Download the Art Portfolio Requirements & Checklist for Dance, Literary Arts, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts here
. *updated 19 November 2020
to find out more about the SIE.)
You may download the TA Preparation Notes and Checklists from this page. Click here
if you are unsure which category you should apply to.
Year 1 Applicants - DSA-Secondary / DSA-Secondary (Non-MOE) Year 5 Applicants - DSA-JC / Non-DSA
x Notice Update – 13 May 2020
In view of the COVID-19 situation, all International Students who are not residing in Singapore are not eligible to take part in this year's DSA-Sec Exercise, and will not be able to apply for the Talent Academy. Please refer to https://go.gov.sg/nmsdsa-sec-application
for more details.
x Notice Update – 11 May 2020
Application via the TA Portal begins 3 April and closes on 23 May 2020, 5:00 pm (SGT). You may continue to submit your application during this period. The Shortlisting Outcome will be released on 8 June 2020, 6:00 pm, via the TA Portal.
x Notice Update – 6 May 2020
In view of the current COVID-19 situation, the TA Preparation Notes and Checklists
have been updated. We are currently further reviewing the selection process and criteria. Updates will be posted on this website.
x Notice Update – 27 March 2020
The Talent Academy is currently scheduled for 23-26 June 2020. However, in view of the current COVID-19 situation, these dates may change. More information will be provided as soon as possible. Applicants are advised not to make travel plans in June. Shortlisted applicants must attend and complete all scheduled TA activities. Incomplete attendance will result in disqualification.