A final year master’s student at the prestigious University College London, Selina Yu’s aspirations go beyond simply crunching numbers behind the scenes. She envisions her work leaving a visible mark on society, and the URA Overseas Scholarship became her pathway to realising this dream. As she merges her passion for mathematics with smart city planning, Selina is on a compelling journey to shape the future of Singapore. Step into Selina’s inspiring journey as she shares internship and orientation stories and insights on navigating the URA Scholarship application.
Due to her love for animals, NParks Scholar Chong Qi Ai, an animal behaviour expert, has made improving the welfare of animals her life’s work.
Explore the fulfilling world of an urban career at URA as Scholar Tan Wei Lun shares his experience, insights, and guiding principle for impactful contributions.
From an early age, PUB Scholar Zaw Maw Htun witnessed his father’s contributions to the water treatment industry and was inspired to follow in his footsteps. Having completed his studies at the University of Edinburgh on the Singapore Sustainability Scholarship, he has now joined Singapore’s national water agency as an executive engineer in the Water Supply (Plants) Department. Let’s delve into his journey and discover how he is engineering the flow of the water industry legacy from father to son.
BCA Scholar Angeline Tan shares her career reflections, industry perspectives, and a renewed vision of shaping a more people-centric built environment for Singapore.
Motivated by the potential of using spatial data to help drive urban planning decisions, Scholar Wilson Chua looked no further than the URA for a career future.
HDB Scholar Elaine Goh takes pride in applying her statistics and economics expertise in her work to add value to Singapore’s public housing scene.
PUB Scholar Melvin Chin has made ensuring access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene in Singapore his professional mandate in the fight against climate change.
The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) Overseas Scholarship provided Toufiq with the opportunity to explore different cities around the world during his time as an Architecture student at the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
SAF Engineering Scholar Ho Yan Jin leads and develops a team while serving with purpose—defending Singapore’s airspace.
Lieutenant Colonel and SAF Scholar David Kan found his calling in the Navy, leading his crew on the ship to help safeguard Singapore’s security.
Singapore Sustainability Scholar Kai Kiat shares his motivation for shaping Singapore’s food future and key revelations from his Food Tech studies in the Netherlands.