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National University of Singapore (NUS) Scholarships

There are 5 scholarships available at National University of Singapore (NUS).

A Star Graduate Scholarship (AGS)

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

  • Singaporeans and other nationals intending to take up Singapore Citizenship.
  • Applicants must satisfy criteria for and seek admission into NUS PhD programme.
  • Applicants must have obtained at least a Second Upper Class Honours Degree or its equivalent in relevant disciplines.
  • Applicants must have good 'O' and 'A' level track records. Polytechnic students with a Diploma with Merit will also be considered.
  • Applicants with a strong interest in a research career are preferred.
  • Applicants may submit GRE scores (if available) to be included in the overall assessment of their scholarship application.

Application details

Applicants are to complete both application portals: A GA application Portal; NUS Graduate Admission System. All supporting documents, together with a printed copy of the application form are to be submitted by post to: NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering (NGS), Centre For Life Sciences (CeLS), 28 Medical Drive, #05-01, Singapore 117456, Republic of Singapore.

Value details

Monthly stipend up to 4 years of the PhD studies, or up to date of graduation, whichever is earlier; Payment of full tuition fees or up to date of graduation, whichever is earlier; computer allowance, thesis allowance, book allowance, conference allowance; Opportunities for overseas attachment

Application deadline

Expected November 2017

NUS Research Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Students must have graduated with an undergraduate degree with at least second Class Honours (Upper division) / Honours (Distinction) or equivalent; have been offered admission to a full-time graduate research programme at NUS; and must be eligible for MOE Subsidy.

Application details

Applicants will have to indicate their interest in the Scholarship when they submit their application for admission. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their applications sometime in May (for August intake) or October (January intake).

Value details

A monthly stipend of S$ 2,000 for PhD students, S$ 1,500 for Masters students; Tuition fees at the University. Scholars in a PhD programme may be eligible for an additional stipend of up to $$ 500 per month upon passing the PhD Qualifying Examination (QE), which is normally held 12 to 18 months after registration of candidature

Lee Kong Chian Graduate Scholarships

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The Scholarship is open to candidates who meet the following criteria: have graduated with an undergraduate degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper division) / Honours (Distinction) or equivalent; have been offered admission to a doctoral research (PhD) programme at NUS, but not yet matriculated; must be eligible for MOE Subsidy.

Application details

Students will have to indicate their interest in the scholarship when they submit their application for admission. Apart from the other supporting documents required for Ph.D. admission, candidates interested in the Scholarship must also submit a personal essay and a record of co-curricular activities or community service. Successful candidates will be informed of the outcome of their applications sometime in May (for August intake) or October (January intake).

Value details

Monthly stipend of S$ 3,500; tuition and miscellaneous student fees at NUS; an annual book allowance of S$ 500; a one-off air travel allowance of S$ 3,000 (only for overseas students); and a one-off laptop allowance of S$ 1,500

Science and Technology Undergraduate Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must be citizens of an Asian country, excluding Singapore. They should have strong leadership qualities and potential; present excellent co-curricular activities records; possess outstanding high school results; be applying for admission to a full-time undergraduate degree programme in computing, engineering or science (excluding pharmacy) at NUS.

Application details

All applicants for undergraduate admission to NUS will be considered automatically for the scholarship through their applications for admission. Applicants will be considered for eligible scholarships through their admission application. No separate application is required.

Value details

Tuition fees (after MOE Tuition Grant Subsidy) and compulsory fees; S$ 6,000 annual living allowance; S$ 200 one-time settling-in allowance upon enrolment; annual accommodation allowance; one-way & return air passage

President's Graduate Fellowship (PGF)

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The PGF is open to incoming PhD students. Students must have graduated with an undergraduate degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper division) / Honours (Distinction) or equivalent;
have been offered admission to a doctoral research (PhD) programme at NUS; and must be eligible for MOE Subsidy.

Application details

Students should indicate their interest in the Fellowship when they submit their application for admission. They will be informed of the outcome of their applications sometime in May (for August intake) or October (January intake).

Value details

S$ 3,000 for monthly stipend; Tuition fees at the University; one-off air travel allowance for 1 one-way ticket of up to S$ 750 on economy class; one-off settling allowance of S$ 1,000 (only for overseas students)

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