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Edusave Character Award (ECHA) 2019

The Ministry of Education (MOE) has introduced the Edusave Character Award (ECHA) in 2012 to recognise students who demonstrate exemplary character and outstanding personal qualities through their behaviour and actions.

ECHA awardees must satisfy the following eligibility criteria :

a)    Awardees must be Singaporeans studying in government/ government-aided primary or secondary schools, independent schools, specialised independent schools, specialised schools or junior colleges/ centralised institute (JC/CI); and

b)    Awardees must, on a consistent basis, demonstrate good character and values.

 The selection process is as follows :

i)       Nomination (from 11 March 2019 to 29 March 2019) 

Nomination Form (Form A) can be submitted by students, teachers and other key stakeholders (including parents) who interact with the students. Only nominees who are Singaporeans and have good conduct would be shortlisted for the next selection round. (Click here to submit the online Form A).   

 ii)     Shortlisting (from 8 April 2019 to 26 April 2019) 

The shortlisting of nominees will be conducted by a panel comprising school staff. Shortlisted nominees will be required to provide a writeup about themselves. Feedback will be obtained from her classmate, a Co-Curricular Activity (CCA) co-member of her choice, her CCA Teachers and Form Teachers. Details of the submission of writeup will be given to the shortlisted nominees by 8 April 2019. These nominees will be notified of the results of the shortlisting round by 9 July 2019.   

 iii)    Interview (22 July 2019 to 7 August 2019) 

The shortlisted ECHA nominees will be interviewed by a panel comprising school leader(s) and member(s) of the School Management Committee (SMC) before the final validation and endorsement. 


ECHA awardees will receive a certificate and an award voucher worth $500/-.  

If you should have any queries, please contact Mrs Foo Kar Hiang at smssecha@gmail.com or 6466 4525.