Singapore International PhD Award , 2020

The Singapore International PhD Award is now available to international students who wish to pursue a PhD training in Singapore. The award is a collaboration between the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR), the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). 


Application Deadline: Submission deadline for August 2020 intake: 1 December 2019

Duration: The award provides support for up to 4 years of PhD studies

Degree Level: PhD

Field: Research areas under the PhD Programme fall broadly under two categories:

  • Biomedical Sciences; and
  • Physical Science and Engineering

Host Country:  Singapore

Value: The award provides financial support for up to 4 years of PhD studies. It includes:

  • Full support of tuition fees
  • Stipends – S$2,000 per month (S$24,000 per annum), to be increased to S$2,500 per month (S$30,000 per annum) after passing Qualifying Examinations
  • One-time S$1,000 settling-in allowance
  • One-time airfare grant of S$1,500

Number of Awards: Not known
Eligible Country: International graduates


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

Application: Apply via the ‘APPLY HERE‘ link below.

Application Materials:

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).

GRE / IELTS / TOEFL / SAT I & II / GATE results. However, do note that you may be requested by the university to submit satisfactory scores as part of the university admission requirement.



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