The TRF-RF may conduct research at
Temasek Laboratories or other
research entities at NUS.
Prospective candidates are
encouraged to discuss their research proposal with the relevant Programme
Managers (PM) before submission of the
New research focus areas may be added for subsequent years. For 2016, Fellows may lead and conduct research, and publish in these areas:
Outstanding scientists and researchers in the relevant discipline of science or technology from a reputable university are eligible to apply for the TRF. Candidate must possess a Ph.D degree and postdoctoral working experience. Ph.D degree must have been conferred at the point of submission of application.
Research project proposals which are already funded by other agencies or being considered for funding by other agencies are not eligible for funding under the TRF scheme. The TRF-RF shall not apply for other funding support, unless approval has been given by the TRF funding agency.
The call is usually in July/ August of each year. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview in February/ March of the following year.
1 July 2016
All applications must reach the relevant NUS Faculty/School/Research Institute/Research Centre of Excellence as both hardcopies and softcopies by 23 September 2016. Contact details are available at our Research Capabilities page.
NUS Faculty/School/Research Institute/Research Centre of Excellence must forward all applications to Office of the Deputy President (Research & Technology), Attn to: Mr Eddie Goh (email: email@example.com, tel:+65 6601 5550) by 26 September 2016.
To apply, please complete and provide the following documents in English and submitted in PDF format unless stated otherwise. All translated documents must be duly certified:
Please use the checklist provided to ensure all required documents have been submitted. The checklist is not required to be submitted to NUS. Incomplete or late submissions will not be accepted.
*Only applicable to NUS applicants.
Applicants will be shortlisted by a TRF Review Panel, and will be invited to present their research plans, meet local researchers and identify potential collaborators in February/ March 2017. Shortlisted applicants from outside Singapore will receive an allowance to cover their travel and accommodation expenses.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.