As the only through-train scholarship in Singapore, the NSS provides for your overseas undergraduate studies and PhD training. Through this scholarship, we seek to groom young talents for a career in science and provide them with opportunities to work in some of the world’s renowned research institutes and learn from the best scientific minds.
– Be Singaporean. Applicants of other nationalities must intend to take up Singapore citizenship
– Have achieved excellent academic standing in the GCE ‘A’ Levels (preferably with 11 AUs), polytechnic diploma (preferably with Merit) or equivalent qualifications (e.g. International Baccalaureate or NUS High School diploma)
– Have applied or will be applying for an undergraduate programme at a top global overseas university
– Applicants should have a keen interest in Science and research. Preference will be given to candidates with experience and notable achievements in science- or math-related projects and activities
– Male scholars are required to serve National Service prior to commencement of undergraduate studies
– Applicants are encouraged to sit for the SAT tests to broaden their choices of institutions for their undergraduate education. Although A*STAR does not mandate a minimum SAT score as a qualifying condition for the undergraduate scholarships awarded for studies, applicants are encouraged to submit their SAT scores, if available, to be included in the overall assessment of their applications
The above eligibility criteria are not exhaustive.
A*STAR may include additional selection criteria based on prevailing scholarship policies. These policies may be amended from time to time without notice.