The JCS-Echigo — SUTD Scholarship is to promote meritocratic access to education and provide opportunities to students with demonstrated financial need.


The Scholarship is open to Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents who:

  • Full-time undergraduate students who are with the intention of pursuing or enrolled in any of the engineering pillars (EPD, ESD or ISTD) at the University;
  • Good academic standing;
  • Demonstrated financial need with monthly household per capita income of S$2,250 and below or the prevailing upper limit for monthly household per capita income as specified by the Ministry of Education for the eligibility criteria for the MOE Bursary (for Singapore citizens);
  • Preference will be given to the candidate with previous or current working experience.


  • The Scholarship is valued at S$15,000 per academic year, tenable for one year. (Scholarship can be renewed for the same recipient or be given to a new recipient for each academic year)
  • The quantum will be used towards subsidised tuition fees and for study-related expenses.
  • No bond is attached to the Scholarship. The recipient must take up the Tuition Grant Scheme (TGS) from the Singapore Government to enjoy subsidised fees.


  • The recipient is required to achieve and maintain good academic standing. Academic performance will be reviewed every term. 
  • Recipients are required to complete at least 10 hours of service to the university. They may take on the role of student ambassador, or any other similar role, representing SUTD to give publicity talks, to receive guests, etc., as and when called upon to do so.
  • The scholarship may be withdrawn at any time if, in the opinion of the University, the recipient’s academic progress or conduct is deemed unsatisfactory.
  • If the recipient decided to terminate the scholarship prematurely, SUTD reserves the right to impose a repayment on a case by case basis.


  • Application for the scholarships is made at the same time as application for admission to SUTD.

  • This scholarship may also be available mid-term. Existing students who are eligible will be invited to apply via MyPortal.

  • Late and incomplete submissions will not be processed.

  • Scholarships are awarded on the basis of competition among eligible applicants.

  • SUTD reserves the right not to award any scholarship if there are no candidates of sufficient merit. The decision of the selection committee is final. Enquiries or disputes surrounding its decisions will not be entertained.

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