The department of political science at NUS invites scholarship applications from qualified graduates wishing to pursue research in the following areas: political theory, public administration, international relations, and comparative politics.

Several different scholarships are available, all carrying a tuition waiver. Most successful Masters and PhD applicants receive Research Scholarships with a monthly stipend (SGD$1500 for Masters; up to SGD$2500 for PhD). PhD students may also apply for the highly-regarded President¡¯s Graduate Fellowship with a monthly stipend of SGD$3000; and the very prestigious Lee Kong Chian Graduate Scholarship, with a monthly stipend of SGD$3000 plus benefits.  All scholarships are renewable on an annual basis. Separate funding is available for fieldwork, conference travel and consumables (including books and laptop computers).

This is the discipline¡¯s leading graduate programme in East Asia. We offer a wide range of modules, taught by a faculty of internationally-recognized scholars; all students receive high-quality training in research skills including empirical research design, statistics, and interpretative methods. For further details, including application forms, please see