A*STAR National Science Scholarship (PhD) for International Students in Singapore

Scholarship in Engineering , in Medicine , in Natural Science
  • Singapore, Singapore View on Map
  • Apply Before : October 1, 2022
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Opportunity Details

  • Degree PH.D
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Fields of study Different
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Opportunity ID 114022
  • Application Fee Required No
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Opportunity Description


The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) of Singapore offers PhD scholarships to both Singaporeans and outstanding international students to pursue their doctoral degree and undertake a one-year research program at an A*STAR Research Institute in Singapore.

The National Science Scholarship (PhD) funds Ph.D. studies for up to five years. Successful candidates are required to complete a one-year paid research attachment at an A*STAR Research Institute before their PhD studies.


Application deadline:

The deadline for this scholarship depends on the starting year of Research Attachment (RA) and has two rounds for 2022-23.

RA in September of 2022: 1 March 2022 (closed)

RA in 2023: 1 October 2022

Awarding institution: Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)

Location: Multi-countries

Duration: Up to five years (with one-year research attachment)

Level: PhD

Fields of study:

The scholarship funds study in these programs: biomedical sciences, physical sciences and engineering.


Successful applicants will receive the following support* for up to five years:

  • Complete tuition fees
  • Monthly subsistence allowance, inclusive of CPF contribution (where applicable)
  • Monthly overseas living stipend
  • Annual return airfare
  • Conference allowance
  • Thesis allowance
  • Computer allowance
  • Warm clothing and accommodation allowance


To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants should have the following requirements:

  • Be Singaporeans and nationals of other foreign countries intending to take up Singapore citizenship.
  • Demonstrate solid interest in a research career
  • Hold an undergraduate degree in the fields above or those relevant.
  • Possess exceptional undergraduate results (preferably 1st Class Honours Degree or a corresponding level) in relevant disciplines
  • Have applied or be applying for a doctoral program at a renowned global university

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How to apply?

Apply online through the link below. You should submit your application and supporting documents by the deadline.

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Read more information through the National Science Scholarship (Ph.D.).

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