NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering

NGS Scholarship (NGSS)

The NGS Scholarship is awarded to talented students with an aptitude for innovative, high calibre PhD research.

  • Monthly stipend, up to 4 years of the PhD studies, OR up to date of graduation, whichever is earlier, of
    • S$ 3,500 for Singapore Citizens, plus Central Provident Fund (CPF) contributions at a rate pegged to the prevailing employer's contribution rate set by CPF
    • S$ 3,200 for Singapore Permanent Residents and international students
  • Full tuition fee subsidy for 4 years.
  • Other allowances include
    1. computer allowance
    2. book allowance
    3. conference allowance.
  • Student must commit to PhD from the outset, cannot exit with MSc.

  • Opens worldwide.
  • Graduates with a passion for cross-disciplinary research in science, engineering, computing, and related aspects of medicine.
  • Graduates with at least 2nd Upper Honours, or equivalent qualifications.
  • GRE is compulsory for all except for applicants from NUS or NTU. Note that GATE is NOT acceptable.
  • TOEFL is compulsory (ONLY applicable for applicants whose native tongue or medium of undergraduate instruction is not in English).

  • Students are not eligible for the President's Graduate Fellowship (PGF).
  • Award is renewable, subject to satisfactory academic performance of CAP ≥ 3.8 at the end of every semester.


NGS members in NUS and Duke-NUS in integrated research programmes.


Click here to apply online*. All supporting documents, together with a printed copy of the application form are to be submitted by post to:

NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences & Engineering (NGS)
Centre For Life Sciences (CeLS)
28 Medical Drive, #05-01
Singapore 117456

* ONLY Online Applications are accepted. For instructions and application procedures, please click here.

For further queries about the NGS Scholarship, please contact Ms Anu at +65-6516 1480. Her email address is .

Closing Date for Application              
Closing Date
AY2016/17 Semester 1
August 2016
    • opens on 1 September 2015
    • closes on 15 January 2016