These awards are highly competitive and are given in recognition of students with outstanding academic achievements, strong leadership qualities, good moral character as well as good recommendations or testimonials.
Scholarships for degrees in Singapore offered at TUM Asia range from full scholarships to semester-based scholarships. Applications for MSc scholarships are generally made concurrently with the application for admission to a graduate programme, whereas semester-based scholarships are applied with first or subsequent semester results.
Available scholarships awarded to postgraduate programmes (subject to eligibility and availability):
For graduates with Master qualifications, you may consider pursuing your PhD via the Industrial PhD programme:
*Terms & Conditions apply. All Scholarships are limited and subject to availability.
Available for all Master of Science programmes.
TUM Asia offers a variety of limited bond-free MSc scholarships* of varying percentage off the tuition fees for deserving students.
Open to both international students and Singapore citizens/PRs applying to our Master of Science degree programmes. Our bond-free scholarships will be awarded based on the following:
*Terms & Conditions apply. All Scholarships are limited and subject to availability. To qualify for the consideration of the MSc Scholarships, applicants must be offered admissions into the MSc programmes before 31 March of the current intake. Scholarship applications with essay submissions must be sent in by 31 March of the current intake.
Our MSc scholarships are available in the following categories:
1. Academic Distinction scholarship
2. ASEAN scholarship
3. Women in STEM scholarship
The scholarships listed above are non-stackable with each other. Should an applicant successfully receive more than one of the above scholarships, the scholarship of the higher/highest tier will be awarded to the applicant.
The number of bond-free MSc scholarships awarded to applicants varies yearly. Successful applicant(s) will be informed accordingly by the TUM Asia Office of Admission between the months of April to June. For more information on our MSc scholarships, please email email@example.com.
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Available for the Master of Science in Integrated Circuit Design (ICD) programme only.
The Industrial Postgraduate Programme, developed by Singapore’s Economic Development Board (EDB), aims to provide postgraduate students with industry relevant training in preparation for Research & Development (R&D) roles in industry, and concurrently help companies to attract talent to fill their R&D roles. This is achieved through postgraduate training conducted in Universities and corporate R&D facilities. The Industrial Postgraduate Programme Grant to participating companies supports training positions which provide postgraduate training to eligible candidates, to prepare them for research-intensive roles with strong industry relevance and focus.
|Grant Component||EDB’s support per Training Position|
|(a) Fixed Monthly Allowance||Fixed rate of S$3,500 per month|
|(b) Trainee postgraduate tuition fees 1||100% of the fees that are published by the University|
|(c) Research grant funding for Project 2||50%, capped at S$25,000 for the MSc in ICD Training Position|
1 Items which may be claimed under this grant component include: tuition fees, examination registration fees, and fees for other mandatory academic activities. All taxes, including but not limited to GST, are not claimable.
2 Items which may be claimed under this grant component must be related to the Project, and include: (i) funds paid to University for usage of lab equipment/consumables at the University R&D laboratory, or software procured for the completion of the academic degree; (ii) funds paid to University to cover overhead charges incurred at the University R&D laboratory; and (iii) funds paid to University and Trainee for publication of research work and participation in research conferences (including the overseas travel expense incurred for such conferences, such as travel insurance, accommodation, meals, local transportation). All taxes, including but not limited to GST, are not claimable.
Interested applicants please write in to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested companies will jointly craft research projects with identified TUM Asia faculty, before submitting the research proposal to EDB for consideration.
Companies who wish to participate in the IPP can email email@example.com for more information.
Available for Master of Science programmes
Limited scholarships from renowned partners and organisations in the industry may be available to outstanding students. The selection for scholarship recipients is at the discretion of the relevant industry sponsors. These may be full or partial coverage of the tuition fees and in some cases, a monthly stipend will be given.
Open to both international applicants and Singapore citizens applying to our Master of Science degree programmes. As there is a limited number of industry scholarships, the selection process is very stringent. Industry sponsors will be looking for candidates from the following background.
To qualify for consideration of our MSc Scholarships, applicants will be required to submit their Admissions application via the Admissions portal during the admissions period for the current intake. Applications submitted after the stated deadline may not qualify.
Applicants do not need to apply for this scholarship separately. Students who have submitted complete applications (complete refers to submitted online application + application fee + hardcopy documents) will be automatically referred to the industry sponsor for their selection upon meeting all the academic and admission requirements of the respective Master Programme. Shortlisted applicants will be notified by the Office of Admission and MAY be required to undergo phone interviews with the industry sponsors for further assessment of scholarship confirmation.
Results of the scholarship will be released by the end of May for each academic year and the Office of Admission will inform the successful applicant(s) accordingly.
Note: There may be cases where scholarship decisions takes longer than usual, and may be finalised only in the first semester.
Available for Master of Science programmes
The TUM Asia-DAAD Scholarship Project is funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). This scholarship project is part of the “German Study Programmes Abroad” programme.
Information on Eligibility:
A limited number of DAAD Scholarships are awarded to students with outstanding academic results and distinctive moral character. Upon conferment of the DAAD Scholarship, the awardee will receive a partial financial subsidy for their tuition fee and monthly living stipend during their study with TUM Asia (TERMS & CONDITIONS APPLY).
Selected awardees will receive the scholarship for a period of one semester (6 months). Depending on their academic performance, the scholarship can be newly applied for every semester of study. The total number of semesters in which a student can apply for the scholarship is dependent on their programme of study.