A*STAR National Science PhD Scholarship Program in Singapore

The Agency for Science and Technology Research (A*STAR) is delighted to invite applications for the A*STAR National Science PhD Scholarship Program. This call is intended to outstanding students with a passion for biomedical sciences, physical sciences and engineering. The deadline is 1 April every year.

Scholarship Description
The National Science Scholarship (PhD) funds your PhD studies for up to five years. Successful candidates are required to participate in a one-year paid research attachment at an A*STAR Research Institute prior to their PhD studies.

Award Value
Successful applicants will be given the following support for up to five years:

  • Full tuition fees
  • Monthly sustenance allowance, inclusive of CPF contribution (where applicable)
  • Monthly overseas living allowance
  • Annual return airfare
  • Other allowances including

Level and Area of Studies
PhD degree in biomedical sciences, physical sciences and engineering.

Place of Study
The study will be taken in Singapore.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Be Singaporeans and other nationals intending to take up Singapore citizenship
  • Have strong interest in a research career
  • Have outstanding undergraduate results (preferably 1st Class Honours Degree or equivalent) in relevant disciplines
  • Obtain good GRE scores
  • Have applied or be applying for a PhD programme at a top global university

Applicants’ Nationality
Students from all over the world are welcome to apply.

Submission Deadline
1 April every year.

Website and Application Link