A joint collaboration between A*STAR Graduate Academy, the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU), this scholarship funds PhD studies in Singapore for 2012-2013.  International students will have an opportunity to undertake research at his/her chosen A*STAR Research Institute and register candidature at either NUS or NTU. As A*STAR is concerned with developing individuals’ research careers, the four-year PhD will be followed by a two-year post-doctoral fellowship at a top university or research laboratory. Students will also have opportunities for overseas attachment of up to 12 months during their PhD studies.

Eligible Candidates: All International Students for the academic year 2012-2013

Singaporeans, Singapore Permanent Residents, citizens of ASEAN countries and other international students seeking admission as full-time Ph.D. research candidates in NTU are encouraged to apply for this scholarship. Successful applicants have to take up Singapore citizenship.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Graduates with (a) 1st Class Honours or (b) 2nd Upper Honours and good ‘A’ Level result or polytechnic diploma with merit.
  • Open to graduates from NTU, NUS or top overseas universities.
  • Candidates must not concurrently hold any other scholarships, awards or fellowships.
  • All candidates are encouraged to apply with their GRE scores.
  • Applications without GRE test scores will still be considered but successful applicants will have to satisfy the GRE requirement before embarking on their PhD studies.
  • The average scores of successful awardees for the combined Verbal and Quantitative components for past batches were 1370 with a standard deviation of 100 with at least 4.5 for the Analytical Writing Components.

Award details**

  1. Support for up to four years of Ph.D studies at NTU. The Ph.D degree is awarded by NTU.
  2. Research in Engineering and Sciences.
  3. Monthly allowance, full tuition, and other allowances (such as computer allowance, thesis allowance, book allowance, conference allowance).
  4. Opportunities for overseas attachment of up to 12 months during the Ph.D. studies.
  5. Successful candidates can take up a two-year post-doctoral fellowship (PDF) in one of the top overseas universities or research laboratories in the scholar’s chosen field.

**Rates/allowances are subject to adjustments by A*STAR from time to time.

How to apply ? Please click HERE to start the scholarship application.

2012 Scholarship in Singapore | 2012 Singapore International Scholarships for International Students


One Response

  1. My name is Farhad, I am from Afghanistan, now I am studying in economics faculty in Afghanistan, if you have scholarship please share with me.

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