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Fulbright Singapore Student Program for Graduate Studies in USA, 2017-2018

Applications are invited for Fulbright grants available for Singaporean citizens to study in the United States. Grants are available for pursuing master’s degree program.

This flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Government is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.

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The objective of the grant is to enable the recipient to pursue a particular field of study and to develop leaders who can contribute to promoting better understanding between the United States and Singapore.

In order to be eligible high level of English verbal and written fluency is required.

Course Level: Grants are available for pursuing master’s degree program.

Study Subject: Priority will be given to the social sciences and humanities as they relate to the United States and Singapore. Within the natural and applied sciences, only policy-oriented proposals related to subjects in Theme 2 below will be considered. The United States; Challenges of Contemporary Society; International Relations; Education.

Award: The award includes economy return airfare on an American carrier.

Award can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: For the 2017-18 academic year, only a limited number of partial grants will be available (depending on funding availability). These grants are intended for a one-year master’s degree program or the first year of study for a master’s program for individuals who meet the following criteria:
-Citizenship – Applicants must be Singapore citizens.
-Leadership potential with exceptional promise and demonstrated involvement in community outreach.
-Evidence of motivation and commitment to graduate study.
-Outstanding academic records and preparation in the chosen field.
-High level of English verbal and written fluency.
-Good health – While no written report is required to apply, a candidate is required to submit a health report and obtain medical clearance before becoming a grantee.
-Three years minimum of work experience.
-Applicants between 25 – 35 years of age at the time of application preferred.
-Preference is given to those with little or no U.S. experience.
Individuals who are not eligible for a Fulbright grant:
-Individuals who are currently studying, researching or lecturing at American universities.
-Individuals who intend to pursue an internship, residency or research at a U.S. school of medicine or dentistry.
-Individuals who are currently living or working in the United States, or who have had extensive recent experience in the United States.

Nationality: Citizens of Singapore can apply for these Fulbright grants.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Three years minimum of work experience is required. Applicants between 25 – 35 years of age at the time of application preferred.

English language Requirements: High level of English verbal and written fluency is required.

Supporting Material: If you meet the above criteria and are interested in the objectives of the Fulbright program, please email a copy of your curriculum vitae and a one-page statement of interest in the program as it relates to your proposed course of study to

Singaporefulbright-at-state.gov by this date. After preliminary review, applicants who meet basic requirements and whose proposals are relevant to programs as outlined above will be sent program application forms and test vouchers.

How to Apply: Applications should be sent via e-mail.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is May 13, 2016.

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