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Scholarship Roundup (May 2021)

Thu, 05/06/2021 Zhou Mei An
Scholarship Roundup (May 2021)

The majority of you have probably applied for the scholarships you want, but for those who haven’t – or are still looking for something that sparks your interest – these organisations are still on the lookout for their next scholars! Apply with BrightSparks ASAP!

1.     National Science Scholarship

Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)


A*STAR awards scholarships to bright students with a keen interest and passion for science and research to pursue their undergraduate studies at globally renowned universities.


Nurturing young, talented individuals is a key cornerstone for A*STAR because these bright individuals form the future generation of scientists and scientific leaders. We are committed to providing them with opportunities for education at the finest local and overseas universities, gaining first-hand research experience at A*STAR and universities, and learning from the best scientific minds that are dedicated to mentoring young budding scientists.


·        Be Singaporean. Applicants of other nationalities must intend to take up Singapore citizenship

·        Have achieved excellent academic standing in the GCE 'A' Levels (preferably with 11 AUs), polytechnic diploma (preferably with Merit) or equivalent qualifications (e.g. International Baccalaureate or NUS High School diploma)

·        Applicants should have a keen interest in Science and research. Preference will be given to candidates with experience and notable achievements in science- or math-related projects and activities

·        Male scholars are required to serve National Service prior to commencement of undergraduate studies

·        Applicants are encouraged to sit for the SAT tests to broaden their choices of institutions for their undergraduate education. Although A*STAR does not mandate a minimum SAT score as a qualifying condition for the undergraduate scholarships awarded for studies, applicants are encouraged to submit their SAT scores, if available, to be included in the overall assessment of their applications


·        Computer & Information Sciences

·        Engineering & Technology

·        Physical Sciences

·        Biomedical Science

Deadline: 1 Mar 2022

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2.     iBuildSG Undergraduate Scholarship and Sponsorship

Building and Construction Authority (BCA)


The iBuildSG Undergraduate Scholarship and Sponsorship programmes are offered by BCA, in collaboration with industry firms, to students of high calibre pursuing full-time built environment courses at local Universities and the BCA Academy. Through these programmes, graduates will enjoy opportunities to build on an exciting and rewarding career in the Built Environment sector.


·        Singapore Citizens (male Singaporean must have completed or be exempted from full time National Service, ORD personnel accepted for admission in 2018 can also apply) and Singapore Permanent Residents

·        All other nationalities taking relevant engineering courses may also apply

·        Open to 'A' level, Polytechnic/BCAA graduates and NUS/NTU/SIT/SUTD/BCAA undergraduates

·        Outstanding academic results

·        Excellent CCA records

Deadline: 30 May 2021, Sun

Apply here!


3.     CSIT Undergraduate Scholarship

Centre for Strategic Infocomm Technologies


The Centre for Strategic Infocomm Technologies (CSIT) is the leading agency that conducts applied research and builds products which harness cutting-edge digital technologies to meet Singapore's national security needs.


CSIT delivers technical excellence in areas of Cybersecurity, Software Engineering, Data Analytics, and Cloud Infrastructure and Services to support missions in cybersecurity and counter-terrorism.


The CSIT Undergraduate Scholarship is awarded to individuals who are passionate about exploring technologies to advance Singapore’s national security. The scholarship will be your gateway to an exciting and rewarding career with CSIT.

Deadline: All Year Round

Apply here!


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