Health Sciences Scholarships

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The National Healthcare Group, SingHealth and Alexandra Health are offering scholarships to good GCE ‘A’ level students to pursue Health Science courses in Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Diagnostic Radiography, Radiation Therapy, tenable in Nanyang Polytechnic, followed by an overseas university.


Health Science Professionals are key members of the healthcare teams in our hospitals, clinics and step-down care facilities like nursing homes. Their contributions are becoming increasingly important because of their involvement in the detection and management of major diseases such as cancer and stroke as well as other chronic conditions common to a rapidly ageing population such as Singapore's.


Terms of scholarship 

Courses of Study:

The scholarship is available for students pursuing the following courses:

  • Physiotherapy

  • Occupational Therapy

  • Diagnostic Radiography

  • Radiation Therapy


Tenure of award

First 3 years in Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) and final year in an overseas university.


Value of award:

For the 3 years in Nanyang Polytechnic

  • monthly allowance

  • tuition fees


For the final year in an Overseas University

  • maintenance allowance

  • tuition fees

  • return economy class airfare

  • warm clothing allowance

  • special allowance for clinical placement if applicable



  • Admission to any of the specified Diploma courses at Nanyang Polytechnic.

  • Applicants should be Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident.

  • Applicants should be Science students with good "A" level results.

  • Possess a good co-curricular (CCA) record

  • For applicants intending to pursue the Diagnostic Radiography or Radiation Therapy course, the preferred Science subject is Physics at G.C.E. "A" level.


Condition of Award:

4 years' bond to be served at a restructured hospital or healthcare institution.



Suitable candidates will be granted scholarship subject to admission to the Diploma course at Nanyang Polytechnic and meeting the entry requirements specified by the University of Sydney


The scholarship application forms can be obtained from the two healthcare clusters.


Further information:

Interested applicants who require further information may contact:


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