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SkillsFuture Study Award for HR

SkillsFuture Study Award for HR

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The SkillsFuture Study Award for HR is one of the key initiatives under the HR Industry Manpower Plan (HRIMP) to strengthen the HR profession in Singapore. It supports HR professionals to continually deepen their skills in the sector, allowing them to be more effective in developing people strategies that benefit the workforce and support business transformation.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Singaporeans with at least two years of HR work experience (including unemployed individuals seeking to re-enter the workforce)
  • Committed to deepening skills in HR
  • Have track record of contributing to learning and training of self and/or others
  • Not a previous recipient of any SkillsFuture Study Award
  • Not a recipient of any fully funded scholarship/sponsorship for the same course(s)
  • Must not have commenced the course at the point of application
  • Course(s) must commence no later than September for the 1stwindow of the year and March of the following year for the 2ndwindow.
  • For courses that comprise several modules, applicants must complete all modules leading to the full qualification (e.g. to achieve a Certification of Completion)
Application Period
Annual Application Windows           
Courses that start within this period 
Opens 1st March – 30th  April March to September of the year
Opens 1st September – 31stOctober October of the year to March of the following year

* Note that you will only be able to apply during the said application periods above

For any enquiries, please contact us at studyawardHR@ihrp.sg

What is the SkillsFuture Study Award for HR?

The SkillsFuture Study Award for HR is one of the key initiatives under the HR Industry Manpower Plan (HRIMP) to strengthen the HR profession in Singapore. It supports HR professionals to continually deepen their skills in the sector, allowing them to be more effective in developing people strategies that benefit the workforce and support business transformation.

What will I receive under the SkillsFuture Study Award for HR? What can I use it for?

You will receive a monetary award of $5,000 which you can use to defray your out-of-pocket expenses associated with the HR course that you will be taking. It can be used on top of existing Government course fee subsidies.

Who can apply for the SkillsFuture Study Award for HR? What are the eligibility criteria?

The SkillsFuture Study Award for HR is targeted at Singaporeans with at least two years of HR work experience and are looking to further develop their careers.

For more details on the eligibility criteria, please click here.

Are Public Officers eligible for SkillsFuture Study Award?

No. The Public Service is committed towards the skills deepening of public officers and government agencies offer a range of training and development schemes to support the skills upgrading of public officers. As such, public officers are encouraged to apply for the in-house schemes instead of the SkillsFuture Study Award.

What are the HR courses that are supported under SkillsFuture Study Award for HR?

The SkillsFuture Study Award for HR supports all relevant HR courses including certificate, diploma, postgraduate diploma, degree and HR professional development programmes.

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