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Scholarships & Awards

  • The Nanyang President's Graduate Scholarship (NPGS) is a competitive and prestigious sponsorship scheme designed to encourage outstanding graduates or final-year students to take their first step towards a leading research career by studying for a doctoral degree programme (PhD) at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), one of Asia's leading research universities.

    For further information and to apply, please click on the following link:

    npgs

    Note: Students are required to pay for the miscellaneous fees, as they are not covered by the scholarship. For more information on the miscellaneous fees, please click here.

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  • The Research Scholarship is applicable only to candidates with First Class Honours or Second Class (Upper Division) Honours or its equivalent regardless of their citizenship. Applicants must, at the time of the award of the Research Scholarship, have been assured of admission as a full-time candidate for a higher degree by research of this University.

    No separate form is required for the application of Nanyang Technological University Research Scholarship. You may apply for the Scholarship by indicating in the online application form. Although scholarships are available during the August and January intakes, you are encouraged to apply for the scholarship for the August intake. Please ensure your eligibility before applying for the scholarship.

    For more information on the Terms and Conditions, please visit:
    http://admissions.ntu.edu.sg/graduate/scholarships/Pages/ResearchScholarship.aspx

    Note: Students are required to pay for the miscellaneous fees, as they are not covered by the scholarship. For more information on the miscellaneous fees, please click here.

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  • The Ong Tiong Tat Master's Degree Scholarship/Irene Tan Liang Kheng Master's Degree Scholarship is dedicated to helping eligible candidates who wish to further their competence and knowledge in the field of education through disciplinary content, education domains and professional practice.These areas are relevant in enhancing the professionalism of teaching professionals and education leaders in Singapore.

    It will support educators (e.g., MOE teachers, polytechnic lecturers, early childhood educators) and professionals from the Social Services or fields of Psychology and Counselling, who are not sponsored by MOE Professional Development Continuum Model Scheme or other scholarships.



    Fields of Study

    Successful recipients must enrol in any of the following Masters programmes:

    • Master of Arts (Applied Psychology)
    • Master of Arts (Counselling and Guidance)
    • Master of Arts in Humanities Education
    • Master of Arts (Leadership and Educational Change), Joint Programme with Teachers College, Columbia University
    • Master of Arts in Professional Education (Training and Development)
    • Master of Education (Early Childhood)


    • Eligibility
      • This scholarship is open to Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents with a good degree from a reputable university. The applicants must be applying for admission into the first year of study in any of the above programmes.
      • Applicants should preferably be working in or have experience in the education sector and/or social work sector for Master of Arts (Applied Psychology) and Master of Arts (Counselling and Guidance)
      • Applicants should not concurrently hold any other scholarship, fellowship, sponsorship or bursary during the prescribed period of the Scholarship.


      Value of Award

      Up to eight (8) scholarships with value of $10,000 per award (for MOE-subsidised programmes) or $20,000 per award (for non-subsidised programmes) subject to the total of $80,000 annually.



      Tenure of Award
      • The scholarship shall be awarded to the candidate for the duration of his/her minimum candidature period to be renewed on a semestral basis subject to good performance.
      • The scholarship recipient must satisfactorily complete the coursework as required and earn at least a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.50, and no course should be lower than a Grade Point of 2.50 (C+ grade).


      Deliverables
      • Scholarship recipients are required to take part in community outreach activities related to education at their own arrangement as part of the deliverable for the duration of sponsorship.
      • Scholarship recipients are required to produce a short video clip or write-up to document their learning experience. This will be inserted in the NIE website or other suitable platforms with acknowledgment of the fund which has supported their work.
      • The scholarship recipient must be continuously enrolled in the programme for the duration of the scholarship.
      • Receipt, continued receipt, or renewal of the scholarship is also contingent upon the student honouring the NTU-NIE Student Code of Conduct.
      • The scholarship carries no bond.


