A*STAR India Youth Scholarship
The A*STAR India Youth Scholarshipis 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:
Nationals of India
Born between 1998 and 2000
Completed Standard 8 in the Year 2014
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
Any dates given below are tentative and are subject to changes.
Activity - Date
Application Period - 6 June to 13 July 2014
Selection Test - End August to early September 2014
Selection Interview - End October to early November 2014
Award of Scholarship - Mid to late November 2014
Arrival of Scholar in Singapore - Late December 2014
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
Annual allowance of S$2,200 (Secondary) / S$2,400 (Pre-University) with hostel accommodation
Settling-in allowance of S$400 (once only)
Return economy class air passage
Coverage of school fees (excluding miscellaneous fees)
Coverage of GCE ‘O’ Level and ‘A’ Level examination fees (once only, if applicable)
Subsidised medical benefits and accident insurance cover
Applicants are to apply online using the online application system. Each applicant should submit only ONE application only. If you encounter difficulties during your online application, you may contact Customer Service Centre at +65 6872 2220.
Please follow the application steps:
1(a) Online application
Please submit your application via our online application system.
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 (13 July 2014):
Identity Card / Passport (if any); and
Final Examination Result Slips for the last two years (Standards 7 and 8 final examinations)
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.
Reference Website : http://www.moe.gov.sg/education/scholarships/astar/
A*STAR India Youth Scholarship