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The Singapore Police Force offers various scholarship to candidates that demonstrate strong leadership qualities and have a strong interest in policing work. 

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Click on the links below to find out more about the various scholarship that SPF offers. 

THE SPF SCHOLARSHIP

The Singapore Police Force Scholarship (SPFS) is one of the most prestigious scholarships awarded by the Public Service Commission. SPFS is awarded to candidates who have shown outstanding academic performance and leadership qualities, with a strong desire to serve in the Singapore Police Force. As a SPFS scholar, you will continue on your learning journey in a world-renowned university which provide intellectually, socially and personally enriching programmes to prepare you for a life of service and leadership. Upon your return, you will be involved in shaping policies to address issues on public law and order and play an integral role in protecting our country, community and your loved ones. As a Guardian of law and order, your determination and actions to make a difference will transform the lives of many!

ELIGIBILITY

  • Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents who intend to take up citizenship
  • Outstanding academic results
  • Strong leadership qualities and keen interest in a career in the Singapore Police Force
  • Good CCA records
  • GCE ‘A’ levels (with at least 10 academic units), International Baccalaureate (IB), Polytechnic Diploma (with Merit) or equivalent
  • Candidates should excel in Officer Cadet School (OCS)

VALUE OF AWARD

  • Tuition and other approved fees
  • Monthly Overseas Maintenance Allowance
  • Pre-studies Allowance
  • Return Economy Class Airfare
  • NS Disruption
  • Sponsorship for Masters and Exchange Programmes (if requirement are met)
  • Full Salary for the duration of their studies

COUNTRIES AND COURSES OF STUDY

Most countries and disciplines (except medicine, dentistry and architecture).

* Applicants intending to pursue a degree in Law will not be called to the Bar while serving in the SPF.

CONDITION OF AWARD

Scholarship holders will be bonded for six years (English-speaking countries) or five years (non-English-speaking countries) starting from the day they assume duty after completing their course of study.           

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Scholarship holders will be rotated through regular postings to acquire investigation acumen, policy conceptualisation skills and command & leadership abilities in the first six years of their career. 

Scholarship holders will be emplaced on the Public Service Leadership Programme where they will be given opportunities to acquire specialised knowledge and capabilities to take on key leadership positions in the Singapore Police Force. 

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SINGAPORE MERIT SCHOLARSHIP (POLICE)

The Singapore Merit Scholarship (SMS) is awarded to promising students to pursue undergraduate studies at renowned overseas universities. Upon the completion of your studies, you will be groomed to take on key positions in one of the Singapore Police Force, where you will play an integral role in protecting our country, community and loved ones.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents who intend to take up citizenship
  • Excellent academic results and strong leadership qualities
  • Keen interest in a career with the Home Team
  • Good CCA records <
  • GCE ‘A’ levels (with at least 10 academic units), International Baccalaureate (IB), Polytechnic Diploma (with Merit) or equivalent
  • Candidates should excel in Officer Cadet School (OCS)

VALUE OF AWARD

  • Tuition and other approved fees
  • Monthly Overseas Maintenance Allowance
  • Monthly Salary for the duration
  • Pre-studies Allowance
  • Return Economy Class Airfare NS Disruption
  • Sponsorship for Masters and Exchange Programmes (if requirement are met)            

COUNTRIES AND COURSES OF STUDY

Most countries and disciplines (except medicine, dentistry and architecture).

* Applicants intending to pursue a degree in Law will not be called to the Bar while serving in the SPF.

CONDITION OF AWARD

Scholarship holders will be bonded for six years (English-speaking countries) or five years (non-English-speaking countries) starting from the day they assume duty after completing their course of study.           

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Scholarship holders will be exposed to various areas of work through regular postings to acquire staff and command competencies.

Eligible scholarship holders who meet the criteria will be emplaced on the Public Service Leadership Programme where they will be given opportunities to acquire specialised knowlege and capabilities to take on key leadership positions in the SPF.

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Interested female applicants of the Singapore Merit Scholarship may submit your applications HERE. Please note that the application period is from 1 May – 30 June.

SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP (POLICE)

The Singapore Government Scholarship (SGS) gives you the opportunity to pursue undergraduate studies at a reputable overseas or local university. Upon the completion of your studies, you will embark on a rewarding career and play an integral role in protecting our country, loved ones and way of life as a Police Officer in the Singapore Police Force.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents who intend to take up citizenship
  • Excellent academic results
  • Good performance in National Service
  • Good CCA records
  • GCE 'A' levels (with at least 10 academic units), International Baccalaureate (IB), Polytechnic Diploma (with Merit) or equivalent       

VALUE OF AWARD

  • Tuition and other approved fees
  • Monthly Overseas Maintenance Allowance
  • Pre-studies Allowance
  • Return Economy Class Airfare
  • Sponsorship for Masters and Exchange programmes (if requirements are met)            

COUNTRIES AND COURSES OF STUDY

Most countries and disciplines (except medicine, dentistry and architecture).

