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National University of Singapore Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering (NGS)
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Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering (NGS)



Check out internationally attractive, fully-funded PhD-cum-scholarship programmes

  • 4-year direct-Ph.D. programme, open to outstanding Bachelor degree holders, and above (or equivalent)
  • Fully-funded, all tuition/bench fees waived
  • Monthly stipend of S$3,000 (about €2,000) (tax-exempt)
  • Allowances for ITware, books & conferences (tax-exempt)
  • Cross- and multi-disciplinary research at the forefront of science, engineering, computing, and related aspects of medicine
  • Opportunities for PhD research projects based both in Singapore & the USA/Europe/Japan/China/Australia/etc

  • Also available:
    - Joint NUS-Karolinska Institute PhD in Bio-medicine, Bioengineering and related fields
    - integrated PhD-MBA programme for students with strong entrepreneurial potential and interests

Note*: Based on the expense patterns of all our European and American PhD students, a monthly stipend of S$3,000* (about €2,000*) would be enough to cover rent, utilities, transport, leisure and daily & necessary expense items.

Details @ www.nus.edu.sg/ngs/NGS-programme.html.

What is Unique About Our PhD-cum-Scholarship Programmes

  • NGS: flexible and student-centred
  • Integrative PhD research projects, facilitated by joint- and multi-supervisory arrangements, put together by each student himself/herself according to individual research needs and interests
  • Rigorous selection of research-active PhD supervisors from various NUS Faculties/Schools & research institutes, on the basis of outstanding publication record, commitment to graduate education, and an unwavering interest in tackling tough research problems in innovative ways, covering overarching spectrum of fields in science, engineering, computing and medicine
  • Unique core curriculum with emphasis on cross-disciplinary learning, with elective modules that can be tailor-made to/by each student