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 2019/2020 is CLOSED.



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 2019 – Jul 2020)
Long-term projects – more extensive and longitudinal projects that will significantly enhance teaching and learning 2–3 years
(Aug 2019 – Jul 2021/2022)
Education Conference Financial assistance for presentation (paper or other formats) at education conferences or in education track of a disciplinary conference (only conferences that peer review abstracts will be considered) For education conferences held between May 2019–Oct 2019

[Subject to availability of funds, a further call will be made in Sep 2019 for education conferences that fall between Nov 2019–Apr 2020]

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






21 Feb 2019 Call for Proposals
1 Apr 2019 Closing date for submission of proposals
Apr 2019 Review of proposals by TEG Review Panel
May - Jun 2019 Chat sessions with shortlisted applicants, for clarifications and refinements to proposals
Notification of outcome of proposals
Acceptance of grant by successful applicants
Jun - Aug 2019 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
First project meeting
Project commencement

Post Award

Jul 2020 1-year projects: submission of Final Report, Statement of Account and closure of project WBS
2-3 years projects: submission of Progress Report
Jul 2021/2022 2-3 years projects: submission of Final Report, Statement of Account and closure of project WBS
2020-2022 Dissemination of research in publications, international journals, conference papers, workshops/seminars, campus conference

Education Conference Applications will be reviewed by CDTL Review Team and applicants will be informed of outcome by end Apr to early May 2019.



  • Guidelines for preparation of the TEG Final Report
  • 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 Aini Jaafar

    TEG Programme Co-ordinator