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, Southeast Asian Studies, Political Science, International Relations or Economics.

K.S. Sandhu Graduate Scholarship 2024

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

Geographic Information Systems, Statistics, Data Science and Analytics, Data Visualisation or Economics

Terms of Awards:

• Each scholarship is tenable for one-year full-time study at a reputable university in Singapore
• Monthly stipend
• 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), and upon completion of studies will serve a one-year bond as a Research Associate with the Institute.


Candidates should:
(a) Be Singapore citizens or permanent residents;
(b) Be in possession of a good honours degree (or professional qualifications of equivalent standing) in a relevant subject; and
(c) Have consistently good academic records.


Candidates who have already obtained university admission for 2024 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 online applications through the Careers@Gov website. Please note that the two referees should email the letter of reference to ISEAS HR at HR@iseas.edu.sg separately.

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2024
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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