National Healthcare Group

The National Healthcare Group (NHG) is a leader in public healthcare in Singapore, recognised at home and abroad for the quality of its medical expertise and facilities. Care is provided through an integrated network of primary healthcare polyclinics, acute care and tertiary hospitals, national specialty centres and business divisions. Together, they bring a rich legacy of 340 years of medical expertise to its philosophy of patient-centric care.

By designing accessible and seamless healthcare services around patients’ needs, NHG ensures that patient care is fully coordinated within the cluster and is also extended to high level collaboration with other healthcare providers at home and abroad.

Scholars in health administration will take on leadership roles in NHG. They will be groomed and developed as capable, well-rounded leaders in the public healthcare sector through rotation and exposure to diverse areas such as financial management, operations management, human resource and manpower planning.

At NHG, it values its people, and lets them know this in many ways – from awards to employee development and mentorship programmes. It continually tap new talent and invest in its pool of dedicated professionals and future leaders, spreading the group’s vision and commitment to Adding Years of Healthy Life.

Potential Career Path:

SgIS scholars can look forward to a life-long career path in the healthcare set-up with varied career tracks in operations and / or other areas of administration.  Structured development programmes will be provided to help them gain an understanding of critical functional areas and their interconnections, as well as develop the necessary skills required to manage cross-functional teams. Scholars are able to explore various multi-disciplinary pathways. This will bring out the best of their education and other strengths to the related field of studies. Through this programme, scholars will be developed to succeed in an ever-changing and dynamic environment.

Preferred Courses of Study:

  • All courses (excluding Dentistry, Law, Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine and other healthcare-related disciplines)*

*For students who wish to study psychology, please note that you will not be practising as a clinical psychologist upon graduation.

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  • SgIS Team
    @Jann You will be contacted for interviews from now till July if you are shortlisted. The Sponsoring Organisations will then contact you after the interview if you are awarded the scholarship. Thank you.
    29 May 2015
  • jann
    thank you. When will we know if we are shortlisted/not shortlisted?
    28 May 2015
  • SgIS Team
    @Jann SgIS is only offered through our 47 Sponsoring Organisations. Our Sponsoring Organisations will contact you directly for further selection if you are shortlisted for the Mid-Term Overseas Scholarship. Thank you.
    25 May 2015
  • Md Irfan
    Hi, how can my company employer be a scholarship provider with sgis?
    23 May 2015
  • jann
    Hi I applied for mid term overseas scholarship for this year. I interned at a film company and they would like to consider me as their scholar for this year. I would like to find out if this is possible?
    22 May 2015
  • Jenny
    Hi, I would like to know if company offering scholarship can be part of SGIS team.
    14 May 2015
  • SgIS Team
    @Marina Thank you for your interest. SgIS is only open to Singapore Citizens. Thank you.
    14 May 2015
  • SgIS Team
    @Pat, All applications for SgIS 2015 has closed. You may wish to apply for SgIS 2016 cycle when it opens in early Jan 2016. Thanks.
    14 May 2015
  • Marina Sallent
    Hi SgIS i'm an student from Barcelona, and i was wondering if I can apply to this program? and if i'm right, how could i made it? Thank you
    13 May 2015
  • Pat
    Hi, I missed the deadline for the application for the full term SGIS. Please kindly advise. Thanks.
    13 May 2015
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