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Singapore International Graduate Awards (SINGA) for PhD in Science & Engineering, Singapore

The Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) is a collaboration between the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR), the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and the National University of Singapore (NUS). 240 SINGA Awards will be given each year to international students. The award provides financial support for up to 4 years of PhD studies. Students with a passion for Science and Engineering research, excellent academic qualifications, good reports from academic referees, and fluency in English are encouraged to apply for this award.

Locations of Study


Host Institution

Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), National University of Singapore (NUS), or Nanyang Technological University (NTU).

Application Deadline

June 1, 2013.

Level of Study


Field(s) of study

Science & Engineering

Nationality  Required

Open for any country


Value of Award:

-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.

Duration of Award:

Up to 4 years

Number of award(s):

Up to 240

Subject area:

Science & Engineering

Scholarship Provider:

Singapore International Graduate Awards (SINGA)

Qualifying details:

-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.


The mode of applying is online and by post. Applicant will first need to fill up an online application form and submit it through the SINGA website. He/she must then send hard copies of supporting documents. These supporting documents include:

-A copy of your Identity Card or Passport

-Certified true copies of university transcript(s), one in English translation and the other in the original language

-Certified true copies of degree scroll(s) or a letter or certification from the university on your candidature if your degree scroll has not yet been conferred

-Two Academic Referees’ Recommendation (download the recommendation form here)

-Two recent passport-sized photographs.

Contact Information:

Ms Pris Ang

Agency for Science, Technology And Research

A*STAR Graduate Academy, 20 Biopolis Way,

#08-01 Centros, Singapore 138668

Tel: (65) 6826 6111,  Fax: (65) 6478 9592

Email: &


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