NUS Law Doctoral Research Scholarships in Singapore, 2017-2018

NUS Law Doctoral Research Scholarships in Singapore , and applications are submitted till  11 January 2017. The Asia’s Global Law School, the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore (NUS Law) awards doctoral research scholarships for both Singaporean and international students. These scholarships are awarded for the duration of their candidature, subject to satisfactory progress, and with a maximum tenure of four years. Successful applicants recommended for the award of a Graduate Research Scholarship will receive: (i) a monthly stipend, and (ii) a full tuition fee subsidy. For International Students, the monthly stipend is currently S$2,000. Probationary Doctoral students who successfully pass the DCQE will receive an additional monthly stipend of up to S$500 per month. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | Singapore

Level: doctoral data-custom-mark="true"Research data-custom-mark="true" programme.

Field(s): Law.

Deadline: 11 January 2017)

Funded By: Asia’s Global Law School, the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore (NUS Law), Singapore

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): NUS Law Doctoral Research Scholarships are targeted for Singaporean and international students are eligible to apply for these doctoral research scholarships.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

‣ Award No: Not Specified

‣ Scholarship Duration: Successful PhD applicants will also be recommended for the award of a Graduate Research Scholarship 

for the duration of their candidature, subject to satisfactory progress, and with a maximum tenure of four years.

Scholarship covers: Successful applicants recommended for the award of a Graduate Research Scholarship will receive: (i) a monthly stipend, and (ii) a full tuition fee subsidy. For International Students, the monthly stipend is currently S$2,000. Probationary PhD students who successfully pass the DCQE will receive an additional monthly stipend of up to S$500 per month.

-The Graduate Research Scholarship and any additional stipends are renewable annually subject to good performance.

-In addition to their annual leave (21 working days), Graduate Research Scholars are eligible to apply for (i) Research and Conference Leave, (ii) Leave of Absence.

-Graduate Research Scholars who apply successfully for Research and Conference leave will receive additional financial support, capped at a maximum of S$4,000 throughout their degree candidature.

Description

‣ As Asia’s Global Law School, the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore (NUS Law) is committed to fostering excellence in research by building a strong core of doctoral research students. The NUS PhD comprises: (i) coursework (up to 6 graduate courses, taken in the first year), followed by (ii) a thesis of not more than 80,000 words.

‣ Successful NUS Law Doctoral Research Scholarships applicants will commence their candidature as probationary PhD students and will work under the supervision of a Faculty member at NUS Law.

‣ Within 12-18 months of their candidature, probationary PhD students must orally defend an outline of the proposed PhD thesis at the Doctoral Candidate Qualifying Examination (DCQE).

‣ Candidates who succeed at the DCQE will have their PhD candidature confirmed and may proceed to write the thesis.

Eligibility



‣ A good Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB/BA) and a good Master’s degree in Law (LLM/BCL/MJur/MPhil) are the minimum requirements to apply to this  NUS Law Doctoral Research Scholarships

‣ The Master’s degree in Law should have been awarded with minimum Upper Second Class Honours (or equivalent) and, preferably, with First Class Honours (or equivalent).

‣  The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required for all foreign applicants except those from English-medium institutions in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK, and the USA. We strongly prefer the internet-based TOEFL (iBT). A minimum score of 100 is required.

‣  Outstanding applicants in any area of law are strongly encouraged to apply. Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to consult the Faculty Research Interests webpage which may be found at the site as well as the Doctoral Programme webpages which can be found at site.



Notification:

‣ All applicants will be informed officially via email of the application outcome by early April 2016.


Scholarship Application Method

‣ Applications should be submitted via Online Application

Candidates apply via the online application form.

Registration for the 2017 program will open on 1 October 2016 (until 11 January 2017). Candidates will be informed about acceptance of their applications by March 10, 2017. 

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 11 January 2017)

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more Information about NUS Law Doctoral Research Scholarships



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