Application Deadline: January 31, 2018

ACU member institution Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is now accepting applications for New Commonwealth Scholarships in Singapore. This Scholarship is for new, incoming students who are not Singapore citizens or permanent residents.

The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is one of the largest and most prestigious scholarship schemes for international study in the world.

NTU says: ‘Nanyang Technological University is a young, vibrant and progressive university having just celebrated our 26th year in existence. In spite of its young age, NTU is a fast-rising university that has already established itself as a world-class university with a global reputation that attracts world-acclaimed professors, researchers and scholars both locally and internationally. NTU recently was ranked by QS in London as the No. 11 best university in the world, the highest ranking any Asian university has ever reached.’

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in any research specialism.

Scholarship Award: The scholarships fund full tuition fees, a living allowance of 2000 Singapore dollars per month and a resettlement & airfare grant of 2500 Singapore dollars.

Number of Scholarships: Four Ph.D. scholarships are available, in any research specialism offered by NTU

Scholarship can be taken in Singapore


The Scholarship is open to candidates who meet the following criteria:

  • Nationals from any Commonwealth countries except for Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents;
  • Have graduated with an undergraduate degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division)/ Honours (Distinction) or equivalent;
  • At the time of award of the Scholarship, must have been offered admission to a full-time Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme by research; and
  • Should not be in paid employment or accept paid employment or concurrently hold any other scholarship, fellowship, bursary or top-up allowance during the prescribed period of the award.

Nationality: Nationals from any Commonwealth countries except for Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have graduated with an undergraduate degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division)/ Honours (Distinction) or equivalent.

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

How to Apply:

Applicants must complete the online NTU graduate research programme application and indicate on the form that they also wish to apply for the Commonwealth Scholarship.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Applications are open now and close on January 31, 2018. The scholarship start date will be August 2018.

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