National University of Singapore Graduate School Scholarship (NGSS) for International Students 2018-2019


National University of Singapore is offering PhD scholarship for international students. The NGS Scholarship is awarded to support talented students with an aptitude for innovative, high calibre PhD research.

The NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering (NGS) is the home of cutting-edge PhD research at the forefront of science, engineering, and related aspects of medicine at NUS.

Applicants must have at least 2nd Class Upper honours (or equivalent qualifications). Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Scholarships are awarded in all subjects available at NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences & Engineering (NGS).

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 and conference allowance.
  • Student must commit to PhD from the outset, cannot exit with MSc.
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Eligibility Criteria 

  • 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 applicants, Please note it cannot be substituted by GATE.
  • Compulsory for NUS and NTU Masters students and graduates.
  • Only waived for NUS and NTU Bachelor degree holders and final-year undergraduates.
  • Native tongueTOEFL / IELTS (either can be used) is only compulsory for applicants whose
  • Medium of undergraduateinstruction is not in English

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have at least 2nd Class Upper honours (or equivalent qualifications).

Test Requirement: GRE is compulsory for all students who are applying from overseas. Please take the GRE General Test.

Guides for Applicants

Please follow the application instructions


  • Only online applications
  • You must also complete a critical Google Questionnaire.
  • Your application is only consideredCOMPLETE after you
  • Submit your PDF dossier
  • Submit your hardcopy package
  • Complete and submit your Google Questionnaire


  • The application deadline.
  • Please refer to the application instructions here for comprehensive details.


15th December, 2017.

Further Information

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For NGS Scholarship – specific enquiries, please contact Ms Anuradha Chandra <> or check out the NGS scholarship page.

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