Newcastle University in Singapore

Industrial Postgraduate Programme (IPP)

Industrial Postgraduate Programme (IPP) opportunities with Economic Development Board (EDB) and Enterprise Singapore (ESG)


The Industrial Postgraduate Programme (IPP) is an incentive provided by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and Enterprise Singapore (ESG) to companies to build a pool of postgraduate manpower with critical R&D skillsets in preparation for R&D roles in the industry.

Concurrently, IPP aims to help companies attract doctorate/graduate talent to fill their R&D roles. The incentive allows companies to fund trainees pursuing their doctorate/graduate studies based on projects jointly scoped out by the company and the company’s chosen university partner.

The grant will last up to four years (full-time) for PhD programme and two years (full-time) for MPhil programme in NewRIIS and are available in the following disciplines: 

  • chemical engineering and advanced materials
  • marine engineering
  • naval architecture
  • offshore engineering
  • mechanical and system design
  • electrical and power engineering

For more information on the Terms & Conditions, please refer to Fees & Funding.