The Creative Arts Programme (CAP) is jointly organised by the Gifted Education Branch, Ministry of Education Singapore and the National University of Singapore. It comprises a Creative Arts Seminar and a Mentorship Attachment, and is offered for both English and Mother Tongue participants.
Taking place over end May into early June, the intensive seminar provides participants with the opportunity to attend a plethora of carefully-curated talks and workshops, as well as develop their writing during hands-on sessions. Subsequently, participants may apply for a 9 month-long mentorship programme under the guidance of local writers. Objectives:
To expose participants to local literature and other forms of art.
To enable participants to understand and appreciate the local, regional and global literature scene.
To provide participants with the opportunity to pursue their interests as well as learn and work together with like-minded peers.
To provide the opportunity for participants who show commitment and potential in writing to be mentored by a published author.
To instil in participants a sense of the writer’s responsibility to society and the impact of the written word on the well-being of others.
For more information please visit the official website here.
No apparent cost to entry.
Strong English skills are required.
Time commitment is required for the seminar.
The application is completed online.