CPA PROGRAM ELIGIBLE FOR SKILLSFUTURE STUDY AWARD

CPA Australia is pleased to announce that the CPA Program now qualifies for the SkillsFuture Study Awards for the accountancy sector in Singapore.

About SkillsFuture Study Award

The SkillsFuture Study Awards equip Singaporeans with the skills needed to benefit from quality jobs created by our economy. As Singapore continues our transition to an innovation-driven economy, new skills and competencies will be in demand. The Awards encourage the development and deepening of specialist skills needed by future economic growth sectors or in areas of demand. It also supports those who already have deep specialist skills to develop other competencies.

Who it is for

The SkillsFuture Study Awards are for early to mid-career professionals who are committed to developing and deepening their skills in key sectors and have relevant working experience in such sectors.

How it works

You will receive a monetary award of SGD5000, 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.

Application period

Thursday 1 November to Monday 31 December.

Minimum eligibility criteria


• Singaporean, with at least three years’ work experience in the accountancy industry

• Committed to deepening skills in the industry

• A track record of contributing to learning and training of self and or others

• Able to provide proof of admission to the selected course of study

• Must not have completed course of study at the point of application

• Not a previous recipient of any SkillsFuture Study Award, or a recipient of any government scholarship, government award, or full sponsorship provided by company or external entities for the selected course

Employers’ nominations are highly encouraged. Employers should provide reasons for your nomination, details of your work performance and potential for advancement in the company or industry, and explain how the course of study will help you fulfil current and future job requirements. 

Individual applicants should preferably provide a letter of recommendation or testimonial from current or former employer.

Not all applications will be awarded. In addition to the minimum eligibility criteria, applicants will be assessed on their work experience as well as the usefulness and relevance of the proposed course in helping their career development.

How to sign up

1. Complete the application form (PDF)

2. Gather supporting information and documents, including:

• scanned coloured copy of the front and back of your NRIC

• resume stating clearly your work history, including work period, designation, organisation, and job responsibilities

• employer's nomination, reflecting work performance and potential for advancement in the company or sector, and explaining how the course of study will help the you to fulfil current and future job requirements (if applicable)

• record of professional development or training of others (if any)

•course or training acceptance letters and or proof of payment.

How to submit

Submit your completed application form via the online portal and take note of the application number in the email acknowledgement you receive.

Email the supporting information and documents to skillsfuture_study_awards@sac.gov.sg using your application number as the email subject.

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