2016 Singapore International Graduate Award Scholarship in Science, Engineering and Research

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Brief description: Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) Scholarship for international applicants seeking admission to pursue a full-time PhD programme at NTU in January 2016

Eligible Field of Study

PhD in Science, Engineering and Research

About Scholarship

The Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) is a collaboration between the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR), the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) to offer PhD training to be carried out in English at your chosen lab at A*STAR Research Institutes, NUS or NTU. Students 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 Scholarship

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • The scholarship is open to all international students
  • Excellent academic results to be in the top 20% of your cohort
  • Graduate with a passion for research and excellent academic results
  • Good skills in written and spoken English
  • Good reports from two academic referees

Number of Scholarships: Several

Value of Scholarship

  • Attractive monthly stipend over 4 years of PhD studies, which can support you comfortably. The stipend amount is SGD 24,000 annually, to be increased to SGD 30,000 after passing Qualifying Examination.
  • Full support for tuition fees for 4 years of PhD studies.
  • One-time SGD 1,000 Settling-in Allowance
  • One-time Airfare Grant of SGD 1,500

Duration of Scholarship: For the duration of the programme

Eligible Countries: International Students

To be taken at (country): National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore

Application Deadline: for January 2016 intake is 1 Jun 2015

Offered annually? Yes

How to Apply

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

Compulsory:

  • 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

How can I get more information?

If you need more Information about this scholarship, kindly visit the Scholarship Webpage

Sponsors

Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR), the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Important Notes: Only short-listed candidates will be notified within 10 weeks from the application closing date.

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