Committed to the promotion of lifelong learning, Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) offers a variety of sponsorships to new as well as existing students pursuing their studies in the University.
The SUSS-OTCi Sponsorship scheme aims to provide suitable candidates with the opportunity to enrol in undergraduate programmes with the University and develop skills for life.
Who is Eligible?
The sponsorship is open to all graduates of the Diploma in Employment Development and Diploma in Employment Relations, offered by the University in collaboration with the Ong Teng Cheong Labour Leadership Institute (OTCi). You should be a Singapore citizen or permanent resident with impressive academic and co-curricular activities records, strong language skills, and demonstrable leadership qualities. You must not already be a degree holder.
New students must meet the admission requirements for the applied programme of study at the University. They must separately seek admission to the programme and must be accepted for admission before being considered for the sponsorship.
Tenure of Sponsorship
The sponsorship is awarded for the period required to complete the full programme of study.
Value of Sponsorship
The value of the sponsorship is as follows:
- Singapore Citizens aged below 40 years old who are eligible for government subsidy – The award will cover up to 80% of the total course fee (inclusive of government subsidy).
- Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old or above who are eligible for government subsidy – The award will cover up to 92% of the total course fee (inclusive of government subsidy and Skillsfuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy). More information on SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy.
- Singapore Permanent Residents who are eligible for government subsidy – The award will cover up to 60% of the total course fee (inclusive of government subsidy).
- Students who are not eligible for government subsidy – The award will cover up to 50% of the total course fee.
There is no bond attached to the sponsorship.
Terms & Conditions
You are advised to read through the Terms and Conditions for the Sponsorship before applying.
How to Apply?
Sponsorship application period:
January Semester: 1 August to 15 September
July Semester: 1 February to 15 March
To apply for the sponsorship, you need to submit your application online by the stipulated closing date. You may wish to view the e-guide before you apply for the sponsorship.
For new students, you must submit your admission e-application first before submitting your application for sponsorship.
Previously unsuccessful candidates need not re-apply. Candidates will be notified of the application outcome via email by end November for the January Semester, and by end June for the July Semester.
The decision of the Student Awards Committee of the University is final and binding, and no reasons will be given for the non-selection of unsuccessful candidates. No appeals will be entertained.