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Healthcare Graduate Studies Award

Healthcare Graduate Studies Award

This postgraduate scholarship is awarded to individuals who are keen to join the public healthcare sector while demonstrating academic excellence and community spirit. You will be part of a team of healthcare professionals providing direct care to patients or you will work with policy makers or IT systems professionals to improve the Singapore public healthcare system.

Choo Jun Hao,
Public Health
The Healthcare Graduate Studies Award has provided me with a valuable opportunity to pursue my postgraduate studies overseas in a discipline I am highly passionate about.
HMA  
Faith Chen,
Nursing
I realised that health is wealth and nurses are uniquely positioned to care for the sick. I am motivated to be part of this profession that makes a positive difference.

 

Full-Term

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Full-Term

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Offered to final-year undergraduates or recent university graduates who are keen to pursue a master’s degree in selected health science or healthcare-related disciplines.

  • Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident who is willing to take up Singapore citizenship
  • Possess a good university degree (Second Class (Upper) Honours or equivalent)
  • Good track record of work achievements (if applicable)
  • Good co-curricular activities record and strong leadership qualities
  • Passion for serving in the public healthcare sector
  • Good communication skills
  • *HGSA (Nursing): Posses a good (non-nursing) university degree (Second Class (Upper) Honours or equivalent)
  • Tuition and compulsory fees
  • Monthly allowances
  • Pre-study allowance (for overseas study only)
  • Return economy airfare (for overseas study only)
  • Sponsorship for approved developmental programmes
  • Audiology: Audiologists diagnose, treat and monitor patients with hearing-related disorders as well as help them cope with their hearing loss. Local and overseas universities.
  • Biostatistics: Biostatisticians collect and examine data for clinical trials and epidemiological (health and disease control) studies. Overseas universities
  • Business Analytics: Using data to predict trends, analysts help healthcare institutions make evidence-based decisions. They also evaluate the effectiveness of intervention programmes and provide inputs to policymakers. Local universities.
  • Clinical Psychology: Clinical psychologists assess, diagnose and treat mental and behavioural disorders in hospitals or community settings. They also design and implement mental health programmes. Local and overseas universities. Must have a good Honours degree in Psychology with a research thesis to demonstrate core research skills.
  • Epidemiology: Epidemiologists are medical investigators who research the frequency and distribution of epidemics and diseases within the human population. Overseas universities.
  • Health Economics: Health economists study the function of healthcare systems and health-affecting behaviours to help review healthcare policy. Overseas universities.
  • Medical Informatics: Medical informaticists develop and maintain medical systems, software applications and databases for doctors, nurses and other clinical users. Overseas universities.
  • Nursing: A highly-skilled and well-rounded profession with diverse responsibilities, nurses have exciting opportunities to develop their clinical skills to an advanced level, or move into management, teaching or research. Overseas universities.
  • Public Health: Public Health officers promote health by reducing the burden of communicable diseases through effective disease control and preventive programmes. Local and overseas universities.
  • Speech Therapy: Speech therapists diagnose and treat patients suffering from voice problems, cognition or swallowing disorders due to stroke, brain injury and degenerative disorders. Local and overseas universities.
Period of Study
  • Up to 12 months
  • More than 12 months (capped at 24 months)
Local Study
  • 2 years bond
  • 3 years bond
Overseas Study
  • 3 years bond
  • 4 years bond
Discipline Scholarship application deadline
Epidemiology 18 November 2018
Public Health
Clinical Psychology 9 December 2018
Business/Data Analytics 16 December 2018
Medical Informatics 7 February 2019
Audiology 24 February 2019
Biostatistics 11 May 2019
Health Economics
Nursing
Speech Therapy

Interviews will be conducted from October 2018 to January 2019 for the following disciplines: Public Health, Epidemiology, Clinical Psychology & Business/Data Analytics.

Interviews will be conducted from February 2019 to June 2019 for the following disciplines: Biostatistics, Health Economics, Audiology, Medical Informatics, Nursing & Speech Therapy.

Please do note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

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