Temasek Foundation Sunburst Scholarship

The Temasek Foundation Sunburst Scholarship is established to nurture and recognise talented students pursuing a full-time undergraduate degree programme at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT).

Eligibility and Selection Criteria:

  • Students pursuing any full-time undergraduate degree programme offered by the Institute, who are:
    • Singapore Citizens;
    • Year 1 undergraduates;
    • Have achieved good academic results or have a good record of co-curricular activities as the Institute may in its sole discretion determine; and
    • Have a good record of community service as determined by the Institute in its sole discretion.

Benefits and Obligation of Scholarship

  • Each Scholarship is valued at $14,000 per annum.
  • The Scholarship shall be used for the recipient’s educational expenses, such as tuition fees, course materials, expenses for any overseas immersion programmes conducted by the Institute, and fees for other educational activities organised by the Institute.
  • The Scholarship is tenable for the entire course of study, provided that the recipient continue to meet the eligibility and selection criteria stated above, with the recommendation of the Institute and the Selection Committee.
  • Recipients of this Scholarship may not accept other scholarship(s) concurrently.
  • Recipients will be encouraged to join the Temasek Foundation Youth Alumni Network.
  • Recipients will be encouraged to fulfil 60 hours of community service and/or participate in three sustainability/community projects/programmes including one Temasek Foundation-supported youth programme throughout their entire courses of study.

About the Donor

The Scholarship is made possible by Temasek Foundation. Temasek Foundation supports a diverse range of programmes that uplift lives and communities in Singapore and Asia. Temasek Foundation’s programmes are made possible through philanthropic endowments gifted by Temasek, as well as gifts and other contributions from other donors. These programmes strive to deliver positive outcomes for individuals and communities now, and for generations to come. Collectively, Temasek Foundation’s programmes strengthen social resilience; foster international exchange and catalyse regional capabilities; advance science; and protect the planet. For more information, visit

How To Apply

Applications for Public Bursaries, Donated Bursaries & Scholarships will commence in July 2022. Do keep a look out for more information which will be sent to your SIT e-mail address.

Matriculated students may access the online application form via the SIT Student Intranet - IN4SIT.

Applicants will need to complete and submit the online application form after uploading all required supporting documents through the application portal by the given deadline. Scholarship applicants are expected to upload an endorsed Letter of Recommendation and their SIT Record of Achievement (where applicable).