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 (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

Tenable for one year

Scholarship Details

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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 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 scholars
Scholarship Details

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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) Students
  • CAP => 3.5
  • Bond-free
$20,000 / scholarship

  Up to 2 awards

Application Period:
15th May - 1st November

Scholarship Details

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4.Han Tan Juan (Han Shanyuan) Award
Eligibility Information Award Value
  • Full Time CH/CL Honors Students and Graduate Research Students
  • Priority given to Singaporean & SPR
Award recipients 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


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


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

Up to 3 awards per academic year

Please email to apply for the award.