      Selection Criteria

      In making its recommendations, the selection committee which will also include the Donor or it’s representative shall consider the following:

      • Academic Record
      • Work and Leadership Experience in Education Sector
      • Achievements/Potential Contribution to Education
      • Reference and Recommendations, including Support By The Academic Group
      • An Interview or written admission requirement or other evaluation tests may be prescribed by the Selection Committee. e.g. Financial status
      • No Award Shall Be Made If There Is No Candidate Of Sufficient Merit.


      Withdrawal of Award

      The scholarship may be withdrawn at any time if in the opinion of NIE, the progress or behaviour of the scholar has not been satisfactory.



      Applications

      No separate form is required for the application of the above scholarships. You may apply for the scholarships by indicating in the online application form.

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  • The Pradap Kow Scholarship Fund is an endowment established by the estate of Mr Koh Choon Joo (deceased) in remembrance of his wife, Madam Pradap Kow who was also a teacher during her time. The income generated from the invested fund is used to fund postgraduate scholarships.


    Eligibility to Apply
    • Master's programme (by Research) at the National Institute of Education.
    • Area of research shall have direct implications for pedagogy or education policy in Singapore.
    • Preference shall be given to Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents.

    Tenure of Award
    • The Scholarship shall be awarded to the candidate for a maximum of two years of study.
    • The candidate must, when awarded the Scholarship, undertake to study on a full-time basis.

    Value of Award
    • A monthly stipend of S$1,500, effective from the date of commencement of the Master's programme.
    • The Scholarship will also cover the amount of Research Fee and Computer Fee for a maximum of two years of study.
    • There shall be no bond of service in Singapore attached to the Scholarship.

    Selection Criteria

    The area of research shall have direct implications for pedagogy or education policy in Singapore.

    In making its recommendations, the selection committee shall consider the following:

    • Academic record
    • Research proposal
    • References
    • Work experience

    Applicants would also have been required to meet the general entry requirements to Masters' programme and other specific conditions.


    Withdrawal of Award

    The scholarship may be withdrawn at any time if in the opinion of the University / NIE the progress or behaviour of the scholar has not been satisfactory.


    Applications

    Applications must be made on the prescribed forms and submitted together with the hardcopy application form for admission to the Masters by Research Programme.


    Frequency of Award

    Subject to the University's prevailing spending policy, the scholarship may be awarded in each academic year. However, the Selection Committee can decide not to award the scholarship if there are no suitable candidates.


    Waiver

    The President may, in his or her discretion, waive any of the provisions of these rules.

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  • Frequency of Award

    Subject to the University's prevailing spending policy, the scholarship may be awarded in each academic year. The Selection Committee can also decide not to award the scholarship if there are no suitable candidates.



    Eligibility to Apply
    • New students enrolling for the full-time or part-time NIE Doctor in Education programme.
    • Preference shall be given to Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents.
    • Applicants should not concurrently hold any other scholarship, fellowship, bursary during the prescribed period of the Scholarship.


    Tenure and Value of Award

    The Scholarship shall be awarded each year up to a quantum of $18,000 per scholarship per year, renewable in the 2nd year of candidature subject to the following criteria:

    • Scholarship recipient must satisfactorily complete at least 4 courses in the first year of study and earn at least a 3.50 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA), and no course should be lower than a Grade Point of 2.50 (C+ grade) to be eligible for renewal of the scholarship for the next academic year.
    • Scholarship recipient must be continuously enrolled in the programme to have the scholarship renewed for the following academic year. Any break in enrolment without an approved deferment will result in a loss of the scholarship.
    • Receipt, continued receipt, or renewal of the scholarship is also contingent upon the student honouring the NTU-NIE Student Code of Conduct.


    Selection Criteria
    • In making its recommendations, the Selection Committee shall consider the following:
      1. Academic record
      2. Introductory letter on goals and aims
      3. Work and leadership experiences in education sector
      4. Achievements/potential contributions to education
      5. References and recommendations
      6. Shown sufficient merit in an interview conducted by the Selection Committee
    • Applicants are required to meet the general entry requirements to the NIE EdD programme and other specific conditions.
    • No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.


