Professional Capability Grant (PCG)

VCF Professional Capability Grant

The Professional Capability Grant (PCG) is further split into the following grants.

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Local Training Grant

The grant supports training programmes, including short training courses, conferences and higher education programmes.

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Overseas Training Grant

The grant supports overseas training programmes that are not readily available in Singapore.

  - Short-term conferences and seminars
  - Specialised certification courses
  - Attachments
  - Study trips

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Graduate Diploma / Bachelor Degree for Social Workers

The grant provides funding for social service organisation staff to acquire their recognised social work qualifications to become full-fledged social workers.

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Master's Degree / Graduate Diploma for Psychologists

The grant provides funding for associate psychologists in Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children (EIPIC) and Special Education programmes to acquire Master's Degree / Graduate Diploma qualifications.

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Social Service Awards - Diploma / Degree / Post Grad Diploma

Under this award, you can apply for full-time diploma, degree and postgraduate courses at local or overseas universities that are recognised by professional accreditation bodies.

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Social Service Scholarships

The Social Service Scholarship supports outstanding individuals with a passion for helping people and the leadership qualities to drive social change.

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Professional Conversion Programme

The programme aims to train aspiring social service professionals, particularly mid-career professionals, and equip them with the knowledge and skills to become a qualified social worker.

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Singapore Industry Scholarship (SgIS)

The SgIS supports local undergraduate studies in the following areas:

 - Business and Accountancy (Accountancy / Business / Business Administration / Business Management)

 - Communication Studies (Communication Studies / Communications and New Media)

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Leadership Development Programme

The Leadership Development Programme (LDP) aims to develop professionals with leadership potential, to take on top management or specialist leadership positions in their agency.

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Professional Development and Management Programme

The Professional Development and Management Programme (PDMP) seeks to develop professionals with leadership and management potential who are starting to take on management roles.

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Sabbatical Leave Scheme

If you are a seasoned social service professional and are looking for an opportunity to recharge yourself, gain new perspectives and develop professional competencies that will empower you to perform better, then the Sabbatical Leave Scheme (SLS) is exactly what you need.

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Open Grant

In addition to the above categories, the Open category will support other initiatives and projects that can uplift professional capability in the sector.

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