About The SG Digital Scholarship
The SG Digital Scholarship focuses on developing future leaders for Singapore’s technology and media ecosystem.
From accomplishing your education and career, to spearheading our digital future – we’ll see you through every step as you make your way towards the global stage.
Get connected to the best leaders, and receive overseas exposure as you forge your own career in a tech or media company of your choice*. This industry scholarship supports a wide range of tech- and media-related areas of study, including artificial intelligence, digital and interactive media, film and TV, games, cybersecurity, as well as Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) courses.
So if you’re aspiring to be a future leader in our digital and media ecosystem, it’s time to choose different.
Whether at the Undergraduate or Postgraduate level, you can chart your own tech- or media-related path, and serve your bond in any organisation and industry of your choice*.
SG Digital Scholarship (Undergraduate)
The SG Digital Scholarship (Undergraduate) is an industry scholarship for Singaporeans with a strong interest in a tech- or media-related career and are looking for (or currently pursuing) an undergraduate tech- or media-related degree at a local or overseas university.
SG Digital Scholarship (Postgraduate)
The SG Digital Scholarship (Postgraduate) is an industry scholarship for Singaporeans who are keen on pursuing their tech- or media-related studies at the Master’s or PhD level, in specialised areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Technologies, Immersive Media, and Film Studies.
SG Digital Scholarship (Postgraduate – Cybersecurity Track)
The SG Digital Scholarship (Postgraduate – Cybersecurity Track) is an industry scholarship for Singaporeans who are keen on pursuing cybersecurity-related studies at the Master’s or PhD level.
Co-Founder & CEO of Hypothenuse
Forbes 30 Under 30 Honoree
Joshua Wong is the co-founder and CEO of Hypotenuse AI, a generative AI platform backed by top investors such as Y Combinator, January Capital, Cabra VC, as well as executives from ShopBack, Amazon and Carousell. With over 500,000 users globally, the platform generates marketing content for businesses within seconds, including blog articles, social media posts and product descriptions, in a way that matches a brand’s voice. Joshua’s contributions to the field of AI has not only earned him a spot on Tatler’s Gen.T List 2023, but also the Prestige 40 Under 40 list.
VP of Product, Horizon Quantum Computing
Amanda Chew is a VP of Product at Horizon Quantum Computing, and she leads the product vision, strategy, research, design, and development of tools for programming quantum computers. She was previously at Microsoft, where she worked on product management on Visual Studio App Center. Amanda holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science from Brown University. She was an honoree of the Singapore Computer Society's Singapore 100 Women in Tech 2023 list.
CTO of Accredify
Forbes 30 Under 30 Honoree
Derrick Lee is the co-founder and CTO of Accredify, a start-up that supports companies in managing and verifying documents digitally. After receiving the SG Digital Scholarship in 2016, he went on to co-found Accredify, and in 2022, made his mark on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. Accredify was recently recognised by HolonIQ as one of the Top 50 Southeast Asia EdTech Startups for the third consecutive year.
Golden Horse Awards Nominee
He Shuming is a screenwriter and director. After receiving the SG Digital Scholarship awarded by IMDA, Shuming completed his MFA in Directing at the American Film Institute Conservatory in California. His debut feature film, Ajoomma, won Most Promising Project at the Southeast Asian Film Lab and garnered four nominations at the 59th Golden Horse Awards.
Pursue a career in tech or media, in any organisation and industry of your choice*
Full sponsorship for tuition, compulsory fees, living allowances and additional support for courses, certifications, overseas internships and exchange programmes.^
^Applicable to full-time students. Terms and conditions apply.
Learn from top employers in tech and media
Gain access to the SG Digital Leadership Accelerator network of digital talent
Attend industry events, receive networking opportunities and mentorships
* Subject to IMDA’s approval.