This promotes the development of young and outstanding academics in science, medicine and engineering. Research interest should fit in one of the following areas:

  • computing;
  • engineering;
  • medicine;
  • public health;
  • science;
  • Duke-NUS Medical School.

Applicants must be new or recently graduated PhDs and have strong research training with at most one postdoctoral stay from a reputable university.

Fellowship holders will receive staff benefits akin to that provided to other academic staff for research support. The fellowship is tenable for up to three years and the gross salary ranges from SGD 72.000 to SGD 165,000. Research teams succeeding in having their candidates selected as Lee Kuan Yew fellows may apply for additional research funding of up to SGD 180,000 for consumables, equipment, conference travel and other operating expenditure.

For further information, visit the NUS website