* Applicants intending to pursue a degree in Law will not be called to the Bar while serving in the SPF.

CONDITION OF AWARD

Scholarship holders will be bonded for six years (English-speaking countries) or five years (non-English-speaking countries) starting from the day they assume duty after completing their course of study.        

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Scholarship holders will be exposed to various areas of work through regular postings to acquire staff and command competencies.

Eligible scholarship holders who meet the criteria will be emplaced on the Public Service Leadership Programme where they will be given opportunities to acquire specialised knowledge and capabilities to take on key leadership positions in the SPF.



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HOME TEAM SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP (POLICE)

The Home Team Science and Technology Scholarship gives you the opportunity to pursue undergraduate studies at a reputable overseas or local university. Upon the completion of your studies, you will embark on a rewarding Singapore Police Force career to play an integral role in protecting our country, loved ones and way of life, with specific deep specialisation in science, technology and engineering.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents who intend to take up citizenship
  • Excellent academic results
  • Good performance in National Service
  • Good CCA records
  • GCE 'A' levels (with at least 10 academic units), International Baccalaureate (IB), Polytechnic Diploma (with Merit) or equivalent      

VALUE OF AWARD

  • Tuition and other approved fees
  • Monthly Overseas Maintenance Allowance
  • Pre-studies Allowance
  • Return Economy Class Airfare
  • Sponsorship for Masters and Exchange programmes (if requirements are met)     

COUNTRIES AND COURSES OF STUDY

Most countries. Science and Engineering disciplines

Science disciplines: Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Science and Physics

Engineering disciplines: Computer Science & Engineering and Electrical, Electrical & Electronics Engineering    

 

CONDITION OF AWARD

Scholarship holders will be bonded for six years (English-speaking countries) or five years (non-English-speaking countries) starting from the day they assume duty after completing their course of study.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Scholarship holders will undergo foundation postings as a uniformed Police Officer before being rotated to Police operational postings, operations-technology and operations-science postings. The scholarship equips you with opportunities to augment the build-up of science, technology and engineering capabilities in the Home Team to integrate cutting-edge technologies into Home Team operations.

Eligible scholarship holders who meet the criteria will be emplaced on the Public Service Leadership Programme where they will be given opportunities to acquire specialised knowledge and capabilities to take on key leadership positions.

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LOCAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP (POLICE)

The Local Merit Scholarship (LMS) helps you take your first steps towards a meaningful and rewarding career with the Singapore Police Force, beginning with an undergraduate education at a local university. Upon the completion of your studies, you will take on a career as a Police Officer to play an integral role in protecting our country, community and loved ones.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents who intend to take up citizenship
  • Good academic results
  • Good performance in National Service
  • Good CCA records
  • GCE 'A' levels (with at least 10 academic units), International Baccalaureate (IB), Polytechnic Diploma (with Merit) or equivalent

VALUE OF AWARD

  • Tuition and other approved fees
  • Maintenance Allowance
  • Pre-studies Allowance Hostel Allowance
  • Sponsorship for Exchange programmes (if requirements are met)  

COURSES OF STUDY

Most disciplines in local universities (except medicine, dentistry and architecture).

* Applicants intending to pursue a degree in Law will not be called to the Bar while serving in the SPF.

CONDITION OF AWARD

Scholarship holders will be bonded for four years starting from the day they assume duty after completing their course of study. 

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Scholarship holders will be exposed to various areas of work through regular postings to acquire staff and command competencies.

Eligible scholarship holders who meet the criteria will be emplaced on the Public Service Leadership Programme where they will be given opportunities to acquire specialised knowledge and capabilities to take on key leadership positions in the SPF.



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MHA MID-TERM SCHOLARSHIP (POLICE)

The MHA Mid-Term Scholarship is awarded to outstanding undergraduates currently studying in the universities, who demonstrate academic excellence, strong leadership abilities and are passionate about joining the Singapore Police Force upon graduation.

To apply for the Mid-Term Scholarship, you need at least one semester of university results. You should also apply before the final year of your course.

Click onto the various scholarships to find out more about the eligibility criteria.

HOME TEAM LOCAL STUDY AWARD (POLICE)

The Home Team Local Study Award (HTLSA) is offered by MHA for the uniformed and civilian appointments in the Home Team. You will pursue your undergraduate education at a local university. Upon graduation, you will enjoy a rewarding and challenging career within the Home Team.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents who intend to take up citizenship
  • Good University Results for mid-term LSA
  • Good performance in National Service (For HUS/HAS)
  • Good CCA records
  • GCE 'A' Levels / IB / NUS High School / Polytechnic Diploma

VALUE OF AWARD

  • Tuition and other approved fees
  • Maintenance Allowance
  • Pre-studies Allowance
  • Sponsorship for Exchange programmes (if requirements are met)  

COURSES OF STUDY

Most disciplines in local universities (except medicine, dentistry and architecture).
* Applicants intending to pursue a degree in Law will not be called to the Bar while serving in the SPF.

