Asian Graduate Student Fellowships in Singapore

Scholarship details
The Asia research institute of the NUS is pleased to invite applications from the Asian graduate student fellowships from citizens of various countries. The fellowship is for the students who are currently about to pursue their Master’s or postgraduate degree and should get enrolled in an Asian country for a full time PG degree course. The fellowship is for a period of six weeks and almost covers prorated monthly expenses, reimbursement of cost of training employment pass and visa fees, airfare, access to the library resources on the campus and three working days of leave. The applications should be reached before the deadline.  

Study subjects

The fellowships are awarded in the field of humanities and social sciences on Southeast Asian topics at the Asian research institute of NUS, Singapore. The fellowship is provided for the students of postgraduate research level. 

Scholarship Provider

The Asia research Institute of NUS.

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Eligibility criteria

The candidate has to satisfy the eligibility criteria to avail the above mentioned fellowship.

1.       The Asia research institute of NUS requires candidates who are currently pursuing their master’s or postgraduate degree programme and are enrolled for a full time Master’s course at any of the recognised universities in the Asian country. 
2.       The candidates are allowed to be recipients during the six week programme at the NUS.
3.       The fellowship is not applicable to the candidates from Singapore but only to those who are citizens of countries in Asia.

Scholarship Open for International students

The citizens of Asia are eligible for these fellowships. The citizens of  Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bhutan, Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, China, Georgia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea, North, Korea, South, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia,  Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Yemen. 

Duration of awards

The duration of the fellowship provided by the Asian research institute is for a period of six weeks.

Scholarship coverage

The successful candidates will be benefitted with the following benefits.

1.       The candidate will receive a pro-rated monthly allowance based on SGD 1,250, a settling in allowance of SGD 1,000 and a monthly housing allowance of SGD 250.
2.       Reimbursement of cost of training and all of the visa charges
3.       Complete access to the library resources and  computer resources on campus
4.       Three working days of leave
5.       A one-time round trip travel subsidy by the most economical direct route. 

How to apply

The candidate should visit the official website to understand the how to apply section of the application. The contact information is given below. 

Asia Research Institute,
NUS Bukit Timah Campus,
469A Tower Block #10-01,
Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259770.
E-mail : arikk(at)
Fax: 65 67791428.


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