Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) drives mission-oriented research that advances scientific discovery and technological innovation. We play a key role in nurturing and developing talent and leaders for our Research Institutes, the wider research community, and industry.
A*STAR Graduate Scholarship (AGS)
Tenable Universities / Institutions
NTU, NUS, SMU, SUTD
The AGS (Singapore) funds up to 4 years of PhD studies in NTU, NUS, SMU (Information Systems) and SUTD. Students will have the opportunity to undertake research at their chosen A*STAR Research Institute and register candidature at NTU, NUS, SMU (Information Systems) or SUTD.
AGS (Singapore) scholars will have opportunities for an overseas attachment of up to 12 months during their PhD studies. After completing their PhD or EngD studies, AGS scholars can apply for the A*STAR International Fellowship (AIF) to pursue post-doctoral training at top overseas universities or research entities to further deepen their research expertise and expand their global network.
Course of Study
Computing, Information Science
SC and SPR: No Bond; Non-citizen: 3 years
Value of Awards
Full tuition fees (for up to 4 years)
Monthly sustenance allowance, inclusive of CPF contribution (where applicable) Other allowance includes: Book allowance, Computer allowance, Conference allowance, Thesis allowance Support for up to 12 months of overseas attachment
Singaporeans and other nationals are welcome to apply Non-Singaporeans must have completed a degree in a Singapore autonomous university Satisfy criteria for and seek admission to PhD programme in an autonomous university Have obtained at least a 2nd Upper Class Honours Degree or equivalent in relevant disciplines Have strong interest in a research career 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.