Announcement

Announcement

PhD Scholarship Program in Singapore

2011-04-28
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PhD Scholarship Program in Singapore

– SINGA Scholarship will enable a student get a PhD degree from NUS (National University of Singapore) or NTU (Nanyang Technological University) while carrying out research at ADSC (Advanced Digital Sciences Center).

 * SINGA Scholarship PhD program at ADSC

SINGA Scholarship, full scholarship for PhD program provided by A*STAR (a Singapore government agency), is available at ADSC annually for two intakes (August and January). Successful applicants will receive PhD training under supervision or co-supervision of researchers at ADSC and professors at NUS or NTU. Students will carry out research work as a full-time research assistant at ADSC, and take courses and receive degrees from NUS or NTU. Also, students will have great opportunities to interact with UIUC (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Faculty members. For more information, please refer to the following sites.

 – Lists of our potential projects

https://www.singa.a-star.edu.sg/theresearch_astar.php

(Please go to tab ‘Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC)’ -> ‘Interactive & Digital Media’ -> ‘Advanced Digital Sciences Centre (ADSC)’)

 – General information of SINGA Scholarship

http://www.a-star.edu.sg/AwardsScholarships/ScholarshipsAttachments/ForGraduatePhDStudies/SingaporeInternationalGraduateAward/tabid/203/Default.aspx

 – Applications need to be submitted on-line at:

https://www.singa.a-star.edu.sg/howtoapply.php

 – Coverage of SINGA Scholarship

1) Full support for tuition fees for 4 years of PhD studies

2) Monthly stipend S$2,000 and increased to S$2,500 after passing the ‘Qualifying Examination’.

3) One-time Airfare Grant of S$1,500 Return Airfare

4) One-time S$1,000 Settling-in Allowance

 * About ADSC

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), a Singapore government agency, have established the Advanced Digital Sciences Center (ADSC), a new research center located at the Fusionopolis research facility in Singapore. Research at ADSC is funded by A*STAR through the Human Sixth Sense Project (HSSP), which focuses on breakthrough innovations that are expected to have a major impact in transforming human beings’ utilization of information technology. For more information, please refer to http://www.adsc.illinois.edu/about.html

 

 * Research activities at ADSC

Most research projects at ADSC are organized under two subprograms: 1) Interactive Digital Media and 2) Power Grid IT. Links to overviews of the subprograms, and details on all current individual projects, are available at http://www.adsc.illinois.edu/projects.html.

 

For more detailed information, feel free to contact:

Dr. Asghar Mirarefi (International Research Program Director, ADSC): mirarefi@illinois.edu

Dr. Dongbo Min (Researcher, ADSC): dongbo@adsc.com.sg (http://diml.yonsei.ac.kr/~forevertin/)

 

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