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Taking Heart

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MICROSOFT YOUTHSPARK SCHOLARSHIP: Four inspiring young Singaporeans with disabilities, who displayed excellent academic credentials, strong leadership potential and a passion for higher learning were awarded the Microsoft YouthSpark Scholarship. Launched in 2009, the Microsoft YouthSpark Scholarship was incorporated to nurture and develop promising local youths with disabilities to achieve their full potential. Each year, the scholarship selects four recipients, providing them with annual funding for IT-related diplomas or degree courses offered by local polytechnics and universities.

Arts programme for pre-schoolers

LOW-INCOME families with pre-school children living in the west will now have access to a fully sponsored programme to introduce the young ones to the arts. The programme, run at The Playhouse in Rochester Park, is a partnership between