International Relations Office
Awards & Scholarships for Incoming Students
DUO-Singapore Exchange Fellowship (DUO)
The award is very competitive with hundreds of applications for the selection of three pairs of incoming and outgoing students.
Due to the high number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates would be informed. Those who do not receive any notification by mid June can conclude that their applications have been unsuccessful.
The Fellowship is awarded by the Singapore government to promote student exchanges between NUS and European ASEM* members. The Award, based on merit, is for a pair of exchanges between a university in Singapore and its respective partner university in Europe in any academic field. Full-time undergraduate students from Singapore and ASEAN** members states going to European universities on the student exchange programme (SEP), and undergraduate students from partner universities in Europe coming to NUS on exchange, are eligible to apply for the DUO.
Each selected undergraduate student will be awarded 4,000 euros for one semester or one year of exchange, which will include airfare, accommodation, living expenses, etc. This award carries no obligatory bond period.
The DUO application deadline for AY 2013/2014 is 15 March 2013. Please note that this deadline applies to ALL students going on SEP in AY 2013/2014. Hence, students going on exchange in semester 1 and/or semester 2 are to apply now.
* NUS has partner universities in the following European ASEM-member countries:
** NUS students from the following ASEAN-member countries can apply to DUO:
Click here to download application form.
Please mail the application form to:
Ms GOH Fang Wei
Please indicate Re: DUO application on the envelope.
All DUO applications must reach IRO office by Friday, 15 March 2013. Late applications will not be accepted.
For queries, please refer to the FAQs at link.