IRAS Overseas/ Merit Undergraduate Scholarship (2016-2017)
The IRAS Overseas Undergraduate Scholarship provides full sponsorship for an overseas course.
Bond period: 6 years (including those sponsored for direct Masters)

The IRAS Merit Undergraduate Scholarship gives you the flexibility to choose to study either a local or an overseas course. You will receive full sponsorship for a local course. For overseas course, IRAS will partially sponsor you the amount (computed based on accommodation, maintenance allowance, tuition fees) for a similar local undergraduate programme.
Bond period (Local and overseas studies): 4 years with single or double Bachelor degree(s) or 5 years with Bachelor and Master degrees

Prerequisites:
We are seeking individuals with
• outstanding GCE ‘A’ levels, Polytechnic results or equivalent (e.g. International Baccalaureate (IB), NUS High School Diploma)
• outstanding co-curricular records and leadership qualities
• Singapore citizens or Permanent Residents (PRs) intending to take up citizenship. 

The course you may pursue:
You may pursue any course of study that has relevance to the different areas of work at IRAS. Some of these include:
• Accountancy
• Business
• Economics
• Information Technology
• Real Estate (Overseas) 
• Statistics

Universities:
Local Awards           :          tenable at NUS, NTU & SMU
Overseas Awards    :           tenable at approved overseas universities

Benefits:
• Tuition and compulsory fees
• Maintenance allowance (inclusive of book allowance)
• Computer allowance
• Miscellaneous allowance
• Hostel allowance 
• Return airfare (beginning & end of course; attachment in IRAS; overseas exchange, if any) (overseas only)

Other development programmes:
Attachment with IRAS:
You will be required to complete a minimum 4-week attachment during the course of study.

Direct Masters:
You may pursue a direct Masters degree if you obtain a good honours degree and is able to complete both the Bachelor and Masters degrees within stipulated durations (generally 4 years), subject to approval. IRAS will consider the chosen field for further studies and your academic inclinations.

Student exchange programme:
IRAS may support you for a student exchange programme to broaden your exposure.

Public seminars:
You may also be nominated for selected local and overseas courses such as the Singapore Student Symposiums or the Public Policy Perspective Seminars.

Mentoring:
You will be assigned a mentor who is a member of the Senior Management to guide you through your undergraduate studies and first year of work.

Application process:
• Please submit your appllication through BrightSparks.
• Candidates who are serving their National Service may apply.
• Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
• Successful candidates will apply directly to the respective universities.
• For more information on IRAS, please visit our homepage at http://www.iras.gov.sg or email us at [email protected]
 
Deadline: 31 March 2017, Fri