ASEAN Graduate Scholarship

Who is eligible?

This scholarship is open to nationals of member countries of ASEAN* (except Singapore) to pursue a designated full-time Masters degree by coursework and dissertation.


* ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) consists of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.


Eligibility criteria

  • Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents are not eligible to apply
  • Excellent academic record
  • A good command of English
  • At least 2 years of working experience
  • You should not be on 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


Service Obligation*

Successful candidates are to sign service obligation upon acceptance. For more information on Service Obligation Scheme, please refer to this link. No deferment of scholarship awarded will be allowed.


Student is required to opt for the Service Obligation Scheme if you decide to accept the award. Should you decide not to opt for the Service Obligation Scheme, you are required to pay the difference of full fee less off the subsidised tuition fee. For information on the tuition fee,  please refer to this link.  


* Not applicable to RSIS Candidates



Each scholarship is tenable for 1 year for subsidised Master of Science programmes.


Each scholarship shall cover the following:

  • Tuition fee
  • Monthly stipend of S$1,350.00


Application procedure

Application portal will open on 01 November and close on 31 December each year.
Invitations for applications will be placed on the University's web page, How to Apply.


Only shortlisted candidates will be notified latest by mid April.


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