Asian Graduate Student Fellowship 2021

Asian Graduate Student Fellowship 2021 at National University of Singapore [June 7- July 16]: Apply by Dec 25

Applications are invited for the Asian Graduate Student Fellowship 2021 at National University of Singapore.

About NUS

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is the national research university of Singapore. Founded in 1905 as the Straits Settlements and Federated Malay States Government Medical School, NUS is the oldest higher education institution in Singapore.

About the Fellowship

The Asia Research Institute (ARI) of the National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications from citizens of Asian countries currently enrolled in a full-time MA or PhD degree at a university in an Asian country (except Singapore) for the award of the Asian Graduate Student Fellowship (AGSF). Offered to graduate students working in the humanities and social sciences on Southeast Asian topics, this opportunity will allow the recipients to connect with NUS on a virtual fellowship for a period of six (6) weeks.


Successful candidates can expect the following benefits:

  • Access to library and computer resources in NUS
    You can look forward to excellent library access to e-resources at NUS’ main library. NUS’ main library has 2 million volumes covering all topics.
  • Exposure to webinars by various experts in the field
  • An appointed mentor/advisor on your research topic
  • An opportunity to present your research paper at the Singapore Graduate Forum on Southeast Asian Studies to an audience of young international scholars and senior Southeast Asia specialists
Requirements & Expectations

Successful candidates for the fellowship are expected to submit a draft of their papers by 21 May 2021. This paper will be shared with his/her local mentor in preparation for his/her interactions with her/him. Subsequently, they are required to send in a full-length paper (4,000-5,000 words) by 23 June 2021, and make a presentation on their work at the 16th Singapore Graduate Forum on Southeast Asian Studies on 12-16 July 2021.

How to Apply?

Candidates are to send a softcopy of the following documents in the English language to Ms Tay Minghua at by 25 December 2020:

  • Application Form
  • Paper Proposal
  • Research Proposal
  • A Letter of Recommendation from your Thesis Supervisor

Click here for the Application Form. Successful applicants will be notified by mid-February 2021.

Application Deadline

Dec 25, 2020


Ms Tay Minghua (

For more details, click the link below.

Asian Graduate Student Fellowship 2021

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