Keppel Care Foundation — SUTD Scholarship

The Keppel Care Foundation — SUTD Scholarship is established to encourage academic and learning excellence by attracting outstanding talent to pursue their undergraduate education at SUTD.


The Scholarship is open to Singapore Citizens who

  • are enrolled in their first year of study and who will pursue the Computer Science and Design (CSD), the Engineering Product Development (EPD) or the Engineering Systems and Design (ESD) degree programme;

  • have outstanding Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' Level, Local Polytechnic Diploma, NUS High School Diploma, IB Diploma or Year 12 equivalent qualifications;

  • are active in Fifth Row (co-curricular activities) and community involvement;

  • have keen interest and passion for engineering, technology and design.

Special consideration will be given for those with demonstrated financial need.


  • The Scholarship is valued at S$15,000 per academic year and is tenable for the normal duration (up to four years) of the respective degree programmes at SUTD, subject to good academic standing and other terms

  • The quantum will be used towards the annual subsidised tuition fees (after Tuition Grant) and other 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

  • Successful recipients may be granted internship and/or career opportunities with Keppel Group or its designated companies

  • The Scholarship also covers hostel fees for the Freshmore terms where hostel stay is compulsory.


  • 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 20 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.

  • Recipients may not, without the approval of the University, hold concurrently any other scholarships or grants.

  • The scholarship may be withdrawn at any time if, in the opinion of the University, the recipient’s academic progress or conduct is deemed unsatisfactory.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 decides to terminate the scholarship prematurely, SUTD reserves the right to impose a repayment on a case-by-case basis.


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

  • Shortlisted applicants will be notified in due course.

  • 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.

With a global footprint in more than 30 countries, the Keppel Group leverages its international network, resources and talents to grow its key businesses in Offshore & Marine, Infrastructure and Property. Keppel Care Foundation sharpens, coordinates and sustains the Group’s efforts and contributions to communities where Keppel operates. The Foundation provides assistance for the needy and under-privileged, promotes education and encourages eco-friendly initiatives.