Singapore

< Back to country

1 Open Study/Research Award

Accepted Degree Levels
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
Grant Period
10 Months
PDO
Mandatory
Grant Period

10 Months

Grantees planning to enroll in classes at a Singaporean university are advised to begin their grants in July 2019 prior to the beginning of the academic year.  Independent researchers can begin their grants between July 2019 and March 2020. 

Pre-Departure Orientation

Mandatory

All grantees are required to attend a pre-departure orientation in Washington, D.C. in the summer of 2019 as a condition of their grants.

Candidate Profile

Applicants are required to indicate in their Statements of Grant Purpose how they expect their projects to enhance their understanding of Singapore or the bilateral relationship between Singapore and the United States. 

Accepted Degree Levels

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Foreign Language Proficiency

Not Required

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: Yes

Graduate Degree Enrollment: No

Affiliation

The applicant must identify and secure an affiliation letter from a proposed host university based in Singapore and include it as part of the application. In particular, affiliation letters should detail the host institution’s commitment to securing the applicant’s appropriate Singaporean visa.  Host universities also generally provide support by way of lab and library facilities. Affiliations will be confirmed by the U.S. Embassy in Singapore.

Applicants wishing to audit classes at one of the universities listed below are strongly encouraged to refer to the universities' respective websites for information and details.

Ineligibility

Candidates currently residing in Singapore (or those who will be living there during the 2018-2019 academic year) will not be considered.

Housing

Candidates will be responsible for making their own housing arrangements. Housing costs in Singapore are very high.  If selected, candidates are strongly encouraged to search for housing options prior to arrival.

Dependents

Dependent support is not available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

http://singapore.usembassy.gov

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Natalia DeRoock