Heritage Research Grant

The Heritage Research Grant (HRG) aims to encourage institutes of higher learning (IHLs), think tanks, heritage NGOs, academics and researchers to embark on heritage-related research for the documentation and preservation of Singapore’s heritage and its connectivity to the region.

What does the grant support?

The grant funds research projects on Singapore's tangible and intangible heritage, as well as the relationship between heritage and identity in Singapore.

The funding quantum is capped at $150,000 per research project, and the grant supports research costs including manpower costs, costs associated with conducting fieldwork, as well as any indirect/ancillary research costs charged by the applicant's institution. For 1-year projects, the maximum quantum is S$75,000.

Who is eligible to apply for the grant?

The grant is open to researchers from or endorsed by local institutes of higher learning (IHLs), research institutions, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and Companies Limited by Guarantee (CLGs). Applicants should have a strong track record in academic research and demonstrate a keen interest in Singapore's heritage.

How and when to apply? 

HRG Grant Call 02/FY2022 is now closed. The schedule and themes for the next round of grant call will be published here once the grant call is announced.

Please refer to this link for a listing of past awarded HRG projects.

Who may I write to for assistance?

If you have any queries, you may write to

Thank you.