Fully Funded Singapore International Graduate Award 2021 – SINGA 2021

24 November 2020 A*STAR Research Institutes, SUTD, NTU, or NUS Ph.D./Doctorate Website [email protected]

Scholarship Description

Fully Funded Singapore International Graduate Award 2021 – SINGA 2021

The prestigious and fully funded Singapore International Graduate Award 2021 is now accepting applications for August 2021 intake. This is one of the best doctoral scholarship programs in Singapore. Bachelor’s and Master’s students can apply for the fully-funded Singapore scholarship. Candidates will be facing a rich culturally diverse research atmosphere. Candidates from all around the globe can be a part of this fully funded Singapore Government Scholarship 2021. International researchers would provide guidance to the students regarding building a global research career, getting hands-on experience, and creating goodwill with the fellows. All graduate students pursuing their master’s degree can apply for this fully-funded PhD scholarship in Singapore. At A*STAR Research Institutes, SUTD, NTU, or NUS, Ph.D. students on scholarship will be performing research. Training will be conducted in the English Language.


  • Singapore

Host Lab

  • A*STAR Research Institutes, SUTD, NTU, or NUS

Offered By:

  • The fully-funded international scholarships are offered by the Agency for Science, Technology, Research, Singapore.

Course Level:

  • Ph.D./Doctorate 

Course Duration:

  • 4-Years

Research Areas:

  • Biomedical Sciences;
  • and Physical Science and Engineering.

More information on:


  • Tuition fee wavier
  • Monthly Stipend from S$2,000 to S$2,500.
  • One-time airfare will be provided up to S$1,500*
  • The settling-in allowance will be provided up to S$1,000*

Eligibility Criteria

  • Open for all international graduates can apply.
  • Good skills in written and spoken English
  • Good reports from academic referees

Please note that you will be required to indicate your choices of supervisor in the application form.



1. Browse PhD Research Projects

Go to Research Areas to browse the projects you are interested in.

2. Documents Required

Do prepare the following documents in advance before applying.

Note: Do NOT mail any hard copy documents to SINGA Office. All necessary documents are to be submitted online.

a. Passport

b. A recent passport-sized photo (in .jpeg or .png format)

3.Transcripts & Reports

ALL transcripts need to be in English translation


Bachelor’s and/or Master’s academic transcripts.

Bachelor’s Degree certificate(s) / scroll(s) or a letter of certification from the university on your candidature if your degree certificate / scroll has not yet been conferred.

2 recommendation reports (to be completed and submitted online by the referees).



GRE / IELTS / TOEFL / SAT I & II / GATE results. However, do note that you may be requested by the university to submit satisfactory scores as part of the university admission requirement.



Please read the important information below.

a. Please ensure that the information you provide during account registration in the application portal is accurate, as the information will be used for verification upon your first log-in.

b. Please ensure that you apply for the correct scholarship – “Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA)” – in the application portal after logging in.

c. Please do NOT mail any hard copy documents to the SINGA Office.

d. Please submit your applications as early as possible. This will provide ample time for your referees to submit their online recommendation reports before the application deadline, as only applications with 2 recommendation reports will be processed.

e. Please check and ensure that all data you have entered in the online application form is correct and accurate before you submit the application. Amendments to the application will NOT be possible after it is submitted.


Apply now via this link here!

Submission deadline for August 2021 intake: 1 December 2020

*EXTENDED TO 1 JANUARY 2021*(2359hrs GMT +8 Singapore time)

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified within 12 weeks from the application closing date.



  • Please submit your queries via the Ask SINGA tab at the bottom right corner of this webpage.
  • For frequently asked questions, please click here.
  • Please contact us at [email protected] if you have further queries.

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