The NAC Arts Scholarship (Postgraduate) recognises outstanding arts practitioners and professionals with a vision to lead and advance the development of their practice in the fields of performing arts, visual arts, literary arts, technical arts design and production, or arts management in Singapore. The postgraduate scholarship supports the deepening of knowledge and skills of practicing artists and professionals who seek to assume a bigger role in their artistic or professional career and bring about positive changes in the arts and cultural sector in Singapore.
Scholarship recipients will receive support for full-time studies leading to a postgraduate degree in the fields of performing arts, visual arts*, literary arts, technical production design and management, or cultural management at recognised universities or arts institutions in Singapore or overseas.
*For applicants pursuing design or media courses, you may wish to consider scholarships offered by DesignSingapore Council and Media Development Authority.
- Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
- Possess a Bachelor degree or equivalent
Applicants who have started their postgraduate programme may apply. However, there must be at least 12 months to the completion of study from the point of scholarship award. The Scholarship will cover applicable fees and allowances from the point of award, and the recipient will fulfill up to 2 years of service commitment in Singapore’s arts and cultural sector over a period of 3 years upon graduation.
- For local study, the scholarship will cover tuition and compulsory fees up to 90% of total costs, subject to a maximum of $110,000;
- For overseas study, the scholarship is capped at $110,000 and will cover the following
- Up to 90% of total costs
- Monthly maintenance allowance
- One-time return airfare
Scholarship recipients will fulfill up to 2 years of service commitment in Singapore's arts and cultural sector over a period of 3 years upon graduation.
Visit https://www.nac.gov.sg/talent-development/scholarships for application details.
For enquiries, please Email: NAC_Scholarship@nac.gov.sg
How to apply:
Applications for the NAC Arts Scholarship (Postgraduate) can be done at https://cis.nac.gov.sg/NAC/
Application for 2016 is closed. Please look out for the next round of application in February 2017.