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Singapore scholarships for secondary education
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June 25, 2008

What: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research announces the A*Star India Youth Scholarships 2008, full scholarships for four years of secondary and pre-university studies in Singapore.

Scholarships will be awarded to outstanding students for four years of studies in Singapore, leading to the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Advanced) Level or equivalent, an international qualification widely recognised in many countries.

Secondary 3 Level studies will commence in January 2009 at selected Singapore schools for successful candidates, and scholars will sit for the GCE 'A' Level Examinations or equivalent at the end of Pre-University 2.

More than just excellent grades, individuals who want to make a difference with their zest for Science are sought.

Visit for more information and to download application slips.

Value Of Award

There is no bond attached to the scholarship

Who can apply

  • Indian Nationals
  • Born between 1992 and 1994
  • Completed Standard 8 in the Year 2008
  • Possess outstanding academic track record (at least an average of 80 per cent) with English as first language in the Standard 8 examinations

    How to apply
    Application slips may be downloaded from the website. Please send the completed Application Slip with certified true copies of the following documents in the order listed below:

  • Closing date
    Applications should reach by July 15, 2008 at the address below.

    ASTAR India Youth Scholarships
    c/o Ministry of Education
    School Placement & Scholarships Branch
    3rd Floor Podium Block,
    1 North Buona Vista Drive,
    Singapore 138675
    Republic of Singapore

    Selection test & interviews
    Short-listed candidates will be invited to sit for selection tests in General Ability, English Language and Mathematics in end August/ early September 2008.

    Candidates will be further short-listed for an interview in November 2008. Both tests and interviews will be conducted in India. Please indicate your preferred test city in the Application Slip.

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