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Scholarship Roundup (September 2021)

Wed, 09/08/2021 Zhou Mei An
Scholarship Roundup (September 2021)

This month, we’ve shifted the focus from university to another important institute of learning – our polytechnics. We’ve highlighted three of the many awards, sponsorships and initiatives offered for polytechnic studies.

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1.     SG:D Scholarship (Polytechnic)

Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA)


The bond-free SG:D Scholarship (Polytechnic) seeks to develop and better equip O-level achievers interested in pursuing ICM-related diploma courses.

If you have a passion for ICM and want to take an active role in influencing how technology and/or storytelling can help shape lives, you are invited to explore the multitude of opportunities abound in fields such as digital and interactive media, film & TV, games development, cybersecurity, mobile technology, artificial intelligence, the internet of things and many more.

The SG:D Scholarship also supports ICM-related studies at the following levels:

·        Undergraduate

·        Postgraduate (Masters and PhD)


·        Singapore Citizen;

·        Fresh ‘O’ level graduate with good results;

·        Excellent Co-Curricular Activities record;

·        Demonstrate strong interest in ICM; and

·        Matriculate into an approved ICM-related course offered at any of the five local polytechnics.

Deadline: Closed for this cycle

More information here!


2.     SP Group Nithiah Nandan Polytechnic Scholarship

SP Group


Fulfil your ambition to break through the ordinary, lead transformation and make your mark in national-level initiatives and the global arena.

Value of Scholarship:

·        Scholarship Lump Sum covering tuition fees and allowances

·        Opportunity for internship to gain valuable learning experience with SP Group during studies

·        Opportunity for sponsorship of part-time university studies


Current full time students in polytechnics who have:

·        Outstanding academic results

·        Excellent co-curricular activities records

·        Strong leadership qualities & potential

·        Passion for a career in the energy industry

·        Completed at least the first year of study

Applicable Fields of Study:

·        Electrical Engineering

·        Mechanical Engineering

Deadline: All year round

More information here!


3.     DSTA Polytechnic Digital Scholarship

Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA)


With the DSTA Polytechnic Digital Scholarship, you can look forward to exciting opportunities in emerging fields such as data analytics, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and Internet of Things. Hone your skills in a dynamic environment while pushing boundaries for Singapore's defence needs.


·        Holding Singapore Citizenship.

·        Good academic results.

·        Pursuing a full-time diploma in infocomm related fields such as information technology and infocomm security management in a local polytechnic.

·        Passionate about science and technology.

Deadline: Closed for this cycle

More information here!


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