Funding & Scholarships

Funding & Scholarships

Students who are participating in SUSS-approved Overseas Work Attachment/Internship (OWA/I) programmes may be eligible for funding from the ESG Global-Ready Talent Programme (GRT) which consists of subsistence and travel allowance.

Eligibility Criteria

Students who fulfill the following requirements may be eligible for GRT funding:

  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • Students undertaking SUSS full-time undergraduate programmes
  • Students must have cleared SUSS’ selection process for the respective overseas programmes
  • Students must not have been awarded any scholarship or funding whatsoever by anyone in respect of the same items for which the student is granted funding under the GRT funding

Locations Eligible for Support

GRT will support eligible overseas programmes to the following market categories:

  • Regional Markets: Southeast Asia, India and China
  • Emerging Markets: Latin America & Caribbean, Russia, Central & Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Middle East and Africa

The full list of countries classified in the above supported markets can be found here.

Funding Details

If your OWA/I is with a GRT-Approved Singapore Enterprise*, your funding amount is capped at:

  • Subsistence : S$ 600/month
  • Travel Allowance: S$ 700/placement (lump-sum)

* GRT-Approved Singapore Enterprises will provide an internship allowance of S$ 1000/month.

If your OWA/I is with a Foreign Enterprise, your funding amount is capped at:

  • Subsistence : S$ 800/month
  • Travel Allowance: S$ 700/placement (lump-sum)

Post-programme Deliverables

Students are required to submit an updated resume and a written report detailing their key takeaways and experiences of their overseas programme in the country, within 2 weeks of the programme end date. Please note that the disbursement of the GRT funding will be processed after the post-programme deliverables have been fulfilled.

Application Process

Application to GRT is by invitation only. 
Please refer to the information pack from the respective OWA/I programmes for eligibility.
The GRT funding application is subject to review and approval by SUSS and Enterprise SG. Successful applicants will be notified by SUSS.

Questions?

Please contact Q2FyZWVyRGV2QHN1c3MuZWR1LnNn (Attn: Ms Jessica Xue) if you have questions regarding the GRT Funding.



The Industry Preparation for Pre-Graduates (iPREP) programme is a talent development initiative aimed at equipping local ITE, Polytechnic and University students in infocomm and media courses with relevant skillsets and work experience during their academic studies to enhance their industry-readiness upon graduation.

 

Eligibility Criteria

Students who fulfill the following requirements may be eligible for iPREP funding:

  • Singapore Citizens
  • Students undertaking SUSS full-time undergraduate programme in Business Analytics
  • Students must have cleared SUSS’ selection process for the respective overseas programmes
  • Students must not have been awarded any other funding in respect of the same items for which the student is granted funding under the iPREP
  • Students in their final semester of studies are not eligible for the funding

 

Programmes Eligibility
Students may tap on the programme funds to participate in the following overseas exposure programmes:

  • Overseas Work Attachment / Internship
  • Study Trip (IBSP,  ISC, OEL, OSS, OWS)
  • Student Exchange
  • Competition

as well as courses and certification programmes in the IMDA pre-approved list.

 

Funding Details

OWA/I

  • Capped at S$8,500 per student for:
    - One-time return flights (economy, most direct route)
    - Living allowance of S$1,200/month (prorated by no. of working days)
  • Can only be utilised once

Study Trip/Exchange/Competition

  • Capped at S$2,000 per student for:
    - One-time return flights (economy, most direct route)
    - Living allowance of S$1,200/month (prorated by programme duration)
  • Can only be utilised once

Courses/Certification

  • Capped at S$500 per course
  • May be utilitised multiple times


Post-programme Deliverables
Students are required to submit an updated resume and a written report detailing their key takeaways and experiences of their overseas programme in the country, within 2 weeks after the programme ends. Please note that the disbursement of the iPREP funding will be processed after the post-programme deliverables have been fulfilled.


Application Process
Application to the iPREP funding for any Overseas Exposure Programmes is by invitation only. Please refer to the information pack from the respective overseas programmes on funding options. The iPREP funding application is subject to review and approval by SUSS and IMDA. Successful applicants will be notified by SUSS.

For Courses/Certifications, please complete the application form and email to Q2FyZWVyRGV2QHN1c3MuZWR1LnNn (attn: Ms Joyce Tan).

Questions?
Please contact the following offices if you have questions regarding the iPREP:

For OWA/I
Q2FyZWVyRGV2QHN1c3MuZWQuc2c= (Attn: Ms Jessica Xue)

For Study Trip/Exchange/Competition
b2dwQHN1c3MuZWR1LnNn

For Courses/Certifications
Q2FyZWVyRGV2QHN1c3MuZWR1LnNn (Attn: Ms Joyce Tan)


     

The MCF – Industry Attachment supports internships in maritime-related work with S$400 top-up allowance per month for up to 6 months.

Students applying must meet the list of the eligibility criteria below:

  • Must be a Singaporean or Singapore Permanent Resident;
  • Industry attachment programme must be in a maritime-related business entity approved by CareerDev;
  • Attachment programme must be well-structured and job scope must be maritime-related and enable intern to gain knowledge and experience in maritime businesses. It may be conducted in Singapore, overseas office or on board ships and;
  • The period of attachment should be within 4 to 24 weeks.

For more information, please visit MPA website or contact Mr William Tan.

Students who are participating in SUSS-approved Overseas Work Attachment (OWA) programmes of at least 4 months in duration may be eligible for the Bridging Loan.

 

Eligibility Criteria

Students who fulfill the following requirements may be eligible for OWA Bridging Loan:

  • Confirmed an OWA placement of at least 4 months in duration
  • Received in-principle approval from other funding sources and avenues endorsed by Office of Career Development
  • Must not have been awarded any scholarship or funding whatsoever by anyone in respect of the same items for the same OWA programme

 

Funding Details

The amount of Bridging Loan will be capped at 80% of the total programme funding amount approved for the your OWA. 

Example:

 ESG GRT Programme
 6 months in Foreign Enterprise overseas4 months in Foreign Enterprise overseas
Airfare (one-time)$700$700
Trip Subsistence $4,800 ($800 x 6 months)$3,200 ($800 x 4 months)
TOTAL funding received by student (to be reimursed post-trip)$5,500$3,900
Bridging Loan amount (to be disbursed pre-trip)$4,400$3,120

 

Application Process
Application to The OWA Bridging Loan is by invitation only. 
The Bridging Loan is subject to review and approval by SUSS. Successful applicants will be notified by SUSS.

Questions?

Please contact Q2FyZWVyRGV2QHN1c3MuZWR1LnNn (Attn: Ms Jessica Xue) if you have questions regarding the OWA Bridging Loan.

   
S/NOrganisationSponsored/Donated AmountRemarksApplication StatusScholarship Awarded
1Deloitte Scholarship$30,000$10,000 / per academic year for 3 years (from Year 2 onwards) Academic excellence, overall development and track record in non-academic requirements 3-years bond upon graduationClosedChua Kai Hong
2Nexia TS Public Accounting Corporation Financial ScholarshipTBCAgreement with SUSS for 4 years (2016 – 2019) Gross Monthly Household per capita income <S$80024-week Work AttachmentClosedPending
3PwC’s Outstanding Award for Whole Leadership (1 each for ACC & Business Analytics)TBC70% weightage on academic achievements, 30% weightage on non-academic achievements 24-week Work AttachmentClosedPending


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