Overseas Elective Students Application

Opportunities are available for overseas medical students attending medical schools outside Singapore to undertake clinical electives at Sengkang General Hospital (subject to availability). Please read the information carefully before applying.

Note: From mid-2018, all elective applications would be through Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (YLLSoM, NUS). For more information, please visit  https://itumed.nus.edu.sg/scep/ or email medelectives@nus.edu.sg.

Applying For Elective Posting to Sengkang General Hospital (SKH)

Eligibility

1. Applicants must be bona-fide students of a reputable medical school, and already in their clinical years.
 
2. Applicants should apply at least one month in advance, otherwise, the application will not be considered. At the earliest, applications will be processed 12 months before the start of the proposed elective.
 
3. Postings applied for are subject to the availability of vacancies and supervision, and the approval of the Head of the respective clinical department.
 
4. Postings are counted in weeks, commencing on a Monday, and ending on a Friday. The minimum and maximum posting periods are 2 weeks and 8 weeks respectively. 
 
Please read and understand the SingHealth Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) prior to application

Application Form

Please download the form 
and mail to us. The PDF can be attached to the mail.

Documents To Be Submitted By Post:
 
1. Application form and fee
2. Letter confirming student status (original letter on university stationery from the parent university)
3. A statement of intent explaining your reasons for the particular elective.
4. Proof of Hepatitis B, C and HIV screening (based on recent laboratory results, i.e. done within the last 6 months from application). The proof of hepatitis should state the results of HBs Antigen and HBs Antibody.
5. Proof of Health Insurance (include police)
6. Professional Indemnity/ Malpractice Insurance
7. Photocopy of passport
8. Two recent passport-sized photographs (one to be pasted on the Application Form
9. Photocopy of Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certificationAll documents must be submitted in English. 

All applications will be processed only upon receipt of the above-mentioned documents. The address is as follows:

Education Office, Level 9
Sengkang General Hospital

110 Sengkang East Way, Singapore 544886


Application Fee

All applicants must pay an application fee for administrative processing costs, including 7% GST.
Singaporeans/Permanent Residents: SGD$21.40
Foreigners: SGD$107.00
SKH is not charging an overseas elective fee.
 
Cheque or Bank Draft should be made payable to “Sengkang Health Pte. Ltd.
For Cheque: If you are residing in Singapore, local cheque or cashier order purchase from Singapore.
For Bank Draft (International Draft): international students are advised to purchase a bank draft in Singapore currency from the banks.

NOTE:
The application fee is non-refundable when:
1. Applicant requests for a change in dates of already agreed posting but no appropriate dates can be found.
2. Applicant decides not to pursue their postings after confirmation.
3. Applicant discontinues application process.
 



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