CQT Scholarship

The CQT Scholarship Programme serves to attract highly talented students to undertake PhD studies at CQT, under the umbrella of the National University of Singapore, by offering top-class education in a vibrant environment, supported by a generous scholarship. Research and training at CQT are multidisciplinary, with each student having a focus in Science, Computing, or Engineering.

Feature of CQT Scholarship


  • Monthly stipend of S$2,600, which will be revised to S$3,200 upon passing the qualifying exam for a total duration of up to 4 years.
  • Payment of full tuition fees.
  • Other allowances include
    • one-off allowance of S$1,000 towards the purchase of a computer
    • one-off airfare to Singapore reimbursed up to S$1,500
    • book/software allowance of S$1,000 for the period of candidature
    • conference allowance of S$10,000 for the period of candidature


  • Open worldwide.
  • Graduates with a passion for research in quantum information.
  • Graduates with at least good 2nd Upper Honours, or equivalent qualifications.

Conditions include

  • Student must commit to PhD from the outset.
  • Award is renewable, subject to satisfactory academic performance.
  • No bond.
  • GRE and TOEFL may be requested.


Principal Investigators at CQT.

Application Procedure
(Flow Chart)

1. Contact Principal Investigator at CQT to agree on preliminary project.
2. Submit online application.
3. After endorsement, print out the generated application letter and send it by mail together with supporting documents.


The application letter and supporting documents are to be submitted by post to:

Centre for Quantum Technologies
National University of Singapore
S15 #03-18
3 Science Drive 2
Singapore 117543


Application is open throughout the year.

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The University has not engaged any external agencies to undertake student recruitment on its behalf. Candidates interested in our graduate programmes are advised to apply directly to CQT and not through any agents. Candidates who apply through agents will not have any added advantage in gaining admission and the University reserves the right to reject such applications without giving reasons.