A*STAR Undergraduate Scholarships, NUS, NTU, SUTD, Singapore

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AUS supports bright individuals with a keen interest in research for a Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering at the National University of Singapore, the Nanyang Technological University and the Singapore University of Technology and Design. Upon graduation, scholars have the flexibility to pursue their PhD studies locally or abroad on A*STAR or other university scholarships. Scholars 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.

(i) Entry point with ‘A’ Levels/ IB/ NUSHS Diploma:
For candidates on GCE ‘A’ Level syllabus

  • Candidates must offer 11 units or more
  • Attained As in three H2 Science or Mathematics subjects
  • Preferably a merit in one H3 Science or Mathematics subject

For candidates on International Baccalaureate (IB) syllabus

  • Obtained at least 39 points including 6,7,7 in higher level for Science and Mathematics subjects(exception will be made if candidate took Further Mathematics)
  • Attained at least 1 bonus point for Extended Essay and Theory of Knowledge

For candidates from NUS High School of Mathematics and Science

  • Attained subject CAP of 3.60 and above, majoring in at least 3 of the following subjects:
    • Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology (one of which must be with Honours)
  • Graded at least merit for their final year research project.

(ii) Entry point at Year 2, 3, 4 at NUS/NTU

  • Incumbent students at NUS/NTU will apply for AUS through their respective universities.
  • Candidates should obtain a minimum CAP score/ cum GPA of 4.5 for the academic year in which they apply.

Successful candidates will be provided with financial support* for the duration of their undergraduate studies covering:

  • Tuition fees
  • Local sustenance allowance
  • Research attachment opportunities at A*STAR Research Institutes (minimum of 8 weeks)
  • One overseas exchange programme during the undergraduate studies (up to 6 months)

Annual renewal of the AUS is subject to scholars maintaining good academic standing.
*All rates/allowances are subject to A*STAR adjustments from time to time

Continuing with PhD studies
AUS scholars are required to embark on a PhD programme in Science or Engineering disciplines within eighteen (18) months of completion of their undergraduate studies. AUS scholars may apply to A*STAR PhD scholarships in their final year of undergraduate studies.

Application Procedure
(i) Entry point with ‘A’ Levels/ IB/ NUSHS Diploma:
To apply for AUS, click here to find the application form. Please submit your application with supporting documents by post to:

A*STAR Graduate Academy
Agency for Science, Technology and Research
20 Biopolis Way, #08-01 Centros
Singapore 138668

All hardcopies and supporting documents are to reach us by 15 Apr 2011. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

(ii) Entry point at Year 2, 3, 4 at NUS/NTU
Applications are open throughout 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, Level 3
42 Nanyang Avenue
Singapore 639815

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Contact Information
Email A*GA Scholarship Officer:

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently.

4 comments on “A*STAR Undergraduate Scholarships, NUS, NTU, SUTD, Singapore

  1. i am a student from indonesia,i have read about the eligibility,but i need more details especially for a foreign applicant,please let me know about the international scholarship program,especially for an indonesian.thank you


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