Singapore International Graduate Award

  • PHD
  • S$2,200 up to S$2,700
  • 1 June 2022

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


• 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

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The award provides support for up to 4 years of PhD studies including: • Tuition fees • Monthly stipend of S$2,200 which will be increased to S$2,700 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


• 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. a. Valid Passport b. 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).

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