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SKILLSFUTURE STUDY AWARDS (SEA TRANSPORT)

WHAT IT IS

The SkillsFuture Study Awards for Sea Transport Sector is 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 INSTITUTION PROGRAMME
National University of Singapore Graduate Diploma in Maritime Law & Arbitration
Masters of Laws (Maritime Laws)
Nanyang Technological University Master of Science in Maritime Studies
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (With Specialisation in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering)
Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers Tutorship Programme leading to professional Qualifying Examinations
Newcastle University Master of Science in Marine Technology (International)
Singapore Maritime Academy Certificate of Competency Class 1 & 2 Deck Officer
Certificate of Competency Class 1 & 2 Marine Engineer Officer
Certificate of Competency Class 4 Master (Special Limit)
Certificate of Competency Class 4 Chief Engineer (Special Limit)
STET Maritime Pte Ltd Hydrographic Surveyor (Category B) 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 below 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 Awards Pre-selected Course Commencement Period
Before 31 Dec 2018 April 2015 – March 2019

Evaluation of applications will take about 8 weeks after the closing date. Shortlisted applicants will be notified.

HOW TO APPLY

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

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OTHER RELATED LINKS

What is SkillsFuture?
SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme (Maritime)

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