EMA Scholarship: Everything You Need To Know and How To Apply

EMA Scholarship: Everything You Need To Know and How To Apply

Overview of the EMA Scholarship

EMA Scholarship: Energy is tightly linked to economic development and is the backbone of a modern economy. It makes possible the investments, innovations, and new industries that drive jobs, inclusive growth, and shared prosperity on a livable planet.

If you have passion and interest in the future of energy, this article is for you. Join us at EMA (Energy Market Authority) a statutory board under the Ministry of Trade and Industry in keeping Singapore’s future alight and aid us in powering tomorrow. 

We are offering scholarships to competent and dedicated youths like you to grow together with us- as we know that the energy sector is a bustling and growing sector with exciting new opportunities, such as trading, power system control, energy economics, smart grids, and so on.

From ensuring a reliable energy supply, promoting a competitive energy market, and catalyzing innovation in a dynamic energy industry, we are looking for individuals who share our vision of “Our Clean Energy Future: Resilient, Sustainable, Competitive”.

As an EMA intellect, you play a role in strategizing and modifying the energy landscape in Singapore and contribute towards the growth of our economy. 

EMA Scholarship

We are on the lookout for individuals who partake in our vision of a clean energy future that is flexible, sustainable, and competitive. That is why we are offering scholarships to like-minded individuals to support your education and dreams.

As a scientist of EMA, upon graduation, an exciting and rewarding career awaits you. 

That sounds great, right? 

Seize this opportunity to envision a bright and vibrant future with us. We believe in the power of a single spark – yours – to ignite an innovative and efficient energy future for Singapore. 

Eligibility for EMA Scholarship

To apply for a scholarship with EMA, you should fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

  • A Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
  • Holds excellent academic results in:

   ✓ GCE ‘A’ Level

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Polytechnic Diploma
  • University results (for Mid-term scholarship application)

Possess outstanding records in CCA and other non-academic activities

Preferred fields of study, but not limited:

  • Engineering (Electrical & Electronic, Mechanical)
  • Economics
  • Materials Science

Application Process: EMA Scholarship

The application window is from 15 January 2024 to 13 March 2024. You are encouraged to submit your application as early as possible after your results are out.


As an EMA professor, let’s look at the advantages of acquiring such a deserving scholarship: 

For Full-term scholarship:

  • Full tuition fees and other related fees
  • Monthly maintenance allowance
  • Pre-studies allowance
  • Return airfare (overseas scholarship)
  • Internship opportunities
  • Sponsorship of approved summer school/exchange program, where relevant

For Mid-term scholarship:

  • Full tuition fees and other related fees
  • Monthly maintenance allowance
  • Internship opportunities
  • Sponsorship of approved summer school/exchange program, where relevant

Benefits are pro-rated for mid-term scholarships.

Bond Periods

  • For local undergraduate studies (4 years)
  • For overseas undergraduate students (6 years) 

The bond period is pro-rated for mid-term scholarships 

How To Apply

The call for applications for the academic year 2024/2025 is open. Applications are accepted and processed on a rolling basis.

  • Deadline for non-EU and all scholarship applicants: 12 February 2024.
  • Deadline for EU and self-funded applicants: 16 April 2024.
  • Before applying, please carefully read the admission requirements set out in the call for application below:

The European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA) is one of the eight Regional Master’s Programmes organized by the Global Campus of Human Rights. EMA was created with the support of the European Union and 43 universities from all EU member states, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland.

Course Description

EMA is a one-year advanced master’s course aimed at educating professionals in the field of human rights and democratization. The Master’s degree offers an action- and policy-oriented approach to learning that combines legal, political, historical, anthropological, and philosophical perspectives with skill-building activities, and in-depth study of the following areas: Human Rights Institutions, Mechanisms, and Standards; Human Rights in Context: Historical, Philosophical, Religious and Anthropological Perspectives; Globalization, Development, and Human Rights; Building and Protecting Democracy; Human Rights, Peace and Security.

EMA provides the foundation for a career in national, international, governmental, inter-governmental, and nongovernmental organizations, as well as academic institutions dealing with human rights and democratization.

Course Program

EMA is both a residential and an exchange program. The first semester from September to January is organized at Global Campus Headquarters in Venice and the second semester from February to July takes place in one of the 43 participating universities. The multidisciplinary EMA Programme includes lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials, skill-building sessions, and individual research.


EMA is open to EU and non-EU citizens. The criteria adopted during the selection process are academic ability and background, relevant additional academic work, courses or publications, relevant practical experience, motivation, and language competence. Applicants are required to hold a university degree of a high standard in a field relevant to human rights, including disciplines in Law, Social Sciences, and Humanities, and must have a minimum of 180 ECTS (Bachelor/General Degree). Certified fluency in English is an admission requirement to the program.

Course Fees and Expenses

The tuition fee for the academic year 2024/2025 is 5650.00€, payable in two installments.

Tuition fees cover all EMA courses, both in the first and second semester; reading materials for the first semester; tutoring; access to Global Campus’ specialized library; lunch on class and exam days; individual access to our e-learning platform; use of available IT facilities (including wireless area and computer room), and the field trip (subject to final budgetary approval).

The tuition fee does not cover accommodation and subsistence, travel costs to and from partner universities, and visa expenses.

To apply you should enter your application online at the following links:

The following documents shall be enclosed with the application:

  • Transcript of records and degree diploma
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Two reference letters (preferably one academic and one professional)
  • Copy of passport picture page
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Receipt of payment of the application fee of 50 Euro

The EMA Executive Committee approves the final list of admitted students. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by mid-July 2024 at the latest.

For any problem concerning your submission, please contact the EMA Secretariat ~


Application for the EMA scholarships is closed now. For more details, go to this website:

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