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.

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

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.

Application period closed for 2024.