HASS International PhD Scholarship


1 October 2014

The College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) International PhD Scholarship (HIPS) 2015 is now open for application. HIPS aims to encourage outstanding Singapore citizens and Singapore permanent residents to pursue an academic career in HASS by supporting their doctoral studies abroad.

Under HIPS, the successful candidates will be employed as University staff.  They will be granted paid leave to pursue a sponsored PhD programme in an approved overseas university or in NTU with an extended period of research in an approved overseas partner university.  Upon successful completion of the PhD programme, they will be appointed as tenure-track Assistant Professors of the University.

Full information on the programme – including the application form, eligibility, programme structure, mentorship, service agreement, application process, and check list – can be downloaded at the end of this page.

The application deadline is on 31 December 2014.  The Evaluation Committee will only start reviewing applications after the closing date.

Interested applicants, please first get in touch with the relevant School and Division. Do send all applications, through the respective Heads of Divisions / Groups and School Chairs, to:

Dean’s Office
Level 5, College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive, Singapore 637332
(Re: HASS International PhD Scholarship 2015)

HASS Schools include the School of Art, Design and Media (ADM), School of Humanities, and Social Sciences (HSS), and Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (WKWSCI).

For applicants who wish to submit their documents in soft copy, please email their application form and complete dossier to Ms Chan Bee Kwang (email:

All late and / or incomplete applications will not be considered. A check list is included in the application package.

If applicants have further queries, please feel free to contact Seeto Wei Peng (email:

Relevant Documents 

  1. Flowchart 
  2. Overview
  3. Application Process 
  4. Application Form