SkillsFuture Study Award for
 
Healthcare
Ministry of Health (MOH)
Sector Overview

The demand for quality healthcare services in Singapore will rise with an ageing population. With the development of new healthcare facilities and services such as general and community hospitals, nursing homes, senior care centres and home care, we are supporting the development of a skilled and future-ready healthcare workforce to provide quality care for Singaporeans.

The SkillsFuture Study Award for Healthcare Sector provides support for experienced healthcare workers to deepen their skills and knowledge in three healthcare training areas:

i) Aged Care

ii) Healthcare IT and Data Analytics

iii) Healthcare System Design, Organisation and Delivery

Eligibility Criteria
  • Singaporeans with at least two years of work experience in the Healthcare industry

  • Demonstrate commitment to deepening skills in the Healthcare industry

  • Track record of contributing to learning and training of self and/or others

  • Nomination by current employer or testimonial from a referee

  • Meet the entry requirements for the selected course of study

  • Have not completed the course at the point of application

  • Not a previous recipient of any SkillsFuture Study Award

  • Not a current recipient of government-funded scholarships and sponsorships or serving out their bond

  • Not pending any police investigations or bankruptcy proceedings

Applicants can apply for more than one course under the SkillsFuture Study Award for Healthcare Sector. The total training costs (including the course registration fee, course fee, cost for materials and other compulsory expenses) should be at least $2,500 or above, on top of any government course fee subsidies. There is no bond for the study award.

Click on "Apply Now" to submit an application via the online portal. Please upload the following documents in the online portal:
 

  • Referee’s Testimonial, if applicable [Click here for the Testimonial Form]
     
  • Details of additional course(s), if applicable [Click here for the Additional Course(s) Application Form]

We regret to inform you that incomplete and late submission of applications will not be considered.


Supported Courses

The table below shows examples of courses that can be supported under each training area. MOH is open to consider other suitable local training courses.

   Training Area

   Course

   Institution

Aged Care Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Chronic Disease Management) Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Community Health) Nanyang Polytechnic
Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Gerontology) Nanyang Polytechnic
Specialist Diploma in Nursing (Diabetes Management and Education) Nanyang Polytechnic
Specialist Diploma in Nursing (Gerontology) Nanyang Polytechnic
Specialist Diploma in Palliative Care Nursing Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Graduate Diploma in Gerontology Singapore University of Social Sciences
Graduate Diploma in Geriatric Medicine National University of Singapore
Graduate Diploma in Palliative Medicine National University of Singapore
Master of Gerontology Singapore University of Social Sciences
Healthcare IT and Data Analytics Master of Science in Business Analytics (Healthcare Analytics specialisation) National University of Singapore
Professional Certificate in Health Informatics National University of Singapore
Healthcare System Design, Organisation and Delivery Master of Public Health National University of Singapore
WSQ Strategic Design Thinking National University of Singapore

Application Period and Evaluation Process

   Course Commencement Period

 Application Period for SkillsFuture Study Award                       

Course has to commence before 31 Mar 2020             1 Apr 2019 to 30 Jun 2019                    
1 Sep 2019 to 30 Nov 2019


Evaluation: All SkillsFuture Study Award for Healthcare applications will be evaluated holistically. Applicants who have met the eligibility criteria do not automatically qualify for the SkillsFuture Study Award. Applicants will be informed of the outcome about six weeks after the respective closing date of each application period.

Note:

  • The decision of the Selection Panel for the SkillsFuture Study Award for Healthcare is final.
  • MOH reserves the right not to disclose the reasons for approving or rejecting any application, and to reject any incomplete or inaccurate application.
  • MOH will not respond to enquiries or disputes on or in connection with the Panel's decisions.

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