The GSK-EDB-HRD Bursary was established to support financially disadvantaged but deserving undergraduates pursuing a full-time undergraduate degree at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT).


Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Full-time students pursuing an undergraduate degree programme in the Chemical Engineering and Food Technology, Engineering or Infocomm Technology clusters offered by the Institute;
  • Are Singapore Citizens; and
  • Have a household per capita income (PCI) of less than or equal to $1,000, or students who have provided evidence of family financial difficulties, to be determined by the Institute in its sole discretion.

Tenure and Benefits of the Bursary:

  • Each Bursary is valued at S$5,000 and is tenable for one academic year.
  • The Bursary shall be used for the recipient’s educational expenses such as tuition fees, course materials, expenses for study trips and fees for other educational activities organised by the Institute.
  • Recipients of this Bursary may accept another bursary concurrently.
  • No bond is required of the recipient.


Application dates & submission instructions can be found here

About the Donor

This bursary has been made possible with a gift from the GlaxoSmithKline – EDB HRD Fund, established by Glaxo Wellcome Manufacturing Pte Ltd and Singapore’s Economic Development Board in 1990. The Fund seeks to develop a sustainable pipeline of Singapore’s human capital through education and training. Over the years, the Fund has supported several programmes and initiatives by schools and institutions to achieve this objective.