    Withdrawal of Award

    The scholarship may be withdrawn at any time if in the opinion of NIE, the progress or behaviour of the scholar has not been satisfactory.



    Application
    • Please ensure that you have met the Scholarship’s eligibility criteria before applying.
    • The Scholarship’s application period coincides with the application period for admission to the NIE-EdD programme. In order to be considered, you must submit your scholarship application by the relevant January’s admission application deadline for the NIE-EdD programme.
    • Completed scholarship application form must be submitted together with the hardcopy application form for admission to the NIE-EdD programme.
    • Scholarships are awarded based on competition amongst shortlisted candidates.
    • We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview.
    • The application form for the Scholarship can be found here.


    For more information about the NIE-EdD programme, please click here. For enquiries on the scholarship, please e-mail Associate Professor Hairon Salleh at hairon.salleh@nie.edu.sg.

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  • About the Programme

    The University of Exeter (UoE) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore are offering six fully funded postgraduate scholarships to undertake collaborative research projects at the two institutions, leading to PhD degrees to be conferred either by the UoE or NTU.

    Students pursuing these postgraduate projects will benefit from the unique opportunity to conduct their research at both institutions. Students will be registered at one or other institution, where they will be based for the majority of their time, but will spend at least 12 and not more than 18 months at the partner institution over the duration of the programme. The frequency and length of stays at each institution will be agreed with successful candidates prior to offers being made.

    All six projects are advertised concurrently at both institutions and three will be allocated to each institution after the deadline has passed, based on a collaborative decision made between the UoE and NTU. The final decision on the successful applicant for each project will be made by the institution hosting the project. Project allocation will be based on the applicant’s best fit to a project, following a review of applications submitted to each institution. Applications to undertake the projects at the UoE and NTU are open to all nationalities.

    The primary host institution will determine the regulations that will apply to the successful applicant. The student’s main supervisor will be based at the primary host institution.



    Project Information

    The six research projects open for applications are:

    • Somatic mutation and regulatory genomic variation in the human brain: relevance to neurodegenerative disease - A/Prof Foo Jia Nee (NTU) and Prof Jon Mill (UoE)
    • Understanding brain dynamics: merging experiments and models – Prof George Augustine (NTU) and Dr Marc Goodfellow (UoE)
    • Sensing and imaging synaptic vesicle trafficking and neurotransmitter release - a novel opto-synaptic interface – Prof Frank Vollmer (UoE) and Prof George Augustine (NTU)
    • The structure basis of the flavivirus replication process – A/Prof Luo Dahai (NTU) and Dr Bertram Daum (UoE)
    • The effect of age and risk of falling on walking: A holistic approach to human movement analysis – A/Prof Jia Yi Chow (NTU) and Dr Genevieve Williams (UoE)
    • Debugging Lung Disease: Applying mathematical modelling for a precision medicine approach to the Pulmonary Microbiome – A/Prof Sanjay Haresh Chotirmall (NTU) and Prof Krasimira Tsaneva-Atanasova (UoE)

    Please refer to Annex A for information on the research projects

    You may apply to more than one project, but if so, please provide an indication of your preference within your cover letter. The project is scheduled to start in August/September 2019. It will not be possible to start the PhD project after September 2019.



    Funding Information

    Successful students will be funded by scholarships which include a monthly stipend.



    Entry Requirements

    Successful applicants will need a good first degree (preferably 1st class honours and at least upper 2nd class, or international equivalent) in a relevant field. Applicants with a Lower Second Class honours degree may be considered if they also have a Master’s degree.



