Department of Economics

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

PhD scholarship opportunities in
August 2018

   
 
PhD Scholarship opportunities in August 2018
Goh Keng Swee PhD Scholarship in Economics
K R Chou PhD Scholarship in Economics
General Information
PhD Students
PhD Job Market Candidates
PhD Past Placements
Master of Social Sciences (Applied Economics)
Master of Social Sciences (Research)
Doctor of Philosophy (Economics)
EC6770 Graduate Research Seminar
Modules Offered
Bullet Class Timetable
Bullet Modules Outlines
Bullet JOBS
 

The Department of Economics at NUS has been established since 1934.  It has about 50 faculty members and it offers a wide selection of courses in undergraduate and graduate level covering wide areas of Economics.  For more information about the department, please refer to: http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/ecs/

The scholarship includes tuition fee waiver + S$2000 stipend per month (S$2,700 for Singapore Citizen and S$2,200 for Singapore Permanent Resident) before passing qualifying exam (QE)  and additional top-up of S$500 upon passing QE.

The admission exercise for August intake 2018 will start on 1 April 2017.  As in previous years, we exercise again an early admission offer commitment in this round.  If you are interested in applying for the PhD programme, please send your application material to the following address by 15 September 2017.

  • NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE
    DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS
    FACULTY OF ARTS & SOCIAL SCIENCES
    1 ARTS LINK, AS2 LEVEL 6
    SINGAPORE 117570
    (Attention: Graduate Research Programme Administrator)

The application package should include the following:-

  • - Online Application Form duly signed (we would like to encourage you to do the application online via https://inetapps.nus.edu.sg/GDA2/Home.aspx )
  • - Payment Receipt
  • - Research Proposal (this should be in the range of 1000-2000 words including the Title)
  • - Bachelor/Master Transcripts
  • - Bachelor/Master Degree Graduation Certificate (if any)
    - 2 Reference Letters (you will have to input your referees information into the online system and we will monitor on our end)
    - TOEFL/IELTS

 
For students from China, interviews will be conducted in major cities in China between 29 September and 01 October 2017.  For local students as well as students living in other regions interviews will be conducted in the first week of October 2017 and for the latter group – via Skype.