SkillsFuture Study Award for Persons with Disabilities

SkillsFuture Study Award for Persons with Disabilities

The SkillsFuture Study Award for Persons with Disabilities is a dedicated category that recognises role models who have demonstrated resilience and perseverance in pursuing their learning to achieve their full potential in life. Through this award, persons with disabilities can enhance their employability by developing and deepening their relevant competencies and skillsets.

You will receive a monetary award of S$5,000, which you can use to defray out-of-pocket expenses associated with the course that you will be taking. It can also be used on top of existing Government course fee subsidies. You do not need to serve a bond.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singaporean with at least 2 years of work experience
  • Has a permanent disability*
  • Demonstrated efforts to upgrade skills and is committed to deepening skills
  • Not a previous recipient of any SkillsFuture Study Award
  • Has not completed course of study at the point of application
  • Do note that Public Officers are not eligible for the SFSA

* Disabilities supported by SG Enable for adult services are: autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, physical impairment, hearing impairment, visual impairment.

Supported Courses

Supportable courses include, but are not limited to, local and overseas executive courses, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees, and Specialist Diploma programmes. Applicants may also propose their course of interest and SG Enable will evaluate the course on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants can apply for more than one course under the SkillsFuture Study Award for Persons with Disabilities. The total fees for all proposed applications, including the course registration fees, course fees, costs for materials and other compulsory expenses (net of any other subsidies), must amount to S$2,500 and above.

Application Process

Applications are on-going starting from 17 Sep 2016. Evaluations of applications are conducted once every 3 months.

Application Period for SkillsFuture Study Award Closing Date
1 Jun 2021 to 30 Sep 2021 30 Sep 2021
1 Oct 2021 to 31 Dec 2021 31 Dec 2021

Evaluation Process

Evaluation of applications will take about 6 weeks after the closing date. Shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Contact Us

For more information on how to apply for the SkillsFuture Study Award, please visit the SkillsFuture website here.

Alternatively, you can contact us at 1800 8585885 or email us at for any enquiries.

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