30 Mar '11, 7am

Home Affairs Ministry introduces new study award

SINGAPORE: The Home Affairs Ministry has launched a new HOME Study Award to attract talented graduates from polytechnics; selected students will have their course fees paid by the government throughout their three-year diploma course. This was announced at a ceremony Wednesday, which saw 90 officers receiving scholarships to pursue degree courses. Students will also get S$2,400 in pocket money each year. Those who pass all exam modules each semester will receive a bonus of S$1,200. "With the introduction of the HOME Study Awards, we hope to triple the number of awards to polytechnic students. We welcome applicants from the new intake of students - those currently studying in the polytechnics and also those who are graduating this year," said associate professor Ho Peng Kee, Singapore Senior Minister of State for Law and Home Affairs. Those who receive the award will have t...

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