NTU Research Scholarship ( Deadline: 31 Jan. 2017 )



A Scholarship for Singapore or international students seeking admission as a full-time candidate pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programme by research at Nanyang Technological University (NTU).


A First Class Honours or Second Class (Upper Division) Honours or its equivalent

Value of Award:.

  • Monthly stipend of S$2,700 for Singapore Citizens, S$2,200 for Singapore Permanent Residents and S$2,000 for international students;
  • For students who pass the Ph.D. Qualifying Examination/Confirmation, the stipend may be increased to S$3,200 for Singapore Citizens, S$2,700 for Singapore Permanent Residents and S$2,500 for international students, subject to good performance in research and the attainment of required standards for courses taken;
  • Annual tuition fee and the annual computer fee;
  • Maximum period of the award is up to four years, subject to good performance and progress, as well as availability of research funding.

Duration of Award:

The award is tenable for one year in the first instance and is renewable subject to good progress.


There is no bond attached to the scholarship.

Research Work & Duties:

  • Candidates must undertake to carry out research work at NTU as directed by the Chair of the School concerned.
  • Candidates will be required to assist School in teaching duties for three hours a week.  There will be no remuneration.
  • Candidates may be appointed to assist in academic or administration work not exceeding 10 hours of work per week. There may or may not be any remuneration.

Application & Enquiries:

Apply for the scholarship when filling in application form for admission. Complete the “Application for Scholarship” section in the application form.  Further information is available at http://admissions.ntu.edu.sg/graduate/scholarships/Pages/ResearchScholarship.aspx

There are two intakes each year – August or January. For August intake, application period is 1 Oct. -31 Jan. ( 15 Nov. deadline for School of Humanities and Social Sciences; and Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information ); for January intake, application period is  1 June – 31 July ( for all schools ).


Written by:
Ms Wee Hui Bieh, AFMSA, Nov. 2016

Information Source:
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore website

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