Singapore stands as one of the hottest study abroad destinations in the world with strong research activities in higher education. The country may be small but is located strategically and attracts a large number of prospective international students specifically from Asia. The universities in Singapore are gaining recognition in the global education market because of its quality education and diverse student community.
The country located in Asian Pacific region is one amongst the favourite destinations to Indian students and a large number of Indian students fly to this country every year. Though the Singapore universities offer less tuition fee compared to the top student-destination countries, getting a scholarship will help students from the burden of living expenses. Here are the top five scholarships for Indians to study in Singapore.
Lee Kong Chian Graduate Scholarships At National University Of Singapore (NUS)
Candidates who are seeking admission to PhD in National University of Singapore (NUS) are eligible to apply for this scholarship. It provides a monthly stipend of approximately S$ 3,300 along with other expenses such as travel and books. It is awarded for one year and will be renewed depending upon the performance.
INSEAD-Syngenta MBA Scholarships For Developing Country Leaders
Students who are aiming for admission to MBA at INSEAD of both France and Singapore campuses are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Once they have been shortlisted for the MBA program at INSEAD, they can apply for this award. It will provide an amount of €22,500 per year. The duration of the scholarship will be one-year.
Singapore International Graduate Award
The scholarship is offered to candidates who are aiming to pursue PhD programs in science and engineering. The prospective international students with excellent academic grades are eligible to apply for this. One can do their research at pioneer institutes in the country such as National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU). A total of 240 scholarships are awarded every year. It offers financial assistance for up to four years.
Science & Technology Undergraduate Scholarship From NUS
This scholarship is offered to undergraduate courses in the field of computers, engineering or science (excluding pharmacy). Students from Asian countries are eligible except students from Singapore. However, students who apply for a full-time undergraduate degree at NUS are automatically screened for the scholarship. Along with a tuition fee, it also covers living expenses, accommodation and air tickets will be provided.
Singapore Millennium Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship is offered only to PhD Candidates who aim to take up the doctoral course in engineering, environmental science, physical & material sciences, renewable resources & water, and life sciences are eligible. It provides approximately S$4,000 per month for up to four years to PhD students. It also offers around S$6,000 per month for up to 2 years for post doctoral candidates.