As an ICA officer, your career at ICA not only provides you with a meaningful purpose in safeguarding our borders, it also offers opportunities for you to upgrade yourself academically. Under the ICA Continuous Education Programme (iCEP), officers are
provided with development opportunities to deepen their professional and domain capabilities.
You can apply for a range of scholarships/sponsorships ranging from undergraduate degree to diploma programmes.
ICA officers with good performance and potential may enrol in selected degree courses in the National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore University of Technology and
Design (SUTD) and Singapore Institute of Technology – University of Liverpool (SIT-UoL).
They will be given full pay for their full-time studies, as well as full sponsorship for their course fees and book allowance. Officers below Inspector (INSP) rank would have the opportunity to go through an interview for selection as Inspector (INSP)
Good performing officers may enrol in relevant degree courses where they will be sponsored for their part-time studies and be given book allowance.
ICA officers can be sponsored for relevant part-time diploma course and be given book allowance.
Formal Certificate Sponsorship
ICA officers can be sponsored for relevant formal certificate programmes to enhance their skillset.
Masters and Graduate Diploma Sponsorships
ICA officers can be sponsored for relevant courses and be given book allowance and thesis allowance for the entire course.
Study Awards (Masters/ Graduate Diploma/ Degree/ Diploma/ Formal Certificate)
ICA officers can claim up to 80% reimbursement of course fees for programmes ranging from formal certificates to postgraduate studies that are directly relevant to MHA/ICA and 50% for programmes that are not directly relevant.