SKILLSFUTURE STUDY AWARDS (SEA TRANSPORT)

For early to mid-career Singaporeans who are committed to developing and deepening their skills and have relevant working experience in key Sea Transport sub-sectors

WHAT IT IS

The SkillsFuture Study Awards for Sea Transport Sector was set up to encourage and support Singaporeans to develop and deepen specialist skills needed in the Sea Transport sector.

Upon successful application, candidates pursuing any of the maritime-related courses listed below will receive a monetary award of $5,000. This amount of money can be used to defray out-of-pocket expenses associated with the course that they will be taking.

TRAINING INSTITUTIONPROGRAMME
National University of SingaporeGraduate Diploma in Maritime Law & Arbitration
Master of Laws (Maritime Laws)
Nanyang Technological UniversityMaster of Science in Maritime Studies
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering with Specialisation in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Institute of Chartered ShipbrokersInstitute of Chartered Shipbrokers Tutorship Programme leading to professional Qualifying Examinations
Newcastle UniversityMaster of Science in Marine Technology (International)
Singapore Maritime AcademyCertificate of Competency Class 1 & 2 Deck Officer
Certificate of Competency Class 1 & 2 Marine Engineer Officer
STET Maritime Pte LtdHydrographic Surveying Course

WHO CAN APPLY

  • Singaporeans with minimum 2–3 years of work experience in the Sea Transport sub-sectors, namely Port, Shipping, and Maritime Services
  • Committed to deepening skills in the sector
  • Has track record of contributing to the learning or training of self and/or others
  • Attend pre-selected courses listed above that facilitate progression in key Sea Transport sub-sectors
  • Provide proof of admission into the selected course of study
  • Provide a letter of support or recommendation from current or former employer
  • Should be commencing, or currently in the course as at application closing date
  • Can be used on top of existing co-funding schemes under the Maritime Cluster Fund – Manpower Development Programme
  • Not a current recipient of the Tripartite Maritime Scholarship (TMSS)
  • Not a previous recipient of any SkillsFuture Study Award

WHEN TO APPLY

Application Period for Study AwardsPre-selected Course Commencement Period
Before 31 December 2016April 2015 – March 2017


Evaluation of the applications will take approximately 8 weeks after the closing date and shortlisted applicants will also be notified.

HOW TO APPLY

Visit the SkillsFuture website to apply. You can also email your enquiries to skillsfuture@mpa.gov.sg.

FIND OUT MORE

SkillsFuture
SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programmes (Maritime)