International students are invited to apply for the Singapore International Graduate Scholarship Award which is open to PhD students in science and Engineering for the 2013-2014 academic session.

PhD training will be carried out in English at your chosen lab at A*STAR Research Institutes, NTU or NUS. 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 or NUS.

Worth of Award:

  • Attractive monthly stipend over 4 years of PhD studies, which can support you comfortably. The stipend amount is SGD 24,000 annually, to be increased to SGD 30,000 after passing Qualifying Examination.
  • Full support for tuition fees for 4 years of PhD studies.
  • One-time SGD 1,000 Settling-in Allowance
  • One-time Airfare Grant of SGD 1,500

Eligibility

  • Open to all international students
  • Graduates with a passion for research and excellent academic results
  • Good skills in written and spoken English
  • Good reports from academic referees

How to Apply

Hard copies of the following supporting documents must be submitted to the SINGA Office:

  • A copy of your Identity Card or Passport
  • Certified true copies of university transcript(s), one in English translation and the other in the original language
  • Certified true copies of degree scroll(s) or a letter or certification from the university on your candidature if your degree scroll has not yet been conferred.
  • Two Academic Referees’ Recommendation (download the recommendation form here)
  • Two recent passport-sized photographs

Not compulsory but good to include (if any):

  • A certified true copy of TOEFL / IELTS results
  • A certified true copy of SAT I & II / GRE / GATE results
  • Certified true copies of awards / prizes and certificates
  • List of publications
  • List of patents filed
  • All supporting documents are to be submitted by post to:
  • Ms Pris Ang
    A*STAR Graduate Academy
    Agency for Science, Technology and Research
    20 Biopolis Way, #08-01 Centros
    Singapore 138668
  • Please check and ensure that all data you have entered in the online application form is correct and accurate before you submit the application. Amendments to the application will not be possible after it is submitted.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be notified within 10 weeks from the application closing date.

Deadline: Application closes on 1 June 2013.

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