    How to Apply
    Application procedures
    Before you apply
    1. Choose a PhD project from the list of six PhD Project Proposals.
    2. Prepare a one page project proposal in your own words.
    3. Prepare supporting documents.
    4. Only for the project with A/Prof Jia Yi Chow (NTU) and Dr Genevieve Williams (UoE), click here.
      • For the other projects, click here.
    5. Prepare CV and a cover letter (Please upload both documents when submitting the online application).
    How to apply Submit an online application.
    Only for the project with A/Prof Jia Yi Chow (NTU) and Dr Genevieve Williams (UoE), click here.
    • For the other projects, click here.
    When to apply

    Admission Intake
    • August/September 2019

    Application Deadline
    • 31 January 2019

    The application and all supporting/additional documents (including referees’ letters) must be completed and submitted by the closing date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.



    Data sharing
    During the application process, the UoE and NTU may share your personal data in order to be able to administer your application, carry out interviews and select candidates.

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  • The Centre for Research in Child Development PhD Scholarship is a scholarship scheme for students accepted into or pursuing a doctoral degree programme (PhD) at the National Institute of Education. The degree by research may be in advanced fields of study within the areas of developmental psychology, early childhood education, educational (school) psychology, or other approved field.


    Fields of Study

    Recipients can pursue a PhD in advanced fields of study within these areas:

    • Cognitive-developmental Psychology
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Educational Psychology
    • Other Approved Fields

    • Eligibility
      • There is no restriction as to the nationality of candidates but all things being equal, preference will be given to Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents.
      • You must have at least an Honours (second upper) or equivalent at level

      Number of Scholarships to be Issued
      • Two

      Coverage and Award Terms
      • The award is tenable for one year in the first instance and is renewable subject to good progress.
      • The maximum period of the Scholarship is 2 years for PhD candidates, as determined by school as well as availability of research funding in each case.
        Singapore Citizen Singapore Permanent Resident   International Student
      Monthly Stipend S$2,700  S$2,200  S$2,000
      Conference Allowance One-time conference allowance (which covers airfare, conference fee and accommodation) up to $4,000.
      Annual Tuition Fee Covered

      1With effect from 1 August 2015, Central Provident Fund (CPF) contributions shall be provided at a rate pegged to the prevailing employer's contribution rate set by CPF, on top of the monthly stipend received. 

      • For scholars who pass the Ph.D. Qualifying Examination/Confirmation, he/she may be eligible for an additional stipend of up to $500 per month. The increased in stipend is subjected to good performance in research and the attainment of required standards for courses taken. The University reserves the right to vary the amount of the stipend at any time by written notice.
      • In addition to the monthly stipend, the award also covers the annual tuition fee.
      • The scholar must satisfactorily complete at least 4 courses in the first year of study and earn at least a 3.5 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA), and no course should be lower than a Grade Point 2.5 (C+ grade) to be eligible for renewal of the scholarship for the next academic year.
      • The award is given on the condition that the scholar passes the Institute's medical examination.
      • The Institute reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of this award at any time by written notice to the scholar.

      Deliverables
      • Receipt, continued receipt, or renewal of the scholarship is also contingent upon the scholar honouring the NTU-NIE Student Code of Conduct.
      • The scholar must undertake to carry out research work related to his/her PhD at this Institute consistent with the CRCD mission.
      • He/she must diligently pursue and complete all the requirements for the higher degree within the prescribed period of the award.
      • There is no bond attached to the scholarship.

      Termination of Award

      The Institute reserves the right to terminate the CRCD PhD Scholarship at any time without notice if, in the Institute's opinion:

      • The scholar's progress is not satisfactory or for any misconduct or any other similar reason.
      • At any time without notice if the scholar reaches or fails to perform or comply with any of these terms and conditions.
      • At any time without notice if the scholar fails to or is unable to continue or complete the higher degree due to any reason.
      • At any time by giving one month's notice in writing to the scholar without assigning any reasons therefore.
      • The scholar may terminate the scholarship by giving one month's notice in writing or pay the University a sum equivalent to one month's stipend in lieu of notice.

