The Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) has a four-year fellowship scheme for new doctoral students at either Nanyang Technological University (NTU), National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore Management University (SMU) or Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), who will conduct their research at the SMART Centre.
The Fellowship Programme is intended to attract to NTU, NUS, SMU and SUTD the best and most talented doctoral students from Singapore, the region and beyond, and educate them to be future leaders in science and technology for Singapore and beyond. The Fellowship will provide an opportunity to be involved in the strategic research programmes at the SMART Centre and provide the opportunity to be co-advised by an MIT faculty member. The student may spend up to six months doing research at MIT.
Singapore University of Technology and Design Information
Founded in 2009, Singapore University of Technology and Design is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Singapore (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education - Higher Education Division, Singapore, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) is a coeducational higher education institution. Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.
Have graduated with an undergraduate degree with first class or second-upper (or equivalent); Be an incoming new PhD student not currently matriculated; have a research interest that fits within one or more of the projects currently being carried out in a SMART Interdisciplinary Research Group (IRG).
The SMART Graduate Fellowship provides:
up to four years of full tuition and school fees at the student's home university; a monthly stipend of S$3,500 (and CPF contribution for Singapore citizens); eligible for a one-time research residency at MIT for up to six months; and co-supervision by an MIT and NTU/NUS/SMU/SUTD faculty.
There is no bond associated with this fellowship.