Singapore – ICAO Training Programme for Developing Countries
Deadline: November 11
Applications are invited for Singapore – ICAO Developing Countries Training Programme for 2017/2018 academic year which is sponsored by the Singapore Government and administered by the ICAO Technical Cooperation Bureau for specialized training programmes conducted by the Singapore Aviation Academy (SAA).
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. ICAO, with UNDP support, has assisted over 50 developing States in establishing national civil aviation training centres. Through its Technical Cooperation Programme, ICAO has been active in awarding fellowship training in the various fields of civil aviation. In the past 15 years, around 15,000 fellowships were awarded to almost every developing State.
Amount of Scholarship:
The Government of Singapore will bear the training fees, a 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). The 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 the 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.
Who Can Apply for this Scholarship?The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
This is training fellowship and scholarship programme available for students from developing countries 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).
Application Procedure: Applications should be made online. Before proceeding with the 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.