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Singapore: Scholarship in Singapore for Computing and Information Science Program

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Start scholarship application as international students to study computing and information science course at Singapore. 

Pursue your passion in Computing and Information Science with the ACIS Scholarship and experience a suite of exciting career opportunities in A*STAR, industry R&D labs, technology enterprises, spin-off companies and academia upon graduation.

The A*STAR Computing and Information Science (ACIS) Scholarship is newly launched in November 2018 to attract top talents to pursue a PhD in computing and information science (CIS) disciplines. 

ACIS Scholarship provides a competitive stipend of up to S$5,000 monthly, on top of other allowances, and full tuition fees support for up to four years of PhD studies at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) or Singapore Management University (SMU).

In addition, ACIS Scholars can look forward to support for an overseas attachment of up to 12 months during your PhD. Scholars can also apply for the A*STAR International Fellowship (AIF) to further your research expertise and expand your global network at top overseas universities or research entities.
An ACIS Scholars will have invaluable opportunities to research on real-world issues across the whole spectrum of computing science, from deep learning for healthcare, data analytics for improved machine learning, to modelling and simulation for advanced applications. Scholars will be working hand-in-hand with autonomous universities, government agencies and top global companies that are collaborating with A*STAR.

How to Apply ACIS Scholarship 2019
Scholarship application  for ACIS scholarship as international student to study in Singapore is on the scholarship web page (read further and apply)

Scholarship Description

Scholarship Applications Deadline

The ACIS Scholarship application deadline/closing date is  July 31, 2019.

Course Level

Scholarships are available to pursue PhD programme.

Field of Study

Scholarships are awarded for PhD programme in computing and information sciences

Scholarship Award/Values

The scholarships award is worth support* for up to four years:

  • Full tuition fees
  • Monthly sustenance allowance and CPF contribution (where applicable) based on the prevailing employer’s contribution rate^
  • Monthly Sustenance Allowance Amount
  • For Singapore Citizens – S$5,000
  • For Singapore Permanent Citizens – S$4,000
  • For Non-Singapore Citizens – S$3,750
  • Other allowances including
  • Book allowance
  • Computer allowance
  • Conference allowance
  • Miscellaneous allowance
  • Thesis allowance.

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Applicant must be an international students(from any country).

Study Location

Scholarship are offered for degree study in Singapore.

Scholarship Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following requirements inorder to be selected;
  • Candidates need be Singaporeans and other nationals intending to take up Singapore citizenship
  • Satisfy the criteria for and gain admission to a PhD programme* in one of the following schools: 
  • NTU School of Computer Science and Engineering 
  • NUS School of Computing 
  • SMU School of Information Systems 
  • SUTD Information Systems Technology and Design Pillar
  • Have obtained at least a 2nd Upper Class Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline
  • Have strong interest to pursue a CIS research career in industry R&D labs, technology enterprises, spin-off companies and/or academia
  • Applicants for thematic programmes who are applying for or have gained admission to schools/departments other than the 4 specified CIS schools may be considered for the ACIS Scholarship if their PhD project is in CIS, on a case-by-case basis. 

Thematic Programmes:

Application Procedure

How to Apply

It’s important all candidates go through application procedure/requirements and review before applying for scholarship.
To apply for the ACIS, please click here.

The application cycle is aligned to the university admission intakes in August or January each year, as follows.

Admission Intake

Last day for submission of online application with complete set of supporting documents

August,31 – January 2019

January,31 – July of the preceding year

Applicants should concurrently apply PhD admission to their intended university.

Applicants may submit GRE scores (if available) to be included in the overall assessment of their scholarship application.

Scholarship Website

Application for this scholarship is carried out online at the scholarship page click below link

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