ITE Community Scholarship (ITE CS)
(previously known as Community Development Council & Citizens’ Consultative Committee-Institute of Technical Education (CDC & CCC-ITE) Scholarship)
- Singaporean GCE ‘N’ or ‘O’ Level holders who have matriculated for ITE Traineeship courses and who are in the top 10% of the GCE ‘N’ or GCE ‘O’ Level entrants at each intake exercise are
eligible for consideration for the ITE Community Scholarship. Successful recipients will be informed by the nearest Community Centre/Club (CC) in the constituency where they live to receive the award. No application is required.
- Each scholarship will be awarded for the duration of the course. Renewal in the second year of study is subject to the recipient’s performance and conduct during the first year of study. The value of the award is $1,800 per year.
Deferment of National Service (NS) for NS-Liable Males
For courses commencing from 1 Jan 2023 onwards, NS-liable males will be granted NS deferment for the pursuit of full-time studies at pre-university government-funded institutions including ITE if they attain a place and are pursuing
a course for higher academic qualifications from what they have previously attained (eg from Nitec to Higher Nitec or from Nitec/
Higher Nitec to ITE Work-Study Diploma/Technical Engineer Diploma/Technical Diploma courses) and NS deferment will no longer be subject to cut-off ages. For latest updates on NS deferment eligibility
and policy, you may visit
During the period of Traineeship, the trainee is an employee of the company and receives a monthly salary and enjoys benefits similar to other company employees. All course fees are paid fully by the sponsoring company.