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SINGAPORE’S FIRST DEDICATED SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE POWER SECTOR

Energy powers almost all facets of our lives from watching television programmes to keeping the food fresh in our refrigerators. In Singapore, all these activities take place on the back of a resilient and reliable power infrastructure.

Fuelled by our growing demand for energy, the sector is set to grow significantly over the next 10 years, in tandem with Singapore’s economic growth. From generating the electricity that businesses and industries need, building of Singapore’s first Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal to catalysing energy research such as smart grids – the Power sector is abuzz with exciting developments.

Embark on a rewarding, meaningful and stable career today.

Eligibility

Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents who will be / are currently pursuing relevant engineering courses (e.g. mechanical, electrical, power engineering related courses) at the local Institute of Technical Education (ITE), polytechnics or universities (i.e. NTU, NUS, SIT, SUTD).

Institution/Category

Full-Term Scholarship

Mid-Term Scholarship*

Institute of Technical Education

NA

Polytechnic

University (NTU, NUS, SIT & SUTD)

* Open to current students with more than two academic years remaining at the point of application

Application Period

Application for the EIS is closed.  The next application cycle will open in January 2015.

Scholarship Value

The EIS will cover the following, where applicable.

  • Tuition fees
  • One-time allowance (to purchase items related to his or her studies, such as computers and books)
  • Monthly living allowance
  • Hostel allowance
  • Overseas exchange allowance
  • Field trip allowance
  • Co-curricular activity allowance

Scholarship Opportunities

  • Industrial Attachments
  • Overseas Exchange Programme
  • Scholar Management (e.g. mentorship)
  • Invitation to closed door events to interact with industry participants

Sponsoring Organisations

For the inaugural launch in 2014, the six Power sector organisations offering the EIS are Sembcorp Industries Ltd, Senoko Energy Pte Ltd, Singapore LNG Corporation Pte Ltd, Singapore Power Ltd, Tuas Power Generation Pte Ltd, and YTL PowerSeraya Pte Ltd. You may choose which sponsoring organisation you would like to apply to.

     
     

Bond Period

Scholars will be bonded to their respective sponsoring organisations upon completion of their studies. The bond period will commensurate with the duration of the scholarship on a one-to-one basis. Please refer to the table below for more information.

Scholarships and the bond period

Type of Scholarship

University
(NTU, NUS, SUTD)

University
(SIT)

Polytechnic

ITE

Year 1 (Full-term award)

4 years

2 years

3 years

2 years

Year 2 (Mid-term award)

3 years

NA

2 years

NA

Year 3 (Mid-term award)

2 years

NA

NA

NA

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information, please click here to see a list of frequently asked questions.

Contact

For more information on the Energy-Industry Scholarship, email us at: EMA_HumanCapital@ema.gov.sg

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