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MOE Pre-University Scholarship

Scholarships of up to $2,400 per year are offered to top-performing Pre-University 1 students. Learn about it.

This scholarship is offered to top Pre-University 1 students who have achieved outstanding academic results and excelled in co-curricular and other activities.

It is awarded for 2 years. The award covers an annual allowance of $750 and school fees based on Singapore Citizen’s rates less any subsidies, subject to annual cap of $2,400, as long as the student meets the renewal criteria.

Who is eligible

Singapore Citizens, or non-Citizens with at least 1 parent who is a Singapore Citizen, who:

  • Have done consistently well in school and obtained an aggregate score of 8 points or less (without bonus points deduction) in their GCE O-Level examinations for English and Higher Mother Tongue, or Mother Tongue and 5 relevant subjects as in the Pre-University admission criteria, or equivalent based on the school's internal assessment.
  • Have good co-curricular activities record.
  • Have good conduct record.
Additional requirements Scholarship recipients must not be concurrent recipients of any other MOE scholarships except the Edusave Scholarships for Independent Schools (ESIS).
 How to apply

For IP students:

Application for 2025 cycle will start in mid-October 2024.

For all other students:

Application for 2025 cycle will start in mid-January 2025. 

 Selection for interview

If you are in the Integrated Programme, your school will nominate you for the scholarship selection interview which commences in early March.

If you are not in the Integrated Programme, you will be invited for the scholarship selection interview based on your GCE O-Level examination results. Interviews commence in early April.

Announcement of results Successful candidates will be notified in August.

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