Why choose A*STAR?

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 innovative technology to further economic growth and improve lives. 

We firmly believe that people are our greatest asset. 

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, corporate R&D labs, public administration, technology enterprises, spin-off companies and academia after their first two years with us.

The A*STAR Graduate Academy provides scholarships and fellowships to enable young aspiring scientific talent to pursue their passion in science at top global universities and prepare them for a rewarding career in R&D. 

In addition to awarding scholarships for undergraduate, PhD or post-doctoral studies at top universities and laboratories locally or overseas, we also offer awards and attachment opportunities for pre-university students.

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



Working in close partnership with the Ministry of Education (MOE), the Science Centre Singapore (SCS), as well as A*STAR research institutes, A*GA conducts a range of exciting youth science programmes, from science-related activities and enrichment programmes to competitions. These are targeted at students in primary schools, secondary schools, junior colleges and polytechnics.