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 2023 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
  2. Empowering persons with disabilities
  3. Climate action

Calendar of Events (2023)

Application Process


RSVP For Teachers' Briefing13 February
Teachers' Briefing15 February
Deadline for Registration31 March
Notification of acceptance26 April
Students to accept programme commitment3 May


Programme Schedule (May be subject to changes)

Youth Stem Empowerment schedule


Showcase at Canopy @ JLink

YSEP 2023 E-poster

Post Programme


Community Showcase*July to December 2023

* 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 (2023) for the programme.


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