Study in Singapore: Nanyang President’s Graduate Scholarships (fully-funded) for International Students 2018/19

The Nanyang Technological University funds the Nanyang President’s Graduate Doctoral Scholarship for international graduate or undergraduate final year students to study at Singapore.

The NPGS Scholarship is a competitive and prestigious scholarship scheme whose aim is  to encourage outstanding graduates or final-year students to take their first step towards a leading research career by studying for a doctoral degree programme (PhD) at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), one of Asia’s leading research universities.

Successful candidates will be known as Nanyang President’s Graduate Scholars. During the first year, you will be expected to take relevant courses and to work towards passing the qualifying examination. In the event that this qualification is not met, there will be no conversion to a Masters degree for the NPGS awardees.

The NPGS award terms are FULL support of tuition fees; Monthly stipend of S$3,200*; Conference allowance up to S$4,000 per financial year (April previous year to March current year); One-time IT allowance of S$1500; Annual grant of S$500 for journal subscription or book purchase; Thesis preparation allowance; and Priority will be given for subsidised campus accommodation.


Type: Full PhD scholarship.

Offered annually

Award Providers: Nanyang Technological University.

Number of Awards: up to 30 NPGS awards to be offered

Duration of Program: Scholarship will last for 4 years

To be taken at (country): Singapore

Accepted Subject Areas: Courses offered at the university

Eligible Countries: There is no restriction as to the nationality of candidates but, all things being equal preference will be given to Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents.



  • There is no restriction as to the nationality of candidates but all things being equal, preference will be given to Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents
  • You must have a First Class Honours degree or equivalent at Bachelor’s level. If you have not yet completed your undergraduate degree programme, you will need to furnish documentation from your university that you are on track to get a First Class Honours degree or equivalent.


How to Apply:  Please apply at this link

Visit the Scholarship Webpage to Apply

Application Deadline: 30th November 2017.


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