The University offers financial assistance to full-time graduate research students through its research Scholarships. The scholarship for MSc and PhD are 2 and 4 years respectively. The types of scholarships available are:
NUS Research Scholarships (RS)
These scholarships are open to all PhD graduate students. It is tenable for 1 year in the first instance and is renewable annually, subject to satisfactory progress. Each scholarship carries :
In return, scholarship recipients are required to render a nominal 6 hours of work per week without remuneration. The work rendered will be in the nature of research or teaching or department work as dictated by supervisor and Vice-Dean (Research).
Other Financial/Loan Schemes
Other forms of scholarships and schemes are available for specific programmes. A list of such schemes are available at
Details of Tuition Fee Loan Scheme can be found at http://www.nus.edu.sg/admissions/graduate-studies/tuitionfee-loan.php
For further clarifications on eligibility under the Tuition Fee Loan scheme, please contact the Student Service Centre at tel: 6516 1177 or refer to http://www.askstudentservice.nus.edu.sg
Application forms for loans under the Tuition Fee Loan scheme are obtainable from the Student Service Centre (SSC), Level 1, Yusof Ishak House or the Faculty's Graduate Division.