Embarking on your PhD journey with top global universities and research institutes
The National Science Scholarship (PhD) is awarded to outstanding individuals who wish to pursue a rewarding research career in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Explore new opportunities to pursue independent research and expand your connections within the wider research ecosystem.
• Be Singaporeans and other nationals intending to take up Singapore citizenship
• Have strong interest in a research career
• Have outstanding undergraduate results (preferably have obtained or on track to obtain a 1st Class Honour Degree or equivalent) in relevant disciplines
• Applicants who are in the last semester of their final year of undergraduate studies are welcome to apply; however, successful candidates will only be awarded the scholarship if they obtain a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent results that meet A*STAR’s requirements
• Have applied or be applying for a PhD programme at a top global university
• Successful candidates are required to undergo a one-year research attachment at an A*STAR research institute prior to their PhD studies
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