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Under the MOU between the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) first signed in 1997 and last renewed in 2015, 50 fellowships a year are provided for selected SAA programmes. The list of courses, terms of fellowships and application procedures are appended below.

Terms of Fellowships
The Government of Singapore will bear the training fees, 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.
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). 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 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.

Training Programme Dates Closing Dates for Application

Safety Oversight Managers

09 – 26 Jul 2018 21 May 2018

Aviation Security Management Programme

16 – 19 Jul 2018 28 May 2018

Safety Oversight of Aviation Meteorological Services

30 Jul – 02 Aug 2018 11 Jun 2018

Methodology and Best Practices for Aviation System Block Upgrades (ASBU) Implementation

13 – 17 Aug 2018 25 Jun 2018

Civil Aviation Management Programme

22 Oct – 02 Nov 2018 3 Sep 2018

Procedures and Design Process for Performance-based Navigation Airspace

12 – 23 Nov 2018 24 Sep 2018

Air Disasters: Crisis Planning and Business Continuity Management

19 – 23 Nov 2018 1 Oct 2018

Airport Emergency Service Command Leadership Workshop

03 – 07 Dec 2018 15 Oct 2018

Safety Oversight Inspectors (Flight Operations)

18 Feb – 01 Mar 2019 31 Dec 2018

Safety Audits of Air Traffic Services

25 Feb – 01 Mar 2019

7 Jan 2019

Note: Course dates are subject to change. For the latest dates, please visit SAA's website at www.saa.com.sg

Application Procedures
The fellowships are intended for participants nominated by their respective Governments. Nominating Governments should preferably nominate not more than 2 candidates for each course and indicate which candidate should take priority if more than one candidate is nominated.
Applications should be submitted online at www.saa.com.sg/fellowships by the stated closing dates. Before proceeding with the online application, Nominating Governments should complete and endorse the attached Nomination Form (also available online) as part of the application process.

You may also wish to note that there are other fellowships and scholarships offered by the Government of Singapore under:

In this regard, please refer to the SAA Website Links for the details of the Training Programmes, the Terms of the Fellowships and Scholarships, the Application Procedures and the general Information on the ICAO Fellowship Programme, the Singapore Cooperation Programme and the ICAO Programme for Young Aviation Professionals.

For enquiries, please contact:

  1. Fellowships Management
    Singapore Aviation Academy
    Tel: (65) 6540 6232/ 6540 0433
    Fax: (65) 6542 9890 / 6543 2778
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