The Singapore Police Force Scholarship

The Singapore Police Force Scholarship (The SPF Scholarship) is one of the most prestigious scholarships awarded by the Public Service Commission. It is awarded to candidates who have shown outstanding leadership qualities, possess impeccable integrity and have a strong interest in policing work to safeguard our nation. 


Courses / Disciplines Most disciplines except Medicine, Dentistry, and Architecture
Universities / Institutions Renowned overseas or local universities
Value & Benefits

- Tuition and other approved fees

- Monthly overseas or local maintenance allowance

- Pre-studies allowance (e.g. settling-in, warm clothing, computer)

- Return airfare for attachment programme

- Sponsorship for Masters and exchange programmes (if requirements are met)

- Full salary for the duration of study

- National Service disruption


- Singapore citizens or permanent residents intending to take up Singapore citizenship

- Good co-curricular activities (CCA) records and physical fitness (PES A or B)

- GCE ‘A’ Levels (with at least 10 academic units), International Baccalaureate (IB), Polytechnic Diploma (with Merit) or equivalent

- Display strong leadership qualities and excel in Officer Cadet School (OCS) (if applicable)

- Keen interest in a career with the SPF

Bond Duration

6 years bond (English speaking countries)

5 years bond (Non-English speaking countries)

4 years bond (Local Studies)

Offered by SPF
Career Development

You will be rotated through regular postings to acquire investigation acumen, policy conceptualisation skills as well as command and leadership abilities in the first six years of your career.

You will also be emplaced on the Public Service Leadership Programme where you will acquire specialist knowledge and capabilities to take on key leadership positions in the Singapore Police Force, if you meet the criteria.

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