As sponsoring organisations tend to
highlight their undergraduate options, post-graduate scholarships sometimes fly
under the radar. Hence, in this month’s Scholarship Roundup we’ve picked out
three great options for those looking to further their studies.
If you’re interested, look them up in
the BrightSparks portal!
Graduate Scholarship (AGS)
Scholarship Provider: Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Summary:
AGS (Singapore) funds up to 4 years of PhD studies in NTU, NUS, SMU
(Information Systems) and SUTD. Students will have the opportunity to undertake
research at their chosen A*STAR Research Institute and register candidature at
NTU, NUS, SMU (Information Systems) or SUTD.
AGS (Singapore) scholars will have opportunities for an overseas attachment of up to 12 months during their PhD studies, and are eligible to apply for the AGS (Post-doctoral Fellowship) which provides support for up to 2 years of overseas post-doctoral training.
must satisfy criteria for and seek admission into NTU, NUS, SMU (Information
Systems) and SUTD PhD programme
must have obtained at least a 2nd Upper Class Honours Degree or equivalent in relevant
must be Singaporean; those of other nationalities must intend to take up
should have strong interest in a research career
may submit GRE scores (if available) to be included in the overall assessment
of their scholarship application
above eligibility criteria are not exhaustive. A*STAR may include additional
selection criteria based on prevailing scholarship policies. These policies may
be amended from time to time without notice.
application cycle is aligned to the university admission intakes in August or
January each year, as follows.
Last day for submission of online
application with complete set of supporting documents
1 August of the preceding year
Graduate Studies Award (HGSA)
Scholarship Provider: MOH Holdings
Pte Ltd (MOHH)
post-graduate scholarship is awarded to individuals who are keen to join the
public healthcare sector while demonstrating academic excellence and community
spirit. You will work with healthcare professionals providing direct care to
patients, policy makers or IT systems professionals to improve the Singapore
public healthcare system.
Citizen or Permanent Resident who is willing to take up Singapore citizenship
a good university degree (Second Class (Upper) Honours or equivalent)
track record of work achievements (if applicable)
co-curricular activities record and strong leadership qualities
for serving in the public healthcare sector
(Nursing): Possess a good (non-nursing) university degree (Second Class (Upper)
Honours or equivalent)
Application Period: Differs based on discipline, spanning
November of each year to May the following year
Postgraduate Scholarship (Full-Term/Mid-Term)
Scholarship Provider: Singapore Food Agency (SFA)
SFA Postgraduate Scholarship is an avenue for grooming future leaders who are
ready to seize opportunities to turn our food challenges into strategic
advantages. We welcome individuals with strong passion in the relevant disciplines
of study to apply for our postgraduate scholarship.
can look forward to a dynamic career with SFA, and be exposed to various
portfolios in SFA.
academic results for first degree in relevant disciplines
enrolled/ have applied/ intend to apply for a Master’s/ PhD programme at an
established local/overseas university
with work experience/ fresh graduates/ early-career individuals/undergraduates
in final year of study who are interested to contribute to SFA's mission are
welcome to apply for the scholarship
Application period: 1 July 2020 – 13 September 2020
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