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Question
03-16-2010, 04:01 PM
Mod edited to include links and introduction.
This is the official thread for ST Engineering scholarships for the 2009 - 2010 cycle. Discuss here if you have something to share, or want to know more.

More information can be found here (http://student.brightsparks.com.sg/profile/steng/index.html?).
Last year's thread can be found here (http://forum.brightsparks.com.sg/showthread.php?t=4633).

Anyone has any idea what PEARL score as requested in the application form is?

Question
03-16-2010, 07:52 PM
Thanks, i googled with lead that it has something to do with CCA. Turns out, its sort of a grading system of CCA stuff like you said, except its for JC. This system has been abolished by MOE quite a while ago and is no longer relevant. Guess i'll leave the section blank.

Once again, thank you for your help.

alv11
03-17-2010, 10:35 PM
Anyone went for ST Engineering interview? what sort of questions to expect? Thanks.

Question
03-17-2010, 10:52 PM
just sent my application, will share if shortlisted and interviewed. You applied and shortlisted already? that's quick.

Newb
03-23-2010, 08:05 PM
Anyone know how the defence science organisation(DSO), defence science and technology agency(DSTA), ST engineering relate to each other, they all do engineering work don't they? how do they differ?

Haecceity
03-24-2010, 09:56 AM
Most obvious difference: ST Engineering is a private company. DSO and DSTA both fall under the MinDef. Thus, DSO and DSTA focus on defence technology, while ST Engineering doesn't.

ST Engineering (http://www.stengg.com/aboutus/corporate_profile.aspx) is a private company:Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) is an integrated engineering group specialising in innovative solutions and services in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors.

Incorporated in 1997 and headquartered in Singapore, we rank among the largest companies listed on the Singapore Exchange, and one of Asia’s largest defence and engineering groups.

DSTA (http://www.dsta.gov.sg/) is under MinDef:The Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) is a statutory board set up under the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF). It is responsible for implementing defence technology plans, acquiring defence material and developing defence infrastructure for MINDEF.

DSTA aims to provide leading-edge technological solutions to the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) so that it continues to be a formidable fighting force for the defence and security of Singapore. To do so, DSTA will tap the best technologies - military and commercial - and foster an environment of creativity and innovation for defence applications.

DSO (http://www.dso.org.sg/aboutus.aspx) is under DSTA and focuses on R&D: Our story began more than three decades ago. From a mere three-member team, we've evolved into a premier R&D institution, with more than 1,000 research scientists and engineers, who work seamlessly across disciplines to build strategic capabilities for Singapore in the domains of air, land, sea and cyberspace.

As Singapore's national defence R&D organisation, DSO National Laboratories creates the critical edge in defence technology to force multiply the Singapore Armed Forces' (SAF) combat capabilities and render potential threats irrelevant.

I think that means that DSO creates the technology, while DSTA implements the technology.

Newb
03-24-2010, 10:04 AM
Thanks, as such, I believe ST engineering does engineering work and its products are used locally and sold overseas as well. DSTA and DSO does so as well but the products are solely reserved for the SAF, a step above ST engineering in its defence work for national security. Am i right to say so?

Haecceity
03-24-2010, 05:30 PM
Hm, since ST Engineering is an MNC I guess so. ST Engineering does a lot of stuff - ship building (construction), defence, communication, etc. It's a big company.

I don't think DSTA and DSO do stuff strictly for SAF; I'm pretty sure they do collaborations with other countries, but their work is definitely very defence oriented.

shijiuxingzuo
03-25-2010, 08:21 PM
Any one received replies from ST engineering for second round interview yet?

Newb
03-26-2010, 01:51 AM
Any one received replies from ST engineering for second round interview yet?


Not me. Anyone knows how many rounds are there going to be?

piggiez
03-26-2010, 08:50 AM
Nope.. i havent heard from them regarding the 2nd interview..

rangerlim
03-27-2010, 04:11 PM
when did u go for the first round of interview? i havent been notified of any interviews yet. does that mean i have no more chance?

Newb
03-28-2010, 01:29 AM
25th march. I think merging the two ST engineering threads would be a good idea.....

rangerlim
03-28-2010, 02:04 AM
i havent gotten any notification yet.. damn it.. did they call u up or send u an email?

rangerlim
03-28-2010, 02:17 AM
in any case.. will they notify u if u have been unsuccessful?

Newb
03-28-2010, 02:28 AM
They'll call you then e-mail.

point number 4 in the application:
"Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Queries on rejection reasons will not be answered."

I think that applies for other scholarships and applications as well.

rangerlim
03-28-2010, 02:45 PM
may i ask whether u submitted ur application thru mail or brightsparks?

Newb
03-28-2010, 05:57 PM
i submitted it through mail. didn't know we could do so via brightsparks....

shijiuxingzuo
03-28-2010, 10:20 PM
i don't think st allows u to apply thru brightsparks...
anyway i received my email on fri. i think they will contact the rest on mon so good luck!

BrightSparksAdmin
03-28-2010, 11:34 PM
Hello guys,

ST Engineering accepts the BrightSparks application and many people have applied for ST Engineering via BrightSparks this year. The cut off date on BrightSparks is 21st March. That is why you can no longer apply online. I also checked their web site and u can still get the pdf file downloaded there.

Best of luck!

BrightSparks

Newb
03-31-2010, 10:41 PM
anyone recieved information for 2nd interview yet? hope dwindling by the day....

piggiez
04-01-2010, 08:31 AM
anyone recieved information for 2nd interview yet? hope dwindling by the day....

nope I didnt.. so I assumed I am not shortlisted to 2nd rd..