SAF POLYTECHNIC SPONSORSHIP (MDES)

Applicable all-year round

ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP

The SAF Polytechnic Sponsorship (MDES) offers you full sponsorship of your studies at a recognised polytechnic. This scheme provides you with financial independence during your studies and thereafter a stable, rewarding and challenging career as a Military Expert upon completion of your studies.

AWARD WILL COVER

  • Full tuition fees and other approved academic charges
  • Monthly allowance of up to $1,150
  • Study bonus of $1,200 for each successfully-completed semester without any failed module

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Be an existing polytechnic student or have secured a place there
  • GPA 2.5 and above
  • Have not repeated any semester
  • Singapore citizen or permanent resident intending to take up citizenship
  • Possess a strong interest in a military career

ACCEPTED COURSE OF STUDY

  • Refer to the accepted courses for the relevant RSAF vocation that you are interested in

BOND

Fulfil a 4-year bond after your studies*

*Male applicants will have to serve a Minimum Term of Engagement (MTE) of 5 years, which includes a 2-year NS liability and study bond. Passing the NAPFA is a requirement.

APPLY FOR THE SAF POLYTECHNIC SPONSORSHIP (MDES)

Open all-year round. Please indicate your interest for the sponsorship when you apply for the relevant RSAF vocations.

If you are currently studying at a local polytechnic, you can apply for the Mid-Term SAF Polytechnic Sponsorship (MDES). If successful, you will receive a backdated portion of the sponsorship's benefits, such as monthly allowance and fees.

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