Mar 11, 2019

Humanities and Social Sciences Research Programme

  • Crimson Education
  • Singapore
Multiple Competition Skill Building Other


The Humanities and Social Sciences Research Programme (Secondary) (HSSRP) is jointly organised by the Gifted Education Branch, Curriculum Planning and Development Division, Ministry of Education, and the following partner institutions: ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute Nanyang Technological University National Institute of Education S.

Rajaratnam School of International Studies School of Humanities and Social Sciences Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information National University of Singapore Division of Social Sciences, Yale-NUS College Institute of Policy Studies, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Singapore Management University School of Social Sciences Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS)

OBJECTIVE:The HSSRP aims to provide participants with the opportunity to engage in research under the guidance of mentors in the various fields in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Its aims are to: extend and deepen participants’ understanding of the individual and society through an examination of human experiences and interactions in the fields of the Humanities and Social Sciences; equip participants with knowledge of research methods used in the Humanities and Social Sciences; develop an awareness of the social responsibilities and ethics of researchers and commitment to use research for the greater good; develop participants’ skills in communication, interpretation, linking and synthesising domains of knowledge, and imbuing facts with meaning and value; and nurture in participants a passion for independent learning.

For more information visit the official website here

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range




The programme is open to Year 3 and 4 students from School-Based Gifted Education (SBGE) and Integrated Programme (IP) schools.

Participation Cost


No apparent cost of entry.

Minimum Technical Skill Needed


No technical skills are required.

Time Commitment


There are a series of workshops to attend.

Application Deadline

2020 Dates TBA