Benefits at a glance

  • Value: Get up to four years PhD scholarship worth S$260,000, inclusive of monthly stipends and tuition fees.
  • Teaching Opportunities: 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
  • Conference Support: Financial support will be provided to students to present their research findings at international and local conferences,subject to good progress and existing guidelines
  • Overseas Attachments: Attachments at reputable overseas universities/institutions are available for selected students
  • For more information about scholarships, please click here.


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
International applicants
  • 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 Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) score of at least 90% or Total GRE score of ≥ 319/3.5.

           - The minimum score for verbal (V) section is V153.
           - The minimum score for quantitative (Q) section is Q149.
           - The minimum score for analytical writing is at least 3.5.