A*Star National Science Scholarship 2025 in Singapore (Fully Funded)

  • Fully Funded
  • Agency for Science, Technology and Research
  • Masters
  • Computer Science, Information Sciences, Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics, Cyber Security, Food Technology +3 More, Nutrition Sciences, Microelectronics, Quantum Technology
  • Domestic Students
  • Singapore
  • 10/01/2024
Expires in
76 Days
A*Star National Science Scholarships.A*Star National Science Scholarships.

Description for A*Star National Science Scholarship:



Do you dream of a career on the cutting edge of scientific discovery? Are you passionate about fields like computer science, food technology, or quantum mechanics? The National Science Scholarship (Masters) 2025 program could be your perfect launchpad. This prestigious scholarship, offered by A*STAR in Singapore, empowers talented undergraduates to pursue a master's degree in research at top universities abroad.

Degree Level for A*Star National Science Scholarship:

A*Star National Science Scholarship 2025 in Singapore (Fully Funded) is available to undertake Masters level programs at Agency for Science, Technology and Research.

Available Subjects for A*Star National Science Scholarship:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Computer Science
  • Information Sciences
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cyber Security
  • Food Technology
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Microelectronics
  • Quantum Technology

Benefits for A*Star National Science Scholarship:

Financial Support for Up to 2 Years:

  • Full tuition coverage: A*STAR will pay all your tuition fees for the duration of your Master's program (up to 2 years).
  • Monthly living allowance: You'll receive a monthly stipend to cover your living expenses while studying abroad.
  • Annual round-trip airfare: A*STAR will cover the cost of one round-trip flight between Singapore and your university location each year.

Additional allowances:

  • Conference allowance: Financial support to attend relevant academic conferences.
  • Thesis allowance: Funding to assist with research and thesis-related expenses.
  • Computer allowance: Help with purchasing a computer for your studies.
  • Settling-in allowance: Financial assistance to help you adjust to living and studying abroad.

Mid-Term NSS (Masters) Awards:

Students who join the scholarship program after starting their Master's program (Mid-Term NSS) will receive the same level of support as full-term awardees. This includes reimbursement for any tuition fees and compulsory fees you've already paid from the beginning of your first year.

Please note: The specific amounts for each allowance may be adjusted by A*STAR from time to time.


Eligible Nationalities for A*Star National Science Scholarship:

This scholarship is only open to Singapore citizens.

Eligibility Criteria for A*Star National Science Scholarship:

General Requirements:

  • Be a citizen of Singapore.
  • Possess (or be on track to receive) a strong bachelor's degree (minimum: 2nd Upper Class Honours or equivalent) in a relevant field. This applies even if you're in your final year, but the scholarship will only be awarded upon successful graduation with the required grade.
  • Have applied (or plan to apply) for a Master of Research (or similar) program at a prestigious international university, focusing on a designated research area.
  • Demonstrate a strong passion for pursuing a career in research.

Mid-Term NSS (Masters) Applicants:

  • Be a Singapore citizen.
  • Currently enrolled in a top university abroad, with at least one semester completed at the time of application.
  • Maintain excellent academic standing in your current degree program.
  • Show clear potential and/or accomplishments in research.
  • Have at least one recommendation letter from a tenured professor or equivalent in your field.

Additional Notes:

  • These criteria are a general guideline, and A*STAR may consider additional factors based on their current scholarship policies. These policies are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Applications from other research areas are still encouraged.

Application Procedure for A*Star National Science Scholarship:

Application Deadlines:

There are two application cycles for the NSS (Masters) scholarship:

  • First Cycle: Applications open on January 1st and close on April 1st. (Closed)
  • Second Cycle: Applications open on July 1st and close on October 1st. (Going to be opened soon)

How to Apply:

  • Click here to apply for the NSS (Masters) scholarship through the online application portal.

Selection Process:

  • Applications are reviewed, and shortlisted candidates are contacted for two rounds of interviews.

Announcement Timeline:

  • First Cycle: Shortlisted candidates are notified for interviews between mid-April and May. Successful applicants are informed by mid-June.
  • Second Cycle: Interviews for shortlisted candidates occur between mid-October and mid-November. Successful applicants are notified by December.
The National Science Scholarship (Masters) program isn't just about funding your education – it's about propelling you towards a fulfilling research career. By joining A*STAR's vibrant community of scholars, you'll gain invaluable experience, contribute to Singapore's scientific advancements, and make a lasting impact on the world. Apply today and take the first step towards becoming a scientific leader of tomorrow!

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