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Singapore SINGA Fully Funded International Graduate Scholarships, 2018

 

Deadline: January 1, 2018.

SINGA Awards are given every year to top students from all over the world. Awards are available for pursuing PhD studies either at National University of Singapore (NUS) or Nanyang Technological University (NTU) or the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).

They want to encourage more such exchanges, to build friendships and mutual understanding. This is why they are introducing a new Singapore International Graduate Award (or SINGA), for international students to do their Ph.D. training in a multi-disciplinary environment in Singapore. 240 SINGA Awards will be given every year to top students from all over the world.

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). Ph.D. 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.

International students with a passion for Science and Engineering research, excellent academic qualifications, good reports from academic referees, and fluency in English are encouraged to apply for this award. TOEFL, IELTS, and GRE are NOT required. However, Applicants may indicate their scores in the online application form if they have already taken any of these tests. If applicants are invited for an interview, the selection panel will assess your command of spoken and written English during the interview. The selection process will not be biased against candidates without GRE, TOEFL or IELTS.

Course Level: Awards are available for pursuing PhD studies either at National University of Singapore (NUS) or Nanyang Technological University (NTU) or the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).

Study Subject(s): Research areas under the PhD Programme fall broadly under two categories:

  • Biomedical Sciences; and
  • Physical Science and Engineering

Scholarship Award: The award provides financial support for up to 4 years of PhD studies. It includes:

  • Full support of tuition fees
  • Stipends – S$2,000 per month (S$24,000 per annum), to be increased to S$2,500 per month (S$30,000 per annum) after passing Qualifying Examinations
  • One-time S$1,000 settling-in allowance
  • One-time airfare grant of S$1,500

Scholarship can be taken in Singapore

Eligibility: To be eligible to apply:

  • 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.

Nationality: International students can apply for these SINGA Awards.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: International students with a passion for Science and Engineering research, excellent academic qualifications, good reports from academic referees, and fluency in English are encouraged to apply for this award.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: TOEFL, IELTS and GRE are NOT required. However, Applicants may indicate their scores in the online application form if they have already taken any of these tests. If they are invited for an interview, the selection panel will assess your command of spoken and written English during the interview. The selection process will not be biased against candidates without GRE, TOEFL or IELTS.

Singapore Scholarships

How to Apply: Applicants will need to complete and submit an online application form.  Softcopies of the following supporting documents must be uploaded during your online application:

Compulsory:

  • Identity card or Passport
  • A recent passport-sized photo in JPEG/PNG format
  • Bachelor’s Academic Transcripts (in English translation)
  • Bachelor’s Degree Certificate / Scroll (in English translation) or a letter of certification from the university on your candidature if your degree certificate / scroll has not yet been conferred
  • Master’s Academic Transcripts, if any (in English translation)
  • Master’s Degree Certificate / Scroll, if any (in English translation) 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)Not compulsory but good to include (if available):
  • GRE / IELTS / TOEFL / SAT I & II / GATE results
  • Hardcopies of the above-mentioned supporting documents sent to the SINGA Office will not be processed.

Online Application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is January 1, 2018, for August 2018 intake.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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  1. I am interested in this scholarship, I have a question can graduates of private universities in Nigeria APPLY?

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