PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS - SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL SCHEMES

 

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 MSc and PhD graduate students. It is tenable for 1 year in the first instance and is renewable annually, subject to satisfactory progress. Each scholarship carries :

For MSc a monthly stipend of S$1,500 (AY2010-11)

For PhD the monthly stipend for Singapore citizens, Singapore Permanent
Residents and foreigners are currently S$2,500, S$2,200 and S$2,000   
Respectively

* For student intake prior to AY2010, the monthly stipend for Singapore Citizen is S$2,300

a monthly top-up of $500 for PhD candidate upon passing the PhD Qualifying Exam

no travel or other allowances are provided.

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).

More details are available at

http://www.nus.edu.sg/admissions/graduate-studies/scholarships-financial-aid-and-fees/scholarships-awards/nus-research-scholarship.html

Other Financial/Loan Schemes

Other forms of scholarships and schemes are available for specific programmes. A list of such schemes are available at

http://www.nus.edu.sg/admissions/graduate-studies/scholarships-financial-aid-and-fees/scholarships-awards/nus-research-scholarship.html

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.