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As two agencies that work very closely with each other, SkillsFuture Singapore and Workforce Singapore have come together to offer the SSG-WSG Joint Undergraduate Scholarship.
Find out more about our scholarship below.
In October 2016, the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) went through a restructuring exercise and was reconstituted into Workforce Singapore Agency (WSG) which continues to come under the Ministry of Manpower. As part of this exercise, a new statutory board under the Ministry of Education, the SkillsFuture Singapore Agency (SSG) was also established.
At SSG, we drive and coordinate the implementation of the national SkillsFuture movement, promote a culture and holistic system of lifelong learning through the pursuit of skills mastery, and strengthen the ecosystem of quality education and training in Singapore.
At WSG, we oversee the transformation of the local workforce and industry to meet ongoing economic challenges. We promote the development, competitiveness, inclusiveness, and employability of all levels of the workforce. This will ensure that all sectors of the economy are supported by a strong, inclusive Singaporean core.
SSG-WSG Joint Undergraduate Scholarship
SSG and WSG have come together to jointly offer the following Full-Term and Mid-Term Undergraduate Scholarships:
Local Full-Term Scholarship
Local Mid-Term Scholarship
If you are passionate about lifelong learning and are keen to play a part in shaping Singapore’s workforce, we welcome you to be part of our family!
Application closes 31 March.
At SSG and WSG, we believe in nurturing our talents’ professional development and personal growth. Through this joint offering, scholars can look forward to double your exposure as you would have twice as many opportunities to learn, grow, and develop your career in both statutory boards.
As our scholar, you will be required to take on internships in both agencies. This will allow you to have a better understanding of our work and experience the engaging cultures in both agencies before you graduate.
As the lead agencies driving the implementation of the SkillsFuture movement and advocating the development, competitiveness and employability of the workforce, SSG and WSG have created a vibrant learning culture to support staff’s development.
We conduct regular conversations with staff to understand their career aspirations and developmental needs, and offer various learning and developmental initiatives to help individuals progress and grow.
Scholars who join us can look forward to:
Scholars will be invited to our internal events and town halls, which would enable you to stay connected with the latest developments in both agencies.
Hoon Ding Yu, 2017 Scholarship Recipient
“The SSG-WSG scholarship stood out for me as I wanted to be part of the two agencies' efforts in working together with Singaporeans on their lifelong learning and employability journey. Having spent time in both agencies,
I have met many friendly colleagues and this translates to an open work environment as colleagues across different divisions share ideas and collaborate on different
Aye Aye Mon, 2017 Scholarship Recipient
“There is an open culture in SSG-WSG, where people are receptive to feedback. You will find it easy to spark spontaneous conversations with your superiors and colleagues. There is generally a good balance of work and play, with various staff events happening regularly. I try to join whenever I can, as it is a great chance to meet new people and build rapport with your teammates. Of course, we work as hard as we play: my colleagues always go the
extra mile to deliver in their roles. Overall, it is a vibrant organisation.”
Michelle Han Jia Li, 2014 Scholarship Recipient
“At SSG and WSG, we constantly strive to innovate and refine our programmes and initiatives to ensure relevance to the local workforce. It is rewarding to have my recommendations taken into consideration at the senior management-level, especially when the work we do in both agencies has a direct impact on individuals and employers. The bosses encourage an open culture of communication where the staff members are free to voice
opinions on the effectiveness of our programmes.”
Lee Yue Kai, 2011 Scholarship Recipient
“I was privileged to have a mentor who had guided me as ayoung graduate. Through his guidance, I was better able to learn and navigate organisational culture and processes.My mentor was a great help when it came to my career plans, work-life balance, time-management and work conflicts – having an experienced eye to guide me along really sped up my personal development.”
Click here to submit your application for Full-Term Scholarship.
Click here to submit your application for Mid-Term Scholarship.