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Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) Fully-funded PhD Scholarships 2020 for International Student

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

Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) Scholarship for international applicants seeking admission to pursue a full-time PhD programme at NTU in 2020.

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Aim and Benefits

The award provides support for up to 4 years of PhD studies including:

  • Tuition fees
  • Monthly stipend of S$2,000, which will be increased to S$2,500 after the passing of the Qualifying Examination
  • One-time airfare grant of up to S$1,500*
  • One-time settling-in allowance of S$1,000*

List of Courses for PhD Scholarship

Requirments for Scholarship PhD Qualification

  • Open for application to all international graduates with a passion for research and excellent academic results
  • Good skills in written and spoken English
  • Good reports from academic referees

The above eligibility criteria are not exhaustive.

A*STAR may include additional selection criteria based on prevailing scholarship policies.  These policies may be amended from time to time without notice.

Interview date, Process and Venue

Please read the important information below. 1. Please ensure that the information you provide during account registration in the application portal is accurate, as the information will be used for verification upon your first log-in. 2. Please ensure that you apply for the correct scholarship – “Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA)” – in the application portal after logging in. 3. Please do NOT mail any hard copy documents to the SINGA Office. 4. Please submit your applications as early as possible. This will provide ample time for your referees to submit their online recommendation reports before the application deadline, as only applications with 2 recommendation reports will be processed. 5. Please check and ensure that all data you have entered in the online application form is correct and accurate before you submit the application. Amendments to the application will NOT be possible after it is submitted.

Required Documents for Application

Do prepare the following documents in advance before applying. 
Note: Do NOT mail any hard copy documents to SINGA Office. All necessary documents are to be submitted online.

1. Identification card or Passport
2. A recent passport-sized photo (in .jpeg or .png format)

Transcripts & Reports
ALL transcripts need to be in English translation


1. Bachelor’s and/or Master’s academic transcripts. 2. Bachelor’s Degree certificate(s) / scroll(s) or a letter of certification from the university on your candidature if your degree certificate / scroll has not yet been conferred. 3. 2 recommendation reports (to be completed and submitted online by the referees).

Application Deadline

December 1, 2019 .

How to apply

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