The Nanyang President’s Graduate Scholarship (NPGS) offers fully-funded scholarships for foreign students interested to study in Singapore. Read on below to know if you qualify for the opportunity.
Known as a prestigious and competitive scholarship program, NPGS is meant to encourage excellent graduates or final-year students to pursue a doctoral degree at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), one of Asia’s top research universities.
Grantees of the Nanyang President’s Graduate Scholarship will get funding for up to four years. Each Academic Year, up to 30 NPGS awards will be offered. Nanyang President’s Graduate Scholars will be the name given to the successful candidates.
Application deadline: November 30, 2021
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Benefits of the Nanyang President’s Graduate Scholarship
Lasting for up to four years, the scholarship entails fully-funded tuition fees at Nanyang Technological University. In addition, the following sums shall be allotted for additional expenses of the grantees:
- a monthly stipend of $3,000
- conference allowance of up to $4,000 per financial year
- one-time IT allowance of $1,500
- annual grant of $500 for journal subscription or book purchase
- thesis preparation allowance
Please note that priority shall be given to subsidized campus accommodation.
There is no restriction as to the nationality of candidates but, all things being equal preference will be given to Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents.
Applicants must have a First Class Honors degree or equivalent at Bachelor’s level. If one has not yet completed their undergraduate degree program, they will need to furnish documentation from their university, stating that they are on track to get a First Class Honors degree or equivalent.
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How to Apply for Study in Singapore
The application for Academic Year 2022-2023 (August 2022 and January 2023) will open from 01 October to 30 November 2021. Please head on over to their application webpage to start the process.
For more details about the program, head on over to the official scholarship website.