Government of Singapore – ICAO Training Scholarships for Developing Countries

Singapore - ICAO Developing Countries Training Programme

Course(s) Offered: Aviation
Course Level: Training fellowship
Provider: Singapore Government
Country to Study in: Singapore

Scholarship Description
Singapore and ICAO jointly established a Developing Countries Training Programme (DCTP) in 2001 which is sponsored by the Singapore Government and administered by the ICAO Technical Cooperation Bureau for specialised training programmes conducted by the Singapore Aviation Academy (SAA).

The Singapore Aviation Academy works closely with the Singapore Government and international funding agencies to secure training fellowships for developing countries.

The programme which has been awarding fellowships for training at SAA since 2001 was further extended and expanded in 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2013. In 2013, a new Aviation Leaders Scholarship for Diploma in Civil Aviation Management was introduced. In response to overwhelming and continued demand, the fellowship and scholarship programme has been extended for another three years from 2016 to 2019, and expanded to provide 300 fellowships and 10 scholarships.

Singapore - ICAO Developing Countries Training Programme

Eligibility
The fellowships/scholarships are intended for participants nominated by their respective Governments. Nominating Governments should preferably nominate not more than 2 candidates for each course and advise which candidate should take priority if more than one candidate is nominated.

Eligible groups
Citizens of Developing Countries

Participating Institution(s)
The Singapore Aviation Academy (SAA); Singapore

Fields of study
The SAA provides training in the areas of aviation management, aviation safety and security, air traffic services and airport emergency services.

The course is conducted in English with simultaneous interpretation in French.

Number of awards
The DCTP fellowship and scholarship programme will provide 300 fellowships and 10 scholarships over a 3-year period (2016-2019). Since 2001, 900 fellowships and 10 scholarships have been awarded under the DCTP

Sponsorship duration
Complete period of the training in Singapore

Scholarship benefits
The Government of Singapore will bear the training fees, daily allowance of Sixty Singapore Dollars (S$60) and hotel accommodation for participants accepted for the programmes. Complimentary breakfast will be provided at the hotel and lunch at SAA during training days.

Travel arrangements are to be made and costs borne by the nominating Governments.

Hotel accommodation will be provided for the training duration, i.e. one day before course commencement (after 2 pm) and one day after the course (till 12 noon). Daily allowance will be limited to the training duration, i.e. from the start of the course up to the last day of the course. Expenses to be incurred for stay beyond this duration will not be covered. Participants are advised to secure their own overseas travel insurance to cover themselves for the period of the training in Singapore.

Method of Application
The fellowships/scholarships are intended for participants nominated by their respective Governments. Nominating Governments should preferably nominate not more than 2 candidates for each course and advise which candidate should take priority if more than one candidate is nominated.

Applications should be made online at http://www.saa.com.sg/fellowships.
Before proceeding with online application, Nominating Governments should complete and endorse the Nomination Form available here.
The PDF copy of the completed Nomination Form needs to be submitted as part of the on-line application. All applications should be submitted on-line by the stated closing dates.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on applying to this fellowship / scholarship

DEADLINES:
Application deadlines for the various courses range from between 29 May 2017 to 11 December 2017 as shown thus: 29 May 2017, 12 June 2017, 3/10/24/31 July 2017, 18/25 September 2017 and 11 December 2017. Ensure you cross-check the different courses for their specific deadlines

PLEASE NOTE:
Course dates are subject to change. For the latest dates, please visit SAA’s website at www.saa.com.sg (link to it is below).

ICAO firmly believes that the safe and efficient operation of air transport systems is totally dependent on the skills and knowledge of the national personnel who operate and maintain these systems.

The Singapore Aviation Academy (SAA) is based in Singapore and is the primary training facility of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore. Since 1958, SAA has trained thousands of participants from 200 countries. SAA provides training to civil aviation personnel in Singapore as well as overseas. It provides training in the areas of aviation management, aviation safety and security, air traffic services and airport emergency services. Many of the Academy’s training programmes deal with solutions to meeting ICAO's standards and recommended practices. SAA is also ISO 9001 certified for quality assurance and in the design and conduct of its training programmes.

Application Deadline: 29 May - 11 Dec 2017
Open to International Students: Yes

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