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Singapore’s ASEAN Scholarship for the Philippines NOW OPEN

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Singapore’s Ministry of Education (MOE) offers scholarships to outstanding young ASEAN and Chinese students to study in Singapore. Application for the ASEAN scholarship for the Philippines is now open.

Deadline of Application: May 13, 2022

What is ASEAN Scholarship?

This ASEAN Scholarship is for students from the Philippines entering Secondary 3 in selected Singapore secondary schools.

Secondary 3 is usually for students between the ages of 15 and 18, whereas Pre-University is for two-year or three-year studies at junior colleges. 


Filipino nationals who:

  • Are born from 2 January 2006 to 1 January 2009 (between 12 and 18 years old)
  • Currently in Grade 9 or above
  • Are proficient in English
  • Have done consistently well in school examinations
  • Have a good record of participation in Co-curricular activities

Duration of the ASEAN scholarship

  • Valid for 4 years from Secondary 3 to Pre-University 2, leading to the Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level certificate or similar qualification.
  • Each year, the scholarship is renewed based on the scholar’s academic performance.


  • Annual allowance with hostel accommodation.
  • Settling-in allowance.
  • Return economy airfare.
  • Fees for school.
  • Examination fees for GCE O-Level and A-Level (once only, as applicable).
  • Subsidized medical benefits and insurance cover for accidents.


  1. The application period began on March 15, 2022, and will end on May 13, 2022. The application must be submitted online. To apply, visit this link.
  2. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a selection test and interview between July and August 2022 (tentative). Candidates who have been shortlisted will be notified at least one week in advance of a selection test and interview in Manila.
  3. Scholarships will be awarded in October 2022 (tentative). Applicants that are chosen will be notified by email.
  4. The successful candidates are expected to fly to Singapore by the end of October 2022 (tentative). 


Can I apply for the scholarship if I am already studying in a Singapore school?

The scholarship is not available to students studying in Singapore schools.

Is it possible to make modifications to my application once I submit it online?

There are no changes that may be made to applications that have already been submitted. Before submitting your application, please double-check that all of the information you provided is valid.

Last year, I applied for the scholarship but failed. Is it possible for me to apply again this year?

You may reapply as long as you meet the scholarship’s eligibility requirements. 

Can I get confirmation that my application/documents have been received?

Applicants who send their scholarship applications online successfully will receive an online acknowledgment with an application number that can be used in future correspondence. – WhatALife!

Source: (moe.gov.sg)

Also read: LIST: Fully Funded Scholarships for International Students

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