The Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) is a prestigious scholarship offered to outstanding international students who aspire to pursue doctoral research studies in Singapore. This fully funded scholarship provides comprehensive financial support and a stimulating research environment to nurture the next generation of global leaders in science and technology.
To be eligible for the SINGA scholarship, applicants must:
- Possess an excellent academic record with a strong research background
- Demonstrate a passion for research and a clear career path in science and technology
- Have a strong command of English, both written and spoken
- Be enrolled in a PhD program at one of the participating universities:
- Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
- Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
- National University of Singapore (NUS)
- Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)
The SINGA scholarship provides comprehensive financial support for PhD studies, including:
- Full tuition fee waiver
- Monthly stipend of S$2,200, increasing to S$2,700 after passing the Qualifying Examination
- One-time settling-in allowance of S$1,000
- One-time airfare grant of up to S$1,500
Applications for the SINGA scholarship are typically open from October to January each year. Interested candidates are encouraged to check the official websites of the participating universities for the latest application deadlines and procedures.
Benefits of SINGA Scholarship
The SINGA scholarship offers a multitude of benefits beyond financial support:
- Opportunity to conduct research in world-class research institutions in Singapore
- Access to a vibrant research community and mentorship from renowned scientists
- Exposure to a global network of researchers and industry partners
- Potential for career advancement and leadership opportunities in science and technology
The SINGA scholarship is a remarkable opportunity for international students to pursue their doctoral research aspirations in a supportive and stimulating environment. With its comprehensive financial support and access to world-class research facilities, the SINGA scholarship empowers scholars to make significant contributions to their chosen fields and become global leaders in science and technology.