Most Popular FAQs

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

Application for the NSS (BS) commences in 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