Home Team ITE Sponsorship

​​​​​​​​​​The Home Team ITE Sponsorship is awarded to talented Higher NITEC students who demonstrate  the drive and resilience to take on the challenge of keeping Singapore safe and secure. Have what it takes? We would like to sponsor your education in the ITE.

The Sponsorship will not only provide financial incentives during your Higher NITEC studies, but also provide a fulfilling and rewarding career with developmental opportunities to acquire new skills and upgrade your academic qualifications when you join the Home Team. Upon graduation, you will serve with the Home Team Department of your choice.


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Local ITEs and most disciplines of study

You will be required to fulfil a two-year bond for a one-year course (if the application is made in Higher NITEC Year 2) or three-year bond for a two-year course.

*If you apply in Higher NITEC Year 2, no back-payment will be made for the 1st year of studies.     

​If you qualify for a place in a local polytechnic and receive the Home Team Diploma Sponsorship, the total length of bond will be capped at either five or six years.

Details on Combined Bond Period



Male recipients, who have not served National Service (NS), and choose to join either the Singapore Police Force (SPF) or the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), will be placed under the Minimum Term of Engagement Scheme (MTE) of five years.

Males who choose to join the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB), the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) or the Singapore Prison Service (SPS) will complete your NS first before commencing the three-year bond with the Home Team Departments.


What is the Minimum Term of Engagement Scheme or MTE?

Under the MTE scheme, you will serve as a regular officer and receive regular pay.  At the end of the MTE period, you would have fulfilled your NS obligations and the Home Team ITE Sponsorship bond.

You will be given sponsorship opportunities to upgrade yourself academically and professionally. Get ready for a challenging and rewarding career that brings out the best in you.
For enquiries on the Home Team ITE Sponsorship, email us at [email protected].
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Interested applicants may submit your applications from 1 November to 31 December.


Last Updated on 30 Aug 2017
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