University Engineering Scholarship

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


The scholarship is open to the following:

  • Singapore citizens or Permanent Residents who are polytechnic diploma holders (preferably with Certificate of Merit)
  • Commencing their undergraduate studies in AY 2017/2018
  • Enrolled in full-time Engineering/Computing courses at one of the following Autonomous Universities
    • National University of Singapore
    • Nanyang Technological University 
    • Singapore Institute of Technology
    • Singapore University of Technology and Design
  • Selection for the scholarship is based on merit.

Benefits of Award

The scholarship covers the following:

  • Tuition fee directly payable by students (after Tuition Grant subsidy)
  • Living allowance of S$5,800 per annum
  • One-time computer allowance of S$2,000

Terms and Condition

  • The scholarship is tenable for the normal course of the undergraduate course at one of the Autonomous Universities listed above
  • Recipients of the scholarship (scholars) are required to serve a four-year bond working in an Engineering-related field in Singapore immediately upon graduation
  • Scholars may not concurrently hold any other scholarship, fellowship, bursary, grant, award or allowance without prior approval from the University
  • The scholarship will be monitored and renewed every semester provided the scholar maintains a Cumulative Grade Point Avege (CGPA) of at least 3.5 (or equivalent) and good conduct
  • If the scholar decides to withdraw from the University and/or terminate the scholarship prematurely, the University reserves the right to impose repayment of all scholarship monies disbursed to the scholar

Application Period: 5 May - 26 May

  • SIT is the secretariat for University Engineering Scholarship in AY2017/2018.
  • Please refer HERE for the Application Form
  • Please refer HERE for the Document Checklist
  • Please email a copy of your application form together with the completed document checklist and the relevant supporting documents to
  • Any application submitted without the complete required documents by 26 May 2017 would be disqualified.
  • There will not be any extension of the closing date. Late applications will not be accepted.
  • Scholarships are awarded on the basis of competition among eligible applicants.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be notified for an interview by end June.
  • Selection interviews will be held in early July.