Nanyang President Graduate Scholarship Opening on October 2024

The Nanyang President’s Graduate Scholarship (NPGS) will be opening for applications on 01 October to 31 December 2024. This prestigious scholarship is going to be suitable for outstanding graduates and final-year students worldwide, offered by Nanyang Technological University (NTU).

This article provides a comprehensive guide on the scholarship’s benefits, eligibility criteria, application process, and key dates.

Why Choose NPGS? – The Sponsorship Package

The NPGS is not just any scholarship—it’s a launchpad for your research career. Here’s what makes it so special:

  • Generous Stipends: Enjoy a monthly stipend that ensures you can focus solely on your research. For Singapore Citizens, it’s a whopping S$6,700 if you’re in STEM disciplines, and S$4,400 for SSH disciplines. International students also receive substantial support, with monthly stipends up to S$6,300 for STEM and S$4,000 for SSH.
  • Additional Allowances: From conference allowances of up to S$4,000 per year to a one-time IT allowance of S$1,500, and even a book allowance of S$500 annually, NPGS has you covered.
  • No Bond: That’s right—there’s no bond attached. You’re free to explore and grow your career as you wish after completing your PhD.
  • Tuition Fee Coverage: Say goodbye to tuition fees! The scholarship covers your annual tuition fee, allowing you to focus on what matters—your research.
  • Campus Accommodation: Priority is given for subsidised campus accommodation, ensuring a comfortable and convenient living environment.

Who Can Apply?

The NPGS is open to outstanding graduates from around the globe, with a preference for Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents or international students and here are the key eligibility requirements:

  • Academic Excellence: You must have an Honours (Highest Distinction) or equivalent at the Bachelor’s level. If you’re still completing your undergraduate degree, you’ll need documentation showing you’re on track to achieve this.
  • Nationality: No restrictions! International students, Singapore Citizens, and Permanent Residents are all welcome to apply

How to Apply for NPGS Scholarship?

Applying for the NPGS is a straightforward process as explained in following step-by-step guide:

  1. Prepare Your Documents: You’ll need your resume, educational certificates, transcripts, test scores (like GRE or IELTS), and recommendation letters. Make sure to check the comprehensive list of required documents on NTU’s website.
  2. Find a Supervisor: While it’s not mandatory, it’s highly recommended to seek out a potential supervisor before applying. If you haven’t identified one, NTU will appoint a supervisor based on your research interests.
  3. Submit Your Application:
  4. Wait for Results: Successful candidates will be informed via email, along with the offer of admissions. Expect results approximately 3 to 6 weeks after your interview.

Application Opening Date: 01 October 2024
Application Deadline: 31 December 2024.

Dr. Philip Morgan

(Associate Editor) Dr. Philip Morgan is a postdoctoral fellow and lead author at He earned his Master's and Ph.D. from Stanford before pursuing research in the U.S. on a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship. Leveraging his diverse academic background, Dr. Morgan creates informative articles on scholarships, internships, and fellowships for international students. His expertise and passion empower students to achieve their academic goals through international education opportunities.

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