The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) leads Singapore’s digital transformation with infocomm media. To do this, IMDA will develop a dynamic digital economy and a cohesive digital society, driven by an exceptional infocomm media (ICM) ecosystem – by developing talent, strengthening business capabilities, and enhancing Singapore's ICM infrastructure. IMDA also regulates the telecommunications and media sectors to safeguard consumer interests while fostering a pro-business environment, and enhances Singapore’s data protection regime through the Personal Data Protection Commission. For more news and information, visit www.imda.gov.sg or follow IMDA on Facebook IMDAsg and Twitter @IMDAsg.
• Be a Singapore citizen; • Fresh "O" Level Graduate with good results; • Have good Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) records • Possess a strong interest in the Infocomm Media industry • Matriculate into an approved Infocomm Media-related studies (as approved by IMDA) offered at any of the five local polytechnics
Value of Award: • Full tuition fees and compulsory polytechnic fees • Pre-studies allowance (which includes laptop allowance) • Funding support for courses and certification • Support for Overseas Internship(s) in Infocomm Media-related roles which includes: - Economy class return airfare; and - Cost of living allowances • Support for overseas exposure (e.g. student exchange programme, study trips, overseas competition)
Eligible Institutions: Singapore's 5 local Polytechnics: Nanyang Polytechnic, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Republic Polytechnic, Singapore Polytechnic, Temasek Polytechnic
Eligible Course of Studies: • Infocomm Media-related courses (i.e. courses under Information & Digital Technologies cluster or Arts, Design & Media cluster)