A*STAR Youth Scholarship

MOE offers scholarships to bright young students from ASEAN countries, China and India to study in Singapore. We partner various organisations to administer these scholarships.

While studying in Singapore, students will be given opportunities to broaden their horizons and develop important skills such as leadership, communication and other life skills to equip them for the 21st century. They can also help to promote goodwill and understanding among young people from different countries and Singapore.

This webpage provides information about the A*STAR Youth Scholarship.

Please note that application for the scholarship has closed. We thank all applicants for their interest.

ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP

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

The Scholarship is for studies in selected Singapore schools from Secondary 3 to Pre-University 2 and is renewed annually, subject to the satisfactory performance of the scholar.

You are welcome to apply for the scholarship if you wish to enter Singapore schools at the Secondary 3 Level in 2020.

CRITERIA

Apply now if you meet the following criteria:

  • Nationals of India
  • Born between 2003 and 2005
  • Completed Standard 8 in the Year 2019
  • Possess outstanding academic track record (at least an average of 80% / minimum ‘A’ with English as first language in the Standards 7 and 8 school final examinations)
  • Possess a high level of oral and written competency in English

TEST AND INTERVIEW

The tentative dates of tests, interviews and key activities are:

Activity Date
Application Period 24 June 2019 to 28 July 2019
Selection Test September 2019
Selection Interview October 2019
Award of Scholarship Early November 2019
Arrival of Scholar in Singapore Early December 2019

You will be notified at least 1 week in advance if you are short-listed for the selection test / interview. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be notified.

VENUE OF TEST AND INTERVIEW 

  • Delhi

BENEFITS

  • Annual allowance with hostel accommodation
  • Settling-in allowance
  • Return economy class air passage
  • Coverage of school fees 
  • Coverage of GCE O-Level and A-Level examination fees (once only, if applicable)
  • Subsidised medical benefits and accident insurance cover

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Applications have closed.