ISEAS PhD Scholarship

ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute is inviting PhD scholarship applications for the following areas of study:

Economics, History, Political Science, International Relations, Sociology, Anthropology, and other relevant social sciences subjects

Terms of Award

  • The scholarship is tenable at reputable universities overseas or in Singapore
  • Tuition and other compulsory fees
  • Monthly maintenance allowance
  • Conference/Fieldwork allowance
  • Medical insurance
  • Return air passage (if applicable)
  • Preliminary expenses
  • Successful candidates will serve a five-year bond with ISEAS following the completion of their studies


  • Singapore citizens only;
  • Have consistently good academic records;
  • Be prepared to carry out applied and policy-related research on Southeast Asia.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have already been accepted for admission into reputable universities.


Please send online applications through the Careers@Gov website and upload all stipulated documents before the closing date, for your application to be considered. Please note that the three referees should email the letter of reference to separately.

Closing Date: 30 June 2024
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified