• Agency for Science, Technology and Research


Applicants must:

  • Be Singaporeans
  • Have obtained at least a 2nd Upper Class Honours Degree or equivalent in relevant disciplines
  • Have strong interest in a research career
  • Have applied or will be applying for a Masters by research programme in selected research areas at a top global university

Area of Studies:

  • Food Technology and Research, Nutrition
  • Bioinformatics
  • Information Sciences, specific topics
  • Product Design and Engineering
  • Molecular Science and Engineering
  • Cognitive and Behavioural Psychology


Scholarship Type : Master's

Course Category : Food Science & Technology, Engineering, Science, Technology Read more

Course of Study : Information Science, Product Design Engineering, Molecular Science Food Science/ Food Technology, Environmental Engineering, Bioinformatics Read more

Country/Region of Study : Countries/Regions approved by the agency Read more


Enhance your research expertise. The Master by Research trains you for professional work in a commercial or industrial career where some research experience is valuable.

Calling all outstanding undergraduates with a passion to be a research expert in the areas of Computer Information Science, Food Technology, Agritech, Integrative Social Science and more. The National Science Scholarship (Masters) funds your studies for up to two years in an overseas university.

Take up the National Science Scholarship (Masters) to further your research journey!


Successful applicants will be given the following support* for up to 2 years :

  • Full tuition fees
  • Monthly overseas living allowance
  • Annual return airfare
  • Other allowances including
    • Conference allowance
    • Thesis allowance
    • Computer allowance
    • Settling-In allowance


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


Master's Degree


Upon completion of the Masters programme, scholars will return to Singapore and serve a service commitment period of two (2) years.