The Commonwealth is now accepting applications from international students who are intending to pursue a Doctoral degree in Singapore for the first time. This scholarship is awarded to students who are academically outstanding and possesses leadership potential.
The Commonwealth has decided that this scholarship be taken at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore.
The Nanyang Technological University (NTU)is based in Singapore. It is an independent university.This institution is globally regarded as one of the best universities.In 2017, it was ranked as number 1 best institution in Asia and 11th in the world. It was established in 1981. By then, it was bearing its former name – Nanyang Technological Institute not until 1991 when it changed its name to Nanyang Technological University. This university has over 30,000 students enrolled in full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
When is The Application Deadline?
31st January 2018 is the application deadline for this scholarship.
The purpose of this scholarship program offered by Commonwealth is for PhD degree programs only.
All applicants who are graduate students from any Commonwealth country are qualified to apply for this scholarship award offered by Commonwealth. You can check the list of Commonwealth countries here – http://thecommonwealth.org/member-countries
Nationals and permanent residents of Singapore are not allowed to apply for this Commonwealth Scholarship program.
Scholarship Award Value
This scholarship program offered by Commonwealth covers the tuition charges of applicants who make it to the final list.
International students who are under this scholarship program provided by Commonwealth will also receive a monthly living allowance of $2,000. Additional $500 may be given upon good performance the PhD qualifying exam and research.
The University reserves the authority to adjust the sum of living allowance given out monthly via written notice.
What is the Duration of the Scholarship?
For PhD Students, the scholarship is durable for up to 4 years but will be renewed every semester upon good academic performance of the scholar.
Where will the scholarship be taken?
The grant for school provided by Commonwealth will be taken at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore.
Amount of Scholarship Awardees
The number of scholarship awards to be given out is not specified.
- All applicants who are graduate students from any Commonwealth country are qualified to apply for this scholarship award offered by Commonwealth. You can check the list of Commonwealth countries here – http://thecommonwealth.org/member-countries
- Applicant must have been offered admission to study Full-time Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree program by research.
- Students who wish to apply for this grant for school award provided by The Commonwealth should note that this scholarship cannot be help alongside other Scholarships, Bursary, Allowances, and Fellowship throughout the period of the scholarship program.
- Plus, interested applicants should not be on any paid job or accept any job that requires being paid throughout the period of this scholarship program offered by The Commonwealth.
Official Scholarship Link
For more details and info, kindly visit http://admissions.ntu.edu.sg/graduate/scholarships/Pages/Commonwealth-Scholarship.aspx