Two Commonwealth Scholarships for PhD study are available at the National University of Singapore at its Graduate School of Integrative Sciences and Engineering (NGS). Citizens of any Commonwealth country (other than Singapore) are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is one of the largest and most prestigious scholarship schemes for international study in the world.
Since it was established in 1959, around 34,000 individuals have benefited – 26,000 of them have held awards funded by the UK government, managed by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC). The CSC’s Secretariat is provided by the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), which is responsible for all matters concerning selection, academic studies, and evaluation.
Applicants must hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree).
Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue PhD programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are available within the Graduate School of Integrative Sciences and Engineering (NGS).
Scholarship Award: Each award covers:
- Full tuition fees
- Monthly stipend
- Computer/book/conference allowance
Number of Scholarships: Two scholarships are available.
Scholarship can be taken in Singapore
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- Awards are open to citizens of any Commonwealth country (other than Singapore)
- Applicants should have at least an upper second class honours degree or equivalent
Nationality: Citizens of any Commonwealth country (other than Singapore) are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants should have at least an upper second class honours degree 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: All enquiries and applications should be made directly to the National University of Singapore – ngsenquiry-at-nus.edu.sg. Please note that the CSC is not involved in nominating candidates for these scholarships, and is, therefore, unable to answer any queries.
Application Deadline: Application deadlines are
- May 15 for the January intake of the following year
- November 15 for the August intake of the following year