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