Sunday, March 28, 2010

A*STAR Pre-Graduate Scholarship (PGS)

The A*STAR PGS provides a headstart for bright young undergraduates keen to pursue their PhD studies and embark on a research career.

Awardees from National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang
Technological University (NTU) can look forward to research attachments at A*STAR’s Research
Institutes with state-of-the-art facilities and be part of A*STAR’s community of diverse and renowned
scientists and researchers.
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• Top undergraduates in Year from Biomedical, Physical Science and Engineering
at NUS or NTU
• Open to Singaporeans, Singaporean Permanent Residents and ASEAN Nationals
• Candidates must be on track to attain at least a good 2nd Upper Class Honours or equivalent
• Candidates must not concurrently hold any other scholarships or awards
Award Details*
Successful candidates will be provided with financial support for the duration of their undergraduate studies:
• Tuition fees subsidy
• Monthly sustenance allowance (depending on year of study)
• Research attachment opportunities at A*STAR Research Institutes
• One overseas exchange programme throughout the entire PGS programme. Funding include one
economy return airfare and monthly sustenance allowance up to 6 months. Awardees will have to gain
admission into the exchange programme through their respective universities based on their own merit.
Candidates awarded in Years 2 or 3 must maintain good academic standing for the award to be renewed
the following year.
*All rates/allowances are subject to A*STAR adjustments from time to time
Continuing with PhD Studies
Upon completion of their undergraduate studies, candidates are required to embark on a PhD programme
within 6 months. Candidates can apply to A*STAR scholarship in the final year of studiess at NUS or NTU.

Application Procedure
Applications are opened throughtout the year. Interested applicants may apply through their universities:
National University of Singapore
NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences & Engineering (NGS)
Centre for Life Sciences (CeLS), #05-01
28 Medical Drive
Singapore 117456
Nanyang Technological University
Graduate Studies Office
Student Services Centre (formerly known as Admin Annexe), Level 3
42 Nanyang Avenue
Singapore 639815

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