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SCDF Paramedic Scholarship

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) Paramedic Scholarship provides you with a meaningful and rewarding career in the SCDF. You will read Para-medicine or related disciplines in Emergency Health or Clinical Practice in top universities. Through various postings, you will acquire advanced medical competencies, policy conceptualisation skills, and command abilities to prepare you for key leadership positions.

Scholarship Details

Career trackOffered by
UniformedSingapore Civil Defence Force
Country of studyCourse of study
Local or overseas universitiesPara-medicine or related disciplines in Emergency Health or Clinical Practice
Application period
September - March of the following year

Note: If you are currently an undergraduate, this scholarship is available as a mid-term scholarship.

Value of Award

tuition

Tuition fees and other approved charges

maintenance

Monthly overseas or local maintenance allowance (including accommodation)

pre-studies

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

return-economy

Return economy class airfare (if studying overseas)

master-programme

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

Eligibility

You will need to:

  • Be a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident who intends to take up citizenship
  • Have outstanding academic results:
    • GCE 'A' Levels (with at least 10 academic units)
    • International Baccalaureate (IB)
    • Polytechnic Diploma (with Merit) or equivalent
    • Be on track for graduation with at least 2nd Upper Honours or equivalent. Click here for more details on a mid-term scholarship.
  • Perform well in National Service (for male applicants)
  • Have good Co-Curricular Activity (CCA) records

All MHA scholarships are open to male and female applicants.

Your Leadership Journey

You will be exposed to various areas of work through regular postings to gain staff and command competencies.

If you meet the criteria, you will be placed on the Public Service Leadership Programme (PSLP | Leadership Development Programmes) where you will acquire specialist knowledge and capabilities to take on key leadership positions in the Home Team departments.

Find out more about a career with the Singapore Civil Defence Force.

Bond

You will need to fulfil a bond of:

  • 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 you assume official duty after completing your studies.

How to Apply

Find out the steps in the MHA scholarship application process, what to expect at each stage and how to prepare so you can do your best.

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