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One scholarship, many career pathways

A*STAR Scholarship and Awards


Harnessing the Power of Freedom

Megan Cheah, A*STAR National Science Scholarship (BS-PhD) Scholar

Your journey in science starts here

At A*STAR, you will be part of a vibrant and innovative team, dedicated to drive A*STAR's mission to advance science and develop innovation technology to further economic growth and improve lives.

We firmly believe people are our greatest asset. At the forefront of research, we are proud of our community who continue to be inspired by their passion to pursue impactful science.

At A*STAR Graduate Academy, we strongly believe that diversity is the foundation to innovation, forward-thinking and interdisciplinary research. We welcome applicants from around the world to join our community of curious minds to share fresh perspectives to help overcome ever-evolving challenges in the field of science and research. Adopting a global view on research and innovation, our scholars come from the best schools and leading Universities from across the globe. Scholars at A*STAR have the opportunity to study overseas or locally to receive the highest quality education. They can look forward to making significant contributions to Science, Singapore, and Singaporeans

The A*STAR Graduate Academy provides scholarships and fellowships to enable young aspiring scientific talent to pursue their passion in science, and prepare them for a rewarding career in R&D. In addition to offering scholarships and awards for undergraduate, PhD and post-doctoral studies at top universities and laboratories locally and overseas, we offer awards and attachment opportunities for pre-university students.

Singapore’s Research, Innovation and Enterprise ecosystem has developed significantly over the past decade, and has grown to include a growing number of public and private R&D players. This has in turn resulted in a growing demand for PhD talent in various fields.

In recognition of the diverse talents, strengths and interests of our PhD scholars, we have created multiple pathways for our scholars, providing them with opportunities to develop and chart their careers in industry, academia, spin-off companies, patent examination, technology transfer and research management after their first two years with A*STAR.

Embark on a bright future in Science, Technology, Research and Innovation – apply for an A*STAR scholarship today.


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