Singapore International Graduate Award


Are you someone who loves doing research and dreams of studying for a higher degree in one of the best places for research in Asia? Then you should know about the Singapore International Graduate Award for international students. It’s a really special opportunity that could help you reach new heights in your academic journey. In this article, we’ll talk about the SINGA program and how it can help you grow your research career in Singapore.

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The Singapore International Graduate Award is a program that brings together three big organizations. The Agency for Science, Technology, and Research. The National University of Singapore and the Nanyang Technological University are offering these scholarships. This program wants to invite smart and talented people from all over the world to come to Singapore and do their PhD studies in some of the best research institutions here. It is the best opportunity to study in Singapore.

The Singapore International Graduate Award is a partnership between different organizations like ASTAR, NTU, NUS, SUTD, and SMU. For your PhD studies, you’ll work in English at a lab of your choice in ASTAR research institutes or NTU/NUS/SUTD/SMU. Once you finish successfully, you’ll get a PhD degree from either NTU, NUS, SUTD, or SMU. Singapore is a hub for fast-growing economies in Asia Pacific. With SINGA, you can do your PhD studies in Singapore on fully funded basis, build connections worldwide, and boost your research career. SINGA creates a lively and diverse research community with students from around the world. You’ll work in a multicultural setting with famous researchers in modern facilities.

Host Country: Singapore
Host University: Multiple universities in Singapore
Financial Assistance: Fully Funded
Degree: PhD

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Benefits Of Singapore International Graduate Award

  • The award helps cover expenses for up to 4 years of PhD studies. It includes:
  • Tuition fees.
  • A monthly stipend of S$2,700 goes up to S$3,200 after passing the Qualifying Examination.
  • A one-time grant of up to S$1,500 for airfare.
  • A one-time allowance of S$1,000 to help settle in.

Research Area

  • SINGA supports PhD studies in Biomedical Sciences, Computing and Information Sciences, Engineering and Technology, and Physical Sciences.
  • A*STAR Supervisors and Projects
  • NTU Colleges and Schools
  • NUS Graduate School
  • SMU School of Computing and Information Systems (SCIS)
  • SUTD Pillars/Clusters and Research Centres

Eligibility criteria

  • Open to international graduates passionate about research and with excellent academic records.
  • SINGA is primarily for international students new to studying in Singapore; Singaporeans, permanent residents, and those who have previously studied in Singapore are ineligible.
  • Proficient in both written and spoken English.
  • Requires positive recommendations from academic referees.

Documents Required to Apply

  • Valid Passport.
  • Recent passport-sized photo.
  • Transcripts & Reports: All transcripts must be translated into English.
  • Bachelor’s and Master’s academic transcripts.
  • Bachelor’s Degree certificate or a letter from the university if your degree has not been conferred yet.
  • Two recommendation reports.
  • GRE scores.
  • IELTS / TOEFL / SAT I & II / GATE results.

Deadline to apply

The last date to apply for this scholarship is July 1st 2024.

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