Scholarship for PHD research in Singapore (NGS Scholarship - NGSS)

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The NGS Scholarship is awarded to talented students with an aptitude for innovative, high calibre PhD research.

Award is renewable, subject to satisfactory academic performance of CAP ≥ 3.8 at the end of every semester. Applicants doing a Masters programme at the point of application
must have officially completed the Masters programme, and must have been conferred the Masters degree before matriculating in NGS for PhD at NGS. Applicants who have submitted their Masters thesis only, but who
have not officially graduated from the Masters programme, and have not been conferred the Masters degree must therefore defer their admission (from matriculation to registration) into NGS, until the Masters degree has been officially awarded. Applicants
required to serve any bond after graduation from existing (be it Bachelor / Master’s) programme,  and who intend to commence their NGS’ PhD immediately after official graduation and/or serving any bond at the point of application to NGS’ PhD should declare such information in the Questionnaire section of the application form.



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Graduates with a passion for cross-disciplinary research in science, engineering, computing, and related aspects of medicine.

Graduates with at least 2nd Upper Honours, or equivalent qualifications.

GRE is compulsory for students applying from overseas. Only strongly recommended for graduates from local institutions, e.g. NUS or NTU.

TOEFL is compulsory (ONLY applicable for applicants whose native tongue or medium of undergraduate instruction is not in English).


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Monthly stipend, up to 4 years of the PhD studies, OR up to date of graduation, whichever is earlier, of S$3,500 for Singapore Citizens, plus Central Provident Fund (CPF) contributions at a rate pegged to the prevailing employer's contribution rate set by CPF S$3,200 for Singapore Permanent Residents S$3,000 for International students

Full tuition fee subsidy for 4 years. Other allowances include computer allowance book allowance conference allowance. Student must commit to PhD from the outset, cannot exit with MSc.

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