(Local scholarship is also open to those who are currently pursuing a degree at the local universities)


  • Singapore Citizen
  • Excellent academic results (A-level, International Baccalaureate)
  • Outstanding university results (for current undergraduates)
  • Active participation in Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) with strong leadership qualities
  • Be medically fit

Course of Study

The scholarship is tenable for all courses of study except medicine and dentistry. Successful applicants are not allowed to change their course of study without SLA's prior approval.


Successful applicants for the SLA Local Scholarship Award are required to stay in the university hostels for at least one academic year.


Successful applicants will serve SLA for a period of 4 years for the local undergraduate scholarship.

Value of Award

The local scholarship covers Tuition and Compulsory Fees, Maintenance, Hostel and Pre-Studies Allowances.

Student Exchange Programme

SLA scholars are encouraged to participate in the overseas Student Exchange Programme offered by the university. Allowances will be covered in accordance with the scholarship policy.


  • Suitable candidates may be offered an internship at SLA to provide them the opportunity to experience the work at SLA and to assess their performance before a scholarship offer.
  • Scholars will also intern with SLA at least once during their studies.

Career Development

There will be a comprehensive learning and development programme that includes the opportunity for exposure to different functional areas and projects.

Selection Process

Candidates shortlisted for the interview will be required to undergo psychometric testing.

Closing Dates:

  • 1st Intake (based on school preliminary exam results) - 13 Jan 2019
    Selection interviews in mid-February
  • 2nd Intake - 2 weeks after the release of GCE 'A' Levels Exam results
    Selection interviews in March