14 September 2018
The College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) International PhD Scholarship (HIPS) / Postdoctoral Fellowship 2019 is now open for application. HIPS aims to encourage outstanding Singapore citizens to pursue an academic career in HASS by supporting their doctoral studies or postdoctoral fellowship 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.
Candidates with research interests in art,
design and media, economics and psychology will be given priority consideration.
Candidates in other humanities and social science disciplines, with good
academic credentials, strong research proposals, and have demonstrated
scholarly potential, will continue to be reviewed favourably.
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 30 November 2018. The Evaluation Committee will only start reviewing applications after the closing date.
Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to consult faculty members / faculty advisors on their research proposals and application dossiers. Do send all applications to:
Office of the Dean, Level 5
College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive, Singapore 637332 (on
or before 31 October 2018)
48 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639818
(after 31 October 2018)
(Re: HASS International PhD Scholarship / Postdoctoral Fellowship 2019)
In addition to the hardcopy, please email the softcopy of your application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com