Successful candidates will be given support for undergraduate study, comprising*:
- Full tuition fees
- Monthly sustenance allowance
- Annual return airfare
- Pre-studies allowance
*Rates/allowances vary according to country and university, and are subject to adjustments by A*STAR from time to time
The scholarship comes with a six-year service commitment comprising:
- A compulsory 1-year research attachment at an A*STAR Research Institute between the BS and PhD studies.
- Five years at A*STAR's Research Institutes upon completion of PhD studies.
*NSS (BS) scholars who have completed their undergraduate studies may be considered for the Duke-NUS GMS MD PhD programme on a highly competitive basis. A*STAR will fund only the PhD phase of the MD-PhD programme, subject to scholars meeting the yearly academic requirements during the MD phase. Interested scholars must notify A*STAR and submit their application to A*GA in advance.
Scholars shorlisted and approved by the A*STAR interview panel will then apply to GMS for admission. Upon successful completion of the MD/PhD programme and housemanship, scholars may be considered for clinical specialist training in Singapore, subject to their academic performance, aptitude and research needs of A*STAR.
NSS (BS) scholars who wish to pursue other MD-PhD programmes must notify and obtain approval from A*STAR before applying for admission into the programme.
To apply for NSS (BS), click here.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 15 April 2014
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
For frequently asked questions, please click here.