Funding Your Effort

Overseas Volunteering

What would you do for good?

We have a variety of funds that you can tap on to kickstart or sustain your effort.

To apply and find out more, please contact us or visit our intranet page using the respective links in the blue box below.

Funding for your community project

CoLab4Good Fund for Community Projects

The CoLab4Good Fund seeks to support meaningful ground-up initiatives. It is an opportunity for NTU students to take action and create change.

Full-time NTU students and registered NTU student organisations may apply for the grant, and be awarded up to $1,500 and $5,000 respectively.

Projects must be organised by at least two students or two student organisations. For projects led together with non-NTU students, NTU students must make up at least 50% of the project team.

Applications are open throughout the year.

Funding for your final year project

Final Year Project / Course Project Grant

Full-time NTU students may apply for the grant, and be awarded up to $1,000 for final-year projects and $500 for course projects.

Projects will need to be aligned with any of the 17 United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.

Applications are open throughout the year.

Need ideas or curious about past projects? Click here to read more and be inspired!

Funding for your internship

Social Impact Internship Stipend

Explore a meaningful career that creates social impact and shared values, while gaining real-world experiences.

Full-time NTU undergraduate students who are pursuing internships within social service agencies or social enterprises that do not traditionally pay their interns well, may apply for the grant.

Preference will be given to undergraduates who have never received the Stipend. However, students who have received one previous stipend are still eligible to apply.

Applications are open from January to April of each year.

Want to learn more about the Social Impact Internship Stipend?

Funding for your social enterprises

Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship Programme

A social enterprise is defined as a business or company whose primary purpose is advancing social, environmental and human rights causes.

Kickstart your social entrepreneurship journey with the specially curated Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SIE) Programme. This programme consists of training and preparation workshops, grant support through the CoLab4Good Fund for Social Enterprises and mentorship sessions, all of which will equip you with the knowledge and resources to launch your social enterprise successfully.

The CoLab4Good Fund for Social Enterprises is open to all full-time NTU students, and NTU alumni who have graduated from a full-time programme within the past two years upon application.

Grant support and training programme worth up to $10,000 will be provided to selected new and sustainable business ideas that create positive social impact.

Under the SIE Programme, grant awardees will be equipped with the knowledge and resources to launch their social enterprises successfully.

Click here to visit our intranet page to find out more about the SIE Programme and the CoLab4Good Fund for Social Enterprises.

SIE Programme

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About the CoLab4Good Fund

CoLab4Good is a social initiative inspired by a visionary gift from prominent business leader and CSR advocate, the late Mr Kwek Leng Joo. CoLab4Good helps provide support and developmental opportunities for youth who aspire, as global citizens and future leaders, to make positive and meaningful impact in the community. Programmes include the CoLab4Good Fund which supports student-initiated Ground-Up community projects and social enterprises.

CoLab4Good aims to:
(1) Build student capacity for learning and leadership through community service, civic participation, and educational efforts.
(2) Instil a sense of community through partnerships, which contributes to enhancing the community’s quality of life and student learning.