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
    @Tze Yoong: It is not compulsory for a referral letter to be submitted with the application form, it is up to the applicant's discretion whether or not to do so. Thank you.
    30 March 2015
  • SgIS Team
    @Koh Eng Kiat, The selection period is from April to June 2015.
    30 March 2015
  • Tze yoong
    May i know if you require a referral report to be uploaded by us on the bright sparks application form or the referees listed in the application form will be contacted directly?
    28 March 2015
  • Koh Eng Kiat
    Can I know how long I am expected to wait after the application deadline for a call from any of the sponsoring organizations? The reason I am asking is so that after a certain time period (1 to 2 weeks), I would know that I have not been considered at all.
    27 March 2015
  • SgIS Team
    @Tylor, Yes you will get to rank your top 5 organisation that you wish to apply to in the SgIS application form. Thank you.
    26 March 2015
  • Tylor Jong
    As an application the SgIS scholarship, do we get to choose the sponsoring organisation?
    25 March 2015
  • SgIS Team
    @Alison Thanks for your email. SgIS is only open to Singapore Citizens. Thank you.
    24 March 2015
  • SgIS Team
    @Sam A teachers' recommendation letter is not mandatory and up to the applicant's discretion. Thank you!
    24 March 2015
  • Alison
    Hi, if I am a PR can I still apply for the SgIS mid-term local scholarship?
    23 March 2015
  • Sam
    Hi, I would like to apply for the full-term scholarship. Is a teachers' recommendation letter required for application? Thank you.
    22 March 2015
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