Grant Applications and Guidelines


Heritage Research Grant

The National Heritage Board (NHB) has just launched their Heritage Research Grant.  Please see below for more details:

Scope and Objective:
  • To fund research projects related to Singapore's tangible and intangible heritage, archaeology as well as the development and adoption of technologies that support the documentation of Singapore's heritage
  • To encourage local institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs), research institutions and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and Companies Limited by Guarantee (CLG) to embark on such heritage-related research projects; grow and develop the heritage ecosystem in Singapore; and promote the documentation and preservation of Singapore's heritage.

Research themes:
  1. Singapore Pre-History and History
  2. Intangible Cultural Heritage
  3. Tangible Cultural Heritage
  4. Ethnic Heritage
  5. Comparative Studies of SIngapore ​and Southeast Asia *NEW*

Each team of researchers shall comprise of one Principal Investigator (PI) heading the research team and one or more Co-Investigator(s) (CIs) assisting the PI in conducting and managing the project.

The budget supported by NHB is no more than $150,000 (inclusive of indirect cost) and the maximum duration of the project is 24 months.

For more information, please click here or refer to this atta​chment​​​​.