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SingHealth Medical Student Talent Development Award (SMSTDA) Overview

The SingHealth Medical Student Talent Development Award (SMSTDA) is an Academic Medicine Initiative designed to provide developmental opportunities for promising medical students. Some of its key features are:

  • Allow talented medical students an opportunity to participate in academic medicine through engagement with our Academic Clinical Programmes (ACPs) and their faculty.
  • Cultivate and support partnerships and interactions between high-potential medical students and the faculty.
  • Create an opportunity for medical students who are accepted into an established project in any SingHealth institution to experience the implementation of cutting edge research.
  • Enhance learning opportunities for medical students who will gain practical skills and knowledge that are applicable in their careers after graduation.
  • Allow ACPs, Programme Directors (PDs), Clerkship Directors/Coordinators and faculty to better understand students’ aspirations in order to help them develop their career in medicine.

Note: FY2021 Cycle 2 application will open 1 Sep – 15 Oct 2021. The award will commence on 1 Jan 2022.

SMSTDA-Project Award

To enable the medical student to work on a project with a Supervising Faculty of an ACP. The theme of the project can be Research, Education, Clinical Quality/Innovation or Clinical Audit and other worthwhile initiatives.
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SMSTDA-Travel Award

To enable deserving medical student to travel so that he/she can participate and present his/her project at an overseas international seminar/conference. The opportunity given to the student to travel overseas will not only boost his/her confidence but also allows an opportunity for exposure and experience.
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