The WDARF is a national level research fund to encourage inter-disciplinary research in the areas of workforce development and lifelong learning. Administered by IAL, the grant is awarded through an open, competitive bidding approach, including a technical expert review and a Research Committee to evaluate and approve the research proposals to be funded.
The WDARF Grant Call 2018 is seeking proposals under three research thrusts:
Please click here for more information on WDARF Research Focus.
The grant call is open to Singapore institutions including tertiary institutions and training providers, social and industry groups, as well as Government bodies with research units. Foreign institutions and researchers may partner these institutions to submit proposals for the grant call. A research team putting in a proposal can include foreign researchers as Principal Investigators or a member of the team. Foreign researchers will need to be hosted by a Singapore Institute.
All submitted proposals will be evaluated by an expert panel appointed by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). The proposals and inputs from the expert panel will be submitted to the SSG Research Committee for selection and approval.
Successful proposals which are accepted and approved by the SSG Research Committee will be notified by Q1 2019.
Applications for the WDARF Grant Call 2018 has closed.
WDARF Research Focus (PDF,0.2MB)
WDARF Application Guidelines (PDF,0.3MB)
WDARF Application Form (Word, 0.2MB)
WDARF Summary of Submissions (Excel, 0.3MB)
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For enquiries, please email the Research & Innovation Division at firstname.lastname@example.org.