External Scholarships

External Scholarships

The external scholarships are administered by the sponsoring organisation. Republic Polytechnic (RP) students can consider applying for these scholarships.

Below is some general information about various External Scholarships:

CAMP CHALLENGE's Alpha Challenge Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria
  • Year 1 students from RP's Diploma in Outdoor Adventure Learning (DOAL) or students joining RP's DOAL
  • Passion for adventure and the outdoors
  • Reasonable academic results and a positive attitude
  • Applicants are required to attend a three-day all expenses paid selection programme
Quantum Final year Diploma tuition fees and all other mandatory fees
Application Procedure Visit Camp Challenge’s website for more information

Evolve Warrior Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria
  • People of any nationality are eligible to apply for the Evolve Warrior Scholarship
Quantum The Evolve Warrior Scholarship is awarded once per year to one outstanding individual who has the desire to unleash his/her greatness. The Evolve Warrior Scholarship is valued up to S$10,000 for a full year of study.
Application Procedure For more information, please visit the https://evolve-mma.com/scholarship/

HOME Team Diploma Sponsorship

Eligibility Criteria
  • Singapore Citizen
  • Good 'O'-Level/Nitec/Higher Nitec results
  • Gained admission in RP and in any academic discipline
  • Medically and physically fit
  • Strong interest in HOME Team careers
Quantum There are 2 tiers to the Home Award (Polytechnic):
The HOME Merit Award (Poly) offers:
  • An annual allowance of S$12,000
  • Payment of tuition and compulsory fees
  • Study bonus of $1,200 per semester if the student passes all modules in that semester
  • Eligible for a grant of up to $3,600 per academic year, to undertake MHA or polytechnic-approved development programmes

The HOME Study Award (Poly) offers:
  • An annual allowance of S$7,800
  • Payment of tuition and compulsory fees
  • Study bonus of $1,200 per semester if the student passes all modules in that semester
Application Procedure For more information, visit the Ministry of Home Affairs website.

Microsoft YouthSpark Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria
  • Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Full-time studies in IT in local Polytechnics or Universities
  • Permanent disability (certified by Medical Professionals)
  • Good academic records
  • Relevance of training to employment opportunities
  • Ability to handle both academic studies and work commitments (if any)
  • Commitment to serve the disabled community upon graduation
  • Continuation of scholarship is dependent on the scholar's academic performance
Component/Quantum S$5,000
Up to S$3000 special assistance fund
Application Procedure For more information, please visit the SPD website.

Muslimin Trust Fund Association (MTFA) Founders' Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria
  • Singapore Citizens who are Muslims under the age of 35
  • Good academic and extra-curricular activities
  • Not the recipient of any other bursary, award or scholarship
  • Monthly household income S$4,000 and below
  • Applicants may have to attend an interview
Component/Quantum Up to S$10,000 per year
Application Procedure For more information, visit Muslimin Trust Fund Association’s website.

PUB Sponsorship

Eligibility Criteria
  • Engineering students progressing to their final year of Study
  • Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Diploma in Engineering or Water Technology
  • Outstanding academic results
  • Outstanding CCA records
  • Successful applicants are required to serve a one-year bond with PUB upon graduation
Quantum Final-year Diploma tuition fees and all other mandatory fees
Application Procedure For more information, please visit the BrightSparks website.

SAF Young Leader Award

Eligibility Criteria
  • Excel Academically
  • Display Leadership Qualities through CCA
  • Strong passion in defence-related issues
Quantum S$2,500
Application Procedure For more information, please visit the Mindef Scholarship Centre website.

SPRING SME Talent Programme

Eligibility Criteria
  • Singaporean students
  • Completed at least the first year of study in a Polytechnic
  • Students who have recently graduated are also welcome to apply
  • Have keen interest to start a career in a local SMEs immediately after graduation
  • Have good academic results and a positive attitude
Quantum
  • This study awards covers:
  • Sponsorship of school fees and study allowance for the recipient's remaining year(s) of study
  • Sign-on bonus upon graduation and joining the SME
  • Career with the sponsoring SME over a two-year period as part of the bond obligation
Application Procedure For more information, please visit the Spring Singapore website.

