Enterprise Singapore Global Executive Scholarship

Enterprise Singapore offers scholarships at both overseas and local universities.

Undergraduate Scholarship

As an Enterprise Singapore Global Executive Scholar, you will receive a study award to complete your undergraduate studies at any prestigious overseas or local university of your choice, with all expenses paid for. After completing your studies, you will be employed by Enterprise Singapore for a period of two to five years. Scholars who perform well may be given the opportunity to obtain a Master's degree.

Mid-term Scholarship

Mid-term Scholarships are available to outstanding students currently pursuing their university education in Singapore and have completed at least one semester of undergraduate studies. You will serve a bond of one year for every year of sponsored studies, up to a maximum of three years.

Scholarship Titles

  • Enterprise Singapore Global Executive Scholarship: Local
  • Enterprise Singapore Global Executive Scholarship: Mid-Term
  • Enterprise Singapore Global Executive Scholarship: Overseas

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The early cycle application will open in early October and close on 31 October. Subsequently, applications under the main cycle will open after the end of the GCE 'A' Level examinations and close two weeks after the release of your GCE ‘A’ Level results.

You may submit your preliminary results or predicted ‘A’ Level/IB Programme results. Please note that male applicants who will have to enlist for National Service in the near future may prefer to apply during the early cycle application period.

You should have excellent grades in 10 academic units of your GCE ‘A’ Level subjects. For students in the IB programme, you should obtain a minimum score of 40 points. Diploma holders should attain a Diploma with Merit.

Active participation in co-curricular activities, excellent communication skills, leadership potential and foreign language competency are key criteria as well.

If you apply through the early cycle by 31 October, we will start the assessment process in November. The selection process may stretch till January.

If you apply after the release of the GCE ‘A’ Level results through the main cycle, the selection process will start in March and end in May.

Shortlisted applicants will go through a series of assessments consisting of interviews, psychometric testing and case presentations.

For male applicants, you are encouraged to apply in the early cycle before your enlistment. You can also apply as soon as you receive your GCE ‘A’ level or polytechnic diploma results. However, please note that you may only be able to attend the interviews during your NS block-leave periods between May and July. Hence, we recommend that you apply in the early cycle, or nearing the end of your NS when it is easier to apply for leave. If you are successful in your application, we will hold the scholarship for you until you have completed your NS.

We are glad to see that applicants remain interested in Enterprise Singapore's work and welcome candidates to apply for the scholarship in subsequent cycles with their updated academic results and experiences. We also highly encourage applicants to explore internship opportunities with Enterprise Singapore to get a better understanding of our work before submitting another application.

We support a diversity of disciplines. Applicants taking non-business related courses, such as science and engineering are welcome to apply. However, medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, law, architecture and nursing and equivalent specialised courses are typically not supported under this scholarship.

Scholars may be offered the opportunity to obtain their Master's degree, depending on the scholar's academic performance, subjected to subsequent approval.

We do not stipulate a list of approved universities but the general guideline is that the university must be among the top schools.

It is a full scholarship which covers all tuition fees, living allowance, pre-studies allowance, return airfares and other miscellaneous expenses required for overseas undergraduate studies.

Enterprise Singapore's work is multi-faceted and covers various exciting aspects of the business value chain. Scholars may be deployed in a variety of work functions such as Industry Clusters, Programmes and Policy, Global Markets and Quality and Excellence. Outstanding individuals may be selected for a three to four year overseas posting after gaining the necessary experience and relevant skills at Enterprise Singapore.