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 from this scheme.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Full-Time Diploma (PET) Singapore Citizen students who are on the Tuition Grant scheme
  • Recipient of government bursary. Funding amount will be based on assessed bursary tier at the time of registration.
  • Per Capita Income (PCI) must not exceed $1,875 OR Gross Household Income (GHI) must not exceed $7,500 
PCI/GHISubsidy Amount

Per Capita Income (PCI) ≤ $1,100 or Gross Household Income (GHI) ≤ $4,400
(Higher Education Community Bursary Tier 1 and Tier 2)

90% of trip cost, capped at $1,000

$1,101 ≤ Per Capita Income (PCI) ≤ $1,875 or $4,401 ≤ Gross Household Income (GHI) ≤ $7,500
(Higher Education Bursary Tier 1)

80% of trip cost, capped at $500


  • Eligible students will be allocated a cap of $1,000 (90% of trip cost) or $500 (80% of trip cost) per candidature for their SOT trips; roll-over of the balance is allowed until the cap is exhausted.
  • Subsidy is computed based on trip cost AFTER other grants (if any).
  • Students will need to abide by and comply with the Terms & Conditions stipulated when registering for the trip. 
  • Students are to submit their trip subsidy when registering for the trip via SNApp.