Deadline: 31 August 2021

SAF Merit Scholarship for Female Applicants (Mindef Scholarship Centre)

Scholarship Provider: MINDEF Scholarship Centre

The SAF Merit Scholarship equips you with a world-class education and exposes you to training that will develop your operational know-how and expertise relevant to the organisation. You will be trained to meet the challenges of the new security environment and to lead your people to fulfil the mission.

Course of Study:

Most Courses. Applicants intending to pursue a degree in Law will not be called to the Bar while serving in the SAF.

Tenable Universities/Institutions:

SMU, SUTD, SIT, Renowned Overseas Universities, NUS, NTU

Tenable Period:


Bond Period:

6 Years (Overseas), 6 Years (Local)

  • Tuition Fees: Yes
  • Exam Fees: Yes
  • Hostel Fees : Yes
  • Monthly Allowance ($) : Yes
  • Annual Value of Award (Mid-Term):


  • Salary : Yes
  • One-Time Return Airfare (overseas) : Yes
  • Other Return Airfare (overseas): Yes
  • Settling-In Allowance (overseas) : Yes
  • Excess Baggage (overseas) : Yes
  • Clothing Allowance (overseas) : Yes
  • Medical Insurance (overseas) : Yes
  • Book Allowance : No
  • Computer Loan / Grant ($) : Yes
  • Attachment During Vacation : Yes
  • Other Benefits :

    Opportunity for sponsorship of overseas programme and Masters

    Renowned universities (also military academies)

Nationality: Singapore Citizen
Excellent ‘A’ Level / IB / NUS High:


Excellent ‘O’ Level:


Polytechnic Dip without ‘A’ Level:


Excellent CCA:


Proven Leadership:


Undergrads May Apply:


Completed NS (Male):





Qualify for OCS, strong interest in military career