smart nation scholarship 2021

The Smart Nation Scholarship develops and nurtures technology talents and leaders within public service. Offered by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA), Government Technology Agency (GovTech), and Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), the scholarship gives recipients the opportunity to carve out their own career pathway in applied technology for the public good.




Smart Nation scholarship, career pathway


We are seeking outstanding and dynamic individuals who are passionate about using technology to make a difference to public service.


  • Singapore Citizen*
  • GCE "A" Level (or equivalent) or Polytechnic Diploma
  • Outstanding co-curricular activities record
  • Passionate about having a technology career
  • Pursue an ICT-related degree programme**

 *Includes Singapore Permanent Residents who are taking up citizenship.
**If you are currently not in an ICT-related course but interested to take up a double degree in ICT, you will also be considered. 


Our Offer


  • Tuition and other compulsory fees
  • Option to backdate: Mid-term scholars*** (overseas or local) may opt to backdate the scholarship
  • Living allowance: Allowance for day-to-day expenses such as bills and living costs
  • One-time allowance: IT equipment, warm clothing, return shipping and settling-in allowances
  • Service Commitment: 6 years (overseas programme) or 4 years (local programme)


***Mid-term scholarship applicants must have at least one semester of university results at the point of application and have not embarked on final year of study.

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Last updated on 27 Aug 2021