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Healthcare Merit Award

Healthcare Merit Award

This is awarded to promising students with strong academic track records and a passion to pursue careers in public healthcare.

Healthcare Merit Scholarship

This is awarded to outstanding individuals who are passionate about Singapore’s public healthcare while demonstrating academic excellence, strong leadership qualities and community spirit.

Post award, all Healthcare Merit Award ​recipients will be monitored and assessed for their suitability for an upgrade to Healthcare Merit Scholarship .

Ang Xu Kai,
Diagnostic Radiography
Success is about earning my patients’ trust and guiding them on their journey to recovery.
HMA  

 

Full-Term
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Mid-Term
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Degree Conversion
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Full-Term
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Offered to recent A-Level, Diploma or equivalent qualification (e.g. International Baccalaureate (IB) or NUS high school diploma) graduates.

Mid-Term
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Offered to students currently pursuing a Diploma in Nursing at a local polytechnic, pursuing a relevant health science degree at local universities or MOHH-approved overseas universities.

Degree Conversion
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Offered to third-year Nursing diploma students or recent Diploma in Nursing graduates who are keen to pursue a degree conversion course at Singapore Institute of Technology or MOHH-approved overseas universities

  • Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident who is willing to take up Singapore citizenship
  • Good co-curricular activities record and strong leadership qualities
  • Passion for serving in the public healthcare sector
  • Good communication skills

Full-Term

  • Achieve outstanding A-level results (offered at least 10 academic units), diploma with merit/distinction or equivalent qualifications, (e.g. International Baccalaureate (IB) or NUS high school diploma)

Mid-Term

  • Achieve outstanding academic results and 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)
  • Have completed at least one semester of study in health science disciplines at local polytechnics, local universities or MOHH-approved overseas universities

Degree Conversion

  • Achieve outstanding academic results, on track to graduate with at least a diploma with merit/distinction

Full-Term

  • Tuition and compulsory fees
  • Monthly allowances
  • Pre-study allowance
  • Return economy airfare (for overseas study only)
  • Clinical placement expense (for overseas study only)
  • Sponsorship for approved developmental programmes
  • Commencement award
  • Distinction award (for scholars who graduate with at least Second Class (Upper) Honours or equivalent)

Mid-Term

  • Tuition and compulsory fees (back payment from year one of study)
  • Monthly allowances and Sponsorship for approved developmental programmes (from the point of award onwards)
  • Distinction award (for scholars who graduate with at least Second Class (Upper) Honours or equivalent)

Degree Conversion

  • Same benefits as Healthcare Merit Award (Full-Term)

Full/Mid-Term

Degree Conversion

  • Nursing

Full/Mid-Term

Country of Study
  • Local
  • Overseas
Bond Period
  • 4 years
  • 6 years

Degree Conversion

Country of Study
  • Local
  • Overseas
Bond Period
  • 3 years
  • 3 years

Applications are opened annually from September to March the following year. Interviews will be conducted from January to June each year.

Please do note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

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