Benefits at a glance

  • Get up to four years PhD scholarship worth S$200,000, inclusive of monthly stipends and tuition fees.
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  • Upon confirmation of PhD candidature, students on scholarships will be engaged in teaching duties. It will add value to their curriculum vitae, and provide valuable exposure and experience for those who wish to pursue an academic career subsequently
  • Financial support will be provided to students to present their research findings at international and local conferences,subject to good progress and existing guidelines
  • Attachments at reputable overseas universities/institutions are available for selected students

Admission Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree with honours of at least a Second Class Upper level or equivalent
  • A Master's degree (research-based) from a reputable university
  • For applicants whose native language is not English, a good TOEFL score of ≥570 (paper-based) / ≥230 (computer-based) / ≥88 (internet-based), or a minimum of IELTS score of 6.0 is required
  • International applicants are also required to have a GRE score of ≥1200/3.5 (old score) / 310/3.5 (new score)** or Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering [GTE] score of at least 90%

** Total score for verbal and quantitative sections must be at least 310. In addition, score for verbal section must be min 146 and score for quantitative section must be min 155