Point of Contact
Mr Joel Tan
Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Ms Ruzita Saliman / Lee Seok Yee
Ruzita_SALIMAN@np.edu.sg / Lee_Seok_yee@np.edu.sg
Ms Stephanie Ng
Mr Glenn Ee
Mr Lim Bin Mok
3. What is the selection process?Nominations submitted by the polytechnics will be reviewed by A*STAR and nominees may be invited for an interview with A*STAR as part of the selection process.\ Fees & Financial Matters1.How will the tuition fees and allowances be received by awardees?A*GA will work with the polytechnics to reimburse the tuition fees and allowances to the awardees yearly.Research Attachments1.How do I apply for an attachment with A*STAR as part of the award’s requirement?Awardees are to work with their polytechnics to source for attachment opportunities at an A*STAR Research Institute (RI), through the respective RIs’ websites. Please find the list of A*STAR RIs HERE.Awardees are encouraged to visit the websites of the A*STAR Research Institutes to identify opportunitiesin their areas of interest. Awardees are required to submit their internship request application at least 2 months in advance of their intended start date/period. Internship duration: must be at least 2 full months (full time).You may contact the respective coordinator in your polytechnic for the list of RIs’ contact persons to whom you could write directly to request for an attachment as an A*STAR Polytechnic Science Awardee.2. Will I be paid allowances/stipends during the attachment?Provision of allowances for the attachment at A*STAR has been made in the annual allowance of $2,000 as part of the A*STAR Science Award. 3. Is it compulsory for me to do an attachment with A*STAR?Yes, an attachment with A*STAR is mandatory as part of the A*STAR Science Award (Polytechnic); you may choose to undertake either your Internship Attachment or Final Year Project at one of the A*STAR Research Institutes. A*STAR reserves the right to recover the Award Amount if you do not complete your attachment requirement.Students who would like to extend their research attachment at A*STAR should discuss it with the Research Institute and research mentor.
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