Scholars will be placed in one of the top Secondary Schools/ Junior Colleges for their education when they first arrive in Singapore. Hostel
accommodation is provided for all Secondary/ JC scholars. Scholars will have access to study, recreational and laundry facilities. Hostels generally provide
2 meals a day, with special provisions for Muslims and scholars who are vegetarians.
Short courses in English and Mathematics are conducted for selected scholars to help them prepare for the Singapore curriculum.
Orientation and assimilation programmes (eg Buddy system, Host Family Program) ensure that there will be help at hand for new scholars.
YRAP scholars will be paired with A*STAR researchers or staff to provide them with mentorship and guidance, as well as to help them experience
local culture through interaction with host families.
YRAP scholars will also have the opportunity to gain research exposure through internships at the A*STAR Research Institutes during school
YRAP scholars are identified from existing pools of ASEAN, School-based and A*STAR India Youth scholars. Interested students from India are
encouraged to apply to the A*STAR India Youth Scholarship.
*School-based scholarship applications are invited through nominations only.