MDA Talent Assistance Scheme
MDA Talent Assistance Scheme

MDA Talent Assistance Scheme

The Talent-Assist provides funding support for the capability development of media practitioners, in line with MDA’s policy intent to grow a strong Singapore core of media talents in a flourishing media industry.​​​​​

Who can Apply?

  • ​ Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents holding the following occupations are eligible for the grants
    • media employees of Singapore-registered media companies with at least one Media Singapore Standard Industrial Classification (SSIC) code or
    • media freelancers; or
    • fresh media graduates

Training Grant:

  • Successful applicants will receive subsidies of up to 90% of course fees capped at S$15,000 per applicant per annum

Training Allowance:

  • Freelance Media Professionals can claim up to S$1,800 per month for training allowance, at a rate of S$7.50 per training hour, capped at a maximum of S$9,000 per individual until 2016.

How to Apply?

Interested applicants can apply for Talent Assistance all year round.

Candidates must apply for the Grants through Six Degrees website at least 21 calendar days before the course start date. Late grant applications will not be processed. Do note that all  grant applications are subject to approval from Six Degrees. 

List of courses eligible for MDA Talent Assistance Scheme

To know more about this scheme, visit MDA website.