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Graduate Scholarships


The Water Graduate Scholarships aim to build up Singapore’s research capability and groom research leaders in the water industry.

Under the Water Graduate Scholarships, the PhD Scholarship allows scholars to pursue PhD education at local universities, while the Overseas Post-doctoral Research Fellows Programme provides opportunities for scholars to further their knowledge skills and expertise to build their careers in the water industry. 

The area of research should be in or related to water and meet the following key drivers:​ 

  • Expand water resources ​
  • Improve water quality and security 
  • Reduce production cost​

​Suggested research areas include (but not limited to) the following:

  • Biological Processes​
  • Advanced Oxidation Process and Disinfection
  • Water Distribution
  • Watershed Management and Flood Management
  • Seawater Desalination
  • Sludge and Brine Management
  • Sensors and Instrumentation
  • Groundwater / Underground Caverns
  • Decentralised Water Treatment Technologies
  • Industrial Water Technologies
  • Water Quality Monitoring and Instrumentation​

​Interested applicants may approach NTU, NUS and SUTD to apply for the scholarship during the respective application cycle. For more information, please email to​​