DSO PhD Research Award
If you're intending to pursue a higher academic calling, while nursing a keen interest to be at the forefront of science and technology, the DSO PhD Research Award marries the best of your aspirations!
DSO, in partnership with NUS and NTU, is offering the DSO PhD Research Award to outstanding Singaporean graduates who are keen to apply their knowledge for defence R&D.
As one of Singapore's top research institutions, DSO is well poised to guide and train PhD research students, while providing them with a vibrant environment to engage in innovative work.
While working alongside researchers from our seven R&D divisions, you will also become a part of the DSO fabric through various organisation-wide events and activities. Experience the excitement and challenges of research with the nation's premier defence R&D laboratory!
Interested candidates must undertake PhD research in areas related to defence science and technology (listed below). You will be co-supervised by a DSO researcher and a faculty member from NUS or NTU, and will spend the majority of your time at DSO. Upon successful completion, you will be conferred a PhD degree by NUS or NTU.
- Singapore citizen
- Open to fields of study relevant to Engineering and Science
- Must have obtained a 1st class or 2nd upper (honours) Bachelor's degree
- Must apply to NUS or NTU for PhD programmes
- Full tuition and other compulsory fees with annual conference allowance of up to $4,000
- Monthly stipend of $3,100 - $3,300
Interested? Enquire about the scheme through your respective school / faculty at NUS or NTU today!
Co-Sponsorships with the Universities
DSO is also partnering NUS and NTU to co-sponsor candidates pursuing their PhD degree under the NUS President's Graduate Fellowship (PGF) and Nanyang President's Graduate Scholarship (NPGS) respectively. These co-sponsorships are respectively known as NUS-DSO PGF and NPGS with DSO PhD Research Award (Augmentation).
Under this scheme, PGF or NPGS recipients, who are also awarded the DSO PhD Research Award, will have their monthly stipends augmented to $4,000 per month.
Interested candidates must undertake PhD research in areas related to defence science and technology (listed below). They will be co-supervised by a DSO researcher and a NUS or NTU faculty member, and will spend the majority of their time at DSO.
Other terms will be as stipulated under the PGF or NPGS.
To find out more about these two awards, please click on the links below.
Please click on the following links to view a list of DSO researchers who hold adjunct appointments at NUS and NTU.