Grant Writing

NUS Education Grant Writing Course


The two-day Education Grant Writing Course is designed with a focus on guiding participants to prepare a formal grant proposal for research into higher education. In addition, the course aims to foster cross-institutional collaborative projects. This course will introduce participants to both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, create opportunities to formulate research questions, explore relevant literature, and design appropriate measures of students’ learning outcomes.

By the end of the course, participants should be able to:

  1. Articulate and ground the proposed inquiry-based studies with appropriate teaching/learning frameworks

  2. Design and develop teaching and learning inquiry-based educational studies

  3. Write a teaching and learning inquiry-based proposal for educational grant application

Date and Time

The course is scheduled on the following dates and times at NUS:


16 January 2019 (Wednesday), 9.00am – 5.00pm


25 January 2019 (Friday), 9.00am – 5.00pm


Target Audience

  • Academics and other members of staff who are preparing to write and submit higher education research proposals.

  • Academics and other members of staff who are applying for the next call for MOE Tertiary Education Research Fund (MOE TRF).

  • All full-time staff of IHLs in Singapore are highly encouraged to attend the course.

There is no cost associated with attending the workshop.


Course requirement

To prepare and bring along a draft problem statement for use in Day 1 of the course (100 words max.).



Please contact

Doreen Thia

Course Leaders

Jeannette Choy

Mark Gan


Alan Soong