The National Medical Research Council of Singapore has launched the Open Fund – Individual Research Grant (OF-IRG) for the academic year 2022-2023 to help international students pursue their research studies in Singapore.
For students who intend to undertake their research studies in Singapore, the OF-IRG is accepting applications in all research disciplines. The selected students would earn $1.625 million over the course of up to five years to complete their education at any Singaporean institution or university.
The National Medical Research Council, which was created in 1994, is in charge of overseeing medical research progress and growth in Singapore. The mission of the council is to foster excellence in clinical and translational research.
What makes you want to apply for this program? The National Medical Research Council distributes competitive research funds to specific projects and is responsible for producing clinician-scientists through scholarships and fellowships.
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Course Level: Research
Deadline: 24th January 2022, 5 pm.
Eligibility of Open Fund Individual Research International Grants Singapore
- All international students are eligible to apply.
- Students can apply to take part in research projects at any Singaporean institute in any basic, translational, or clinical research that is relevant to human health and potential, including research that examines the causes, effects, diagnosis, and treatment of human disorders.
- Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must meet all of the following/given criteria to be considered eligible:
- The applicants must have worked for a local Singapore institution for at least 9 months every calendar year.
- The applicants must hold a primary post and be salaried at a local publicly financed institution.
How To Apply for Open Fund Individual Research International Grants Singapore
- How to Apply: Students can apply to any institute they like through its own admission process. Details on how to apply for this funding opportunity can be found in the application guide linked here.
- Supporting Documents: Students must submit an annual report to NMRC as well as a final report within three months of the project’s completion date.
- Students must hold a Ph.D. or MD/MBBS/BDS degree to be considered for admission.
- Language Requirements: Students must meet the language requirements of the university or college to which they are applying.
The council will grant $1.625 million in financing to the students chosen to undertake their research studies in Singapore for up to five years.