K S Sandhu Graduate Scholarship

The ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute offers K.S. Sandhu Graduate Scholarships to pursue the master degree programme at a Singapore university. These scholarships are awarded in the fields of Sociology, Anthropology, Geography, History, South-east Asian Studies, Political Science, International Relations or Economics.

K.S. Sandhu Graduate Scholarship 2021

ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute invites M.A. scholarship applications for the following areas of study at a Singapore university

Sociology, Anthropology, Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Southeast Asian Studies, Political Science, or Economics


Candidates should:

  • Be Singapore citizens or permanent residents;
  • Be in possession of a good honours degree (or professional qualifications of equivalent standing) in a relevant subject; and
  • Have a consistently good academic record.

Terms of Awards:

  • Each scholarship is tenable for one-year full-time study at a reputable university in Singapore
  • Monthly maintenance allowance
  • Tuition and other compulsory fees
  • Successful candidates will be attached to ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute as a Graduate Student Assistant during his/her term of study (up to 8 hours per week).

Bond Period

  • Successful candidates will serve a one-year bond with ISEAS following the completion of their studies

Candidates who have already obtained university admission for 2021 and meet the above requirements are also eligible to apply. Applicants should submit a cover letter, full CV, two letters of reference, educational certificates and transcripts, a research proposal and a statement of purpose in pursuing the MA degree, and a passport-sized photograph.

Please send applications to:

Head, Administration
ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute
30 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
Singapore 119614
Tel No: 67780955, Fax No: 67756264

Closing Date: 30/04/2021   

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified

This scholarship is funded by the K.S. Sandhu Memorial Fund, Singapore.