Singapore International Graduate Award for Research in Science: Apply by June 1
Applications have been invited for the Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) for Research for the session starting in 2021.
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) and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).
PhD training will be carried out in English at a chosen lab at ASTAR 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 NTU, NUS or SUTD.
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.
Research areas under the PhD Programme fall broadly under two categories: Biomedical Sciences; and Physical Science and Engineering. The Research Areas is given at https://www.a-star.edu.sg/ (Scholarships> PhD>SINGA)
Eligibility: The awards are open to all international graduates with a passion for research and excellent academic results. Applicant should have Good skills in written and spoken English and also should have Good reports from academic referees. The above eligibility criteria are not exhaustive. Additional selection criteria may be insisted based on prevailing scholarship policies.
The award provides support for up to 4 years of PhD studies including: (i) Tuition fees (ii) Monthly stipend of S$2,000, which will be increased to S$2,500 after the passing of the Qualifying Examination (iii) One-time airfare grant of up to S$1,500 (iv) One-time settling-in allowance of S$1,000
Documents Required: Documents to be submitted online include (i) Passport (ii) A recent passport-sized photo (in .jpeg or .png format) (iii) Transcripts & Reports. ALL transcripts need to be in English translation
Mandatory: (i) Bachelor’s and/or Master’s academic transcripts (ii) 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 (iii) 2 recommendation reports (to be completed and submitted online by the referees).
Optional: (i) GRE / IELTS / TOEFL / SAT I & II / GATE results. Applicant may be requested by the university to submit satisfactory scores as part of the university admission requirement.
Application: Applications for January 2021 intake are to be submitted through the link at https://www.a-star.edu.sg/ (Scholarships> PhD>SINGA), latest by 1st June 2020 (2359hrs GMT +8 Singapore time). Only shortlisted candidates will be notified within 12 weeks from the application closing date.
For details, visit https://www.a-star.edu.sg/ (Scholarships> PhD>SINGA)