National Science Scholarship by (A*STAR) in Top Singapore Universities

Designation/Position- National Science Scholarship

Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore invites application for National Science Scholarship for eligible and interested candidates

About- Explore your interest in the computer and information sciences, engineering, physical sciences or biomedical sciences as an undergraduate at some of the world’s finest universities with the National Science Scholarship (BS)..

As the only through-train scholarship in Singapore, the NSS provides for your 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.

Study level- undergraduate 

Location- Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore


  • 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)

Other requirements:

  • 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.

Job/Position Description- 

Successful applicants will be given support for their undergraduate studies, comprising*:

  • Full tuition fees
  • Monthly allowance
  • Annual return airfare
  • Pre-studies allowance
  • Research attachment opportunities at A*STAR Research Institutes

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

*Rates/allowances vary according to country and university, and are subject to adjustments by A*STAR from time to time

How to Apply- 

(i) Applicants with GCE ‘A’ Level/ International Baccalaureate (IB)/ NUS High School of Mathematics and Science Diploma/ Polytechnic Diploma

To apply for NSS (BS), click hereAPPLICATION DEADLINE: 1 MARCH

(ii) Applicants in undergraduate Year 2 & above (Mid-term NSS (BS))

To apply for Mid-term NSS (BS), click here and select ‘Mid-term NSS (BS) Application’.

Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Last Date for Apply– 1 March 2021

See Position Details 

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