Provost Graduate Award

The Provost Graduate Award (PGA) is a prestigious scholarship granted through nominations by School.

There is no restriction as to the nationality of candidates. Preference will be given to Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents.

  • You must have a Honours (Highest Distinction) or equivalent at Bachelor's level.
  • If you have not yet completed your undergraduate degree programme, you will need to furnish documentation from your university that you are on track to get a Honours (Highest Distinction) degree or equivalent. 

There is no bond attached to the scholarship.

  • The award is tenable for one year in the first instance and is renewable subject to good progress. The maximum period of the Award covers 4 years of the PhD candidature. 
Citizenship ​Singapore Citizen1 ​Singapore Permanent Resident ​International Student2
 CIS5 Non-CIS6 CIS5 Non-CIS6 CIS5 Non-CIS6
Monthly Stipend S$4,000 S$3,600 S$3,600 S$3,400 S$3,100 S$3,100
Monthly Stipend
(with effect from January 2024)
S$6,200 S$4,500 S$5,800 S$4,100 S$5,300 S$3,600
Monthly Stipend S$3,600 S$3,400 S$3,100
Monthly Stipend
(with effect from January 2024)
S$4,300 S$3,900 S$3,400

1Central Provident Fund (CPF) contributions shall be provided at a rate pegged to the prevailing employer's contribution rate set by CPF, on top of the monthly stipend received.

2International Students must perform teaching/ laboratory supervision duties to fulfil the requirements of the Graduate Assistantship Programme (GAP). Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents may perform GAP at the discretion of the schools.

3Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) Disciplines

4Social Science & Humanities (SSH) Disciplines

5Computer Information Systems Disciplines

6Non-Computer Information Systems Disciplines

  • This award also covers the annual tuition fee.

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