To be eligible for the programme, the applicant must be a fresh polytechnic graduate (Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident), from Infocomm Technology, Information Technology, Computer and Electronic Engineering or other related courses in one of the five local polytechnics. He / She has to meet the minimum requirements of the Work-Study Post-Diploma and be employed by a participating company.
Fresh polytechnic graduates are defined as individuals who are hired by the participating companies within 36 months of their graduation from the polytechnic (graduation date as stated on the Diploma certificate). This group includes existing employees with the participating companies who have graduated from the polytechnic within the same period. For male participants who need to serve National Service, the 36 month period will start from the ORD. Participants who are fresh Singaporean graduates will be eligible for a sign-on incentive of up to $5,000 when they are successfully placed on the Programme