Most Popular FAQs

For NSS BS: When can I start applying for the scholarship?

Application for the NSS (BS) commences on 1 July every year and closes on 1 March of the following year.

Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed between March and May.

Do I need to secure a place at an overseas university before applying for the scholarship?

No, you may apply for the scholarship even if you have not secured admission to any university yet.   

Please note that you should only accept a university offer after obtaining A*STAR’s approval for your choice of university and course of study.

FAQs by Scholarship and Awards

For Singaporeans/ Other nationals intending to take up Singapore citizenship:

For International Students