A*STAR India Youth Scholarship

Applications for the 2014 A*STAR Scholarship are now closed. We thank all applicants for their interest.

If you encounter difficulties during your online application, please refer to Frequently Asked Questions.

The A*STAR India Youth Scholarship is tenable for 4 years leading to the award of the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education ‘Advanced’ (GCE ‘A’) Level (or equivalent) certificate.

The Scholarship is for studies in selected Singapore schools from Secondary Three to Pre-University Two and is renewed annually, subject to the satisfactory performance of the scholar.


Interested candidates who meet the following criteria are invited to apply for the scholarship:

Important Dates

Any dates given below are tentative and are subject to changes.

Activity Date
Application Period 3 June to 14 July 2013
Selection Test End August to early September 2013
Selection Interview End October to early November 2013
Award of Scholarship Mid to late November 2013
Arrival of Scholar in Singapore Late December 2013

Candidates short-listed for the selection test/interview will be notified a week before the selection test/interview dates. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Test and Interview City

Terms and Conditions

Application Procedures

Application are now closed. Please follow the application steps:

Step 1 [choose 1 application mode — 1(a) or 1(b)]

1(a) Online application

Please submit your application via our online application system.

1(b) Hardcopy application

If unable to submit an online application, applicants may instead print and send in a copy of the application form.

Step 2 [for all applicants]

All applicants are to send certified copies of the following items directly to the Singapore Ministry of Education. The documents should arrive before the closing date (14 July 2013):

A*STAR India Youth Scholarship / < Indicate online application number for online applicants>
c/o School Placement & Scholarships Branch
Ministry of Education
1 North Buona Vista Drive,
Level 3 Podium Block
Singapore 138675

Original documents that are not in English must be translated to English. The translated documents must be accompanied by a photocopy of the original documents. Please do not send in any original documents as they will not be returned.

If you have applied online, please indicate your online application number on all supporting documents sent to us.