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.

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.

Application for 2021 has closed. Join our mailing list to be informed when application opens in 2022.

Who is eligible

Filipino nationals who:

  • Are born in the years 2005 to 2007.
  • 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.


22 Mar to 24 May 2021


Submit your application online.

Jul to Aug 2021 (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.
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

Application for 2021 has closed. Join our mailing list to be informed when application opens in 2022.