Infocomm Polytechnic Scholarship


The bond-free Infocomm Polytechnic Scholarship (iPoly Scholarship) seeks to develop and better equip "O" level achievers taking infocomm courses with the relevant skill sets and competencies. They will be industry ready upon graduation through building their technical competencies and providing them with valuable industry exposure.

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 excellent Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) records;
  • Possess a strong interest in infocomm industry; and 
  • Matriculate into an approved infocomm-related course* offered at any of the 5 local polytechnics.

List of Eligible Courses (Accurate as at January 2016)

Polytechnic School Course
Nanyang Polytechnic 

School of Interactive & Digital Media Game Development & Technology
School of Information Technology Information Technology
Business Enterprise IT
Financial Informatics
Business Informatics
Engineering Informatics
Cyber Security & Forensics
Business Intelligence & Analytics
Ngee Ann Polytechnic
School of Infocomm Technology
Information Technology
Information Security & Forensics
Financial Informatics
Multimedia & Animation
School of Business & Accountancy Business Information & Technology
School of Engineering Network Systems & Security
Republic Polytechnic School of Infocomm Information Technology
Business Applications
Business Information Systems
IT Service Management
Mobile Software Development
Infocomm Security Management
Interactive & Digital Media
Singapore Polytechnic School of Digital Media & Infocomm Technology Information Technology
Infocomm Security Management
Business Information Technology
SP Business School Financial Informatics
SP Design School Games Design & Development
Temasek Polytechnic School of Informatics & IT Information Technology
Business Information Technology
Cyber & Digital Security
Mobile & Network Services
Digital Forensics
Business Intelligence & 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

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
  • Fulfill either of the following:
    • Complete on a project* with industry/ IMDA Labs; 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.

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