Singapore’s strategic location in the Asia Pacific offers investors unparalleled access to the global market. Our solid business infrastructure, global connectivity, and trade linkages also mean that investors can benefit from easy access to the 4-billion strong Asian market.
We have earned a reputation for being a stable and secure destination for investments and business expansion – Singapore’s economy has maintained a triple-A rating for many years. Our strong growth potential and the availability of a large pool of finance professionals in Singapore continue to attract many global financial institutions to operate here.
As a regional and global hub, we must continue to attract top talent. The industry will continue to invest in Singaporeans who are committed to a career in the financial sector, so that it can groom a local talent pipeline of exceptional finance professionals and leaders.
Singaporeans with minimum 3 years of work experience in the financial sector
Committed to deepening skills in the sector
Has track record of contributing to the learning or training of self and/or others
Not a previous recipient of any SkillsFuture Study Award
Supportable courses include, but are not limited to, short-term executive technical courses and specialist diplomas programmes such as:
|Specialist Diploma in Business Analytics||Temasek Polytechnic|
|Specialist Diploma in Cloud Data Centre Technology and Management||Nanyang Polytechnic|
|Specialist Diploma in Business & Big Data Analytics||Nanyang Polytechnic|
|Specialist Diploma In Cyber Security Management||Singapore Polytechnic|
|Specialist Diploma in Operational Risk Management||NUS Risk Management Institute|
|Advanced Diploma in Enterprise Business Analytics||Ngee Ann Polytechnic|
|Financial Market Operations and Technology: Risk Management Systems||Singapore Management University|
|Advanced Network Forensics & Analytics||SANS Institute|
|Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist||Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists|
|ICA Advanced Certificate in Governance, Risk & Compliance - IBF Level 1||International Compliance Training Academy (ICTA)|
|Financial Risk Manager Certification Training Program||NUS Risk Management Institute|
|SMU Executive Certificate in Structured Trade & Commodity Finance||Singapore Management University|
|Master of Science in Analytics||Nanyang Technological University|
|Master in Insurance & Risk Management||MIB School of Management|
|Master of Science (Project Management) with Project Finance Specialisation||National University of Singapore|
This is an illustrative list and is not intended to be exhaustive. Applicants can take more than one course as part of the $5000 SkillsFuture Study Award and are encouraged to do so to maximize your learning opportunities under the SkillsFuture Study Award.
Please note that the online submission page will not accept other documents aside from the SkillsFuture Study Award application form. You may forward the following supporting documents to Study_Awards@mas.gov.sg after you have submitted your SkillsFuture Study Award application form online.
1) Details of additional course(s), if applicable [Click here for the Additional Course(s) Application Form]
Application Period and Evaluation Process
|Course Commencement Period||Application Period for SkillsFuture Study Award|
|1 Apr 2017 to 31 Mar 2018||24 Oct 2016 to 31 Jan 2017|
Evaluation of applications will take about 8 to 12 weeks after the closing date. Shortlisted applicants will be notified.