Singapore International Pre-Graduate Award (SIPGA)

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The Singapore International Pre-Graduate Award (SIPGA) supports short-term research attachments for top international students at A*STAR, giving you the unique opportunity to experience the vibrant scientific environment in A*STAR Research Institutes and Consortia, and work with distinguished and world-renowned researchers.

This award is eligible for students who are pursuing their Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees. If you’re considering PhD studies in A*STAR, do apply for the Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) programme.

Events

Webinar

20 MAY -SIPGA Webinar 

Singapore remains a vibrant hub for science and innovation with its reputation as a smart city and consistently ranked among the top 10 lists worldwide. Join A*STAR's leading experts in Science and Research on 20 May 2022, 4.30pm SGT, to find out how SIPGA empowers you to take your first step towards a career that matters.

The Singapore International Pre-Graduate Award (SIPGA) gives international students a sneak peek into the exciting world of A*STAR Research entities through short-term research attachments.

Join us in this webinar to hear from our speakers on this opportunity! Register Now!

ELIGIBILITY

  • Open for application by international students in Biomedical Sciences and Physical Science and Engineering related disciplines who are undergraduate students in their third or fourth year, or Master students

The above eligibility criteria are not exhaustive. A*STAR may include additional selection criteria based on prevailing scholarship policies. These policies may be amended from time to time without notice.

COVERAGE


Awardees are provided with the following during their attachment in Singapore:
  • Monthly stipend of $1,500
A report detailing the student's experience and research project is required to be submitted to A*GA 3 weeks before completion of attachment.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

For attachments from FY2022, interested students should undertake a 2-6 month attachment at A*STAR.

Please refer to the following timeline: 


Attachment Period                                                      
Student to submit application for attachment opportunities by  
 From November 2022
 
15th June 2022


 From March 2023

15th October 2022


Students interested in pursuing an attachment at A*STAR Research Institutes (RI) under the SIPGA programme should complete this application form for shortlisting by the RI. For attachment opportunities at the Bioinformatics Institute (BII), Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), interested students should email the following RI coordinators directly for placement.

Please include the following supporting documents in the submission of the application form/ email:
•  Curriculum Vitae
•  Educational transcripts/certificates

 Research InstituteContact Person
 Bioinformatics Institute (BII)   Ms Koh Kok Mei
Email: kohkm@bii.a-star.edu.sg
Phone: +65 6478 8341
 Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS)  Ms Ong Yan Ting
Email: ong_yan_ting@gis.a-star.edu.sg
Phone: +65 6808 8003



Students are encouraged to find out more about the capabilities and areas of research of the RI here.
Shortlisted students will be contacted by the identified RI supervisor/ HR for nomination.


CONTACT US

Please contact us at singa_enquiries@hq.a-star.edu.sg if you have further queries.