November 30, 2023
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URA Scholarship Application Online Portal 

See how you can apply for the URA scholarship using the application guide. Follow the step-by-step guide outlined below to initiate your application.

Here is all you need to know about the URA scholarships and the requirements for qualification.

URA Scholarship Review

URA – Urban Redevelopment Authority

The Urban Redevelopment Authority is a government agency aimed at looking for better and innovative ways to deliver our mission to make Singapore a great city to live, work and play in.

They also offer scholarships to bright students to study within and outside the country.

What Does the Scholarship cover?

  1. School fees and other required costs
  2. A maintenance payment each month
  3. Pre-study funding
  4. Economy round-trip flight

Who is Eligible for URA Scholarship?

The URA scholarship is available to exceptional students with good leadership qualities. Scholarship interviews, as well as activity-based and psychometric evaluations, are all part of the selection process.

 Urban Redevelopment Authority Scholarship Programs

Urban Redevelopment Authority offers two scholarship programs:

  • URA Overseas / Local Scholarship

Stipend for Overseas scholarship

  1. School fees and other required costs
  2. A maintenance payment each month
  3. Economy round-trip flight

Funding for Local scholarship

  1. School fees and additional required costs
  2. A maintenance payment each month
  • URA Overseas/ Local Scholarship (Mid-Course)

Funding for overseas scholarship

  1. Tuition and additional compulsory fees
  2. Back-payment of tuition fees
  3. Monthly maintenance allowance
  4. Return economy airfare

Stipend for local scholarship

  1. Tuition and additional compulsory fees
  2. Monthly maintenance allowance
  3. Back-payment of tuition fees

URA Scholarship Courses

  • Architecture/Urban Design
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer/Data Science
  • Economics
  • Environmental Engineering/Studies
  • Geography
  • Information Systems Management
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Mathematics/Statistics
  • Political Science
  • Real Estate
  • Sociology
  • Town/Urban Planning

URA Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for the URA scholarships, applicants must possess the following:

  • Good ‘A’ level/IB/Polytechnic/University results
  • Good CCA record
  • Leadership qualities

How to Apply 

To apply for URA Scholarships, applicants need to go to the Brightsparks portal. The application process takes up to four stages to complete:

  1. Applicants take an online writing test.
  2. The second stage is the preliminary interview.
  3. Third, the assessment center.
  4. Applicants take the final interview.

After the fourth and final stage, the applicants will receive an update on their application.

Note: The URA scholarship application is online.

Scholarship Deadline

The scholarship application starts on January 1 and ends on March 6. Applicants must endeavor to apply before the closing date. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to join us for the assessment sessions between March to the end of April.

Contact Number

Trina: 6329 3399 

Cheraine: 6329 3398


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