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Infocomm Polytechnic Scholarship

last updated 15 June 2017

The bond-free Infocomm Polytechnic Scholarship (iPoly) seeks to develop and better equip good "O" level achievers taking infocomm courses with the relevant skill sets and competencies.

Programme Objectives

The iPoly Scholarship aims to achieve the following objectives:

  • Attract "O" level students to pursue an infocomm-related course at the polytechnic level; and
  • Develop industry ready talent by building infocomm competencies and providing valuable industry exposure.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a Singapore citizen;
  • Possess good 'O' level results;
  • Have good Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) records and/or portfolio;
  • Possess a strong interest in infocomm industry; and
  • Matriculate into an approved infocomm-related course* offered at any of the 5 local polytechnics.

* As approved by IMDA

List of eligible courses are as follows:
(accurate as at January 2016)

Nanyang Polytechnic
Interactive & Digital Media
Game Development & Technology
Information Technology
Information Technology
Business Enterprise IT
Financial Informatics
Business Informatics
Engineering Informatics
Cyber Security & Forensics
Business Intelligence & Analytics
Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Infocomm Technology
Information Technology
Information Security & Forensics
Financial Informatics
Multimedia & Animation
Business & Accountancy
Business Information & Technology
Network Systems & Security
Republic Polytechnic
Information Technology
Business Application
Business Information Systems
IT Service Management
Mobile Service Development
Infocomm Security Management
Interactive & Digital Media
Singapore Polytechnic
Digital Media & Infocomm Technology
Information Technology
Infocomm Security Management
Business Information Technology
Business Financial Informatics
Design Game Design & Development
Temasek Polytechnic Informatics & IT Information Technology
Business Information Technology
Cyber & Digital Security
Mobile & Network Services
Digital Forensics
Business Intellegence & Analytics
Financial Business Informatics
Big Data Management & Governance
Game Design & Development

Scholarship Coverage

Successful applicants will be given support for:

  • Full tuition fees and compulsory polytechnic fees;
  • One-time laptop allowance;
  • Courses and certifications* sponsorship support; and
  • Overseas work attachment expenses (up to 6 months); covering:
    • Economy-class return airfare; and
    • Monthly attachment allowances

Scholarship Obligations

Successful scholarship recipients are required to fulfil the following requirements during the course of studies in polytechnic:

  • Complete at least 1 course/certification*;
  • Serve as a volunteer in at least 1 infocomm event* organised by Polytechnics/IMDA/industry; and
  • Fulfil either one of the following:
    • Complete a project* with the industry/IMDA; or
    • Complete an additional course/certification* not taught in school; or
    • Participate in at least 1 infocomm-related competition*

*As approved by IMDA

Application Period

Applications for 2017 has closed. Applications will open in Jan – Mar annually.

For Enquiries or More Information

For enquiries, please email ipoly@imda.gov.sg.