Application process

The application process is a two stage process:

  1. Submit an application form and a personal statement (500-600 words).
  2. Interview with selection panel.

For more information, please refer to the CDR Award Guidelines.


Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview in the week beginning 24 August 2020. The selection panel will comprise of representatives from the Singapore International Mediation Institute (SIMI), the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Law, SMU School of Law, and Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) School of Law.

CDR Award interviews are by video call, and cannot be rescheduled.

Notification of results

All applicants will be informed of their status by end of September 2020. All decisions will be final and no feedback will be provided.