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For Overseas Programme

Singapore Polytechnic supports deserving students and students from lower income families benefit from overseas experiences by providing them with financial assistance to support the overseas trips.

Students who meet the criteria may apply for the following financial assistance:

a) Singapore Polytechnic Overseas Programme (SPOP)
b) Go Learn Overseas (GLO)
c) Young Talent Programme – Market Immersion

(a) SPOP Funding

The SPOP funding supports students in overseas immersion/internships/industrial attachment programmes. Each eligible student can receive the SPOP funding only once during the course of study.

Quantum: up to $1,600

Eligibility Criteria :

  • Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident#
  • GPA of ≥ 2.5

# Permanent Resident returning to home country is not eligible for SPOP

(b) GLO Funding

Additional support is offered through the GLO funding to encourage students from lower income families to participate in overseas programme. Each eligible student can receive the GLO funding only once during the course of study.

Quantum: up to $2,000

Eligibility Criteria :

  • Singapore Citizen
  • Gross monthly household per capita income (PCI)* of $1900 and below
(c) Young Talent Programme - Market Immersion

International Enterprise (IE) Singapore's Young Talent Programme (YTP) - Market Immersion aims to provide opportunities for young talents to gain global exposure and market immersion experience that will prepare them to take on future global careers. Students who are awarded funding from SP for participating in internships/industrial attachment programmes and hybrid work-and-study programmes may be eligible for co-funding from IE Singapore under the YTP - Market Immersion to cover daily overseas living expenses. The YTP-Market Immersion funding application is subject to IE Singapore’s approval.

Quantum: $100 - $300 per week depending on the destination, capped at 24 weeks and SP's co-funding amount

Eligibility Criteria :

  • Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
  • GPA of ≥ 2.5
  • Completed at least 1 year of diploma studies at the point of commencing the overseas programme
  • Does not hold any external scholarship or award which provides funding for subsistence allowance for the same overseas programme

In addition to the above financial assistance, students can also use the Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) to pay for the overseas trip cost. For more information on PSEA, please refer to MOE website