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    Dorcas Ebuara

    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).

    Ph.D. training will be carried out in English at your chosen lab at A*STAR Research Institutes, NTU, NUS, SUTD, or SMU. Students will be supervised by distinguished and world-renowned researchers in these labs. Upon successful completion, students will be conferred a Ph.D. degree by either NTU, NUS, SUTD, or SMU.


    • 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

    The above eligibility criteria are not exhaustive.

    A*STAR may include additional selection criteria based on prevailing scholarship policies. These policies may be amended from time to time without notice.

    The Benefits include:

    The award provides support for up to 4 years of Ph.D. studies including:

    • Tuition fees

    • Monthly stipend of S$2,000, which will be increased to S$2,500 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

    Application procedure

    • Browse Ph.D. Research Projects

    Go to Research Areas to browse the projects you are interested in.

    • Documents Required

    Do prepare the following documents in advance before applying.

    Note: Do NOT mail any hard copy documents to SINGA Office. All necessary documents are to be submitted online.

    a. Valid Passport

    b. A recent passport-sized photo (in .jpeg or .png format)

    Transcripts & Reports

    ALL transcripts need to be in English translation

    1. Bachelor’s and/or Master’s academic transcripts.

    2. 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.

    3. 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.

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please read the important information below.

    a. Please ensure that the information you provide during account registration in the application portal is accurate, as the information will be used for verification upon your first log-in.

    b. Please ensure that you apply for the correct scholarship – “Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA)” – in the application portal after logging in.

    c. Please do NOT mail any hard copy documents to the SINGA Office.

    d. Please submit your applications as early as possible. This will provide ample time for your referees to submit their online recommendation reports before the application deadline, as only applications with 2 recommendation reports will be processed.

    e. Please check and ensure that all data you have entered in the online application form is correct and accurate before you submit the application. Amendments to the application will NOT be possible after it is submitted.

    Application deadline

    Submission deadline for August 2022 intake: 1 December 2021 (2359hrs GMT +8 Singapore time)

    Click here for further inquiries on how to apply and the requirements for application.


    Wasana updated 2 years, 7 months ago 4 Members · 3 Replies
  • Michael

    September 17, 2021 at 7:49 am

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  • Benjamin Imhanlueku

    September 17, 2021 at 8:40 am

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  • Wasana

    September 17, 2021 at 2:33 pm

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