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Infocomm Polytechnic Scholarship

last updated 12 April 2018

iPoly Scholarship application for 2018 is now open.

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)

Ngee Ann PolytechnicSchool of Infocomm Technology Financial Informatics
Information Security & Forensics
Information Technology
School of Engineering Network Systems & Security
Nanyang PolytechnicSchool of Information & TechnologyBusiness Informatics
Business Intelligence & Analytics
Cyber Security & Forensics
Financial Informatics
Infocomm and Security
Information Technology
School of Interactive & Digital Media Game Development & Technology
School of EngineeringMultimedia & Infocomm Technology
Republic PolytechnicSchool of InfocommBusiness Applications
Business Information Systems
Infocomm Security Management
Information Technology
Mobile Software Development
Singapore PolytechnicSchool of Digital Media & Infocomm TechnologyBusiness Information Technology
Infocomm Security Management
Information Technology
SP Business SchoolFinancial Informatics
Temasek PolytechnicSchool of Informatics & IT Big Data Management & Governance
Business Intelligence & Analytics
Cyber Security & Digital Forensics
Financial Business Informatics
Game Design & Development
Information Technology
School of BusinessBusiness Information Technology

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


Applications for 2018 has closed. Applications will open from January to March yearly.


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