Apply Now for NTU HASS International PhD Scholarship/Postdoctoral Fellowship 2019

Apply Now for NTU HASS International PhD Scholarship/Postdoctoral Fellowship 2019

The new HASS International PhD Scholarship/Postdoctoral Fellowship is available for Singaporean Citizens only.

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.

HIPS aims to encourage outstanding Singapore citizens to pursue an academic career in HASS by supporting their doctoral studies or postdoctoral fellowship abroad.

The mission and vision of College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences is a leading community of learning in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences devoted to the advancement of knowledge, redrawing of intellectual boundaries, and making a positive difference in the lives of individuals and society in Singapore and beyond.

Scholarship Description

Applications Deadline: 

  • November 30, 2018

Course Level: 

  • Scholarship is available to pursue PhD/Postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject:

  • Scholarship is awarded in the humanities, arts and social sciences at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), by supporting their doctoral studies/fellowship abroad.

Scholarship Award:

  • Awardees will enjoy prevailing staff benefits, as follows:
Benefits PhD Postdoctoral Fellowship
Starting salary S$3,300 per month S$4,000 per month
Tuition fees Fully covered Not applicable
Compulsory fees On a case by case basis On a case by case basis
Contributions to Central Provident Fund (CPF) account Prevailing rate Prevailing rate
Return economy-class airfares between Singapore and country of study Up to two sets per candidature Up to two sets per fellowship
Overseas maintenance allowance S$1,500 per month S$1,500 per month
Conference and fieldwork grants S$3,000 per year S$2,000 per year
Medical benefits In accordance with the University’s medical benefits scheme or as required by the host institution In accordance with the University’s medical benefits scheme or as required by the host institution
One-time upfront pre-studies allowance S$2,800 S$2,800
Thesis allowances S$1,700 Not applicable
Visa and immigration fees In accordance with visa requirements In accordance with visa requirements

 

Nationality: 

  • HIPS is open to Singapore Citizens only.

Number of Scholarships: 

  • Numbers not known

Scholarship can be taken to

  • Study Abroad

Scholarship Eligibility:

Eligible Countries:

  • HIPS is open to Singapore Citizens only.

Entrance Requirements:

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The successful applicant will possess at least a Second Upper-Class Honours Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts or Bachelor of Communication Studies degree or a Master’s degree from NTU or equivalent qualification. Undergraduate students in their final year of study may also apply. A detailed study plan and interviews by Programme, College, and University panels will form an important part of the selection process.

How to Apply: 

The following supporting documents should be submitted together with a completed Part I of the Application Form for HASS International PhD / Postdoctoral Scholarship (Ref: HIPS Doc#3):

2.1 Applicant’s latest curriculum vitae (which should include details on any teaching experience at undergraduate and above levels of studies) and publication list, if available;
2.2 An abstract of any thesis previously written;
2.3 Copies of 2 or 3 pieces of research/design work that the applicant considers to be his/her most significant works;
2.4 A proposal of at least 2 research topics which he/she intends to pursue, with a minimum of a half-page write-up on the details of each proposed topic.
2.5 A copy of applicant’s NRIC;
2.6 A copy each of the detailed results/transcripts of the following examinations:

  • GCE ‘O’ & ‘A’ Levels / School & Higher School Examinations
  • University degree(s)

2.7 A copy each of the following certificates:

  • GCE ‘O’ & ‘A’ Levels / School & Higher School Examinations
  • University degree(s)

2.8 A copy of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score sheet, if applicable;
2.9 A copy of the letter(s) of an offer from each university applied to for admission to graduate programme / postdoctoral fellowship;
2.10 A copy of the letter(s) of an offer for other scholarships and/or awards applied for and the outcome of these applications; and
2.11 A minimum of 2 confidential referees’ reports, to be sent either in hard copy or through email to the following mailing/email address: Hard Copy and E-mail.

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