The MDIS – SINDA scholarships are offered to candidates who are interested in doing a course at the Management Development Institute of Singapore.



Scholarships Available

  • Diploma scholarships worth *S$5,000 each.
  • Degree scholarships of worth *S$25,000 each.
 *In the event that the course fees applied, exceeds the capped amount, the applicant would be required to top up the difference. 

Courses Available

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  • Non-tuition fees for Part-Time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership subscription fees and fee protection scheme.
  • Non-tuition fees for Full-Time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership subscription fees, MDIS Experience seminars fees, medical insurance and fee protection scheme.
  • The above does not include miscellaneous fees, which refer to any non-compulsory and non-standard fees which the student will pay only when necessary or applicable.  Such fees are normally collected on an ad-hoc basis by MDIS when the need arises.
  • Scholarship is only tenable for the specific period of study. Should the student decide to drop out, or defer, the scholarship will be voided and the student has to re-pay the quantum of scholarships.
  • Candidates are required to volunteer their time with SINDA or Singapore Indian Education Trust (SIET) during their duration of their course and a student deed would need to be signed with SINDA.
  • Approved Scholarship (Diploma/Degree) recipient must commence his / her programme after the MDIS scholarship awards ceremony, failing which the scholarship (Diploma/Degree) will be forfeited. Details of the awards presentation ceremony will be given to successful candidates.  (Date: 25 May 2019, Saturday. Time TBC by MDIS)

Processing Time

  • You are required to apply for the scholarship within the deadline indicated below, regardless of course intake period.
  • Processing time takes about 3– 4 weeks after the closing date.
  • Only short listed candidates will be notified of the interview dates with SINDA.
  • Only successful candidates will be informed of the outcome by SINDA.
  • All scholarships are subject to approval.
  • You may only start your course, after receiving the scholarship offer and signing the student deed.



To be considered for a scholarship, you must be:

  • Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident of Indian origin
  • Existing MDIS students are not eligible to apply for this Scholarship
  • Must not possess a first Degree (for Degree courses) / Diploma (for Diploma courses)
  • Must meet the minimum requirements to a course of study as stipulated by MDIS
  • Part Time Courses – Must be 21 years and above with a minimum of 2 years working experience
  • Full Time Courses – Fresh graduates with good grades are able to apply
  • Must have either 2 ‘O’ levels credits or Higher Nitec with good grades(Do check with MDIS if you do not possess this qualification)
  • Must have high academic achievement
  • Must not hold any other scholarships of study awards
  • Applicant must obtain the letter of offer from MDIS before application
  • Must submit a short essay on the reason for the scholarship application
  • Total net household Per Capita Income should not exceed $3,500 per month and $850 per capita



  1. Visit MDIS (501 Stirling Road, Singapore 148951) and speak with a course consultant. Do mention that you are keen to apply for the MDIS-SINDA Scholarship.
  2. Clarifyif there are any bridging modulesyou will be required to take in order to start your Diploma or Degree course. Please note that fees for bridging modules are not included in the scholarship.
  3. Obtain a letter of offer from MDIS. Then, proceed to downloadthe SINDA Scholarship application form from the SINDA website.
  4. Send the completed form together with the necessary documents indicated in the application form to the address below.

Closing Date

  • All forms should reach us by 15 Feb 2019.



Completed application forms should be returned to:

Ms Ganga
SIET (Scholarships)
1 Beatty Road
Singapore 209943

Telephone: 62962855