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• Be a Singapore citizen • Possess a strong interest for a career in the Infocomm Media industry • Have a strong portfolio if applying for a creative or film-related course For Masters studies, applicants have to be: • Enrolled full-time or part-time in an Infocomm Media-related Masters programme in a local autonomous/approved institutions or renowned overseas university; or • Current postgraduate in an infocomm media-related Masters programme with minimally one academic year of study remaining from the point of award For PhD studies, applicants have to be: • Enrolled full-time in an Infocomm Media-related PhD programme in a local autonomous/approved insitutions or renowned overseas university; or • Current postgraduate in an Infocomm Media-related PhD programme with minimally one academic year of study remaining from the point of award
Full-time Masters or PhD studies: • Tuition and other compulsory university fees • One-time Pre-studies allowance including settling-in and computer allowance • Living allowance and/or stipend, and relevant allowances (e.g. thesis allowance) • Support for overseas internship(s) in Infocomm Media-related job roles which includes: - Economy class return airfare; and - Cost of living allowances • Support for overseas exposure (student exchange programme, study trip, overseas competition) • Funding support for courses and certifications for scholars to upgrade themselves with industry-relevant skills ^Support for pre-studies allowance and overseas experience are only applicable for full-time local and overseas Masters and PhD studies. *Living allowance is only applicable for overseas Masters and overseas PhD studies. Stipend is only applicable for full-time local Masters and full-time local and overseas PhD studies. Part-time Masters studies: • Tuition and other compulsory university fees • Funding support for courses and certifications for scholars to upgrade themselves with industry-relevant skills
Bond Duration: Opportunities to serve your bond in an Infocomm Media-related job role in any organisation and in any industry, subject to IMDA's approval. For Masters studies: • Overseas scholarship – 2 to 3 years bond dependent on the duration of sponsorship • Full local scholarship – 2 years bond • Mid-term local - 1 year • Part-time local - No Bond For PhD studies: • Overseas scholarship – 3 to 5 years bond dependent on the duration of sponsorship • Full or mid-term local scholarship - No bond
Eligible Institutions: Local autonomous universities/approved institutions or renowned overseas universities
Eligible Course of Studies: Infocomm Media related courses which includes: •Artificial Intelligence •Cybersecurity •Data Analytics •Immersive Media •Film / TV Studies •STEM courses (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) •Language courses in Malay, Tamil and Chinese