Announcing the new scholarships, NTU Associate Provost (Graduate Education), Professor Yue Chee Yoon, said: ‘This exciting collaboration will create new opportunities for NTU and ACU to nurture future leaders in all disciplines, with an emphasis on those in science and engineering. It will provide passionate highly motivated individuals the tremendous opportunity to conduct work in a rich research-intensive environment to address global challenges.’
Since the introduction of the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan in 1959, over 34,000 individuals have received awards. Commonwealth Scholarships provide the chance for talented students to gain a qualification from a university overseas and benefit from the international experience and cross-cultural exchange. The scholarships also allow universities to attract excellent international students, showcase their research and teaching and forge closer cross-Commonwealth links.
ACU member institution Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore is offering four fully-funded Commonwealth Ph.D. Scholarships.
The Nanyang Technological University (Abbreviation: NTU) is an autonomous university in Singapore. NTU is consistently ranked amongst the world’s best universities in all of the major college and university rankings and is regarded as one of the top universities in Asia
Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Ph.D. programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in any research specialism.
Scholarship Award: The scholarships fund full tuition fees, a living allowance of 2000 Singapore dollars per month and a resettlement & airfare grant of 2500 Singapore dollars.
Number of Scholarships: Four Ph.D. scholarships are available, in any research specialism offered by NTU
Scholarship can be taken in Singapore
Eligibility: The Scholarship is open to candidates who meet the following criteria:
- Nationals from any Commonwealth countries except for Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents;
- Have graduated with an undergraduate degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division)/ Honours (Distinction) or equivalent;
- At the time of award of the Scholarship, must have been offered admission to a full-time Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme by research; and
- Should not be in paid employment or accept paid employment or concurrently hold any other scholarship, fellowship, bursary or top-up allowance during the prescribed period of the award.
Nationality: Nationals from any Commonwealth countries except for Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have graduated with an undergraduate degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division)/ Honours (Distinction) or equivalent.
English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
How to Apply
Applicants must complete the online NTU graduate research programme application and indicate on the form that they also wish to apply for the Commonwealth Scholarship.
Application Deadline: Applications are open now and close on January 31, 2018. The scholarship start date will be August 2018.