669

Health Promotion Board
Tel: 6435 3196
Fax: 6438 3848
Housing Development Board
Howe Yoon Chong PSA Scholarships
Admin Secretariat, Trusted Services
(A member of Temasek Management Services Group)

IE Singapore
IE Singapore’s Young Talent Programme
Infocomm Development Authority
Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore
Fax: 1800-3568677, code: 903
Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.

JAL Scholarship Program

Keppel Corporation Ltd
KPMG Singapore
Tel: 6321 9022
Fax: 6324 1364
Land Transport Authority
Tel: 6375 7239
Lim Kim San Memorial Scholarship 
(by SPH Foundation)
Contact number: 6319 1872
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore
Fax: 6889 9582

MaritimeONE Scholarship
(Administered by Singapore Maritime Foundation)
Tel: 6325 0236

Microsoft YouthSpark Scholarship
Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Education
Ministry of Home Affairs
Monetary Authority of Singapore
Fax: 6229-9582
National Arts Council
National Council of Social Service
National Library Board
Ngee Ann Kongsi
97 Tank Road
Singapore 238066
Tel: 6737 9555
Fax: 6733 3165
NTUC FairPrice Study Grant
NTUC Income
PSA Corporation Ltd
(Scholarships for current 1st year BAcc students only)
Public Service Commission
Tel: 6338 6000
Public Utilities Board
Tel: 67313 703 or 6731 3743
Raffles Medical Group (RMG)
SembCorp Industries Ltd
Singapore Airlines Cargo
Singapore Airlines Ltd
Singapore Armed Forces
Singapore Buddhist Lodge Education Foundation Bursary
Invitation to apply will be announced via email.
Singapore Civil Defence Force
Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Scholarship Selection Committee
128A Telok Ayer Street
Singapore 068597
Tel: 6354 1972
Fax: 6354 1976
Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA)
Singapore Indian Education Trust
Tel: 6296 2855
Fax: 6297 8596
Singapore-Industry Scholarship (SgIS)
Singapore Land Authority
Singapore National Co-operative Federation
Singapore Power Ltd
For scholarship application/enquiry:
Tel: 6823 8722
Fax: 6823 8745
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Singapore Prison Service
Singapore Telecommunications
Tel: 6309 3298
Singapore Tourism Board
Tel: 6736 6622

Hindu Endowments Boad
(Sivdas - Hindu Endowments Board (HEB) Tertiary Fund)
Spring Singapore
Singapore Association of Women Lawyers
(Tan Ah Tah - SAWL Scholarships For The Handicapped)
Ms Lilian Lee
Tel: 6333 1611 (Ext 882)
Temasek Holdings (Pte) Ltd
Tel: 6220 4981
The Law Society of Singapore
Administers 2 scholarships, one of which only for law undergraduates.
Tel: 6530 0238
Fax: 6533 5700
Urban Redevelopment Authority
Tel: 6329 3263 or 63293246
Workforce Development Agency, Singapore
Tel: 6512 1221 or 6512 1299
Tel: 6245 5727
ZALORA Scholarship
Tel: 6338 2410


Please direct your enquiries relating to the above-mentioned schemes to the respective sponsoring organisation/secretariat.

For scholarship/bursary enquiries in general, send you email to:

Centre for Student Financial Assistance
Office of Dean of Students
Singapore Management University
81 Victoria Street
Level 7 SMU Administration Building
Singapore 188065



Last updated on 21 May 2018.