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Young Engineer Award (YEA)

This award is ONLY exclusive in Singapore Polytechnic, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE)

The objective of YEA is to create a platform for secondary school students:

  1. To appreciate the link between science (physics) and engineering
  2. To self-discover and arouse their interest and enthusiasm in Science & Engineering
  3. To spot talents in engineering and attract them to join engineering courses at Singapore Polytechnic (SP)

YEA overview

YEA certifications are administered by School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE) and there are 4 levels of awards:

  • Young Engineer BRONZE Award
  • Young Engineer SILVER Award
  • Young Engineer GOLD Award
  • Young Engineer GOLD with Distinction Award*

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Science Centre Singapore and Singapore Polytechnic in 2016 to incorporate YEA certification into STEM Inc Applied Learning Programme (ALP).

The certification of YEA is as follows:

YEA Bronze Award

To be awarded to Secondary 1 students who have completed the Tier 1 – Level 1 ALP and met the minimum attendance OR assessment criteria.

YEA Silver Award

To be awarded to Secondary 2 students who have completed the Tier 1 – Level 2 ALP and met the minimum attendance AND assessment criteria.

YEA Gold Award

To be awarded to secondary students with YEA Silver Award who had completed the Tier 2 ALP and met the minimum assessment criteria.

YEA Gold with Distinction Award*

To be awarded to secondary students with YEA Gold Award who had passed the evaluation criteria, assessed by the panel from SP Engineering Academy (EA) Selection Programme.

All YEA Gold secondary students will be invited to register for SP Engineering Academy (EA) Selection programme during March.  The objective of this EA programme is to encourage and spot those who have demonstrated confidence and interest in using their hands and mind to build things, to join Engineering courses at SP.

YEA Gold with Distinction students will be awarded bonus points if they apply for SP Engineering courses during Early Admission Exercise (EAE)

Table below shows secondary schools participating in SP YEA certification programme.

Admiralty Secondary School Fuhua Secondary School Ping Yi Secondary School
Ang Mo Kio Secondary School Gan Eng Seng Secondary School Pioneer Secondary School
Balestier Hill Secondary School Greendale Secondary School Punggol Secondary School
Bartley Secondary School Greenview Secondary School Presbyterian High School
Bedok Green Secondary School Guangyang Secondary School Queensway Secondary School
Bedok North Secondary School Henderson Secondary School Regent Secondary School
Bukit Batok Secondary School Hong Kah Secondary School Seng Kang Secondary School
Bukit Merah Secondary School Hillgrove Secondary School Serangoon Secondary School
Changkat Changi Secondary School Jurongville Secondary School Shuqun Secondary School
Chong Boon Secondary School Junyuan Secondary School Springfield Secondary School
Christ Church Secondary School Kent Ridge Secondary School St Andrews Secondary School
Choa Chu Kang Secondary School Macpherson Secondary School St Gabriel’s Secondary School
Chong Cheng High (Yisshun) Manjusri Secondary School St Patrick ‘s School
Clementi Town Secondary School Marsiling Secondary School Woodgrove Secondary School
Compassvale Secondary School Monfort Secondary School Woodlands Secondary School
Damai Secondary School Nan Chiau High School Tampines Secondary School
Dunearn Secondary School North Vista Secondary School Teck Whye Secondary School
East Spring Secondary School North View Secondary School Yio Chu Kang Secondary School
Fajar Secondary School Northbrooks Secondary School Yuan Ching Secondary School
Fuchun Secondary School Peicai Secondary School Zheng Hua Secondary School

To know more about YEA Certification Programme, please contact:

Mr Wong Yat Keong
Senior Lecturer, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 68704889