TUM Asia places a strong emphasis to help nurture young talents by providing outstanding individuals an avenue to pursue their university education.  We want to ensure that no deserving students are denied an education with us because of financial difficulty.

Through collaboration with different government agencies and our industry partners, TUM Asia’s scholarships programme can provide your organisations with direct access to our high quality students and the opportunity to shape the education of the future workforce.

TUM Asia welcomes companies who wish to:

  • Sponsor a TUM Asia Student or,
  • Sponsor an existing employee for further education

To find out more about the different types of scholarships available for sponsorships, please click on these drop-down tabs:

Industry Scholarship Sponsorship

TUM Asia partners with companies to offer various company-based scholarships to deserving students who apply to our Master of Science programmes.

Together with our partner companies, we hope to increase the pipeline of capable and talented people who will be readily equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge when they join the workforce after they graduate.

Most importantly, through this collaboration, TUM Asia endeavours to provide companies with direct access to our high quality students and the opportunity to shape the education of the future workforce.

Types of Scholarships Available for Sponsorship:

  1. The Industry Scholarship
  2. Joint Industry Programme (JIP) – Government Assisted Scholarship
  3. Customised Industry Scholarship (CIS)

For more information about the above sponsorship opportunities, download our Industry Scholarship Sponsorship Kit below (click the image to view the PDF):

TUM Asia Sponsorships_Combined

IPP Scholarship (PhD)

The Industrial PhD Programme (IPP) is a joint partnership between Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), TUM Asia, and selected sponsoring companies. It aims to develop a pool of graduates with critical R&D skill-sets for roles in the industry, through providing them with training in a corporate R&D environment.

TUM Asia welcomes partnership with companies who are interested in grooming their post-graduate manpower with critical R&D skillsets for roles in the respective industries.

How It Works

  • The IPP Trainee will obtain a post-doctorate degree from TUM within 4 years
  • Company will provide the project (supported by TUM Asia), and will help supervise students
  • The IPP Trainee will have to spend a minimum of 50% of his or her time on this company project within the company’s facility.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Open to Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents only
  •  The applicant is required to hold a relevant Master degree from recognized universities

Contractual Agreement arrangements

EDB will work with the company and TUM Asia to formulate a contractual agreement

The agreement will include clauses related to monthly stipends, remuneration, extent of commitment by parties involved as well as any other indirect costs which may arise during the course of the programme.

Support from EDB for Companies

  • Salary support funded by EDB, up to S$3,300* per month
    *CPF contribution will be computed separately, based on the salary given

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