University Engineering Scholarship

The University Engineering Scholarship (UES) is open to Polytechnic Diploma holders from Singapore who are pursuing a full-time Engineering/ 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)

Applicant must: 

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

The scholarship provides the following: 

  • Tuition fee payable (less MOE Tuition Grant*)
  • Living allowance of $5,800 per annum
  • One-time computer allowance of $2,000. 
*SPR has to apply separately for the MOE Tuition Grant
  • The scholarship is tenable for the normal duration of your full-time Engineering/ Technology-related undergraduate course at the University of your study.
  • Scholars may not concurrently hold any other scholarship, fellowship, bursary, grant, award or allowance without the prior approval of the University.
  • Scholars are required to maintain good academic performance (subject to review every semester) and conduct at all times. Liquidated damages may be imposed due to premature withdrawal or termination of the scholarship by the scholar or the University.
  • Upon graduation, scholars have to serve a 4-year bond by working in an Engineering/Technology-related field in Singapore.

Singapore University of Technology & Design (SUTD) is the Secretariat for UES in AY2024/25. Application period is from 29 April 2024 to 20 May 2024.

  • Click here to access SUTD’s website to submit your application during the application period.


    • Scholarship selection interviews will take place in end June 2024.
    • Only applicants shortlisted for an interview will be informed via e-mail in June.
      Applicants that are not shortlisted will not receive any e-mail communication.