The NUS Tuition Fee Allowance ("Award") is awarded to outstanding graduate students for research leading to a higher degree at the University. The Award does not consist of a monthly stipend.
The Award is open to candidates who meet the following criteria:
Tuition fee at the University (i.e. NUS will pay the prevailing applicable tuition fees for the recipient).
The Award is tenable for one (1) year in the first instance and thereafter may, subject to the Recipient's satisfactory progress, be renewed each semester at the University’s discretion. The maximum period of the Award is 2 years for Master’s candidates and 4 years for PhD candidates, as determined by the relevant faculty or school in each case.
Incoming graduate students should indicate their interest in the Award in their application for admission.
Notification of Award
Successful applicants will be informed of the outcome of their applications sometime in May (for admission in August) or October (for admission in January).
Terms and Conditions
Successful applicants are required to sign a letter of undertaking agreeing to observe the terms and conditions for the award of the Award. A copy of the current terms and conditions can be accessed here.
The above information is subject to change at any time. For the latest updates on the Award, please contact the graduate division of the relevant faculty or school.