Sunday, October 11, 2020

[Master Degree] Asian Development Bank – Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP) at SDE - National University Of Singapore, Singapore (Fully Funded)



Over the past five decades, the School of Design and Environment (SDE) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has contributed to making Singapore into “An Endearing Home and a Distinctive Global City” (Ministry of National Development). Working with policy makers and industry partners to advance the frontiers of creativity, innovation and research, we have nurtured many generations of architects, planners, designers, as well as real estate and building professionals. Together, we helped build our nation in the initial years of independence, shaped our cityscape into a modern-day metropolis of smart infrastructure and sustainable developments, and transformed Singapore into one of the world’s most liveable cities.

The January 2021 Intake application period for MSc (Project Management) and MSc (Integrated Sustainable Design) is from 6 July – 6 Sep 2020.

The August 2021 intake application period is from 15 October 2020 - 15 January 2021 except for MSc (Real Estate) and NUS-Renmin MSc (Real Estate)-MBA Double Degree Programme with application deadline on 1 March 2021.



How to Apply:

Online Application:
Please refer to Application Guide and submit online application at the Graduate Admission System (GDA2).

Any omission of information required in GDA2 or supporting document(s) will render the application void.

Application Fee

Each application for a coursework programme should be accompanied by a non-refundable and non-transferable application fee of S$50 except for MA(Urban Design) and MSc(Integrated Sustainable Design) with an application fee of S$300. This amount is inclusive of GST. The application will not be processed without the application fee.

Document To Be Uploaded at GDA2
All supporting documents are to be uploaded at GDA2. Certified true copies of English translation of the document(s) must accompany any document(s) not in English. Submission of physical documents is not required at the point of application
  • One recent passport-sized photograph
  • Scanned copy of Degree Scroll/Certificate
  • Official Transcripts/Result Slips
  • Candidates are responsible to request for Official transcripts from each university/institution attended upon the receipt of successful outcome.
  • TOEFL / IELTS
  • Applicants whose medium of undergraduate instruction is not English must submit documentary evidence of their TOEFL/IELTS score. The minimum score expected is as follows:-
    • TOEFL Internet-based test : 92 (Master of Urban Planning and Master of Landscape Architecture)
    • TOEFL Internet-based test : 85 (All other coursework programmes)
    • IELTS-Academic : 6.0
  • Academic Referee’s Report Forms
  • Recommendations from 2 referees are to be submitted online via GDA2. Your referees may be academics or employers.
  • Other Supporting Documents
    • Scanned copy of deed poll, NRIC (for Singaporean and Singapore PR), passport (for non-Singaporean), re-entry permit (for Singapore PR) employment/S pass, work permit (provide FIN if any), scholarships, prizes or awards certificates, professional membership certificates.
    • If you are a full-time staff member of the University, please indicate your department, staff number and attach a photocopy of your appointment letter/letter from Department Head and Staff Card.
Additional Document:
Please upload these documents to apply to the following programmes
  • Master of Architecture only
    • A4 size academic design portfolio of undergraduate work (10-20 pages), with complete drawings of each design project. Professional portfolio may only be considered in exceptional cases (eg strong professional experience. Candidates are to provide firm’s verification that the submissions comprise only the candidate’s input).
    • Form A (Download Here)
  • Master of Landscape Architecture only
    • A4 size hardcopy academic design portfolio (10-20 pages). The portfolio should comprise the candidate’s most important, representative, interesting, and genuinely inspiring design work.
    • Personal statement. Please write a brief account of yourself, reasons for wanting to pursue the programme and any relevant employment history and experience gained from your work. The statement must not be more than 1000 words.
  • MA (Urban Design) only
    • A4 size academic design portfolio of undergraduate work (10-20 pages), with complete drawings of each design project. Professional portfolio may only be considered in exceptional cases (eg strong professional experience. Candidates are to provide firm’s verification that the submissions comprise only the candidate’s input).
  • Master of Urban Planning only
    • Applicants with design background, e.g. Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, must submit an A4-size academic design and/or professional project portfolio (10-20 pages), with complete drawings of each design project. For professional portfolios, candidates are to provide firm’s verification that the submissions comprise only the candidate’s input.
    • A detailed CV
  • MSc (Integrated Sustainable Design) only
    • Applicants with design background, e.g. Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, must submit an A4-size academic design and/or professional project portfolio (10-20 pages), with complete drawings of each design project. For professional portfolios, candidates are to provide firm’s verification that the submissions comprise only the candidate’s input.
    • A detailed CV
    • An essay explaining in what way the question of sustainability is important to the candidate’s home country/city/region, what s/he plans to do after graduation, and why, specifically, s/he has chosen MSc ISD. The essay should not exceed 2000 words.
  • MSc (Environmental Management) only
    • Personal statement. Please write a brief account of yourself, reasons for wanting to pursue the programme and any relevant employment history and experience gained from your work. The statement must not be more than 400 words.
  • MSc (Real Estate) only
    • Personal statement. Please write a brief account of yourself, reasons for wanting to pursue the programme and any relevant employment history and experience gained from your work. The statement must not be more than 400 words.
IMPORTANT NOTE Please complete the above steps before submitting online application and check that your application status is “submitted online”.

**The University is not obliged to give reasons for unsuccessful applicants. No appeals will be considered.

Scholarship
Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship
[for MSc (Environmental Management) only]
The ADB-Japan scholarship is open to all full-time candidates who are nationals of member countries of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) who apply for the August intake of the MEM Programme. More information on this scholarship is available here.

Egibility:

  • Candidates should be 35 years old or younger; 
  • in good health;
  •  with a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent; and 
  • have a superior academic record.

How to Apply:

  • To apply for the scholarship, an applicant should submit an ADB-Japan Scholarship Application Form together with the application for the MEM programme. The ADB-Japan
  • Scholarship Application Form can be downloaded HERE.

Deadline:
15 January 2021

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