IE Singapore’s Young Talent Programme-Market Immersion

The YTP-Market Immersion aims to provide opportunities for young talents to gain global exposure and market immersion experience that will prepare them to take on future global careers.

Students who are awarded funding from Temasek Polytechnic (TP) for participating in internships/industrial attachment programmes, Overseas Immersion Programme and hybrid work-and-study programmes may be eligible for co-funding from International Enterprise (IE) Singapore under the Young Talent Programme (YTP) - Market Immersion to cover their daily overseas living expenses.

Eligibility Criteria

Students who fulfil the following requirements may be eligible for YTP - Market Immersion funding:

  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • Students must have completed at least 1 year of diploma studies at the point of commencing the overseas programme
  • Students must have cleared their School’s selection process for the respective overseas programme
  • Students must not hold any external scholarship or award which provides funding for subsistence allowance for the same overseas programme

Student Application Process

Students should approach and discuss with their respective School OSIP/SIP Coordinators to learn more about the overseas opportunities available. The staff would be able to advise students on their eligibility for the YTP-Market Immersion programme and provide guidance on their application.

The YTP-Market Immersion funding application is subject to IE Singapore’s approval. Successful applicants will be notified by Temasek Polytechnic. The students are required to sign the Letter of Acceptance and submit to their respective School OSIP/SIP Coordinators if they accept the offer. Temasek Polytechnic will then process the funding for the students.

Funding Details

Programmes Supported 

Eligible Overseas Markets(Destination)

YTP-Market Immersion Co-Funding Caps

YTP-Market immersion Co-Funding Duration

Overseas Internships/Industrial Attachments

Overseas Immersion Programme

Regional  Markets: Southeast Asia, India and China

Emerging Markets: Latin America & Caribbean, Russia, Central & Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Middle East and Africa
S$400 + $200 per week depending on the duration and Temasek Polytechnic’s co-funding amount Maximum 24 weeks
Hybrid Work-and-Study Programmes

*More funding details will be share with eligible students.

Student Post-Programme Deliverables

Students are required to submit a written report that details out their learning outcomes, brief description of their project and experiences during their overseas programme, within 2 weeks after the programme ends.


Industry Partners who are interested in this fund may contact our International Relations Department.

Students may contact your respective School Student Internship Programme Liaison Officers for more information.

For information on our Student Internship Programme, click here.

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