About the A Star Scholarship

The Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore Scholarships is offered to outstanding students in India for studies at Secondary 3 in secondary schools in Singapore which offers high education standards and rich opportunities for research and higher learning.

The A* STAR India Youth Scholarship is tenable for 4 years leading to the award of the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Advanced (GCE A Level) certificate. The Scholarship is for studies in selected Singapore schools from Secondary Three to Pre-University Two and is renewed annually, subject to the satisfactory performance of the scholar.

Terms of Scholarship

  • Annual allowance of Singapore Dollar(S$) 2,200 for Secondary, S$ 2,400 for Pre-University with hostel accommodation.
  • One time settling-in allowance of S$ 400.
  • Coverage of school fees, Coverage of GCE ‘O’ Level and ‘A’ Level or equivalent examination fees (once only)
  • Return economy class air passage, Subsidised medical benefits and accident insurance cover.

Eligibility for A Star Scholarship

  • Nationals of India, Born between 1997 and 1999 and Completed Standard 8 in the Year 2016
  • Possess outstanding academic track record (at least an average of 80% / minimum ‘A’ with English as first language in the Standards 7 and 8 school final examinations)
  • Possess a high level of oral and written competency in English

Apply Online

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Before you apply, ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria of this application form. All items in the application form must be completed. Write “N/A”, if the item is not applicable to you.

Documents Needed to be Prepared Before Applying Online

Details of the schools that you are attending or have attended, Level of study, Type of school, Language medium, Month and year you were admitted into the school, Month and year you graduated/left the school, Detailed final year examination results for the past 2 years, Subjects taken, Citizenship, Country of PR Status (if any), Details of any scholarships or awards that you have received during the past 2 years, Details of co-curricular activity (e.g. Boy Scouts, Basketball team), Level of participation (e.g. School, National), Position held (e.g. Chairperson, Member).

Post the Documents

The completed application form together with relevant supporting should be sent to A*STAR India Youth Scholarship c/o School Placement and Scholarships Branch, Ministry of Education, Level 3, Podium Block, 1 North Vista Drive, Singapore 138675. on or before 2016.

Note : Original documents that are not in English must be translated to English. The translated documents must be accompanied by a photocopy of the original documents. Please do not send in any original documents as they will not be returned. If you have applied online, please indicate your online application number on all supporting documents.

Schedule of Scholarship

Application Period Updated Soon 2017
Selection Test Updated Soon 2017
Selection Interview Updated Soon 2017
Award of Scholarship Updated Soon 2017
Arrival of Scholar in Singapore Updated Soon 2017