A*STAR Youth Scholarship

Applications for A*STAR Youth Scholarships are now open till 28 July 2019 (7.30pm India Time). Apply now!


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.


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


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.


  • Delhi


  • 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


Please submit your application online by 28 July 2019.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, you may find answers to your queries through the Frequently Asked Questions or contact our customer service centre at +65 6872 2220.

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