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PhD Scholarship

Ph.D. scholarships are available for candidates interested in research on Insurance Risk and Actuarial Science. The scholarships are funded by the Centre and are applicable for full-time doctoral study at the Nanyang Business School.

Candidates will be chosen by a Selection Committee comprising experts from SCOR and the Nanyang Business School. Research topics will be initiated by students and approved by Nanyang Business School and IRFRC. Research will be co-supervised by faculty of the Nanyang Business School. It is recommended that any candidates interested to pursue the Ph.D. scholarship, approach a member of the NBS Faculty well in advance of the submission date.

The scholarship will be offered for the August term. Applications will be accepted in January and should include:

  • Full Curriculum Vitae
  • Chosen research topic
  • Statement of Objectives (2-4-pages):
    • Purpose and objective
    • Significant accomplishments and achievements
    • Strengths and weaknesses in your chosen specialization
  • Photocopies of GMAT / GRE / TOEFL / IELTS scores. The official score sheet will be required upon admission. The following are the institution codes for the Nanyang Business School:
    • GRE: 7250
    • GMAT: V24-ZV-92
    • TOEFL: 0138-99
  • Two academic referee reports (Download the academic referee report forms)


All submissions must be in English, and should be submitted to Valerie De Souza by January 15 at vdesouza@ntu.edu.sg.