Career Support Programme for Employers (CSP) Grant

Career Support Programme for Employers (CSP) Grant

Grant Agency: WSG

Mostly known as CSP

Official Site: http://www.wsg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/wsg-career-support-programme-employers.html


Grant Description

Aim(s): 

  • Encourage employers to employ Singapore Citizen Professionals, Managers, Executives and technicians (PMETs)

Employers will receive salary fund up to a maximum of $42,000 for 18 months

Groups of people receiving salary support:

  1. PMETs aged 40 and above who are unemployed for 12 months or more but are actively searching for jobs
  2. PMETs aged 40 and above who are unemployed for 6 to 12 months but are actively searching for jobs
  3. PMETs aged below 40 who are unemployed for 6 months or more but are actively searching for jobs

Support received by first Category of PMETs: 

  • In First 6 months of employment
    • Up to $3,500/month of support
    • 50% of PMETs salary
  • Employed in a period of the Second 6 months
    • Up to $2,100/month of support
    • 30% of PMETs salary
  • Employed in a period of the third 6 months
    • Up to $1,400/month of support
    • 20% of PMETs salary

Support received by second Category of PMETs: 

  • Employed in a period of the First 6 months
    • Up to $2,800/month of support
    • 40% of PMETs salary
  • Employed in a period of the Second 6 months
    • Up to $1,400/month of support
    • 20% of PMETs salary

Support received by third Category of PMETs: 

  • Employed in a period of the First 6 months
    • Up to $1,400/month of support
    • 20% of PMETs salary
  • Employed in a period of the Second 6 months
    • Up to $700/month of support
    • 10% of PMETs salary

Qualifying Criteria

  • Singapore based company
  • Employee must have minimum gross salary of $3,600 or $4,000
  • PMET must be hired on permanent or contract basis of at least 12 months
  • Employee must be provided SSG-approved training within six months of employment period. The types of training approved by SSG can be accessed here.

Application Instruction

Step 1

Fill in the required form. This form must be filled within 3 months from the new hire’s start date

Step 2

Submit form with the required documents through WSG Feedback Portal. Upon acceptance, an acceptance email will be sent


End Date of Grant

Tentatively none