      Non-Singapore Citizens/Singapore Permanent Residents
      • The offer of this award is conditional upon the scholar being issued a valid Student's Pass by the Singapore Immigration and maintaining a valid Student's Pass for the entire duration of the scholar's studies for the higher degree.
      • The issuance of Student's Pass by the Singapore Immigration is also subject to medical clearance.
      • Please note that the terms and conditions of the award are subject to changes without notice.

      Applications

      The application for Academic Year 2019-2020 (August 2019 and January 2020) will open until 31 August 2019.

      Click here to download the CRCD PhD Scholarship application form.

      If you have enquiries about the CRCD PhD Scholarship, please email to CRCD Scholarships (nie.crcd@nie.edu.sg) with the application form.

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  • The Centre for Research in Child Development (CRCD) at the National Institute of Education, NTU Singapore, invites applications for a Ph.D. scholarship (effective from Oct 2017 to Sep 2022). The degree by research may be in advanced fields of study within the areas of cognitive-developmental psychology, early childhood education, educational psychology, or other approved field, with a focus on early literacy or bilingual literacy development. Information about CRCD can be found here. More information about the program and application process can be found here.

    Eligibility criteria: local or international student seeking admission as a full-time candidate pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programme by research. Applications will be considered through the regular admission process for NIE.

    Scholarship: average monthly stipend is $4500 SGD, inclusive of all fees and tuition costs.

    Terms and conditions: The scholar must pursue and complete all the requirements for the higher degree within the prescribed period of the award. For international candidates, the award offer is conditional upon the scholar being issued and maintaining a valid Student's Pass by the Singapore Immigration.

    Please direct inquiries to Dr. Beth. O’Brien at beth.obrien@nie.edu.sg.

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  • The Early Childhood Development Agency currently offers scholarship for applicants of Master of Education (Early Childhood) programme. For more information, please click here.

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  • The launch of the Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday Memorial Scholarship Fund Board, or LBKM as it is better known, currently offers the LBKM Prestigious Scholarship to postgraduates.

    LBKM Prestigious Scholarship

    The S$15,000 scholarship is opened to postgraduates and selection is based on the course of study, research topic and research supervisor.

    Amongst the criteria:

    1. A good Honours Degree
    2. Full-time studies
    3. Record of community involvement

    *Applicants will be selected for an interview with the Board. Members of the Board include Prof Dr Hussin Mutalib and Prof Dr Isa Hassan.

    Other than the scholarship, LBKM also offers research funding and bursaries to postgraduate students.

     

    For more information, please  click here for details.

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  • The Muslimin Trust Fund Association (MTFA) Founders’ Scholarship is for Muslim students who are pursuing full-time studies in institutes of higher learning.

    To help outstanding students who are needy to pursue full-time postgraduate studies in universities in Singapore or abroad, MTFA has set up a scholarship in honour of its founders.

    MTFA is looking for needy students who display high intellectual capacity, strong personal drive and who possess leadership qualities. MTFA hopes to engage successful candidates throughout their course of study to motivate them to take the lead in serving the needs of the Muslim community. It is hoped that this engagement will nurture in the recipients a spirit of volunteerism and charity as exemplified by the founders of the company.

    For more information, please click here.

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  • With the escalating global emphasis on environment and water issues, the environment & water industry in Singapore is growing increasingly vibrant. Singapore is well-placed to take the lead in this industry as a R&D base and a provider of environment and water solutions.

    To build up Singapore's research capability and groom research leaders in this promising water sector and as part of the talent grooming to support this fast-rising industry, the National Research Foundation (NRF), through PUB, Singapore's National Water Agency, is providing PhD scholarships to develop research experts in Water Technologies - the NGS (Water) Scholarship.

