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Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR)

Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR)

About Us

At A*STAR, you will be part of a vibrant and innovative team, dedicated to drive A*STAR's mission to advance science and develop innovation technology to further economic growth and improve lives.

We firmly believe that people are our greatest asset.

The A*STAR Graduate Academy provides scholarships and fellowships to enable young aspiring scientific talent to pursue their passion in science, and prepare them for a rewarding career in R&D. In addition to offering scholarships and awards for undergraduate, PhD and post-doctoral studies at top universities and laboratories locally and overseas, we offer awards and attachment opportunities for pre-university students.

Singapore’s Research, Innovation and Enterprise ecosystem has developed significantly over the past decade, and has grown to include a growing number of public and private R&D players.  This has in turn resulted in a growing demand for PhD talent in various fields.

In recognition of the diverse talents, strengths and interests of our PhD scholars, we have created multiple pathways for our scholars, providing them with opportunities to develop and chart their careers in industry, academia, spin-off companies, patent examination, technology transfer and research management after their first two years with A*STAR.

Embark on a bright future in Science, Technology, Research and Innovation 

Apply for an A*STAR scholarship today.


Scholar's Experience

From lab to clinic

Principal investigator Cheok Chit Fang works...

Making her mark on genes

A*Star’s National Science Scholarship...

Research that helps people

Scientist Karen Crasta’s work is a boon...

Using technology to aid healthcare

Solving problems and making new discoveries...

Sustainable future

Inspired by the nation’s rich legacy, MND...

Constructing a vibrant city

Ms Goh Kailing equips herself with new...

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