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The University Engineering Scholarship (UES) is open to Polytechnic Diploma holders from Singapore who are pursuing full-time Engineering or Technology-related undergraduate programmes at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) or Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT).


Applicants must:

  • Be Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents 
  • Be matriculating into a full-time undergraduate programme related to Engineering/ Technology at SUTD, NUS, NTU or SIT
  • Possess outstanding local polytechnic diploma (preferably Diploma with Merit) in Engineering or Technology courses
  • Excellent co-curricular records
  • Strong leadership qualities and potential

Benefits of Award

The Scholarship covers:

  • Subsidised Tuition fees (after Tuition Grant)
  • Living allowance of S$5,800 per academic year
  • Computer allowance of S$2,000 (one-off)

Terms & Conditions

  • Recipients must commence their study in a full-time undergraduate programme of normal duration related to Engineering/Technology at SUTD, Enginnering/Computing at NUS, Engineering/Technology at NTU or Engineering/Technology/Science at SIT in the same academic year of application.
  • UES covers the normal duration of the undergraduate studies on the condition that the recipient maintains good academic performance and satisfactory conduct. Academic performance will be reviewed every term.
  • Upon graduation, recipients are required to serve a 4-year bond working in an Engineering-related field in Singapore.
  • Recipients may not, without the approval of the University, concurrently hold any other scholarship, fellowship, grant, award, or bursary.
  • The Scholarship may be withdrawn at any time if, in the opinion of the University, the recipient’s academic progress or conduct is deemed unsatisfactory.
  • In the event that the recipient terminates the scholarship or withdraws from the University prematurely, the University reserves the right to impose liquidated damages upon the recipient.

Application Procedures

  • Application period: 4 to 22 May 2020
  • SUTD is the secretariat for the University Engineering Scholarship in AY2020/2021
  • Check back here during the application period to apply.

Selection Interview

  • Scholarship selection interviews will take place in June 2020. Please ensure that you are available to attend the interviews in order to be considered for the award/scholarship. Your application will be withdrawn if you are unable to attend any scheduled interview(s) without valid reason(s). 
  • Only applicants shortlisted for an interview will be informed via e-mail in June. Applicants that are not shortlisted will not receive any e-mail communication.