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HTX (Home Team Science and Technology Agency) Scholarship

Are you passionate about science and technology? Are you driven by the desire to create, innovate and harness cutting edge technology to enhance Home Team agencies’ operations which includes solving crimes, saving lives and protecting public spaces?

If you answered yes to both, the HTX scholarship is an opportunity for you to carve out a career in science and tech, while making meaningful contributions to the Home Team and the people around you!

Home to scientists, engineers and boundless innovation, HTX develops and delivers cutting edge technologies to empower the Home Team. Our technologies are used to save lives, secure our borders, safeguard our data and systems and enhance public safety and security.

HTX believes in grooming its future leaders today. If you would like to take an active role in shaping Home Team and its operations, we invite you to join us as a scholar to explore the multitude of opportunities awaiting you in fields such as Science, Engineering and Digital.

Scholarship Details

Career trackOffered by
Specialist – Science & Technology HTX (Home Team Science & Technology Agency)
Country of studyCourse of study
Local or overseas universities

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics disciplines

Application periodBond period
Applications will open in September 2024.
  • 4 years for local studies

  • 5 years for studies in non-English speaking countries

  • 6 years for studies in English speaking countries

The bond period starts on the day Scholarship recipients assume official duty after completing their studies.

Award Value and Benefits


Tuition fees and other approved charges


Monthly overseas or local maintenance allowance (including accommodation)


Pre-studies allowance e.g. warm clothing, computer


Return economy class airfare*


Sponsorship of Master’s and exchange programmes (if requirements are met)

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Vacation Attachment Programme 

*for selected scholarship tiers


  • Singapore Citizen or SPR who is intending to take up Singapore Citizenship
  • Have strong leadership qualities and potential
  • Possess strong interest in Science and Technology sector and safeguarding the safety and security of Singapore
  • Have good academic and Co-Curricular Activities (CCAs) records
  • Have a GCE A-Levels, International Baccalaureate, Polytechnic, NUS High School, or other high school diploma/certificate
  • Current Undergraduate students (not in final year of studies) may also apply. Click here for more details on a mid-term scholarship.


Your Leadership Journey

As part of the HTX team, you will work closely with the Home Team Departments to develop and deliver S&T capabilities to safeguard national security.

As you grow alongside HTX, you will be exposed to professional development opportunities such as varied postings and attachments, professional training and overseas study trips which will enrich your technical expertise. You will also help to drive organisation-wide initiatives and be involved in multi-disciplinary project teams which would expose you to a broad range of issues and stakeholders, which allow you to further hone your general leadership and management skills.