CONDITION OF AWARD

Scholarship holders will be bonded for four years, commencing on the day you assume official duty after completing your studies.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Scholarship holders will be exposed to various areas of work through regular postings to acquire staff and command competencies.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants may submit your applications from 1 February to 15 March.



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HOME TEAM DIPLOMA SPONSORSHIP

The Home Team Diploma Sponsorship is awarded to talented polytechnic students who demonstrate leadership, have the drive and resilience to take on challenges and who share Singapore Police Force (SPF)'s vision to keep Singapore safe and secure. We sponsor you for a three year full-time diploma education in any of the local five polytechnics.

The sponsorship will not only provide financial incentives during your diploma studies, but also provide a fulfilling and rewarding career with developmental opportunities to acquire new skills and upgrade your academic qualifications when you join the SPF. Upon graduation, you will serve at SPF as a Police Officer. 

You will receive reimbursement of up to 100% of tuition fees and backdated monthly allowance depending on when you sign up for the Home Team Diploma Sponsorship. The graduated back-payment rates are as follows:

Diploma Sponsorship

ELIGIBILITY

  • Existing students studying at Nanyang, Ngee Ann, Republic, Singapore or Temasek Polytechnic
  • Singapore citizen
  • Good ‘O’ Level/Nitec/Higher Nitec/Diploma results
  • Medically and physically fit, with at least a ‘pass’ in NAPFA
  • Interested to do real work, not desk bound and enjoy working with people

VALUE OF AWARD

The Home Team Diploma (Merit) Sponsorship  The Home Team Diploma (Study) Sponsorship 
1. Monthly allowance of $1,300 or a total of $15,600 per year
2. Payment of tuition and compulsory fees
3. Study bonus of S$1,200 per semester if the student passes all modules in that semester    
1. Monthly allowance of $1,000 or a total of $12,000 per year
2. Payment of tuition and compulsory fees
3. Study bonus of $1,200 per semester if the student passes all modules in that semester

COURSES OF STUDY

The 5 local polytechnics and most disciplines of study

CONDITION OF AWARD

Home Team Diploma Sponsorship recipients will be bonded for 4 years

NATIONAL SERVICE

Male recipients, who have not served National Service (NS) will be placed under the Minimum Term of Engagement Scheme (MTE) of five years.

Under the MTE period, you will serve as regular officers and receive regular pay. At the end of the MTE period, you would have fulfilled their NS obligations and the Home Team Diploma Sponsorship bond.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

You will be given sponsorship opportunities to upgrad yourselves academically and professionally. Get ready for a challenging and rewarding career that brings out the best in you.

CONNECT WITH US

For enquiries on the Home Team Diploma Sponsorship, you may email us at MHA_HTSCO@mha.gov.sg.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants may submit your applications from 1 October to 15 November.

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HOME TEAM ITE SPONSORSHIP

The Home Team ITE Sponsorship is awarded to talented Higher NITEC students who demonstrate leadership, have the drive and resilience to take on challenges and who share Singapore Police Force (SPF)'s vision to keep Singapore safe and secure. We sponsor you for your education in the ITE.

The Sponsorship will not only provide financial incentives during your Higher NITEC studies, but also provide a fulfilling and rewarding career with developmental opportunities to acquire new skills and upgrade your academic qualifications when you join the SPF. Upon graduation, you will serve with the SPF as a Police Officer.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Existing students studying Higher NITEC programmes at local ITEs
  • Singapore citizens
  • Good Higher NITEC results
  • Be medically and physically fit, with at least a "pass" in NAPFA
  • Interested to do real and meaningful work, not desk bound and enjoy working with people

VALUE OF AWARD

  • Monthly allowance of $750 or a total of $9,000 per year
  • Payment of approved tuition and compulsory fees

COURSES OF STUDY

Local ITEs and most disciplines of study 

CONDITION OF AWARD

Home Team ITE Sponsorship recipients will be required to fulfil a bond of 2 years for a 1-year course (or if the application is made in Higher NITEC Year 2) or 3 years bond for a 2 year course.

*If you apply in Higher NITEC Year 2, no back-payment will be made for the 1st year of studies.
Home Team ITE Sponsorship recipients who qualify for a place in a local polytechnic and receive the Home Team Diploma Sponsorship, will have their combined bond capped up to 6 years.

ITE Sponsorship

ITE Sponsorship 2

NATIONAL SERVICE

Male recipients, who have not served National Service (NS) will be placed under the Minimum Term of Engagement Scheme (MTE) of five years.

Under the MTE period, you will serve as a regular officers and receive regular pay. At the end of the MTE period, you would have fulfilled their NS obligation and HOME Award (ITE) bond.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

You will be given sponsorship opportunities to upgrade yourselves academically and professionally. Get ready for a challenging and rewarding career that brings out the best in you.

CONNECT WITH US

For enquiries on the Home Team ITE Sponsorship, you may drop us an email at MHA_HTSCO@mha.gov.sg.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants may submit your applications from 1 October to 15 November.

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