the hdb scholarship



Begin a new chapter of your life with the HDB Scholarship. Have a hand in transforming blueprints into reality. Take on the intellectual challenge of formulating policies to better the lives of Singaporeans. Join us in redefining the future of public housing and making a difference to the heartlands and communities that matter to us.
HDB Undergraduate Scholarship (2013-2014)

The HDB Scholarship is a gateway to a rewarding career in an organisation where you can redefine the notion of public housing and make a difference to the lives of Singaporeans. Our scholarships are tenable for Singaporeans or Permanent Residents pursuing studies in reputable local or overseas universities.

1. What is the eligibility criteria for HDB Undergraduate Scholarship?

The HDB Undergraduate Scholarship is offered to A-level, International Baccalaureate or Diploma (or equivalent) students with excellent academic results and CCA records. Scholars will have to fulfill a bond period of 6 years for overseas scholarship or 4 years for local scholarship upon graduation.

We are now inviting applications for provisional scholarships using your preliminary examination results. Provisional scholarship offers will be conditional upon your meeting our academic requirements in the final examinations.

We are now inviting applications for regular scholarships using your GCE ‘A’ Level examination results. Applications close 22 Mar 2013.

2. What is the value of the HDB Undergraduate Scholarship and its benefits?

Overseas awards
  • Tuition and other compulsory fees
  • Overseas allowances (maintenance, warm clothing and settling-in allowances)
  • Return economy airfare
  • Vacation attachment with HDB (including return airfare for attachment)
  • Opportunity for sponsorship for approved student exchange programme
Local awards
  • Tuition and other compulsory fees
  • Maintenance and hostel allowances
  • Vacation attachment with HDB
  • Opportunity for sponsorship for approved student exchange programme

An experienced mentor will also be assigned to guide you in your professional and personal development throughout the course of your studies.

3. Is there any attachment programme?

Yes, you will be placed on a structured internship during your vacation to allow you to gain first-hand experience of HDB’s business and operations. Scholars will also undergo an orientation and have opportunities to interact with HDB’s Management, and visit our R&D facilities and prominent HDB developments.

4 .What are the points of contact for further information and enquiries?

For more information and application details, please visit HDB InfoWEB at http://www.hdb.gov.sg/scholarship or email [email protected]

Deadline: 23 March 2014, Sunday