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.


Who we look for

EDB is always on a lookout for young and dynamic individuals with a passion and commitment to lead and contribute to Singapore’s economy.

Besides excellent academic results and a remarkable track record in co-curricular activities, we seek individuals who have the drive, initiative, resilience, creativity and embody a “can-do” spirit to chart industry strategies and address pertinent issues. At the same time, we want people who can be adept at building lasting partnerships with companies and fellow government agencies for successful outcomes. You should also possess the values of care, integrity, teamwork, imagination, courage, and excellence. 

To be eligible for the EDB Scholarship, applicants should

  • Be fulfilling the final year of education in an education institution that offers GCE A Levels, polytechnic diploma with merit or equivalent qualifications (e.g. International Baccalaureate (IB) or high school diploma); or
  • Have received the results not more than 2 years back.