Fully funded National University of Singapore Scholarships for International Students


Our Vision is to be a world-leading graduate school in integrative research and education.Our Mission is to boost the standards of PhD education and integrative research in the Asia-Pacific region as well as internationally. We aim to equip talented students with the knowledge and skills they need to excel in their chosen careers, and contribute effectively to society.Our Philosophy is raising and solving many challenging problems in medicine, engineering, and the life, physical, and computer sciences require integrative approaches.


  • 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.


  • 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.

  • TOEFL / IELTS (either can be used) is only compulsory for applicants whose

  • native tongue

  • OR

  • medium of undergraduate instruction

is not in English