ASEAN Scholarship for Indonesia

These ASEAN scholarships are for students from Indonesia joining Secondary 1 or Secondary 3 in selected Singapore secondary schools. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply.

MOE offers scholarships to bright young students from ASEAN countries and China to study in Singapore. We partner various organisations to administer these scholarships.

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

Indonesia nationals who:

  • Are proficient in English.
  • Have done consistently well in school examinations.
  • Have a good record of participation in co-curricular activities.

Types of scholarships

Type of scholarship Year of birth Current school level Tenure of scholarship
Secondary 1 2007 to 2009 SD 6 or SMP 1 6 years
Secondary 3 2005 to 2007 SMP 2 or 3 4 years

Each scholarship leads to the Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level certificate or similar qualification.

The scholarship is renewed each year based on the scholar's performance in school.

Benefits

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.

KEY DATES

Wed, 19 May to Mon, 28 Jun 2021

Apply

Submit your application online.

Sep to Oct 2021 (tentative)

Attend selection test and interview

Shortlisted candidates will be informed at least 1 week in advance to attend the selection test and interview.

The selection test and interview may be held in the following cities if there are enough shortlisted candidates:

  • Jakarta
  • Surabaya
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Oct to Dec 2021 (tentative)

Award of scholarship

Successful applicants will be notified via email.

Oct to Dec 2021 (tentative)

Arrive in Singapore

How to apply

You can apply online from now till Monday, 28 June 2021.

Apply now

Please note that the system cannot be accessed from 2pm on Saturday, 5 June 2021 to 2pm on Sunday, 6 June 2021.

If you have any questions about the application process, refer to the Frequently Asked Questions or contact our Customer Service Centre.