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MOE Teaching Scholarships/Award (Mid-Term)

MOE Teaching Scholarships/Award

We are looking for undergraduates with a strong interest in teaching and who are passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of students.

If a fulfilling and rewarding career in teaching is what you are looking for, take your first step by applying for our MOE Teaching Scholarships/ Award (Mid-Term).

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Scholarship Details

The MOE Teaching Scholarships/Award are offered to individuals who possess a passion for teaching. As a recipient of the MOE Teaching Scholarships/Award, you will be sponsored for your undergraduate tuition fees and receive an allowance.

You will also be given developmental opportunities to prepare you for an enriching career as a future educator. After you have begun your career as an educator and depending on your performance and potential, you may have the opportunity to take on key positions in the school or be deployed to the MOE Headquarters.

You may be offered the MOE Teaching Award (TA), MOE Teaching Scholarship (TS) or the MOE Education Merit Scholarship (EMS).

Scholarship Value and Benefits

  • Tuition fees and other approved charges
  • Monthly maintenance and pre-studies allowance
  • Return economy airfare, if you are studying overseas
  • Developmental programmes, such as school attachments, during your undergraduate studies
  • Approved student exchange programmes, summer programmes and CCAs
  • Possibility of sponsorship of Master’s degree (if requirements are met)
  • 4 years for local studies
  • 5 years for studies in non-English speaking countries
  • 6 years for studies in English speaking countries 

After completing your undergraduate degree, you will enrol in the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) programme at the National Institute of Education (NIE) for teacher training.

The PGDE programme at NIE comes with a 3-year bond. This will be served concurrently with your scholarship bond. The discharge of your bond period starts on the day you complete your PGDE training. The period of your PGDE training would not be counted towards the discharge of the 3-year PGDE bond.

  • Be a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident who is willing to take up Singapore Citizenship
  • Currently pursuing relevant teaching subjects at a local or overseas university
  • Application should be made before the final year of your undergraduate studies
  • Demonstrate strong passion for, and understanding of, the education service
  • Demonstrate strong leadership qualities and potential