Application for the National Science Scholarships (PhD) for Singaporeans Students in UK – 2021/2022. Entry is now open at the A*STAR in Singapore.
This scholarship aims to groom students, who are aspiring to be clinician-scientists, to be Singapore’s next generation of leaders in translational medicine. Successful applicants will be given the following support for up to five years: Full tuition fees, Monthly sustenance allowance, inclusive of CPF contribution (where applicable), Monthly overseas living allowance, Annual return airfare. Other allowances including: Conference allowance, Thesis allowance, Book allowance, Computer allowance, and Warm clothing and settling-in allowance.
A*STAR is Singapore’s lead public sector agency that spearheads economic oriented research to advance scientific discovery and develop innovative technology. Through open innovation, we collaborate with our partners in both the public and private sectors to benefit society.
The Scholarships are one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. The aim of the program is to create a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.
NATIONAL SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIPS ELIGIBILITY
Scholars are selected on the following criteria:
- Be Singaporeans and other nationals intending to take up Singapore citizenship
- Have a strong interest in a research career
- Have outstanding undergraduate results (preferably 1st Class Honours Degree or equivalent) in relevant disciplines
- Have applied or been applying for a PhD programme at a top global university
- Candidates must have obtained an offer from a UK medical school offering the intercalated MBBS-PhD programme.
- Candidates 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 financial aid awarded for studies, applicants are encouraged to submit their SAT scores, if available, to be included in the overall assessment of their applications
NATIONAL SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIPS APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
- Applicants have to complete the online application form.
- Only applications that have been submitted (with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before March 1, 2021 will be considered.
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