1 January 2018
For August 2018 Admission
SINGA is a PhD Scholarship Programme for the International Students studying for the first time in Singapore. There is no application fee for applying to PhD under this programme. SINGA is Singapore International Graduate Award and is organised by NSU, NTU, SUTD & A*STAR. SINGA is for the students who have excellent undergraduate and/or master’s academic results and an interest in doing research leading to doctorate PhD in Science and Engineering at Singapore University. Admissions under SINGA is conducted twice in a year that is in January and August. The registration of SINGA Singapore International Graduate Award for August 2018 admission is open and the last date to apply is 1 January 2018.
Under SINGA, a student will be allowed to undertake PhD training in English at the lab of their choice at A*STAR research institutes or any of the universities mentioned above i.e., NUS, NTU and SUTD. The students will work with renowned researchers in a multicultural environment. Every year about 240 SINGA awards are presented to students from all over the world. SINGA awardees will normally complete the PhD in 4 years. Upon successful completion the research thesis and coursework, students will be conferred a PhD degree by either NTU or NUS or SUTD.
|Last date of SINGA Application Form Submission||1 January 2018|
|Finalisation of SINGA Admissions 2018||August 2018|
|Finalisation of SINGA Admissions 2019||January 2019|
|Notification to shortlisted candidates||Within 12 weeks from the application closing date|
|Class/ Age||Graduates or Post Graduates|
Important to Note
Candidates have to fill and submit an online application form which is available on the official website of SINGA and also available the direct link to application form on this page below. Candidates can click on the following link to fill the Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) application form.
Click Here to Apply Online
Important points for filling up the application form
The soft copies of documents that need to be uploaded online
Recommendation Report by Referee
(There is no application fee for SINGA and no documents have to be sent through the post)
The candidates will be selected on the basis of their academic record, recommendations, publications, personal achievements, enthusiasm and aptitude to excel in research. Shortlisted candidates will be informed within 10 weeks of the application closed dates and will be called for a Personal Interview
The applications without the required 2 recommendation letters would be rejected.
The candidates who are going to participate in SINGA must select their research area for PhD. The list of research areas according to the universities such as A*STAR, NTU, NUS, and SUTD is given below. Candidates are required to select the research area before filling the application form.
Biomedical Research Council (BMRC)
Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC)
College of Engineering
College of Science
Interdisciplinary Graduate School
Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Science
School of Computing
School of Medicine
Faculty of Dentistry
A*STAR Graduate Academy Agency for Science,
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