A*STAR Pre-Graduate Scholarship (PGS)

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The A*STAR PGS provides a headstart for bright young undergraduates keen to pursue their PhD studies and embark on a research career.

 

Awardees from National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang

Technological University (NTU) can look forward to research attachments at A*STAR’s Research

Institutes with state-of-the-art facilities and be part of A*STAR’s community of diverse and renowned

scientists and researchers.

For more details on the PGS , please go to http://www.a-star.edu.sg/pga

 

Eligibility

• Top undergraduates in Year from Biomedical, Physical Science and Engineeringat NUS or NTU

• Open to Singaporeans, Singaporean Permanent Residents and ASEAN Nationals

• Candidates must be on track to attain at least a good 2nd Upper Class Honours or equivalent

• Candidates must not concurrently hold any other scholarships or awards

 

Award Details*

Successful candidates will be provided with financial support for the duration of their undergraduate studies:

• Tuition fees subsidy

• Monthly sustenance allowance (depending on year of study)

• Research attachment opportunities at A*STAR Research Institutes

• One overseas exchange programme throughout the entire PGS programme.

Funding include oneeconomy return airfare and monthly sustenance allowance up to 6 months. Awardees will have to gain

admission into the exchange programme through their respective universities based on their own merit.

Candidates awarded in Years 2 or 3 must maintain good academic standing for the award to be renewed

the following year.

 

*All rates/allowances are subject to A*STAR adjustments from time to time

Continuing with PhD Studies

Upon completion of their undergraduate studies, candidates are required to embark on a PhD programme

within 6 months. Candidates can apply to A*STAR scholarship in the final year of studiess at NUS or NTU.

 

Application Procedure

Applications are opened throughtout the year. Interested applicants may apply through their universities:

National University of Singapore

NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences & Engineering (NGS)

Centre for Life Sciences (CeLS), #05-01

28 Medical Drive

Singapore 117456

http://www.nus.edu.sg/ngs/PGSawards-shtml

Nanyang Technological University

Graduate Studies Office

Student Services Centre (formerly known as Admin Annexe), Level 3

42 Nanyang Avenue

Singapore 639815

http://admissions.ntu.edu.sg/graduate/scholarships/Pages/ASTARPre-GraduateAward.aspx

 

The A*STAR PGS provides a headstart for bright young undergraduates keen to pursue their PhD studies and embark on a research career.

 

Awardees from National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang

Technological University (NTU) can look forward to research attachments at A*STAR’s Research

Institutes with state-of-the-art facilities and be part of A*STAR’s community of diverse and renowned

scientists and researchers.

For more details on the PGS , please go to http://www.a-star.edu.sg/pga

 

Eligibility

• Top undergraduates in Year from Biomedical, Physical Science and Engineeringat NUS or NTU

• Open to Singaporeans, Singaporean Permanent Residents and ASEAN Nationals

• Candidates must be on track to attain at least a good 2nd Upper Class Honours or equivalent

• Candidates must not concurrently hold any other scholarships or awards

 

Award Details*

Successful candidates will be provided with financial support for the duration of their undergraduate studies:

• Tuition fees subsidy

• Monthly sustenance allowance (depending on year of study)

• Research attachment opportunities at A*STAR Research Institutes

• One overseas exchange programme throughout the entire PGS programme.

Funding include oneeconomy return airfare and monthly sustenance allowance up to 6 months. Awardees will have to gain

admission into the exchange programme through their respective universities based on their own merit.

Candidates awarded in Years 2 or 3 must maintain good academic standing for the award to be renewed

the following year.

 

*All rates/allowances are subject to A*STAR adjustments from time to time

Continuing with PhD Studies

Upon completion of their undergraduate studies, candidates are required to embark on a PhD programme

within 6 months. Candidates can apply to A*STAR scholarship in the final year of studiess at NUS or NTU.

 

Application Procedure

Applications are opened throughtout the year. Interested applicants may apply through their universities:

National University of Singapore

NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences & Engineering (NGS)

Centre for Life Sciences (CeLS), #05-01

28 Medical Drive

Singapore 117456

http://www.nus.edu.sg/ngs/PGSawards-shtml

Nanyang Technological University

Graduate Studies Office

Student Services Centre (formerly known as Admin Annexe), Level 3

42 Nanyang Avenue

Singapore 639815

http://admissions.ntu.edu.sg/graduate/scholarships/Pages/ASTARPre-GraduateAward.aspx