The NLB Scholarship offers promising talents in Singapore with the opportunity to pursue full-time undergraduate studies to advance library and archives development, and also to grow domain expertise in various knowledge fields. Examples of relevant knowledge fields include, but are not limited to: Library Science, Information Science, Southeast Asian Studies, South Asian Studies, History, English, Chinese, Literature, Geography and Contemporary China.
As an NLB scholar, you will play a key role in fulfilling NLB’s mission of making knowledge come alive, sparking imagination and creating possibilities. Be part of a dynamic team that works towards NLB’s vision of readers for life, learning communities and a knowledgeable nation. Embark on a rewarding career with an internationally recognised, well-loved public service organisation that is distinguished by its pursuit of excellence in innovation and customer service.
NLB Undergraduate Scholarship
Recent graduates with GCE 'A' Levels, International Baccalaureate (IB), Polytechnic or NUS High School diploma can apply. You can choose to do your undergraduate studies in Singapore or at renowned universities overseas. This is a fully-funded scholarship, with bond durations of four years for local studies and five or six years for overseas studies, depending on your country of study.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for individuals with good academic and Co-Curricular Activities (CCAs) records, have strong leadership qualities, interpersonal skills and a passion for learning and service. Applicants must be Singapore Citizens, or Singapore Permanent Residents who have the intention of taking up Singapore Citizenship.
More information regarding the NLB Scholarship can be found on the Public Service Commission (PSC)'s website.
Application for the NLB Scholarship is open from January till March annually. To apply, visit our Scholarship Application Portal.