Home Education PhD Fellowship at Singapore Management University, 2019

PhD Fellowship at Singapore Management University, 2019

The Singapore Management University is inviting applications for Overseas Postdoctoral Fellowship (OPF) to study at an overseas university for one year. Singaporean are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.

Eligible Nationalities: Singaporean citizens are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Singapore citizens
  • Doctoral candidates who have recently completed or are about to complete their studies in a discipline relevant to SMU
  • Excellent academic record plus a high degree of proficiency and motivation for selected research area
  • Have been accepted or have applied for a post-doctoral training at a leading overseas university in a research area that is aligned with SMU’s core areas of excellence
  • A keen interest in an academic career at SMU

Method of Application:

 Interested candidates are required to complete and submit the Overseas Post-doctoral Fellowship Application Form to START_OPF_Coordinator-at-smu.edu.sg along with the following:

  • Personal statement detailing the motivation for pursuing an academic career at SMU
  • Research statement that includes a synopsis of applicant’s PhD research and how the applicant’s research interests are aligned with SMU’s core areas of excellence
  • 2-3 research papers, of which at least one shall be related to applicant’s PhD work
  • Outline of proposed post-doctoral training programme and how it would benefit the applicant and SMU
  • Detailed CV
  • Degree certificates & academic transcripts
  • Names and email addresses of three references whom you have approached to provide a referee report on applicant. Referees to send the referee reports to SMU at START_OPF_Coordinator-at-smu.edu.sg directly.

Scholarship Link

Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications may be submitted throughout the year but candidates are advised to submit them at least nine months prior to the intended commencement date of the post-doctoral training.


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