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.

Application for 2022 has closed. Join our mailing list to be informed when application opens in 2023.

Who is eligible

Filipino nationals who:

  • Are born on 2 Jan 2007 to 1 Jan 2010
  • 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.


Mar to Apr 2023 (tentative)


Submit your application online.

Jun to Aug 2023 (tentative)

Attend selection test and interview

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Sep 2023 (tentative)

Award of scholarship

Successful applicants will be notified via email.

Oct 2023 (tentative)

Arrive in Singapore

How to apply

Application for 2022 has closed. Join our mailing list to be informed when application opens in 2023.