SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP 2022-2023:
Singapore's government invites students all over the world to apply for this scholarship to study Master's and PhD degrees at Singaporean universities.
This scholarship is fully funded and opened for students all over the world who want to study in Singapore.
The scholarship is fully funded, covers a lot of research majors and is opened to all nationalities, and a language certificate is not required upon initial application.
The scholarship offers more than 950 scholarships, distributed among more than 100 different nationalities.
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).
PhD 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 PhD degree by either NTU, NUS, SUTD or SMU.
Singapore is the gateway to some fastest-growing economies in the Asia Pacific region. And with SINGA, you can pursue your PhD education in Singapore, establish global links and take your research career to greater heights.
SINGA fosters a vibrant and culturally diverse research community of international students. You’ll be working in a multicultural environment alongside distinguished and world-renowned researchers in state-of-the-art facilities.
Learn more about the scholarship through the webinar held by the affiliated body the previous year. The webinar is complete in the following video:
Singapore Government Scholarship 2022-2023 details:
Scholarship country: Singapore
Scholarship Name: SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE AWARD (SINGA)
Degree: Master's and PhD degrees.
Funding Provided Through Singapore Government Scholarship 2022 - 2023:
The Singapore International Graduate Scholarships is known for the diversity in the program.
240 scholarships will be awarded this year.
The duration of the scholarship will be 4 years for PhD and 2 years for Master's. Tuition fees will be fully paid.
The award provides support for up to 4 years of PhD studies, including:
Monthly stipend of S$2,200 which will be increased to S$2,700 after the passing of the Qualifying Examination.
One-time airfare grant of up to S$1,500.
One-time settling-in allowance of S$1,000.
Estimated cost of living in Singapore
|| Per Student Per Month (S$)
|| University Canteens
|| 250 - 350
| Meals outside Campus
|| 450 - 600
| Accommodation (based on a single room)
|| On - Campus*
|| 400 - 700
| Transport Expenses (local)
|| 100 - 150
| Other Expenses (stationary, laundry, toiletries, recreation, etc.)
|| 400 - 500
| Total Estimated Cost of Living
|| 1,400 - 2,000
*Priority for on-campus accommodation is usually given to first year students.
Eligibility Criteria to Apply for the Singapore Government Scholarship 2023:
SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP 2022-2023 is open for application to all international graduates with a passion for research and excellent academic results
Note: SINGA is intended primarily for international students studying for the first time in Singapore. Singaporeans, Singapore Permanent Residents and International students studying/who have studied in Singapore tertiary institutions are not eligible.
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.
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 .peg format)
Transcripts & Reports
ALL transcripts need to be in English translation
-Bachelor’s and/or Master’s academic transcripts.
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.
-2 recommendation reports (to be completed and submitted online by the referees).
Applicants applying to NUS supervisors/projects are required to submit your GRE scores in your SINGA application form.
For all other applicants, you may be requested by the university to submit satisfactory GRE scores as part of the university admission requirement.
The submission of IELTS / TOEFL / SAT I & II / GATE results is optional and may be requested later by the university for admission.
SINGA supports PhD studies in Biomedical Sciences, Computing and Information Sciences, Engineering and Technology, and Physical Sciences.
More information on:
A*STAR Supervisors and Projects
NTU Colleges and Schools
NUS Faculties and Schools
SMU School of Computing and Information Systems (SCIS)
SUTD Pillars/Clusters and Research Centres
Submission deadline for January 2023 intake: 1 June 2022 (2359hrs GMT +8 Singapore time):
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified within 12 weeks from the application closing date.
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