Star India Youth Scholarships 2007

The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (Singapore) Launched the A*Star India Youth Scholarship in 2004. in the last three years, we have received overwhelming response from Indian applicants. The first three batches have arrived in Singapore from 2005 to 2007 and are now doing well in their studies

We are once again pleased to offer scholarships this year to outstanding students for 4 years of studies in Singapore for 4 years of studies in Singapore, leading to the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Advanced level) [or equivalent] successful applicants this year will commence studies in January 2008 at selected Singapore schools at Secondary 3 and will sit for the GCE ?A? Level Examinations (or equivalent) at the end of Pre-University 2.

A dynamic and global city, Singapore offers high education standards and rich opportunities for research and higher learning. More than just excellent grades, we look for individuals who want to make a difference with their test for science

Terms of Award

The Scholarship will provide a maintenance allowance of $$2,200 (at Secondary level) / $$2,400 (at Pre-University level) per annum with hostel accommodation, setting-in allowance, subsidized medical benefits, School and examination fees and return economy air passage the beginning and end of the scholarship term.

There is no bond attached to the scholarship. Scholars who have done well can apply for further scholarships to pursue undergraduate studies in Singapore or overseas universities.

Who can apply

Students who are Indian nationals and are completing Standard 8 in the Year 2007 are eligible to apply. Applicants should possess an outstanding academic track record (at least an average of 80%) with English as first language in the Standard 8 examination

Selection Tests & Interviews

Short-listed candidates will be invited to sit for selection tests in September 2007. Candidates will be further short-listed for an interview in November 2007. Both tests and interviews will be conducted in India (Bangalore, Delhi, and Mumbai).

How to Apply

Detach and fill in the form below. Place it above certified true copies of the following documents in the order indicated below

  1. Certified copy of school examination results of Class 7 and 8
  2. A Curriculum vitae (non exceeding one page) with your full name, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address and personal interests
  3. A list of your academic achievement / awards won and participation in extra-curricular activities in Class 7 and 8.

Please write clearly and legibly

For more information on A*Star and the Scholarship, please visit www.a-star.edu.sg or www.moe.gov.sg/astarindiayouthscholarships

Please send your application

A Star India Youth scholarships
C/o Ministry of Education
School Placement & scholarships Branch,
3rd Floor Podium Block
1 North Buona vista Drive
Singapore 138675

Application must reach us by 15 July 2007

Note: Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Star India Youth Scholarships 2007

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