PhD Research Scholarship - Centre for Family and Population Research (CFPR)

Singapore (SG)
07 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

PhD Research Scholarship - Centre for Family and Population Research (CFPR)

One Research Scholarship (RS) is available for an outstanding student interested in completing research on family and demographic research starting in the Academic Year 2021-2022. The enddate of the award will be the end of the fourth year of candidature.

The selected student can be based in any of the 17 Departments/Programmes at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the National University of Singapore. The Scholarship is targeted specifically for applicants who have basic training and skills in the following areas and will continue to focus on these topics in their PhD programmes:

  • Quantitative research on family
  • Demography
  • Children and youth development
  • Aging and health
  • Intergenerational relations and transfers

The scholarship is offered by the Centre for Family and Population Research (CFPR).

You can refer to more information about the PhD programme here. Applicants must be university graduates with at least second class honours (upper division) degree or equivalent and at the time of the award of the Research Scholarship, must have applied for and been assured of admission as a PhD student to the Faculty. Application for admission to the PhD programme and the Research Scholarship can be done simultaneously. There is no restriction on the nationality of applicants.

All applications (complete with application form, application fee payment and supporting documents) must be received by the stipulated deadlines as indicated here.

For more information about Research Scholarships, please click here. Applications can be submitted online here.

Applicants should indicate that they are applying for the CFPR PhD Research Scholarship, by selecting "Other Financial Assistance" under the Source of Finance field. Applicants must also send a scanned copy of their application to CFPR at

Only for applicants to the Department of Economics

In addition to the above-mentioned, please indicate “Applying for CFPR PhD Research Scholarship” on the top right corner of the printed application form that must be sent to the Department with your supporting documents by 1 November 2020.

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