Youth Empowerment & Aspiration Programme (YEAP)

The Youth Empowerment and Aspiration Programme (YEAP) supports less privileged full-time post-secondary students, not only in their educational expenses through the YEAP Grant but also encourages them to pursue their passion, provides them with exposure to real work environment, and develops their life skills through YEAP Inspire.

YEAP Grant

YEAP Grant offers financial support to defray educational expenses of needy and eligible students nominated by post-secondary education institutions.

CDAC will work with the following institutions to invite needy students to receive the CDAC YEAP Grant:

  • Junior Colleges
  • Centralised Institute
  • Integrated Programme (IP) Schools (Year 5 and 6)
  • Polytechnics
  • Institute of Technical Education (ITE)
  • Singapore Sports School (Year 5 and 6)
  • School of the Arts (Year 5 and 6)
  • Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts
  • LASALLE College of the Arts

Quantum

Each nominated student will receive $720 of YEAP Grant per academic year.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Race / Nationality
    Student or one of the parents must be a Chinese Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident

  • Household Income
    Gross monthly household income not exceeding $2,400 or gross per capita income not exceeding $800

YEAP Inspire

YEAP Inspire offers programmes and activities to encourage full-time post-secondary students to pursue their dreams and support them in life skills development.

Programmes include work experience programmes, company visits and life skills workshops to prepare youths for work.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Race / Nationality
    Student or one of the parents must be a Chinese Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Age
    Aged between 17 to 25 years old
  • Household Income
    Gross monthly household income not exceeding $4,800 or gross per capita income not exceeding $1,400

Programmes in 2019

Date Programme Programme Type Event Flyer
27 Jan musYEAP Preview Concert  View
23 Feb – 30 Mar Find your Ikigai Poster by Eurasian Association Workshop  View
3 Mar – 30 Jun musYEAP Workshop  View
16 Mar YEAP Inspire Workshop – Effective Resume Writing & Ace That Interview Workshop  View
27 Apr YEAP Inspire Workshop – Traverse in the Wind with Ocarina Workshop  View
11 Jun YEAP Inspire Workshop – Personal Protection Programme Workshop  View
13 Jun Let’s Talk Careers in Tech by Eurasian Association Seminar  View
13 – 14 Jun YEAP Inspire @ Bank of China 2019 Short-term Work Experience  View
7 Jul musYEAP Concert Concert  View
30 Jul YEAP Grant Talk @ ITE Seminar  –
14 Sep YEAP Inspire Grooming Workshop Workshop  View
19 Nov YEAP Inspire Leather Craft Workshop Workshop  View