Singapore Indian Education Trust Achievement Awards

Eligibility Criteria
  • Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident of Indian descent
  • Completed at least one academic year with excellent academic results
  • Outstanding CCA records and involvement in community work
  • Recipients must undertake the Trust's future projects and community work
  • Shortlisted applicants must attend a compulsory interview
Quantum S$1,500
Application Procedure For more information, please visit the Singapore Indian Trust webpage.

Singapore Olympic Foundation - Peter Lim Sports Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria
  • Athletes on the high performance pathway (i.e. with the National Youth or National teams)
  • Young, aspiring athletes who require additional financial support
  • Athletes below the age of 25 years old
Quantum Up to S$3,000
Application Procedure For more information, please contact:
Singapore Olympic Foundation
Mr Chay Keng Fai
Manager
Office Number: +65 6345 9273
Email: chaykengfai@snoc.org.sg

Tan Ah Tah - SAWL Scholarship for Disabled

Eligibility Criteria
  • Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Good academic results and good conduct
  • Poor and physically disabled, including one who is from any approved charity as defined under the Income Tax Act (Chapter 134) or any society duly registered under the Societies Act (Chapter 311), who is in need of financial assistance
Quantum S$2,000
Application Procedure For more information, please visit the Singapore Association of Women Lawyers website.

Yayasan Mendaki - Merchant Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria
  • Muslim Singapore Citizen
  • Obtain at least 2 distinctions and a minimum of a B3 grade in 4 other subjects in the GCE 'O'-Level examination or equivalent
  • Student from low-income family will be given priority
  • Good academic performance for the whole duration of their studies in RP
  • performance of the scholar
  • The scholar must submit a copy of his/her examination results yearly to Yayasan Mendaki
  • Scholarship is disbursed yearly subject to satisfactory
  • The scholar must complete 60 days of community service work with Yayasan Mendaki before or within 2 years after graduation
Quantum
  • 100% of the tuition fee
  • S$1,000 as living allowance per annum
  • Up to minimum period of study leading to a diploma or maximum 3 years, whichever is lower
Application Procedure For more information, please visit the Yayasan Mendaki website.

Yayasan Mendaki Scholarship (Year 1 Students only)

Eligibility Criteria
  • Muslim Singapore Citizen
  • Enrolled in first year of study
  • Obtained at least 3 distinctions in the GCE 'O'-Level examination, preferably in English, Mathematics or Science OR possess an Industrial Training Certificate (ITC) in any Engineering courses
  • Active participation in CCAs is an advantage
  • Scholarship is disbursed yearly subject to satisfactory performance of the scholar
  • The scholar must complete 30 days of community work with Yayasan Mendaki
Quantum S$2,000
Application Procedure For more information, please visit the Yayasan Mendaki website.

A Better Florist Scholarship Programme

Eligibility Criteria Applicants must be enrolled into a local/private university school's programmes on a full-time basis
There are no restrictions in terms of nationalities or age
Recipients of the scholarship may not concurrently hold other scholarships without the approval of ABF. With the exceptions of bursaries.
Quantum Up to S$4,000
Application Procedure For more information, please visit the Better Florist website.

Zalora Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria
  • Must not be a Zalora employee or immediate family member of a Zalora employee
  • Must not be a current holder of any scholarship, locally or overseas
  • Present good CCA records
  • Possess outstanding academic school results
  • Be applying for admission or is a student to a full-time course at any of the tertiaries listed on our Partner Institution page
  • Not be a final-year student
Quantum A one-off sponsorship of tuition fees of up to S$3,000
Application Procedure For more information, please visit the Zalora website.

Other External Scholarships

RP students can also visit the Brightsparks Singapore website to find out more about the other scholarships they can apply for.


Signing a Scholarship Contract

Once you are awarded a scholarship, there are a few things that you need to bear in mind before you sign your scholarship contract. Please refer to this handy guide to the things that you need to take note of.