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Community Care Scholarship

Community Care Scholarship

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This is awarded to individuals with strong academic track records and a passion to lead and make a difference in community care.

Jerome Lim,
Physiotherapy
I choose to serve in the community care sector as I want to make a positive difference in the life of seniors and their loved ones.
HMA

 

Full-Term
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Mid-Term
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Degree Conversion
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Administration

 

Post-graduate
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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 relevant health science degree at local universities or MOHH-approved overseas universities.

Degree Conversion
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Offered to existing Allied Health Professionals who are keen to pursue a degree conversion course at local universities or MOHH-approved overseas universities.

Administration

Not applicable for this cycle

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

Mid-Term: Offered to current undergraduates pursuing non-healthcare related disciplines.

Post-graduate
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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*
  • Good co-curricular activities record and strong leadership skills
  • Strong interest to serve in the community
  • Good communication skills

*Community Care Scholarship (Administration): Singapore Citizens only.

Full-Term

  • Achieve outstanding A-Level results, 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 Second Class (Upper) Honours or Equivalent
  • Have completed at least one semester of study in health science disciplines at local universities or MOHH-approved overseas universities

Degree Conversion

  • Achieve outstanding results with a diploma with merit/ distinction

Administration

Full-Term
  • Achieve outstanding A-Level results, 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 Second Class (Upper) Honours or equivalent

Post-graduate

  • Possess a good university degree (Second Class (Upper) Honours or equivalent)
  • Good track record of work achievements (if applicable)

Full-Term

  • Tuition and compulsory fees
  • Monthly allowances
  • Pre-study allowance
  • Return economy airfare (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 Community Care Scholarship (Full-Term)

  • Salary for Allied Health Professionals undertaking post-registration degree studies with more than one year of work experience in the community setting

Administration

Full-Term

  • Tuition and compulsory fees
  • Monthly allowances
  • Pre-study allowance
  • Overseas exchange allowance (if applicable)

Mid-Term

  • One-time grant as partial coverage for university-related expenses

Post-graduate

  • 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

Full/Mid-Term

Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy and Social Work

Degree Conversion

Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy

Administration

All disciplines except for Medicine, Dentistry and other healthcare related disciplines.

Post-graduate

Speech Therapy

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

Administration

Full-Term

  • 3 years bond for studies at SIT
  • 4 years bond for studies at NUS/NTU/SMU/SUSS/SUTD

Mid-Term

  • 2 to 3 years bond for local or overseas studies

Post-graduate

Local Study

  • 2 years bond for up to 12 months of study
  • 3 years bond for 12 to 24 months of study

Overseas Study

  • 3 years bond for up to 12 months of study
  • 4 years bond for 12 to 24 months of study

Community Care Scholarship (Full-Term, Mid-Term and Degree Conversion):
Applications are opened annually from September to March the following year. Interviews will be conducted from January to June each year.

Community Care Scholarship (Administration):
Applications are opened annually from January to March. Interviews will be conducted from April to June each year.

Community Care Scholarship (Postgraduate):
Applications are opened annually from September to February 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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