HASS International PhD / Postdoctoral Scholarship (HIPS)


22 September 2016

The College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) International PhD / Postdoctoral Scholarship (HIPS) 2017 is now open for application. HIPS aims to encourage outstanding Singapore citizens to pursue an academic career in HASS by supporting their doctoral or postdoctoral 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 / postdoctoral fellowship in an approved overseas university.  Upon successful completion of the 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 2016.  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 / Programme. Do send all applications, through the respective Heads of Divisions / Groups and School Chairs, to:
HIPS Office
Office of the Dean, Level 5
College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive, Singapore 637332
(Re: HASS International PhD / Postdoctoral Scholarship 2017)
In addition to the hardcopy, please email the softcopy of your application materials to  
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 
4. Application Forms