Department of Economics NUS PhD Scholarships in Singapore, 2017


The National University of Singapore is delighted to offer PhD scholarship at Department of Economics. This scholarship is basically for Singaporean student and is open for the 2017 academic session.

The Department of Economics is a department in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS). The Department conducts courses in Economics leading to the degrees of B.A., B.Soc.Sci. (Honours), M.Soc.Sci. and Ph.D. Economics.

Description of scholarship

The National University of Singapore is an autonomous university in Singapore. Founded in 1905, it is the oldest institute of higher learning in Singapore, as well as the largest university in the country in terms of student enrolment and curriculum offered.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded at the Department of Economics.

Scholarship Award: The scholarship includes tuition fee waiver + S$2000 stipend per month (S$2,700 for Singapore Citizen and S$2,200 for Singapore Permanent Resident) before passing qualifying exam (QE)  and additional top-up of S$500 upon passing QE.

Scholarship can be taken in Singapore

Eligibility: Applicants must have master’s degree.

Nationality: Students from Singapore are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

English Language Requirement: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

How to Apply: The application package should include the following:-

  • Online Application Form duly signed
  • Payment Receipt
  • Research Proposal (this should be in the range of 1000-2000 words including the Title)
  • Bachelor/Master Transcripts
  • Bachelor/Master Degree Graduation Certificate (if any)
  • 2 Reference Letters (you will have to input your referees information into the online system and we will monitor on our end)

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is September 15, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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