AGENCY

  • Agency for Science, Technology and Research

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants in undergraduate Year 2 and above must:

  • Be Singaporean
  • Have completed at least 2 terms of studies with graded results
  • Have obtained a term CAP/GPA and CAP/ cumulative GPA of at least 4.50 in the latest academic term/ year

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.

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Scholarship Type : Undergraduate (Mid-Term)

Course Category : Engineering, Science, Technology

Course of Study : Applied Biology, Naval Architecture, Information Science, Ecology Read more

Country/Region of Study : Singapore


Details:

The A*STAR Undergraduate Scholarship (AUS) enables budding local scientists and engineers with a keen interest in research to pursue their passion in science or engineering at the National University of Singapore including the Yale-NUS College, the Nanyang Technological University, the Singapore University of Technology and Design and the Singapore Management University (School of Information Systems).

Scholars can look forward to joining our community of diverse and renowned scientists and researchers when they participate in research attachments at any of our state-of-the-art A*STAR Research Institutes

VALUE OF AWARD

Successful candidates will be provided with financial support* for the duration of their undergraduate studies covering:

  • Tuition fees
  • Hostel Fees
  • Local monthly allowance
  • Research attachment opportunities at A*STAR Research Institutes (minimum of 8 weeks)
  • One overseas exchange programme during the undergraduate studies (up to 6 months)

Mid-term AUS awardees will be offered the same terms of support as the direct AUS scholars from the point of the award, without retrospective payment.

Continuation of the AUS is subject to scholars maintaining good academic standing.

*All rates/allowances are subject to A*STAR adjustments from time to time

QUALIFICATION

  • Have completed at least 2 terms of studies with graded results 
  • Have obtained a term CAP/GPA and CAP/ cumulative GPA of at least 4.50 in the latest academic term/ year

    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.

BOND PERIOD

AUS scholars are required to embark on a PhD programme in Science or Engineering disciplines after the completion of their undergraduate studies. AUS scholars may apply to the National Science Scholarship , A*STAR Graduate Scholarship or other scholarships in their final year of undergraduate studies.