Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) 2021


As a postgraduate student who cherishes the idea to study abroad, one of those opportunities you should not let slide by is the Singapore International Graduate Award. Students from all over the world are invited to apply for the August 2021 intake for Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) to study in Singapore. See more details below >>

Brief Description

The Singapore International Graduate Award is a collaboration between the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR), the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), the National University of Singapore (NUS), and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).

SINGA is an award given to international students with excellent academic undergraduate and/or master’s results, and strong interest in doing research leading to a doctorate (PhD) in Science and Engineering at a Singapore University. 

SINGA fosters a vibrant and culturally diverse research community of international students working in a multi-cultural environment alongside distinguished and world-renowned researchers in state-of-the-art facilities. Singapore is the gateway to some of the fastest-growing economies in the Asia Pacific region. And with SINGA, candidates can pursue their PhD education in Singapore, establish global links and take their research career to greater heights.

Host Institution

Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR)/Collaborators

Host Country


Scholarship level

Postgraduate (PhD)

Scholarship Worth

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Field of study

PhD Progams in Biomedical Sciences; and Physical Sciences and Engineering

Number of Scholarships

About 240 per year

Mode of Application


Country/Candidate Eligibility

International students.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

To be considered for the Singapore International Graduate Award 2021 for Postgraduate Studies, applicants are to meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be international graduates with passion for research and excellent academic activities.
  • Applicants must possess good skills in written as well as spoken English.
  • Applicants may be asked to show proof of English language proficiency.
  • Applicants must possess good academic credentials and also be ready for their referee to send in academic reports.
  • Applicants must have obtained good grades in relevant bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
  • Applicants must demonstrate strong leadership ability.

Scholarship Benefits

The award provides support for up to 4 years of PhD studies including:

  • Tuition fees
  • Monthly stipend of S$2,000 will be increased after passing the qualifying examination.
  • One-time airfare grant of up to S$1,500
  • One-time settling-in allowance of S$1,000

How to Apply for Singapore International Graduate Award

Interested and eligible candidates for the Singapore International Graduate Award 2021 should click here to apply for the scholarship.

Document Requirements: Applicants will be required to upload the following documents as part of the application process

  • a copy of their passport, e recent passport-sized photograph (in .jpeg or .png format). All transcripts are to be translated in English.
  • Bachelor and/or Master’s academic transcripts, certificates
  • two recommendation reports to be submitted online by the referees.
  • participating universities may require GRE/IELTS/TOEFL/SAT I&II/GATE results as part of the university admission requirement.

Application Deadline

Applications are done online. The deadline for August 2021 intake is 1 December 2020, extended up to 1 January 2021.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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