BCA Undergraduate Scholarship

BCA Undergraduate / Mid-term Scholarship

The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) offers young talents exciting opportunities to shape a Safe, High Quality, Sustainable and Friendly Built environment for Singapore.

We believe in providing opportunities for young talents to learn, grow and develop professionally. At BCA, you will benefit from our comprehensive career development opportunities tailored for you:

  • Job rotations
  • Secondment to public agencies
  • Attachments to private firms
  • Cross-functional study and project teams
  • Mentor/Buddy scheme
  • Specialised Training / Milestone Programmes
  • Minimum of 8 weeks internship with BCA

Take the first step now and join us in the Built Environment sector! You will be rewarded with a fulfilling career with professional development, learning opportunities and most importantly, a chance to make a difference in shaping Singapore’s built environment.

Application process

You may submit your application for the BCA Undergraduate / Mid-Term Scholarships via the BrightSparks portal. 

Early Cycle: 1 November 2023 to 31 January 2024

Main Cycle: 1 February 2024 to 22 March 2024

Eligibility criteria

  • Singaporean or Singapore Permanent Resident
  • Outstanding GCE ‘O’ & ‘A’ Level / NUS High / International Baccalaureate (IB) / Diploma Results
  • Outstanding University results (for current undergraduates)
  • Good track record of co-curricular activities
  • Strong leadership qualities and interest in a public service career

Courses and Universities

BCA Local Full-Time and Mid-Term Undergraduate Scholarship
Tenable for studies in NUS, NTU, SIT, SUTD and SMU

BCA Overseas Undergraduate Scholarship
Tenable for studies in reputable overseas universities (e.g. in the UK and the US)

Applying for the scholarship with a confirmed university place would be preferable but you may also apply for the scholarship concurrently with your university applications.

We welcome applicants who are interested to study in one of these courses:

  • Architecture
  • Architecture & Sustainable Design
  • Building related disciplines
  • Data Science
  • Economics
  • Engineering (Civil / Structural / Mechanical / Electrical)
  • Project & Facilities Management
  • Smart-City Management & Technology
  • Sustainable Built Environment

Value of Scholarship

  • All tuition fees and compulsory fees
  • Monthly maintenance allowance
  • Other allowances (book, computer, pre-studies)
  • Sponsorship for student summer/winter exchange programme
  • Return economy airfare (for overseas studies)
  • Internship attachment with BCA
  • Mentor/Buddy scheme to support your studies and career plans  

Bond duration

  • Local undergraduate / mid-term scholarship: 4 years
  • Overseas undergraduate scholarship: 6 years

Selection process

Scholarship Selection Process

Join us now and submit your application to us at BrightSparks Portal

Other Enquiries

For more information, please email to:

Ms Jennifer Koh – jennifer_koh@bca.gov.sg / 68044121
Ms Siti Rahmat – siti_rahmat@bca.gov.sg / 68044128


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