    The NGS (Water) Scholarship offers support for up to four years of academic pursuit, leading to a PhD in the fields of Environmental Science & Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Biological Sciences and Materials Science or Engineering. The area of research should be in or related to water and should meet the following key drivers:

    • Expand water resources
    • Improve water quality and security
    • Reduce energy consumption

    Brought to you by: Water Industry Programme Office

    Click here for more details.

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  • The NAC Arts Scholarship (Postgraduate) recognises outstanding arts practitioners and professionals with a vision to lead and advance the development of their practice in the fields of performing arts, visual arts, literary arts, technical design and production management, or arts management in Singapore. The postgraduate scholarship supports the deepening of knowledge and skills of practicing artists and professionals who seek to assume a bigger role in their artistic or professional career and bring about positive changes in the arts and cultural sector in Singapore. Click here for more information.

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  • The NHB scholarship supports passionate individuals to pursue full-time undergraduate or postgraduate studies (up to Masters) in various disciplines that will develop the skills for an exciting and meaningful career in the field of culture and heritage.

    The areas of study may include:
    - Archaeology
    - Conservation
    - Curatorial Studies
    - Museum Studies / Education
    - History (Singapore, Southeast Asia)
    - Cultural, Heritage Management

    Upon the successful completion of the programme, the NHB scholar will be under the employment of NHB serving a 3-year (for overseas partial scholarship or local scholarship) or 6-year (for overseas full scholarship) bond.

    You may apply for the NHB Scholarship via the BrightSparks portal.

    For more details, please click here.

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  • NParks would like to invite interested professionals and graduates to apply for the NParks Postgraduate Scholarships. Applicants can choose to pursue Masters or PhD and should preferably conduct research studies in the following specialised fields:

    • Plant Taxonomy
    • Plant Breeding
    • Plant Physiology
    • Plant Protection
    • Soil Science
    • Horticulture
    • Arboriculture
    • Urban Ecology

    Applicants will be funded for all related expenses incurred in  Masters or PhD programmes.

    Successful applicants are required to serve bond obligations with NParks on completion of programmes. The duration of the bond obligation is dependent on the programme.  It varies with the types of scholarship awarded.

    NParks will only inform shortlisted applications for further selection processes.

    For Scholarship Application: please click here.

    For more information, please click here.

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  • The Tan Kah Kee Foundation offers three postgraduate scholarships for Singapre Citizens and Permanent Residents (PRs) pursuing their full-time PhD or Master's degrees.

    Successful applicants will each receive a one-off sum of S$12,000 for studying in the university. All scholarships do not carry any bond. The scholarships are given out once a year, and successful applicants may re-apply annually.

    Tan Kah Kee Postgraduate Scholarship

    The Tan Kah Kee Postgraduate Scholarship (TKKPS) is open annually to students of all races pursuing their PhD or Master's degrees. Professional degrees such as Master of Business Administration (MBA) are excluded.

    Tan Ean Kiam Postgraduate Scholarship

    The Tan Ean Kiam Postgraduate Scholarship in the Humanities (TEKPS) seeks to encourage Singapore Citizens and PRs to pursue their Master's or PhD degrees in fields relating to the Humanities.

    Li Siong Tay Postgraduate Scholarship

    The Li Siong Tay Postgraduate Scholarship (LSTPS) seeks to encourage Singapore Citizens and PRs to pursue their Master's or PhD degrees in fields relating to the Education and Arts.

    The application procedure and eligibility of all Scholarships are the same, except that TEKPS awards for study of humanities-related fields and LSTPS awards for the study of education and arts related fields.

    The selection for the scholarship is based on the applicant's academic achievements and commitment to serving the community.

    To apply, please submit:

    • The completed application form via email to scholarship@tkkfoundation.org.sg, and
    • All supporting documents by post to the Tan Kah Kee Foundation Secretariat at "43 Bukit Pasoh Road, Level 1, Singapore 089856".

    For more information, please click here.

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  • No.

    Name of Award

    Type/Value

    Criteria for Award

     1 ASCD Gold Medal Gold Medal

    One gold medal is awarded to the top graduate with outstanding performance in the MEd programme specialising in Curriculum & Teaching.

