NUS Fully Funded MBI’s PhD Scholarship Program for Singaporean and International Students, 2018

Scholarship Description: The Mechanobiology Institute at the National University of Singapore is now accepting applications for fully funded scholarship for PhD program in Mechanobiology. The scholarship is open to Singapore as well as International students.

The aim of the scholarship is to help students in developing decision-making and leadership skills, teaching experiences, laboratory rotations and proposal writing are built into the curriculum.

About University: Instituted in 2009, the Mechanobiology Institute was created through joint funding by the National Research Foundation and the Ministry of Education with the goal of creating a new research center in mechanobiology to benefit both the discipline and Singapore. MBI’s primary focus is to identify, measure and describe how the forces for motility and morphogenesis are expressed at the molecular, cellular and tissue level.

Degree Level: PhD programme.

Available Subject: Mechanobiology.

Scholarship Benefits: All students admitted to the MBI Ph.D. program will be offered a full scholarship for up to five (5) years. The scholarship covers full tuition fees, with a monthly stipend of S$3200 per month for non-Singaporeans and S$3400 per month for Singaporeans (Central Provident Fund (CPF) will be provided at the prevailing employer’s CPF contribution rate) and a one-time allowance of S$5000 to cover purchase of laptops, books and other scholastic materials. The MBI may provide a competitive allowance for international conference travel on the merit of conference papers.

Eligible Nationalities: Local as well International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Application Procedure: The printed application form from the online application system or a manual application must be duly signed and submitted to the MBI Graduate Office together with supporting documents as indicated in the checklist.

Supporting Documents Refer to page 8 for

  • The checklist of supporting document, and
  • The sequence in which these supporting documents should be submitted.

Unless otherwise indicated, these supporting documents are to be:

  • Compiled into a single PDF file, and email to Please limit your PDF file size at 10MB, and
  • Included in your hard copy package to be mailed to MBI Graduate Office.

Online Application

Scholarship Link

Deadline: January 15, 2018


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