Youth STEM Empowerment Programme

YSEP is a mentoring programme that guides students to develop innovative products and solutions to solve real-life community problems using Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The programme also equips the students with relevant design thinking, communication and STEM skills.

Click here to view our 2023 batch of students in action!

Types of Projects

YSEP aims to raise students’ awareness of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the need for STEM to address these goals. The goals that we will be addressing in 2024 are:

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In line with the selected SDGs, students will work in teams to empathise, ideate, and prototype a project relating to one of the following topics:

  1. Underserved communities in Singapore (Elderly/Disabled)
  2. Climate action

Calendar of Events (2024)

Application Process


RSVP For Teachers' BriefingBy 4 March
Teachers' Briefing7 March
Deadline for Registration4 April
Notification of acceptance25 April
Students to accept programme commitment30 April


Programme Schedule (May be subject to changes)



Post Programme


Community Showcase*July to December 2024

* Students will be invited to showcase their projects at various community locations (libraries and community centres). Details of these showcases are subject to SMMs and more details will be shared as the programme proceeds.

Awards and Certificate

All students who complete the programme will receive the following certificates:

  1. The QUESTA (Gold) award administered by Science Centre Singapore.
  2. The Youth Science Empowerment Programme certificate jointly administered by Science Centre Singapore and the programme sponsors.


Contact Details

For further enquiries, please contact:

Programme Coordinator at

We would like to thank our sponsors (2024) for the programme.