    The award is sponsored by Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD).

     2 ASCD Book Prize Book Prize of $300

    One book prize is awarded for the best dissertation submitted for examination by the graduate from the MEd programme specialising in Curriculum & Teaching.

    The book prize is sponsored by Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD).

     3 ASCD Book Prize Book Prize of $200

    One book prize is awarded for the best Capstone Project submitted for examination by the graduate from the MEd programme specialising in Curriculum & Teaching.

    The book prize is sponsored by Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD).

    4

    ERAS Gold Medal

    Gold Medal

    One gold medal is awarded to the top graduate with outstanding performance in the MEd programme through the Coursework with Dissertation route.

    The award is sponsored by the Educational Research Association of Singapore (ERAS).

    5

    Educational Management Gold Medal

    Gold Medal

    One gold medal is awarded to the top graduate with outstanding performance in the MA (Educational Management) programme either through the Coursework with Dissertation route or Coursework Only route.

    The award is sponsored by the Singapore Teachers’ Union (STU).

    6

    Instructional Design & Technology Gold Medal

    Gold Medal

    One gold medal is awarded to the top graduate with outstanding performance in the MA (Instructional Design & Technology) programme or the Master of Education (Learning Sciences & Technologies) programme, either through the Coursework with Dissertation route or Coursework Only route.

    The award is sponsored by the Singapore Teachers’ Union (STU).

    7

    STU Gold Medal

    Gold Medal

    One gold medal is awarded to the top graduate with outstanding performance in the MEd programme through the Coursework Only route.

    The award is sponsored by the Singapore Teachers’ Union (STU).

    8

    The Applied Psychology Award

    Gold Medal

    One gold medal is awarded to the top graduate with outstanding performance in the MA (Applied Psychology) programme based on performance in courses and dissertation.

    The award is sponsored by the NIE’s Psychological Studies Academic Group.

    9

    Lau Teng Chuan Book Prize 

     

    Book Prize of $1,600

    The Book Prize will be awarded to the best overall graduate in the Master of Science (Exercise and Sport Studies) based on the performance in sports science courses.

    The Book Prize is sponsored by the family of the late Dr Lau Teng Chuan.

    10 The Tan Poey Quee Doctor in Education (NIE EdD) Book Prize Award for Best Dissertation Book prize of $500

    One book prize is awarded for the best dissertation submitted for examination by the graduate from the Doctor in Education (NIE-EdD) programme.

    The Book Prize is sponsored by the family of the late Mdm Tan Poey Quee.
    11 The Tan Poey Quee Doctor in Education (NIE EdD) Gold Medal Award for Best Overall Student Gold Medal plus Cash Award (total $1000 of value, subject to availability of fund)

    The medal is awarded to the top graduating student who has distinguished herself/himself in the Doctor of Education (NIE-EdD) programme.

    The Gold Medal is sponsored by the family of the late Mdm Tan Poey Quee.
    12 AME Book Prize Book Prize of $300

    One book prize is awarded to the best graduating student in the Master of Education (Mathematics) programme or the Master of Science (Mathematics for Educators) programme.

    The book prize is sponsored by the Association of Mathematics Educators (AME).
    13 AME Book Prize Book Prize of $300

    One book prize is awarded to the graduate who has submitted the best thesis or dissertation for examination in the area of Mathematics Education, for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor in Education, Master of Arts, or Master of Education (Mathematics).

    The book prize is sponsored by the Association of Mathematics Educators (AME).

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  • The Dean's Commendation for Research aims to reinforce to higher degree students the importance of publications in peer-reviewed international journals and books of international publishers for their research.

    Students are recognized for having excelled in their research by publishing papers in peer-reviewed international journals or international refereed book chapters.

    The Dean's Commendation for Research will be presented in the form of a certificate by the Dean of Graduate Studies and Professional Learning.

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