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A*Star India Youth Scholarship 2009

Scholarship: A*Star India Youth Scholarship (Website)

Offered By:
Agency for Science, Technology and Research (Singapore)
Ministry of Education, Singapore

Key Dates:
Application date: June 4 – July 15, 2008
Selection Test: End August to Early September.

For Whom:
Sutdents applying for the scholarship must be Nationals of India born between 1992 and 1994 and should have completed standard 8 in the year 2008. Candidate must possess outstanding academic track record.

The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (Singapore) launched the A*STAR India Youth Scholarships in 2004. A*STAR India Youth Scholarships is offered to outstanding students for 4 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. The Scholarship is 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.

Outstanding A*STAR India Youth Scholars may be further identified for the A*STAR Young Researchers Attachment Programme.

Value of Award:

  • Exemption from School and examination fees
  • Hostel Accomodation
  • Annual Allowance of S$2,200 (Secondary Level) and S$2,400( Pre-University Level)
  • Settling-in allowance of S$400 (once only).

How to Apply:
Download the Application Slip here. The following documents have to be sent along with completed Application Slip:

  • Curriculum Vitae (1 Page Only).
  • Certified copy of Year 7 and 8 school examination results.
  • Achievements and Awards won and participation in extra-curricular activities in Year 7 and 8.

All the documents along with the Application Slip must be sent to:
A*STAR India Youth Scholarships c/o Ministry of Education
School Placement and Scholarship Branch
3rd Floor Podium Block, 1 North Buona Vista Drive, Singapore 138675
Republic of Singapore

Note: Candidates short-listed for the selection test/interview will be notified a week before the selection test/interview dates. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Download the application form here.
More details here.

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2 Responses

  1. wen will they announce the awards?
    tht is after the interview

  2. Karan,

    The selected candidates will be notified. According to the details given in the site the scholarships will be announced Mid to late November.

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