Students with A levels should generally offer at least 10 Academic Units (AUs). General paper (GP), Project Work (PW), Mother Tongue Language (MTL) at A-level (except MTL-B) or Higher MTL at O-level and other H1 subjects are considered as 1 AU. H2 subjects, including Knowledge and Inquiry (KI), are considered as 2 AUs. H3 subjects are considered as 1 AU.Students with qualifications such as the International Baccalaureate (IB), NUS High School are also eligible to be considered for Healthcare Scholarships. Students with polytechnic diplomas should be on track to graduate with at least a Diploma with Merit.
Healthcare scholarships are awarded based on merit. All applicants will be assessed equally based on their passion in healthcare, academic and co-curricular achievements, leadership qualities, as well as communication and interpersonal skills, regardless of their school or education pathways.
MOHH takes a holistic approach when assessing a candidate for a Healthcare Scholarship. Beyond academic excellence, we will also consider your interest in public healthcare and other relevant information, in competition with the other applications received. Candidates with strong compensating factors like outstanding achievements in their non-academic achievements, and community could still be considered for Healthcare Scholarships on a case-by-case basis.
Candidates should have at least one semester of results and studying at either local polytechnic or local/overseas universities in a relevant Health Science discipline. For students currently pursuing Nursing in our local polytechnics, they should have consistent good results and be on track to graduate with at least a Diploma with Merit.For current undergraduates, they should be on track to graduate with at least a Second Class (Upper) Honours, or equivalent.
Candidates should preferably have at least one remaining year of academic studies at the point of application for a Healthcare Merit Award (Mid-Term).
Students should be on track to graduate with at least a Diploma with Merit in Nursing.
You can apply for the Healthcare Merit Award (Degree Conversion) to pursue your degree conversion programme in nursing either at local or overseas universities.
Candidates who are currently under cluster sponsorship for their diploma studies are required to seek their cluster’s support to apply for the Healthcare Merit Award (Degree Conversion) under MOHH. They will also need to declare that they are currently under cluster sponsorship in their scholarship application form.
Successful candidates will be required to serve out the bond for the Healthcare Merit Award (Degree Conversion) consecutively with their sponsorship bond within the same cluster. The total bond period is capped at six years.
MOHH may consider sending outstanding candidates for their degree conversion studies at reputable recognised overseas universities.
Students with outstanding GCE ‘O’ level results of ELR2B2 of 10 points & below and have applied for entry into the nursing diploma programme at Nanyang Polytechnic or Ngee Ann Polytechnic are eligible to apply for the Integrated Nursing Scholarship.
No. The Integrated Nursing Scholarship is only available to Singapore Citizens.
Integrated Nursing Scholarship recipients will need to fulfil their NS obligations before commencing their nursing degree conversion.
For the full-term scholarship, candidates should achieve outstanding O-level results, A-level results, diploma with merit/distinction or equivalent qualifications (e.g. International Baccalaureate or NUS high school diploma) and have applied to take up nursing studies in a local educational institution (Nanyang Polytechnic / Ngee Ann Polytechnic / National University of Singapore).For the mid-term scholarship, candidates should achieve outstanding academic results and be on track to graduate with at least a diploma with merit/distinction (for current diploma students), or at least Second Class (Upper) Honours or equivalent (for current undergraduates). Candidates should also be a current nursing student in a local educational institution (Nanyang Polytechnic / Ngee Ann Polytechnic / National University of Singapore).For the degree conversion scholarship, candidates should achieve outstanding academic results, and be on track to graduate with at least a diploma with merit/distinction and have applied to take up a post-registration nursing degree in MOHH-approved local or overseas universities.
You may wish to consider applying for the Healthcare Administration Scholarship, where you can pursue a general degree and serve as a Healthcare Administrator in one of our public healthcare institutions. As a Healthcare Administrator, you can look forward to opportunities in policy formulation and different aspects of hospital operations where you will play a key role to ensure delivery of quality and effective healthcare services to patients and their caregivers.
Students with A levels should generally offer at least 10 Academic Units (AUs). Students with equivalent qualifications such as the International Baccalaureate (IB), NUS High School and polytechnic diplomas are also eligible to apply for the Healthcare Administration Scholarship.
Candidates should obtain at least a Second Class (Upper) Honours degree in general disciplines to be eligible for the Healthcare Graduate Studies Award.
For PSC Scholarship (Medicine/Dentistry), you must have completed at least one year of studies in Medicine or Dentistry programmes at NUS, NTU or Duke-NUS Medical School, possess good academic and CCA records and not be in your final year of studies.
No. It is not necessary to secure university application before or at the point of applying for a Healthcare Scholarship. Nonetheless, you should indicate in your scholarship application the universities and courses that you intend to apply to.
For PSC Scholarship (Medicine/ Dentistry) (Mid-Term), please refer to PSC website