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The Society re-launched on 14-Mar-2016

The Royal Commonwealth Society - Singapore was re-launched on 14 Mar 2016.

The Society will be primarily involved in the advertising and selection process for the new Fellowships and Scholarships for Singaporeans in Innovation alongside the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission (CSC); encouraging study in the United Kingdom. 

Notable Commonwealth Scholars include Mr.  Abdullah Tarmugi, former Speaker of the Singapore Parliment and Professor Walter Woon, former Attorney-General of Singapore and Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, President of NUS; amongst several others.

The Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition


The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition is the world’s oldest schools’ international writing competition, managed by The Royal Commonwealth Society since 1883. Every year, it offers all Commonwealth youth aged 18 and under the opportunity to express their hopes for the future, opinions of the present and thoughts on the past, through the written word.

The closing date for the essay competition is 1 June 2020. Click More Info below to sign up and submit your entry.

Fellowships in Innovation

The Singapore Commonwealth Fellowships in Innovation were launched on 14 Mar 2016, together with the re-launch of the Society; for Innovation subjects in the United Kingdom.


The Fellowships are for short term placements, up to 3 months, for Singapore Professionals to have a study placement of their choice in academia or in industry in the United Kingdom.

The closing date for application is on 15 June 2020. For more details, email to​

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