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Overview

The Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) Scholarship is awarded to students who have contributed significantly to their CCAs in the Polytechnic.

 

Announcements
 

Application for the CCA Scholarship 2021 is open from 7 May 2021 to 7 June 2021. You can apply here!

Eligibility of CCA Scholarship

 

  • Year 2 and Year 3 students of the Polytechnic

  • Singapore Citizens only

  • Gross monthly household per capita income (PCI) of $2,250 and below

  • Not currently in receipt of any other scholarships or bursaries for the academic year of award, except the following:

    • Government bursaries, such as Higher Education Community Bursary and Higher Education Bursary
    • Singapore Olympic Foundation-Peter Lim Scholarship
       
  • Not currently in receipt of the Tertiary Tuition Fee Subsidy (TTFS) from Yayasan Mendaki for the academic year of award

  • Not currently financially sponsored by employers

  • No academic and/or disciplinary warning

Eligibility Criteria

 

  • No Category 1 disciplinary record or serious academic-related offence for the year of application;

  • Have been actively involved in their CCAs for AY2020/2021 and preferably in AY2021/2022, and have made significant contributions in their respective CCAs;

  • Have displayed exemplary sportsmanship/artistic merit/leadership and conduct in their respective CCAs;

  • Have maintained a good level of attendance/involvement for the year;

  • Have preferably been recipients of a CCA Award;

  • Show potential in performance and leadership excellence;

  • Special consideration will be given to applicants who face financial difficulties or constraints

 

In view of the extraordinary circumstances in AY2020/21, we would also like to recognise students’ contributions in one or more of the following areas:

 

1.    Contribution & Leadership:
Contributed to the organising of meaningful projects/activities* or leading his/her CCA group during the pandemic; or

 

2.    Maintaining Team Spirit:
Remained positive; inspired and rallied the group/team to remain active together despite the tough season; or

 

3.    Change Readiness & Adaptability:
Demonstrated outstanding adaptability, creativity and innovation in overcoming challenges


(*Projects/activities need not be extensive in magnitude / scale / reach, but should be meaningful or impactful. Due to COVID 19 restrictions, those conducted via digital means will also be considered.)

Tenure & Value


The value of a scholarship is $3,000.00, which will cover a large part of the full tuition fee for one academic year.

Application

  • All applications are to be submitted by the students, together with the necessary supporting documents duly endorsed by their CCA advisors, via the prescribed online nomination form. Details will be released to both students and advisors upon the launch of applications.

  • Only completed application forms endorsed by CCA advisors, and with relevant supporting documents will be processed.

  • Applicants may be contacted to seek clarification or be invited for interviews by the Selection Committee.

 

Selection
 

  • Selection is based on a set of pre-determined criteria, which includes amongst other things, standard of achievement, attendance, level of contribution, and demonstration of character, leadership skills, sportsmanship and values.

  • Shortlisted applicants may be invited for interviews by the Selection Panel.

  • The selection of applicants will be left to the Selection Panel, and the decision of the Panel is final. Neither direct communication nor appeals will be entertained.
     

Conditions
 

  • The award may be withdrawn from the recipient, should inaccurate facts or information be given at the time of application.

  • The Polytechnic reserves the right not to award any of the scholarships if no suitable candidates are identified.

  • Awardees are expected to fulfil the obligations of the Scholarship.
     

For enquiries, please contact: tsea@tp.edu.sg.

FAQ

How can CCA advisors support students in their application of the scholarship?

How can CCA advisors support students in their application of the scholarship?

CCA advisors should look through their respective CCA groups comprehensively to identify any outstanding contributors, and find out more about their background information. Should they be deemed suitable for the scholarship, advisors should encourage these students to apply before the deadline.

How can CCA advisors know the students’ gross monthly household per capita income (PCI), or if they are already holders of other scholarships or bursaries?

How can CCA advisors know the students’ gross monthly household per capita income (PCI), or if they are already holders of other scholarships or bursaries?

Unless advisors have the students’ full family income documents, they will not be able to know their PCI. However, advisors can check the Student Profile System under the tab ‘Financial Award’ to get a sense of the students’ PCI, as well as the financial assistance that they are receiving (including Scholarships and Bursaries).

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