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IGS Premium Scholarship - Global Asia

 
The Scholarship
The Interdisciplinary Graduate School (IGS) Premium Scholarship is a competitive and prestigious scholarship scheme designed to encourage outstanding graduates or final-year students to take their first step towards a leading research career by studying for a doctoral degree programme (PhD) at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), one of Asia's leading research universities. Funding will be provided for up to 4 years for awardees.

Who are eligible?
Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents

Eligibility criteria
• You must have a First Class Honours degree or equivalent at Bachelor's level.
• If you have not yet completed your undergraduate degree programme, you will need to furnish documentation from your university that you are on track to get a First Class Honours degree or equivalent
 
Stipend and allowances
The award terms are:
• Singapore Citizens - $3,500 monthly
• Singapore Permanent Residents - $3,200 monthly
• Full support of tuition fees
• Conference allowance up to S$3,000 per candidature, varies amongst Research Institutes
• Local conference allowance up to S$800 per candidature

Qualification
During the first year, you will be expected to take relevant courses and to work towards passing the qualifying examination. If this qualification is not met, there will be no conversion to a Master’s degree for the awardees.

Bond
There is no bond attached to the scholarship.

For Admission in Academic Year 2017 (August 2017)

Application Details
Applications, including referee reports and documents, are required to be submitted online.
• Information for Graduate Applicants
• Apply to IGS now! (Remember to select the programme code “Global Asia”)
• Check your application status

Application Deadline
• Closing date for admission in August (Semester 1): 31 January 2017

For more information on the application and admission process, please click here.
 
 
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Scholarships available for the following research projects
 
A. CULTURAL ASIA – CULTURE, LANGUAGE & COMMUNICATION
S/N
Research Project Topic
Research Area
Disciplinary Areas
1
Language and Cultural Diversity; and Technology Enhanced Learning
1.       Linguistics and Multilingual Studies
2.       Psychology
3.       Learning Sciences & Technologies
2
Language and Cultural Diversity,
1.       Psychology
2.       Computer Science and Engineering
 
 
B. TRANSFORMATIONAL ASIA – SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION & RESILIENCE
S/N
Research Project Topic
Research Area
Disciplinary Areas
1
Ageing and Health
1.       Health Communication
2.       Family Medicine and Primary Care
3.       Computational Linguistics and Neurolinguistics
2
Sustainable nanotechnology
1.       Communication
2.       Materials Science & Engineering
3
Science Communication in Asia
1.       Communication
2.       Bioengineering
4
Big Data
See: Project S/N (1) under “CULTURAL ASIA”
5
Big Data
See: Project S/N (2) under “CULTURAL ASIA”
6
Resilience, identity and social transformation
1.       Psychology
2.       Strategy, Management and Organisation
7
Big Data
1.       Electrical & Electronic Engineering
2.       Psychology
​8 Technological Breakthrough in Human Evolution: Unfolding the Complexity of Past and Present Human Dietary Patterns in Global Asia ​Ageing and Health

1. Visualisation
of Cultural Heritage
2. History

 
 
C. BUSINESS ASIA – BUSINESS & ECONOMIC GROWTH
S/N
Research Project Topic
Research Area
Disciplinary Areas
1
Economy and Consumer Behaviour
1.       Strategic Communication
2.       Marketing and International Business