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    • Admitted EDB-IPP trainee must be full-time employees of the company while pursuing full-time research programmes at NTU.
    • Trainee is expected to spend at least 50% of the research project activity within the company’s facility.
    • Trainee will undertake an approved jointly-identified research project, and be supervised by an academic faculty from NTU and a company staff with appropriate research qualifications.​

 EDB-IPP Trainee Eligibility

    • The trainee must be a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident.
    • The trainee must not be receiving concurrent funding under any EDB grant schemes, or, regardless of the awarding body, any bursaries or scholarships.
    • The trainee must meet the prevailing admission criteria for research programmes to corresponding faculty or school.
    • There is no bond requirement. Trainee should be either a new hire or existing employee of the company.
    • Sponsorship terms by EDB & company includes full tuition fees for research programme, monthly salary and employer’s CPF contribution (remuneration is determined by company).
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 Sponsorship Terms by EDB and Company 

    • Sponsorship terms by EDB & company includes full tuition fees for research programme, monthly salary and employer’s CPF contribution.
    • Fixed rate of S$3,500 per month for each trainee (capped at 4 years per PhD or 2 years per MbR).
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 How to Apply

 Applications must be made through this portal​


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