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As Singapore’s public housing authority, the Housing and Development Board (HDB) has planned and shaped Singapore’s unique skyline over the past 50 years – building homes and towns, and creating a world-class living environment for all. Today, HDB has built more than one million flats , housing over 80% of Singapore’s population in 23 towns and 3 estates across the island. From homelessness to home ownership and now the development of the Smart HDB Town, HDB is proud to continue shaping the future of public housing.

List of Scholarship Offers Plus Brief Summary of Each Scholarship
Embark on a fulfilling learning journey to redefine public housing and transform lives. Achieve greater heights with the HDB scholarship in one of the following disciplines:

  • Architecture/Urban Design
  • Urban Planning/Geography
  • Engineering (Civil/Electrical/Mechanical)
  • Building/Real Estate
  • Economics/Sociology
  • Actuarial Science/Statistics
  • Computer Engineering / Computer Science
  • Communications & New Media
The HDB Scholarships are open to Singaporeans and Permanent Residents

HDB Undergraduate Scholarship
The HDB Undergraduate Scholarship is offered to A-level, International Baccalaureate or Diploma (or equivalent) students with excellent academic results and CCA records. Scholars will have to fulfill a bond period of 6 years for overseas scholarship or 4 years for local scholarship upon graduation.

HDB Mid-Term Scholarship
The HDB Mid-Term Scholarship is offered to undergraduates with excellent academic results and CCA records to pursue the remaining years of their degree. The bond duration will be dependent on the remaining duration of their studies. Applications for the HDB Mid-Term Scholarship can be submitted throughout the year.

The HDB Specialist Scholarship

Cross the next frontier to build homes of tomorrow with our award winning team of Architects, Engineers and ICT professionals. Join the largest housing developer in Singapore to drive Smart initiatives in enhancing liveability and sustainability in our towns and estates.
Build a specialist career with the HDB Specialist Scholarship in the following disciplines:

  • Architecture
  • Engineering (Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical)
  • Computer Engineering/ Computer Science

The HDB Specialist Scholarship are open to Singaporeans and Permanent Residents.

HDB Undergraduate Specialist Scholarship
The HDB Engineering / Architecture Undergraduate Specialist Scholarship is offered to Singaporeans or Permanent Residents with very good A-level, International Baccalaureate or Diploma (or equivalent) results and CCA records. Scholars will have to fulfill a bond period of 4 years for local sponsorship upon graduation.

HDB Mid-Term Specialist Scholarship
The HDB Mid-Term Specialist Scholarship is offered to Singaporeans or Permanent Residents with very good academic results and CCA records to pursue the remaining years of their degree. The bond duration will be dependent on the remaining duration of their studies.

Value & Benefits of Scholarship / Sponsorship

HDB Overseas Scholarship

  • Tuition and other compulsory fees
  • Overseas allowances (maintenance, warm clothing, books and settling-in allowances)
  • Return economy airfare
  • Vacation attachment with HDB (including return airfare for attachment)
  • Opportunity for sponsorship for approved student exchange programme

HDB Local Scholarship

  • Tuition and other compulsory fees
  • Maintenance, book and hostel allowances
  • Vacation attachment with HDB
  • Opportunity for sponsorship for approved student exchange programme

The HDB Local Specialist Scholarship provides:

  • An annual allowance of $15,500 for Architecture
  • An annual allowance of $15,000 for Engineering
  • An annual allowance of $15,000 for Computer Engineering/ Computer Science

Vacation Attachment
You will be placed on a structured internship during your vacation to allow you to gain first-hand experience of HDB’s business and operations. Scholars will also undergo an orientation and have opportunities to interact with HDB’s Management, and visit our R&D facilities and prominent HDB developments.

Developing Capabilities
We provide many opportunities for our scholars to develop their capabilities and realise their potential through:

  • Job rotations and attachments to Ministry, public agencies and private firms
  • Inter-agency projects
  • Postgraduate scholarships
  • Inter-agency projects
  • Overseas conferences, seminars and study trips

An experienced mentor will also be assigned to guide you in your professional and personal development throughout the course of your studies.

Contact Details
For more information and application details, please visit the HDB InfoWEB at http://www.hdb.gov.sg/scholarship or email scholarship@mailbox.hdb.gov.sg.