Featuring the Young Talents of Singapore's Power Sector – Aloysius Lin and Nathaniel Tan!
At 24, Aloysius and Nathaniel were awarded the Senoko Energy's Inaugural ITE Scholarship. Here's what they shared with "ON" on receiving the scholarship and their aspirations for the power sector...
"I was very happy when Senoko Energy told me that I was selected. It is indeed a great honour. Power engineering expertise is much needed in Singapore, and I am looking forward to join this industry and be an active contributor to Singapore. — Aloysius
"I am happy to be sponsored by Senoko Energy. With the scholarship at hand, I will be able to focus more time for my studies without worrying about finances. I also hope to apply what I've learnt from the course at Senoko." — Nathaniel
Both Aloysius and Nathaniel will be pursuing the Higher National ITE Certificate (Higher NITEC) in Mechanical Engineering at ITE Simei.
Nathaniel Tan and Aloysius Lin were awarded Senoko Energy's inaugural ITE scholarships.
The scholarships were presented to the two boys by Mr S Iswaran, Minister in the Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister for Home Affairs and Trade & Industry, at Senoko Energy's Stage 2 Repowering Completion Ceremony on 6 February 2013.
Despite having to juggle their studies and work, both Nathaniel and Aloysius managed to achieve good grades, impressing the Senoko Energy scholarship judging panel with their determination and desire to succeed in life. Both will be pursuing the Higher National ITE Certificate (Higher NITEC) in Mechanical Engineering.
The inaugural ITE scholarships are in line with the Power Sector Manpower Taskforce (PSMT), which is to award scholarships at various educational levels. Minister Iswaran also commended Senoko Energy for organising an open house for students. He emphasised that stakeholders in both the public and private sectors should work together to reach Singapore's youth.
Minister Iswaran highlighted that while there are many interesting jobs available in the power sector that offer a stable and exciting career, students may not be aware of these opportunities. This is why it is important to expose students to the industry, and inform them about the range of exciting career opportunities in the power sector.