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ASEAN Scholarship for The Philippines

This ASEAN Scholarship is for students from The Philippines joining Secondary 3 in selected Singapore secondary schools. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply.

Students will have opportunities to broaden their horizons and develop important skills such as leadership, communication and other life skills. They can also help to promote goodwill and understanding among young people from different countries and Singapore.

Who is eligible

Filipino nationals who fulfil all the following conditions:

  • Are born on 2 Jan 2008 to 1 Jan 2011.
  • Are currently in Grade 9 or above.
  • Are proficient in English.
  • Have done consistently well in school examinations.
  • Have a good record of participation in Co-curricular activities.

Duration of scholarship

The scholarship is:

  • Valid for 4 years from Secondary 3 to Pre-University 2, leading to the Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level certificate or similar qualification.
  • Renewed each year based on the scholar’s performance in school.


The scholarship covers:

  • Annual allowance with hostel accommodation.
  • Settling-in allowance.
  • Return economy airfare.
  • School fees.
  • Examination fees for GCE O-Level and A-Level (once only, as applicable).
  • Subsidised medical benefits and insurance cover for accidents.


Mon, 8 Jan to Thu, 29 Feb 2024
Mar 2024 (tentative)

Attend selection tests

Shortlisted candidates will be informed at least 1 week in advance to attend the selection tests in Manila. Find out more about the selection tests here.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Apr 2024 (tentative)

Attend selection interview

Shortlisted candidates will be informed at least 1 week in advance to attend a selection interview in Manila.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
May 2024 (tentative)

Award of scholarship

Successful applicants will be notified via email.

Nov 2024 (tentative)

Arrive in Singapore

How to apply

You can apply from now till Thursday, 29 February 2024.

Apply now

Find out how to do so from the user guide.