ASEAN Scholarship for Thailand

These ASEAN scholarships are for students from Thailand joining Secondary 3 or Pre-university 1 in selected Singapore secondary schools or junior colleges. 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

Thailand 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 Results required Duration of scholarship
Secondary 3 2005 to 2007 Mathayom 1 and 2, or Mathayom 2 and 3 with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3 and above in your final year results. 4 years
Pre-university 2003 to 2004 Mathayom 3 and 4, or Mathayom 4 and 5 with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3 and above in your final year results. 2 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.


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.


Thu, 18 Mar to Sun, 16 May 2021


Submit your application online.

July 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 Bangkok.

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)

Secondary 3 scholarship recipients: arrive in Singapore

Jan 2022 (tentative)

Pre-university 1 scholarship recipients: arrive in Singapore

How to apply

You can apply online from now till Sunday, 16 May 2021.

Apply now

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