SOI DISM pioneer alumnus, Low Cheong Wah, Alan was one of the nine (9) recipients of Smart Nation Scholarship awarded on 17 Aug by Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister-in-Charge of the Smart Nation Initiative. Alan is the only polytechnic graduate among the nine (9) recipients of the Smart Nation Scholarship which is awarded to students who passed the rigorous assessment process comprising aptitude tests, management interviews, and agency-specific assessments. The Scholarship is jointly offered by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA), Government Technology Agency (GovTech), and Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA).
Through this government scholarship, Alan will be able to work for the parent agency, CSA (or GovTech) after his graduation from NUS - Bachelor of Computing in Information Security and will join a staff programme with access to in-depth technical training, fast-track career development and a future technology role in the Singapore public service.
More information on this award can be found here.