Global Ready Talent Programme

Global Ready Talent Programme

The Global Ready Talent (GRT) Programme aims to build a pipeline of talent to support Singapore enterprises with their overseas expansion, by exposing young Singaporeans to internships and overseas work opportunities. GRT harmonises existing young talent programmes, namely the SME Talent Programme, Young Talent Programme and Go Southeast Asia Award, into a single programme.


GRT comprises two components: –

internshipmanagement associates programme


Eligibility & Requirements (For Startups)

  • Must be an ACE Startups Member
  • Must be a tech startup less than 10 years old (based on the date of incorporation at the time of application)
  • Startup must be incorporated in Singapore
  • Have a minimum of 30% local (Singaporean or Singapore P.R.) shareholding and less than 50% ordinary shares owned by other corporate entity
  • Able to offer a minimum monthly allowance of $1,000 to University students and $800 to Polytechnic and ITE students
  • Have immediate plans to hire in the next 2 months


Application and Documents Required (For Startups)

  • ACRA Company Profile dated within the last 6 months
  • Latest Management Accounts dated within 18 months (e.g. Profit & Loss Account, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statement OR the latest Financial Projections)
  • Resume of key management team or founders listed in your application
  • Copy of an invoice or contract with a client as proof of business revenue
  • Copy of any funding or grants received
  • Check and ensure your company is able to fulfill all 3 criteria on the Startup Requirements tab and it is ticked as ‘Yes’.


GRT application process


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Job Opportunities (For Full-Time Students and Management Associates)

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