Scholarships 2021-2022

Singapore Awards 2020 for International Students

Study in Singapore with Financial Benefits

The Singapore International Pre-Graduate Award supports short-term research attachments for top international students at A*STAR, giving you the unique opportunity to experience the vibrant scientific environment in A*STAR Research Institutes and Consortia, and work with distinguished and world-renowned researchers.

This award is eligible for students who are pursuing their Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees. If you’re considering Ph.D. studies in A*STAR, do apply for the Singapore International Graduate Award programme.

Financial Coverage and Benefits of Singapore International Award 2020

  • Monthly stipend of $1,500
  1. The research attachment period should be a minimum of 2 months to a maximum of 6 months.
  2. A simple report detailing the student’s experience and research project is required to be submitted to A*GA 3 weeks before completion of the attachment.

Eligibility of Singapore International Award 2020

Open for application by international students in Biomedical Sciences and Physical Science and Engineering related disciplines who are undergraduate students in their third or fourth year, or Master students

Application Procedure of Singapore International Award 2020

For applications in FY2020: Please note that only nominations for attachments from May 2020 to April 2021 will be considered and attachments during this period would be capped at 4 months.

Attachment period Please submit the nomination to the
A*STAR Research Institute (RI) Coordinator by
May to October 2020 29 February 2020
 November 2020 to April 2021  31 August 2020

Students interested in pursuing an attachment at A*STAR Research Institutes (RI) under the SIPGA programme should complete this application form for shortlisting by the RI. For attachment opportunities at the Bioinformatics Institute (BII), Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), and/or NanoBio Lab (NBL), interested students should email the following RI coordinators directly for placement.

Please include the following supporting documents in the submission of the application form/ email:

•  Curriculum Vitae

•  Educational transcripts/certificates

Research Institute Contact Person                                                    
Bioinformatics Institute (BII) Ms. Betty Kee
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +65 6478 8292Ms. Koh Kok Mei
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +65 6478 8341
Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) Ms. Ong Yan Ting
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +65 6808 8003
 NanoBio Lab (NBL)
Ms. Nor Azzah Bte Isnin
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +65 6824 7042

Students are encouraged to find out more about the capabilities and areas of research of the RI here.

Shortlisted students will be contacted by the identified RI supervisor/ HR for nomination.

Visit the Official Website of Singapore International Award 2020

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