Premier Scholars Programmes

NTU Premier Scholars Programmes (PSP) are offered to high-achieving post-secondary students with outstanding co-curricular records, leadership qualities and a strong passion to contribute to society. PSP is not a scholarship programme but you may also consider taking up a scholarship from NTU or other organisations.

If you are an exceptional student who looks forward to developing your potential through high-quality education that goes beyond a regular undergraduate programme and you are getting prepared for the rising demands of the highly volatile 21st century workplace, one of our NTU Premier Scholars Programmes may be for you.

NTU Premier Scholars Programmes available:

  • Turing AI Scholars Programme (TAISP)
  • University Scholars Programme (NTU-USP)
  • Renaissance Engineering Programme (REP)
  • CN Yang Scholars Programme (CNYSP)
  • NTU-NIE Teaching Scholars Programme (TSP)


What to expect

On top of a multidisciplinary and broad-based curriculum, you can expect:

  • personal guidance by top faculty
  • interdisciplinary and intensive research opportunities
  • overseas exposure
  • connection to renowned Nobel laureates and other world-class leading scientists, politicians and industry leaders
  • a special certificate in addition to your degree certificate upon graduation if you are under CNYSP, NTU-USP, TSP or TAISP

Look no further: Embark on an intellectual adventure of a lifetime with one of our Premier Scholars Programmes.

Discover the Turing AI Scholars Programme – your gateway to an exciting world of AI exploration. This premier scholars programme supports exceptionally talented individuals in advancing AI research and creating cutting-edge solutions that make the world a better place.

If you're a student in Computer Science, Data Science, AI, or AI and Society, TAISP is designed for you. As a Turing AI scholar, you will receive one-on-one mentoring from AI specialists, conduct research under the guidance of a distinguished AI professor. Spend a year overseas as you study and work at prestigious institutions in academia and industry.

The Turing AI Scholars Programme also includes six masterclasses, each taught by a world-renowned AI researcher or practitioner from a renowned university or company.

Upon completing the programme, graduates will have diverse career options in the AI domain. From developing cutting-edge AI technologies for enterprises and government agencies and ministries to founding AI startups and leading initiatives to drive AI adoption across Singapore and regional economies – the possibilities are endless.

Join us on this exciting journey and let’s shape the future of AI together.


Turing AI Scholars Programme

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The NTU-University Scholars Programme (NTU-USP) leads a University-wide commitment to provide an intellectually stimulating and enriching academic environment for the best students of NTU. 

The programme includes an exciting multidisciplinary curriculum that complements your core curriculum and supplements your general education programme. 

From ethics to quantitative reasoning, from religions of the world to astronomy, NTU-USP offers a wide range of courses, special events and learning opportunities through interdisciplinary academic and co-curricular programmes promising independent learning and immersive intercultural experiences that are designed to broaden your perspectives and sharpen your creative thinking, leadership and analytical abilities.

The NTU–USP experience offers a vibrant student life. Our co-curricular enrichment activities include seminars by distinguished professors, professional development programmes and NTU–USP scholar-led initiatives.

NTU-University Scholars Programme

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The Renaissance Engineering Programme (REP) is an integrated, rigorous and fully residential programme with a curriculum that covers a broad spectrum of multidisciplinary subjects bridging Engineering, Business and the Liberal Arts which includes Sciences, Mathematics, Engineering Technology Management, and interdisciplinary studies. This programme includes a one-year overseas experience at a partnering university such as University of California, Berkeley, Imperial College London, University of British Columbia, University of Toronto or University of Waterloo with a Professional Attachment in Year 3, and it awards a dual-degree comprising Bachelor of Engineering Science degree (with specialisation in a chosen engineering discipline) and Master of Science in Technology Management in 4.5 years.

Renaissance Engineering Programme

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The CN Yang Scholars Programme (CNYSP) nurtures future leaders at the interface of science and engineering. It focusses on technological innovation and scientific communication and requires strong science and engineering training.

 It features multidisciplinary courses in mathematics, research, making-and-tinkering, internship and global learning, designed to prepare you to lead in the next phase of technological evolution.

Embark on this unique journey to truly embrace the spirit of innovation, persistence and social capita so that you can make an impact in any of the diverse range of careers available to you in the future.

CN Yang Scholars Programme

CN Yang Scholars Programme

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The NTU-NIE Teaching Scholars Programme (TSP) is the latest addition to the existing suite of scholar programmes in NTU. It is a premier scholars programme aimed at preparing tomorrow’s leaders of education who possess the passion and aspiration to inspire, nurture and lead our next generation. The programme offers a unique opportunity for both personal development and international exposure in interdisciplinary training through seminars, conference presentations, research assignments and mentorship, internships, and overseas programmes. Graduates of TSP will be well-equipped with intellectual rigour, strong leadership and global perspectives – ready to fulfil their aspirations in education and make their contribution in shaping the future of the nation.

NTU-NIE Teaching Scholars Programme

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