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3.3.3    Doctor of Philosophy

NUS Research Scholarship 

PhD candidates will be eligible for NUS Research Scholarships. The Scholarships are tenable for one year in the first instance and are renewable annually, subject to satisfactory progress. The maximum duration of the award will be four years. Renewal of scholarship is subject to satisfactory periodic review. A research scholarship will be terminated if the candidate is issued a warning or placed on probation.

Lee Kong Chian Graduate Scholarship 

The Lee Kong Chian Graduate Scholarships were established from donations received from the Lee Foundation and they are NUS’ most prestigious scholarship awards for graduate students.

The bond-free Scholarships are open to all nationalities who will be admitted as a candidate for a PhD programme at NUS. Shortlisted candidates will be notified for an interview either in Singapore or their home country. Award of the Scholarship is based on competition among eligible candidates and performance at the Scholarship interview.

President’s Graduate Fellowships (PGF) 

The PGF is awarded to candidates who show exceptional promise or accomplishment in research. A number of Ph.D. research students are selected each semester by the University for the award .