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​​​Singapore Millennium Foundation 5th Grant Call

Published on : 05-Dec-2014

The Singapore Millennium Foundation (SMF) 5th grant call is now open. Attached is the grant application form.

Grant Call Areas

  1. Pedagogy and Learning/Special Needs Education
  2. Ageing and Palliative Care
  3. Others: a) Biomimetics, b) Sustainable Green Industry or c) Food Security 


Research Proposals

The proposals in the above areas should preferably be in applied research, and must have direct relevance and are beneficial to Singapore.

Duration: 1 to 3 years

Funding:  $250,000 per year


Review of Proposals

  • All grant proposals are reviewed by at least two review panels of the respective institutions.
  • NTU can only submit 2 best proposals (including NIE) for each of the specified research areas for SMF consideration.


Criteria for short-listing of applications for external/SMF Board review

  1. Focus on studies whose findings challenge current knowledge and practices
  2. Be novel
  3. Not well funded
  4. Be important and of direct benefit to Singapore
  5. Emphasize interdisciplinary approaches to solve the critical problems facing Singapore


Important notes

  • PIs should indicate their interest to submit for this SMF call through the registration site even if they are unable to attend the forum.
  • Both softcopy (WORD document) and hardcopy submission should reach RSO by 20 Jan 2015, 5pm.


Briefing/Discussion forum

Event:   Singapore Millennium Foundation grant call briefing and discussion forum.

Date:    9 Dec 2014

Time:    10am

Venue: LT14, Block NS2 Level 4 (NS2-04-09)

Registration (closes on 8 Dec, 5pm)


General enquiries

Please contact Dr Ong Tan Ching at or 6790 5637.