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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 is closed. Please look out for the new application window in February/March 2021.

Eligibility of CCA Scholarship

 

  • Year 1 and Year 2 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 the year of application and preferably in the preceding year, and have made significant contributions in their respective CCAs;

  • Have displayed exemplary sportsmanship/showmanship/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


Sports

 

  • Represented the Polytechnic in inter-tertiary competitions (at least 5 participating institutions) and achieved at least a silver medal in individual or team events for POL-ITE or equivalent, or a bronze medal for IVP or National-level equivalent.
     

Arts
 

  • Performed/participated in a combination of at least 4 internal and/or external high profile events and achieved commendable standards in performance.
     

Leadership
 

  • Performed the role of Organiser / Assistant Organiser / Coordinator and led at least 3 CCA projects or 2 significant high profile projects. (SEAL transcript must clearly state and highlight the role of Organiser / Assistant Organiser / Coordinator)

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, scale and number of projects, and demonstration of character, leadership skills, sportsmanship and values.

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

  • The selection of applicants will be left to the Selection Committee, and the decision of the Committee 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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