Friday, 23 December 2016

Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) 2017

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Details of Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA)

About Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA)

SINGA is for the students who passed undergraduate and/or master’s academic results and an interest in doing research leading to doctorate Ph.D. in Science and Engineering at Singapore University.
→ Examination will be held in twice in a year in the month of January and August.
→ Exam registration will be closed in January 2017.
→ Every year about 240 SINGA awards are presented to students from all over the world.
→ SINGA awardees will normally complete the Ph.D. in 4 years.

Who can participate

Both Male and Female can apply. All India region can apply.
→  The scholarship is open to all International students who are not citizens or permanent residents of Singapore, and who have not previously studied in Singapore.
→ Graduates or postgraduates who have a passion for research and excellent academic results.
→ Applicant must have good skills in written and spoken English.
→ Good reports from academic referees.

Scholarship Reward

The salary amount is S$24,000 (Approx. INR11.2 lakh) per annum which will be increased to $30,000 after passing the qualifying examination.
→ 4 years full support of tuition fees for Ph.D. studies.
→ One-time airfare grant of $1,500 (Approx. INR 70,000)
→ One-time setting-in allowance of $1,000 (Approx. INR 46,000)

Application form and Process

Interested applicant must fill the online application form from.
Click Here to Apply Online.
→ Applicant has to register at A Star Scholarship Portal.
→ Candidate needs to fill in the personal details along with the Passport number to create an account for online application.

  • Important points for filling up the application form
The candidate can indicate up to 3 supervisors and project choices in the online application form.
→ The list of supervisors and project is given on the website.
→ Candidates can also e-mail any SINGA supervisor and propose their own research project or discuss the listed project.
→ The selection panel will determine, in discussion with the candidate, which research project best suits them.
  • The Documents that needs to be uploaded online
→ Identity card or Passport
→ A recent passport sized photo in JPEG/PNG format
→ University Academic Transcripts (in English translation) for Bachelors and Masters (if applicable)
→ Degree Scrolls (in English translation) or a letter of certification from the university on their candidature if their degree scroll has not yet been conferred.

Selection Process

The applications without the required 2 recommendation letters would be rejected.
→ Candidates need to bring their academic record, recommendations, publications, personal achievements, enthusiasm and aptitude to excel in research.
→ Candidates will be informed within 10 weeks of the application closed dates and will be called for a Personal Interview.

Contact Details
A STAR Graduate Academy Agency for Science, Technology, and Research
20 Biopolis Way #08-01 Centros Singapore
Tel - (65) 6826 6111
Fax - (65) 6777 1711
Participants can call at (65) 68266235 between 8.30 a.m - 6 p.m, Monday - Friday