University Engineering Scholarship (UES)

The University Engineering Scholarship (UES) is open to Polytechnic Diploma holders from Singapore who are pursuing a full-time Engineering or Technology-related undergraduate programme at one of the following Autonomous University:

National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT)


Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:

  • Be a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
  • Possess outstanding local polytechnic diploma (preferably Diploma with Merit)
  • Have good co-curricular activities record
  • Be matriculating into a full-time Engineering or Technology-related undergraduate programme at NUS/NTU/SUTD/SIT in the same year of the UES application


Scholarship Benefits

  • Tuition fees (after MOE Tuition Grant Subsidy)
  • S$5,800 annual living allowance
  • S$2,000 one-time computer allowance 


Terms & Conditions

  • The scholarship is tenable for the normal candidature period of a full-time Engineering/Computing undergraduate degree programme at NUS, a full-time Engineering/Technology programme at NTU, a full-time Engineering/Technology/Science programme at SIT and a full-time Engineering/Technology programme at SUTD.
  • 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 Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.5 (or equivalent) and good conduct.
  • Recipients of the award who do not meet the renewal criteria may have their awards conditionally renewed up to 2 times before being terminated and will be liable to pay liquidated damages, or terminated and liable to pay liquidated damages immediately if recipient’s scholarship and candidature is terminated.
  • Recipients of the scholarship (scholars) are required to serve a four-year bond working in an Engineering/Technology-related field in Singapore immediately upon graduation.
  • 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 & Shortlisting Process

  • Applications are to be submitted to the Secretariat, in the year of matriculation. Click here to apply and view the application dates.
  • Selection interviews will be held in July. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified for an interview via e-mail. Please ensure that you are available to attend the interviews in order to be considered for the award/scholarship. Your application will be withdrawn if you are unable to attend any scheduled selection interview(s) without valid reason(s).



Please submit your scholarship enquiries here