Overseas Postdoctoral Fellowship (OPF) in Singapore

  • Target: The citizens of Singapore
  • Benefits: Varies
  • Level and Discipline: Postdoctoral program in various disciplines
  • Host Institution: Any institution – Outside Singapore
  • Deadline: No deadline

Singapore Management University is calling applications for the Overseas Postdoctoral Fellowship (OPF). This call is only intended to Singaporean citizens. Through this program, scholars will have oppotunity to study at abroad university for one year.Applications may be submitted throughout the year but candidates are advised to submit them at least nine months prior to the intended commencement date of the post-doctoral training.

Award Value
The Fellowship provides
– Monthly stipend
– Overseas maintenance allowance
– Return economy airfare
– Conference and fieldwork grants
– Overseas medical insurance

Level and Area of Studies
Postdoctoral program in various disciplines.

Place of Study
The study will be taken outside Singapore.

Eligibility and Criteria
The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Doctoral candidates who have recently completed or are about to complete their studies in a discipline relevant to SMU
  • Excellent academic record plus a high degree of proficiency and motivation for selected research area
  • Have been accepted or have applied for a post-doctoral training at a leading overseas university in a research area that is aligned with SMU’s core areas of excellence
  • A keen interest in an academic career at SMU

Applicants’ Nationality
Only Singaporeans citizens are invited to apply

Website and Application Link


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