Programs in Singapore: Professional

Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program (ESEP)

The Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program (ESEP) promotes international cooperation through the exchange of defense scientists and engineers (S&E). The program affords opportunities for U.S. military and civilian engineer and scientist personnel to work on-site in allied and friendly countries. Tours run for a period of 1-2 years, and can be preceded by a 6-month language training course. Candidates must have completed a degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Medicine (STEM) field, and have relative experience. Candidates must also apply from countries that currently hold a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Singapore.

Agencies Involved: The Department of Defence

Key Dates: Check website for updated information.


NatSteel Holdings Scholarship

The NatSteel Holdings Scholarship allows students looking to pursue a career in the steel market to experience 2-year internships at Singaporean steel mills. Candidates must have completed a portion of undergraduate study in a foreign country, and must have majored in engineering.

Agencies Involved: NatSteel Holdings

Key Dates: Check website for updated information.


Singapore Millennium Scholarship

The Singapore Millennium Scholarship provides funding for full-time research at a Singapore-based university or Institute to Graduate and Post-doctoral students, as well as medical professionals. Awards can be redeemed at the National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University or Research Institutes in Singapore. Programs run for periods of 2 years for graduate level students, and 4 years for post-doctoral and professional candidates.

Agencies Involved: Singapore Millennium Foundation, Ltd.

Key Dates: Check website for updated information.