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SPH Journalism Scholarship (Mid-term-Overseas/Local)


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Location: Singapore - North

Company Profile

Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms, ranging from print, digital, radio and out-of-home media. SPH owns award-winning newspapers, magazines and best-selling books in both print and digital editions, as well as online classified businesses in the region. In addition, SPH has two English radio stations and one Chinese radio station, an out-of-home digital advertising unit, a regional events and conferences arm, and runs a chain of modern retail convenience stores. SPH REIT comprises Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property in Orchard Road and The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall. SPH's latest retail development is The Seletar Mall located in Sengkang. SPH is in the healthcare sector, operating private nursing homes under Orange Valley. For more information, please visit


As a journalist, you will gather facts and information through research and interviews, and present the information in a clear, concise and interesting way in the article you write. Besides having an excellent command of the language, you should have an inquisitive mind with a nose for news, a knack for gaining the trust of others to obtain information, a persistent attitude for pursuing stories, an eye for details, and physical and mental stamina to handle daily deadlines. 


Eligibility Criteria

  • Singapore Citizen;
  • Existing University students;
  • Done consistently well in school and have strong language skills;
  • An impressive co-curricular activities record;
  • Strong leadership qualities;
  • A strong interest in a writing career; and
  • Not currently in receipt of any other scholarship.


Courses of Study

You can pursue a Bachelor’s degree in all fields of study except in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, architecture and law.


Selection Process

Shortlisted candidates will have to go through a writing exercise and attend an interview if they clear the exercise. Successful candidates will be given an opportunity to get a first-hand experience of what it is like to be a journalist, where their performance will be assessed. Candidates who have cleared the final round of the selection interview will be offered the scholarship.


How to apply

Please download the application form and email your application to with supporting documents.

Resume, all educational certificates, CCA records, testimonials, SAT I & II test results   (if applicable) and ORD certificate (if applicable)

Application is now open.

Closing date: 15 April 2018


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