Friday, 9 September 2016

NGS Scholarship (NGSS) for International Students in Singapore



NGS Scholarship (NGSS)

The NGS Scholarship is awarded to talented students with an aptitude for innovative, high calibre PhD re
search.

Terms

  • Monthly stipend, up to 4 years of the PhD studies, OR up to date of graduation, whichever is earlier, of
    • S$3,500 for Singapore Citizens, plus Central Provident Fund (CPF) contributions at a rate pegged to the prevailing employer's contribution rate set by CPF
    • S$3,200 for Singapore Permanent Residents
    • S$3,000 for International students
  • Full tuition fee subsidy for 4 years.
  • Other allowances include
    • computer allowance
    • book allowance
    • conference allowance.
  • Student must commit to PhD from the outset, cannot exit with MSc.

 

Eligibility

  • Opens worldwide.
  • Graduates with a passion for cross-disciplinary research in science, engineering, computing, and related aspects of medicine.
  • Graduates with at least 2nd Upper Honours, or equivalent qualifications.
  • GRE is compulsory for all except for applicants from NUS or NTU. Note that GATE is NOT acceptable.
  • TOEFL is compulsory (ONLY applicable for applicants whose native tongue or medium of undergraduate instruction is not in English).

 

Conditions

  • Students are not eligible for the President's Graduate Fellowship (PGF).
  • Award is renewable, subject to satisfactory academic performance of CAP ≥ 3.8 at the end of every semester.
  • Applicants doing a Masters programme at the point of application
    • must have officially completed the Masters programme, and
    • must have been conferred the Masters degree
before matriculating in NGS for PhD at NGS.
Applicants who have submitted their Masters thesis only, but who
    • have not officially graduated from the Masters programme, and
    • have not been conferred the Masters degree
must therefore defer their admission (from matriculation to registration) into NGS, until the Masters degree has been officially awarded.
  • Applicants
    • required to serve any bond after graduation from existing (be it Bachelor / Master’s) programme,  and who intend to commence their NGS’ PhD immediately after official graduation
and/or
    • serving any bond at the point of application to NGS’ PhD
should declare such information in the Questionnaire section of the application form.

Successful applicants should automatically, in their own initiative, apply for deferment of serving of the bond.  The official memo documenting the approval of deferment of bond service should be submitted to NGS at least one month before matriculation into NGS’ PhD.

 

Supervisors

NGS members in NUS and Duke-NUS in integrated research programmes.

 

Application

Click here to apply online*. All supporting documents, together with a printed copy of the application form are to be submitted by post to:
NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences & Engineering (NGS)
Centre For Life Sciences (CeLS)
28 Medical Drive, #05-01
Singapore 117456

* ONLY Online Applications are accepted. For instructions and application procedures, please click here.

For further queries about the NGS Scholarship, please contact Ms Anu at +65-6516 1480. Her email address is ngsack@nus.edu.sg .

 

Closing Date for Application

Intake
Closing Date
August 2017
( AY2017/18
Semester 1)
Application
  • opens on 1 September 2016
  • closes on 15 January 2017

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