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SFP Community Service Project Grant

The SFP Community Service Project (CSP) Grant was established to support the advancement of community and to promote SMU students' passion for service. Each year, it funds meaningful and sustainable local community service projects which aim to make a difference in women’s lives.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Projects must be endorsed by the Centre for Social Responsibility (C4SR), or the Office of Student Life (OSL)/respective Schools, for eligible club-based activities.
  • Project Leaders must apply on behalf of the team, for projects that meet any of the Shirin Fozdar Programme’s objectives below:
    1. To equip women and families in need with life skills and resources to nurture a resilient community.
    2. To organize conferences, dialogues and research to enhance a gender perspective in national policies.
    3. To partner with businesses, policy makers, private and non-profit organisations to design collective programmes for change.
    4. To develop and support community resources that add value to women’s lives.
  • Priority will be given to projects with a focus on womens' roles in and contributions to community.

Conditions of the Grant

  • The grant will be awarded at the project team level; to be used by students to meet their project goals in consultation with the beneficiary organisation/community.
  • Upon completion of the project, recipients must submit a minimum 400-word report, incorporating updates on their proposed project deliverables, estimated social impact, beneficiary feedback, budget and photographs of their community outreach experiences.
  • Recipients must be willing to write a reflection essay, or share their experience at a relevant SFP event.

Each grant is valued at maximum $5,000.

  • No repayment is required.
  • However, repayment is required in full or part if the project is not carried out.

Apply directly to the Centre for Social Responsibility (C4SR).
Application dates will be announced by C4SR in February and September.


Centre for Social Responsibility


Last updated on 05 Dec 2018 .