SERI Junior Overseas Scientist Fellowship

The fellowship is specially available for those who hold PhD degree and strongly interested in doing research in the area of ophthalmology and visual sciences. Overseas students (except Singaporean) are welcome to apply. This fellowship available in 2015, 2016, and 2017. The successful fellows will receive a monthly stipend of S$3,000. Please anticipate the deadline at the end of January each year.

Fellowship Description
The SERI Junior Overseas Scientist Fellowship is an immersion opportunity designed for researchers in ophthalmology and visual sciences. It provides a platform to nurture young scientists and clinician-scientists around the world and advance their training in these fields, as well as to establish collaborative network between them and SERI. The Fellowship will require minimum 3 months and maximum 6 months of full-time commitment, typically between July 2015 to December 2015, and this is contingent to the nature of the project. The Fellowship per year will be awarded for each of the following years i.e. years 2015, 2016 and 2017 on a competitive basis.

Award Value
The successful applicants may expect to receive a monthly stipend of S$3,000 during the course of Fellowship. The Fellow will have to undertake his/her own arrangements insofar as his/her flight and living arrangements in Singapore are concerned. Ideally this should be prepared prior to his/her arrival at Singapore.

Level and Area of Studies
Research program in ophthalmology and visual sciences.

Place of Study
In Singapore

Eligibility and Criteria
SERI Junior Overseas Scientist Fellowship available to those meet the following requirements:

  • Self-driven individual with a strong interest in ophthalmology and visual sciences research
  • PhD graduate with no more than 5 years of postdoctoral experience, OR MBBS graduate with no more than 5 years of clinical experience
  • Not based in Singapore
  • Not holding another concurrent fellowship or position of similar nature in Singapore during the proposed period of Fellowship

Applicants’ Nationality
International students are welcome to apply.

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Application Instruction
Please download and complete the application form at the application link below.

Submission Deadline
You may anticipate the application on 31 January 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Website and Application Link

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