Singapore International Graduate Award 2016

Deadline: 1 Jan 2016 (annual)
Study in:  Singapore
Next Course starts Aug 2016

Brief description:

SINGA is an award given to international students with excellent academic undergraduate and/or master’s results, and strong interest in doing research leading to a doctorate (PhD) in Science and Engineering at a Singapore University.

Host Institution(s):

The students can choose to do their research work mainly at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) or the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).

Field of study:

PhD Progams in Science and Engineering

Number of Awards:

About 240 per year

Target group:

International students

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The award provides financial support for up to 4 years of PhD studies including full tuition fees, monthly stipend, settlement allowance, and airfare grant.

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

Application instructions:

Applications are done online. Deadline for August 2016 intake is 1 January 2016.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Compulsory:

  • Identity card or Passport
  • A recent passport-sized photo in JPEG/PNG format
  • Bachelor’s Academic Transcripts (in English translation)
  • Bachelor’s Degree Certificate / Scroll (in English translation) or a letter of certification from the university on your candidature if your degree certificate / scroll has not yet been conferred
  • Master’s Academic Transcripts, if any (in English translation)
  • Master’s Degree Certificate / Scroll, if any (in English translation) 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)

Not compulsory but good to include (if available)

  • GRE / IELTS / TOEFL / SAT I & II / GATE results
  1. Please note that you are NOTrequired to mail the hard copies of the abovementioned documents to the SINGA Office. The SINGA Office shall not be responsible for any loss of documents.
  2. Please note that you are strongly advised to submit your application as early as possible, so as to provide ample time for your referees to submit their online recommendation reports in the portal before the application deadline. Only applications with 2 recommendation reports submitted before the above stipulated application deadline will be processed.
  1. 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.

Apply here

https://www.a-star.edu.sg/singa-award/Homepage.aspx

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