Local Merit Scholarship

The Local Merit Scholarship (LMS) supports highly qualified and promising individuals with an undergraduate education at a local university before starting their careers in one of the Home Team Departments. An LMS scholar will be given opportunities to take on leadership positions in the Home Team.  


Eligibility LMS
Value of Award LMS
courses LMS

Most disciplines in local universities (except Medicine, Dentistry and Architecture).

*Applicants intending to pursue a degree in Law will not be called to the Bar while serving in the Home Team

Condition of Award

You will be bonded for four years, commencing the day you assume official duty after completing your studies.


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

You will also have the opportunity to be emplaced on the Public Service Leadership Programme where you will acquire specialist knowledge and capabilities to take on key leadership positions in the Home Team Departments, if you meet the criteria.


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