Global Ready Talent Programme

Programme Overview

The Global Ready Talent Programme (GRT) supports Singapore enterprises that are keen to build a talent pipeline and expand both locally and overseas. As one of the Approved-in-Principle (AIP) partners appointed by Enterprise Singapore, SGTech evaluates and qualifies promising Singapore enterprises to come on board the programme and serves as the primary contact point for GRT-related matters.

The programme serves to connect

  • Singapore enterprises who are
    • Keen on developing a young local talent pipeline
    • Looking to expand; either locally or overseas, especially in ASEAN, China and India
  • Local students who are looking for local/overseas internships


Access to Interns

Hiring companies can source from a wider pool of interns through BeGlobalReady website and SGTech's tertiary institutions partners

Funding Support

Approved participating companies can claim grant for 

  • Internship stipend (up to 50%*, capped at S$1,000/mth^)
  • Overseas allowance (for supported markets**)
    • Lump sum travel allowance of $1200
    • Additional monthly support of $1000

* 50% for SME & 30% for non-SME
^ S$1,000 for University & S$800 for ITE/Poly
** Focus on Southeast Asia, India, China

In the Spotlight

Eligibility Criteria

Company Criteria

  • A business entity that is registered and incorporated in Singapore
  • At least 30% local (Singaporean or Singaporean Permanent Resident) group shareholdings
  • Be in a financially viable position to start and complete the internship
  • Able to offer interns at least S$800/month to ITE and Polytechnic students and S$1,000/month to University students
  • Possess sound Human Resource processes and be committed towards talent development
  • (For enterprises offering overseas internships) - Have existing overseas operations, positive business outlook and definite growth plans

Intern Criteria

  • Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident; AND
  • Full-time matriculated student from supportable IHLs

Internship Criteria

  • Applicable for full-time internships only, where the intern is required to work between 35 to 44 hours per week
  • Internship duration has to be minimally 4 weeks and at most 1 year. 
  • For enterprises offering overseas internships – At least 2 weeks
  • Part-time or temporary internships are not supportable under GRT

Application Process


1) Create account on GRTNet (Login using CorpPass; After 11 April 2021, users will be required to login using Singpass)
2) Select "SGTech" as GRT TAC AIP partner3) Upload:
- Applicant Company's ACRA Bizfile [within 6 months] 
- Shareholder(s)' ACRA Bizfile (if any) [within 6 months]
- Applicant Company's Latest Financial Statements or management accounts (i.e. Profit & Loss Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash      Flow Statement) [within 18 months]
- Pitch Deck (if Company is < 2 years)
- Internship Training Plan
4) Prepare Job Description, Internship Placement Letter from school and student's NRIC for Phase 2 and 3


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