Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA)

Deadline: June 1, 2020.

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. 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 NTU, NUS or SUTD.

Singapore is the gateway to some of the fastest-growing economies in the Asia Pacific region. And with SINGA, you can pursue your PhD education in Singapore, establish global links and take your research career to greater heights.

SINGA fosters a vibrant and culturally diverse research community of international students. You’ll be working in a multi-cultural environment alongside distinguished and world-renowned researchers in state-of-the-art facilities.
Award Value

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*

Eligibility

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

Application

Browse PhD Research Projects: Go to Research Areas to browse the projects you are interested in.
Documents Required: 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.
Passport
A recent passport-sized photo (in .jpeg or .png format)
Transcripts & Reports: ALL transcripts need to be in English translation
Mandatory

Bachelor’s and/or Master’s academic transcripts.
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.
2 recommendation reports (to be completed and submitted online by the referees).
Optional

GRE / IELTS / TOEFL / SAT I & II / GATE results. However, do note that you may be requested by the university to submit satisfactory scores as part of the university admission requirement.

 

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