Thursday, July 27, 2017

SINGA Awards for International Students in Singapore



Up to 240, SINGA Awards are given every year to top students from all over the world. Awards are available for pursuing PhD studies either at National University of Singapore (NUS) or Nanyang Technological University (NTU) or the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).
They want to encourage more such exchanges, to build friendships and mutual understanding. This is why they are introducing a new Singapore International Graduate Award (or SINGA), for international students to do their Ph.D. training in a multi-disciplinary environment in Singapore. 240 SINGA Award
s will be given every year to top students from all over the world.
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) and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). Ph.D. training will be carried out in English at your chosen lab at A*STAR Research Institutes, NTU, NUS or SUTD. Students will be supervised by distinguished and world-renowned researchers in these labs.
International 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. TOEFL, IELTS, and GRE are NOT required. However, Applicants may indicate their scores in the online application form if they have already taken any of these tests. If applicants are invited for an interview, the selection panel will assess your command of spoken and written English during the interview. The selection process will not be biased against candidates without GRE, TOEFL or IELTS.
Course Level: Awards are available for pursuing PhD studies either at National University of Singapore (NUS) or Nanyang Technological University (NTU) or the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).
Study Subject(s): SINGA only supports PhD studies in the field of science and engineering.

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

  • Attractive monthly stipend over 4 years of PhD studies
  • The stipend amount is SGD 24,000 annually, to be increased to SGD 30,000 after passing Qualifying Examination
  • Full support for tuition fees for 4 years of PhD studies
  • One-time SGD 1,000 Settling-in Allowance*
  • One-time Airfare Grant of SGD 1,500*
Scholarship can be taken in Singapore
Eligibility: To be eligible to apply:
  • Open for application by 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
Nationality: International students can apply for these SINGA Awards.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: International 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.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: TOEFL, IELTS and GRE are NOT required. However, Applicants may indicate their scores in the online application form if they have already taken any of these tests. If they are invited for an interview, the selection panel will assess your command of spoken and written English during the interview. The selection process will not be biased against candidates without GRE, TOEFL or IELTS.
How to Apply: Applicant will first need to fill up an online application form and submit it through the SINGA website. Softcopies of the following supporting documents must be uploaded during their online application:
Compulsory:
  • Identity card or Passport
  • A recent passport-sized photo in JPEG/PNG format
  • Bachelor’s Academic Transcripts (in English translation)
  • Bachelor’s Degree Certificate / Scroll (in English translation) or a letter of certification from the University on their candidature if their degree certificate/scroll has not yet been conferred
  • Master’s Academic Transcripts, if any (in English translation)
  • Master’s Degree Certificate / Scroll, if any (in English translation) or a letter of certification from the University on their candidature if their degree certificate/scroll has not yet been conferred
  • 2 recommendation reports (to be completed and submitted online by the referees)
Online Application
Application Deadline: The application deadline is January 1, 2018, for August 2018 intake.
Scholarship Link

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