Subsidy for Student Overseas Travel (SOT)

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RP supports our students in attaining a holistic education. Full-time diploma students who are interested to go on Student Overseas Travel (SOT) including Study Trips, International Service Learning Project (ISLP), Industry Immersion Programme, Representation Trips or Clubs & Interest Group Trips and require financial assistance can apply for subsidy under Opportunity Fund (OF).

Eligibility Criteria

  • MOE Subsidized Full-time Diploma Student
  • Singapore Citizen


PCI/GHI Funding Amount

Per Capita Income (PCI) ≤ $1,000 or Gross Household Income (GHI) ≤ $4,000
(Higher Education Community Bursary Tier 1 and Tier 2 - formerly known as
CDC/CCC Polytechnic Bursary Tier 1 and Tier 2)


Per Capita Income (PCI) ≤ $1,725 or Gross Household Income (GHI) ≤ $6,900
(Higher Education Bursary Tier 1 - formerly known as MOE Bursary Tier 1)



  • Eligible students will be allocated a cap of $1,400 or $700 per candidature for their SOT trips; roll-over of the balance is allowed until $1,400 or $700 is exhausted or if the student has utilised OF for 3 trips.
  • Eligible students must ensure they have obtained RP approvals to participate in the overseas trip before applying for the subsidy.
  • Eligible students will be provided a FormSG link to apply for the OF Subsidy by the SOT Staff Leader(s).