SPD Study Award

The SPD Study Award programme offers you an opportunity to take up a career as a Social Service Professional in SPD and help build an inclusive community for people with [...]

Introduction

The SPD Study Award programme offers you an opportunity to take up a career as a Social Service Professional in SPD and help build an inclusive community for people with disabilities in Singapore.

Supported Courses of Study

You can pursue full-time or part-time undergraduate or postgraduate studies from local universities in the following areas:

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Early Childhood Education


Eligibility Guidelines
The Study Award programme supports both full-term and mid-term applications.

To be eligible for a full-term study award, you must:

  • be a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident;
  • possess good GCE ‘A’ level, International Baccalaureate (IB), polytechnic diploma and/or university results;
  • have an intention to apply to a local university, have applied to a local university, or gained admission into a recognised Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy, Psychology, Social Work or Early Childhood Education programme in a local university; and
  • demonstrate leadership traits, involvement in community work, and a strong interest/commitment to serve SPD and the social service sector.


To be eligible for a mid-term study award, you must:

  • be a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident;
  • be an existing student pursuing a related course of study at a local university;
  • have at least one academic year remaining at the point of application;
  • possess good university results to date; and
  • demonstrate leadership traits, involvement in community work, and a strong interest/commitment to serve SPD and the social service sector.


Award Coverage

The Study Award programme covers tuition and other compulsory university fees. A monthly allowance may be granted to successful award recipients pursuing full-time studies.

Service Commitment

You will be required to serve a bond with SPD upon completing your studies. The bond duration varies according to the total value of the award. You are also expected to intern at SPD during your school break.

Application

Applications are open all year round. Please download the application form and your application with the requested supporting documents.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified and invited for interviews.

Contact Us

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