The EDB Scholarship is awarded to outstanding young talent who are keen to join EDB in developing industries for a dynamic and globally competitive Singapore economy, and creating good jobs for Singaporeans. Find out how the EDB Scholarship opens up an exciting and enriching world of possibilities for you.


Application & Selection


If you would like to be part of a team of exceptional EDB officers who makes significant difference to Singapore’s economy and the lives of Singaporeans, we invite you to submit your application for the EDB Scholarship here.

The application comprises the Application Form, Essay and submission of relevant documents. Please set aside at least 30 minutes to complete the Application Form and Essay.

The application for the 2018 EDB Scholarship cycle will open from 2 October 2017 to 31 December 2017.

Please note that this is the only application window for the 2018 EDB Scholarship. Only completed applications will be considered.


Candidates who are assessed to be a good fit will be invited to participate in the EDB Scholarship interviews. You will have the opportunity to discuss real problem statements and recommend solutions during the interviews. You will also be able to meet members of the EDB senior management team should you proceed to the Final Panel Interview.

We regret to inform you that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.