SkillsFuture: SkillsFuture Study Awards

Published Date: 25 February 2015 12:00 AM

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1.The SkillsFuture Study Awards aim to equip Singaporeans with the skills needed to benefit from the quality jobs created by our economy. It aims to support individuals, especially those in the early to mid stages of their careers, to develop and deepen specialist skills needed by our future economic growth sectors and in sectors meeting social needs. For example, they may include software developers, satellite engineers or master craftsmen. The awards can also support those who already have deep specialist skills and wish to develop other competencies such as business and cross-cultural skills.

2.Recipients of the SkillsFuture Study Awards will receive a monetary award of up to $5,000 to help them with the cost of undertaking work-related education and training, in areas such as advanced manufacturing, next generation logistics, healthcare, and financial services.

3.We target to give up to 2,000 awards annually in the medium term to Singaporeans who are committed to developing and deepening the skills needed by strategic sectors which are in need of manpower and skills.

4.The SkillsFuture Study Awards will be introduced in phases, starting this year. More details of the SkillsFuture Study Awards will be released in due course.

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