Singapore International Graduate Award 2025 Scholarships for PhD study in Singapore (Fully Funded)

December 6, 2023

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Bursary Description

Application Deadline: June 1st, 2024

The Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) is a collaboration between the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR), the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), the National University of Singapore (NUS), the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) and the Singapore Management University (SMU).

PhD training is carried out in English at a student’s chosen lab at A*STAR research institutes and NTU/NUS/SUTD/SMU. Upon successful completion, students are conferred a PhD degree by either NTU, NUS, SUTD or SMU.

Research Area

SINGA supports PhD studies in Biomedical Sciences, Computing and Information Sciences, Engineering and Technology, and Physical Sciences.

More information on:

A*STAR Supervisors and Projects (Aug intake only)

NTU Colleges and Schools (Jan and Aug Intakes)

NUS Graduate School (Aug intake only)

SMU School of Computing and Information Systems (SCIS) (Aug intake only)

SUTD Pillars/Clusters and Research Centres (Aug intake only)

Eligibility Requirements

  • Open for application to all international graduates with a passion for research and excellent academic results
    Note: SINGA is intended primarily for international students studying for the first time in Singapore. Singaporeans, Singapore Permanent Residents and International students studying/who have studied in Singapore tertiary institutions are not eligible.
  • Good skills in written and spoken English
  • Good reports from academic referees

Benefits

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

  • Tuition fees
  • Monthly stipend of S$2,200 which will be increased to S$2,700 after the passing of the Qualifying Examination
  • One-time airfare grant of up to S$1,500
  • One-time settling-in allowance of S$1,000

Estimated cost of living in Singapore

 Item  Per Student Per Month (S$)
 Food  University Canteens  250 – 350
 Meals outside Campus  450 – 600
 Accommodation (based on a single room)  On – Campus*  400 – 700
 Transport Expenses (local)  100 – 150
 Other Expenses (stationary, laundry, toiletries, recreation, etc.)  400 – 500
 Total Estimated Cost of Living  1,400 – 2,000

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Singapore International Graduate Award 2025 Scholarships