Singapore Government Scholarships 2017 for International Students in Singapore
Singapore Government Scholarships 2017 for International Students in Singapore

PhD Scholarships 

Fully Funded Scholarships for International Students

2017 / 2018 Scholarships in Singapore

Singapore Government Scholarships 2017

Singapore Government (SING) is offering scholarships for international students. These SINGA is offered for those students who want to pursue their PhD degree in the universities of Singapore. SINGA award is given to international students with excellent academic record.

Field of Study / Subjects

Applicants can choose these fields under the Singapore Government scholarships

  • Science
  • Engineering

Other latest Scholarships in Singapore are also offered for different degrees and subjects all over the Singapore.

Number of Scholarships

About 240 awards are offered per year under the Singapore Government scholarships

Duration of Scholarship

4 years for PhD study program

Scholarship Description / Details

SINGA is offering many grants for the applicants, which are given as follows:

  • Full support of tuition fees
  • Stipends – S$2,000 per month (S$24,000 per annum), to be increased to S$2,500 per month (S$30,000 per annum) after passing Qualifying Examinations
  • One-time S$1,000 settling-in allowance
  • One-time airfare grant of S$1,500
  • Estimated cost of living in Singapore
    Items Per Student Per Month (SGD)
    – University Canteens
    – Meals outside Campus
    250 – 350
    450 – 600
    Accommodation (based on single room)
    – On Campus1
    – Off Campus
    400 – 700
    600 – 1000
    Transport Expenses (local) 100 – 150
    Other Expenses (stationery, toiletries, laundry, recreation, etc) 400 – 500
    Total Estimated Cost of Living 1,400 – 2,000

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be considered as eligible for the SINGA, applicants should possess following eligibility criteria:

  • Open to all international students all over the world
  • Graduates with a passion for research and excellent academic results
  • Good skills in written and spoken English
  • Good reports from academic referees
  • No age limit for PhD degree

How to Apply / Download Scholarship Form / Documents Required

Applicants, who want to apply for the SINGA scholarship:

  • Accept online application Click here
  • Uploading following documents during online application:
  • Identity card or Passport
  • A recent passport-sized photo in JPEG/PNG format
  • Bachelor’s Academic Transcripts
  • Bachelor’s Degree Scroll or a letter of certification from the university
  • Master’s Academic Transcripts
  • Master’s Degree Scroll, if any or a letter of certification from the university
  • 2 recommendation reports
  • GRE / IELTS / TOEFL / SAT I & II / GATE results

Contact us:

  • Email:
  • A*STAR Graduate Academy
    Agency for Science, Technology and Research
    20 Biopolis Way
    #08-01 Centros
    Tel: (65) 6826 6111
    Fax: (65) 6777 1711

Last Date to Apply / Deadline: 1st June (annual)

Official Website: Just go the following link for more info