Teaching Enhancement Grants (TEG)

offer funding opportunities for scholarly projects that can have a positive impact on student learning and teaching practice

Call for Proposals

Application for the Teaching Enhancement Grants (TEG) for AY 2018/2019 is CLOSED.



The SPECIAL FOCUS for this year’s call is Evaluation of Teaching Achievement and Quality. Under this theme, proposals should investigate, and propose actionable plans, for how the University could improve the ways in which teaching is evaluated. Proposals addressing other areas of teaching and learning are also welcome under the OPEN CATEGORY.

Details on the theme, selection criteria, and submission of proposals can be found here.



The TEG provides monetary support for scholarly projects that investigate and aim to improve teaching and learning practices. The grant is intended to promote reflective and outcomes-based teaching and learning.

The TEG will support the following types of projects:

Type Category Project Period Maximum Grant amount per project
Learning Improvement Projects Short-term projects and activities that will enhance teaching and learning 1-year
(Aug 2018 – Jul 2019)
Long-term projects – more extensive and longitudinal projects that will significantly enhance teaching and learning 2–3 years
(Aug 2018 – Jul 2020/2021)
Education Conference Financial assistance for paper presentation of project at education conferences or in education track of a disciplinary conference, subject to acceptance of abstract by conference For education conferences held between Aug 2018 – Jan 2019

[Subject to availability of funds]
Application will open in Dec 2018 for education conferences that fall between Feb–Jul 2019






12 Mar 2018 Call for Proposals
23 Apr 2018 Closing date for submission of proposals
End Apr - early May 2018 Review of proposals by TEG Review Panel
May - early Jun 2018 TEG Review Panel interviews with short-listed applicants
Notification of outcome of proposals
Chat sessions with successful applicants for clarifications and refinements to proposal
Acceptance of grant by successful applicants
Jun - Aug 2018 Application to NUS Institutional Review Board (IRB) by successful applicants/principal investigators (PI) for studies involving human subjects
Notification of IRB review approval/exemption
Creation of project funding WBS
Release of awarded TEG funds to project WBS under PI
Commencement of projects

Post Award

Jul 2019 1-year projects: submission of Final Report, Statement of Account and closure of project WBS
2-3 years projects: submission of Progress Report
Jul 2020/2021 2-3 years projects: submission of Final Report, Statement of Account and closure of project WBS
2019-2021 Dissemination of research in publications, international journals, conference papers, workshops/seminars, campus conference



For further information about TEG, please contact:

A/P Johan Geertsema
Director, CDTL

Dr Adrian Lee
Deputy Director, CDTL

Ms Pansy Kok

Senior Manager

Ms Doreen Thia

TEG Programme Co-ordinator