BCA-Industry Built Environment Diploma Scholarship / Sponsorship (2013-2014)

The Diploma Scholarship / Sponsorship is a partnership between BCA and industry players to offer young people of high calibre an opportunity to take up full-time built environment courses at local Polytechnics and the BCA Academy.

The Scholarship / Sponsorship are structured in two stages. Stage 1 provides financial incentives to students during their diploma study. Stage 2 provides a clear progression path and attractive salary for the student to join the building and construction sector upon his/her graduation. Existing diploma graduates may also apply to join Stage 2.

Stage 1 – Diploma Study Phase


  • Locals (Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents) at entry level to local Polytechnics / BCA Academy, or in their first year of studies
  • Foreigners in their first year of studies at the local Polytechnics / BCA Academy
  • Outstanding academic results
  • Excellent CCA records

Value of Award & Bond

  • Scholarship covers full course fees and $900 monthly allowance. Locals will serve a 1- year bond for every year of Scholarship whereas foreigners will serve a 2-year bond for every year of Scholarship.
  • Sponsorship covers $7,000 annual allowance which comes with a 1-year bond for every year of Sponsorship.

Full-Time Courses Available for Application

Singapore Polytechnic
Civil Engineering with Business
Clean Energy
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Environmental Management & Water Technology
Hotel & Leisure Facilities Management
Integrated Events and Project Management
Interior Design
Landscape Architecture
Mechanical Engineering

Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Clean Energy Management
Electrical Engineering
Environmental & Water Technology
Hotel & Leisure Facilities Management
Mechanical Engineering
Real Estate Business
Sustainable Urban Design & Engineering

BCA Academy
Construction Engineering
Construction Information Technology
Design (Interior and Landscape)
Electrical Engineering & Clean Energy
Mechanical Engineering
Strategic Facilities Management
Quantity Surveying

Temasek Polytechnic
Clean Energy
Environment Design
Green Building & Sustainability
Integrated Facility Management
Interior Architecture & Design

Nanyang Polytechnic
Electrical Engineering with Eco-Design
Space and Interior Design

Republic Polytechnic
Renewable Energy Engineering

Documents to be attached with your BrightSparks application

  • Proof of Citizenship (Singaporean, PR or other nationalities)
  • GCE ‘O’ level, Higher NITEC or NITEC results
  • Polytechnic / BCA Academy results for first year students
  • Polytechnic / BCA Academy course admission letter for new students
  • CCA records / Testimonials

Closing Date: 18 May 2014

Stage 2 - Post Diploma Development Phase


  • Graduates who completed Stage 1 Diploma Study Phase
  • Diploma holders from built environment courses 


  • BCA will work with sponsoring firms to provide an attractive salary
  • Upgrading opportunities through part-time advanced / specialist diploma courses as below:

BCA Academy
Specialist Diploma in Building Cost Management
Specialist Diploma in Building Information Modeling
Specialist Diploma in Construction Management
Specialist Diploma in Facility & Energy Management
Specialist Diploma in Interior & Landscape Design
Specialist Diploma in M & E Co-ordination

Singapore Polytechnic
Advanced Diploma in Building Automation & Services
Specialist Diploma in Energy Efficiency and Management

Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Specialist Diploma in Facility Management

Diploma holders who are interested to apply for direct entry into Stage 2, please write to [email protected].

For more information, please call Ms Nguyen Thi Thai Ha at 63255079 / Ms Nurhashereen at 63257805 or email to [email protected] / [email protected]

Deadline: 18 May 2014 (Sunday)