Fully funded 2017 Singapore International Graduate Scholarships (SINGA)

schoApplication Deadline: for August 2017 intake is 1st January 2017

Eligible Countries: All international students who meet the set out requirements should apply.

Scholarship Country: National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore

Eligible Field of Study: PhD in Science, Engineering and Research

Scholarship Info: The Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) is collaborating with the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR), the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) to provide PhD training to be carried out in English at your chosen lab at A*STAR Research Institutes, NUS or NTU. Accepted scholars will be supervised by distinguished and world-renowned researchers in these labs. Upon successful completion, students will be conferred a PhD degree by either NUS or NTU.

Scholarship Type: Full time PhD Research Scholarship

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • These scholarships are open to all international students
  • You should possess excellent academic results to be in the top 20% of your cohort
  • Graduate with a passion for research and excellent academic results
  • Applicants are also encouraged to have good skills in written and spoken English
  • Good reports from two academic referees

Number of Scholarships: A total of 240 scholarships

Value of Scholarship

  • Successful scholars will be gifted an attractive monthly stipend over 4 years of PhD studies, which will support them comfortably. The stipend amount is SGD 24,000 annually, to be increased to SGD 30,000 after passing Qualifying Examination.
  • Complete tuition fees for 4 years of PhD studies will be provided.
  • One-time SGD 1,000 Settling-in Allowance
  • One-time Airfare Grant of SGD 1,500

Duration of Scholarship:  Scholarships will run for the duration of the programme

How to Apply: Hard copies of the following supporting documents must be submitted to the SINGA Office:


  • A copy of your Identity Card or Passport
  • Certified true copies of university transcript(s), one in English translation and the other in the original language
  • Certified true copies of degree scroll(s) or a letter or certification from the university on your candidature if your degree scroll has not yet been conferred.
  • Two Academic Referees’ Recommendation
  • Two recent passport-sized photographs

Not compulsory but good to include (if any):

  • A certified true copy of TOEFL / IELTS results
  • A certified true copy of SAT I & II / GRE / GATE results
  • Certified true copies of awards / prizes and certificates
  • List of publications
  • List of patents filed

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