Department of Chinese Studies 中文系

Scholarships, Prizes and Awards

1. Wan Boo Sow “雲 茂 潮 ” Graduate Scholarship in Chinese Studies
Eligibility Information Award Value
  • Singaporean (with at least one parent being a Singapore-born citizen) graduates
  • MA by research programme (full-time)
  • CAP => 4.0 in their Honours
  • Bilingual
  • Recipient's studies and thesis must be related to specilaized research in all aspects of Chinese language, literature, history, philosophy and culture.
  • Scholarship holder will be assigned to assist in the daily operation of the Wan Boo Sow Research Centre for Chinese Culture
$10,000

Tenable for one year

Scholarship Details

Please email your application to fasbox61@nus.edu.sg

2. FASS Graduate Scholarship in Chinese Religions by Taoist College道教学院國大文学院宗教研究生奖学金
Eligibility Information Award Value
  • Singaporean / SPR
  • Full-time post-graduate programme at Department of Chinese Studies
  • No bond but required to give a presentation at the Taoist College (Singapore) on their research
  • Present a copy of their thesis to the Donor for its collection
  • Recipients are required to present their findings
    within and outside the University (at the University's sole discretion) and to acknowledge receipt of the Scholarship in presentations and publications.
Up to 3 awards a year

1 PhD scholar
2 Masters scholar
Scholarship Details

Please email your application to fasbox61@nus.edu.sg

3. Singapore Leong Khay Huay Kuan Scholarship 新加坡龙溪会馆奖学金
Eligibility Information Award Value
  • Singaporean citizens who are of Hokkien descent
  • Master of Arts (Research Programme) Students
  • CAP => 3.5
  • Bond-free
$20,000 / scholarship

  Up to 2 awards

Application Period:
15th May - 1st November

Scholarship Details

Please email your application to fasbox61@nus.edu.sg

4. Han Tan Juan (Han Shanyuan) Award
Eligibility Information Award Value
  • Full Time CH/CL Honors Student and graduate research students
  • Priority given to Singaporean & SPR
Award receipent will be required to:
  • Research & write a thesis on a topic related to Singapore / Documentary literature
  • Present the findings within or outside the University (At the Department's sole discretion)
  • Acknowledge receipt of the prize in presentation and publication

And/Or

  • Conduct a guided tour to historical or cultural sites in Singapore

Or

  • Public Talk on similar themes
Up to $2,500 / scholarship

Up to 3 awards per academic year

Please email fasbox63@nus.edu.sg to apply for the award.