Can I pursue a double degree/ direct masters degree?
Yes, we do consider applications to pursue a double degree/ direct masters degree under the HDB Undergraduate Scholarship/ Specialist Scholarship.
Do I have to secure a place in the university before I apply for the scholarship/ specialist scholarship?
No, you can apply for the scholarship/ specialist scholarship concurrently with your application to the universities. We will discuss your options for the course of study and university during the interviews.
Our scholars will be attached to HDB for an 8- to 12-week structured attachment programme where they will be exposed to the different facets of HDB’s operations. They will also participate in an induction programme with site visits to prominent HDB developments and have the opportunity to meet and mingle with our Management.
The HDB Overseas Scholarship covers tuition and other compulsory fees, overseas allowances such as maintenance, warm clothing, books, and settling-in allowances, return economy airfare and opportunity for sponsorship for approved student exchange programmes.
The HDB Local Scholarship covers tuition and other compulsory fees, maintenance, books and hostel allowances, and opportunity for sponsorship for approved student exchange programmes.
What are the career opportunities available for scholars after their studies?
HDB offers a wide range of career opportunities. Upon graduation, scholars will be posted to an area of work that is relevant to their course of study. Find out more about the career opportunities in HDB.
Are there opportunities for job rotation?
Yes, there are opportunities for rotation to both operational and policy areas of work. For Architects and Engineers, there are various roles that they can undertake in the Building Groups. These range from project management, infrastructure, and reclamation works, to research and development. We also undertake design consultancy for projects, where there are opportunities to test-bed new and innovative strategies for sustainable building designs.