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A-STAR India Youth Scholarship 2016

Deadline: 12-Jul-2015

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Description

The A*STAR Youth 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.

Eligibility

Interested candidates who meet the following criteria are invited to apply for the scholarship:

  • Nationals of India
  • Born between 1999 and 2001
  • Completed Standard 8 in the Year 2015
  • 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

How to apply?

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:

Step 1

Submit your application via our online application system.

Step 2

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 (12 July 2015):

  • Birth Certificate;
  • Identity Card / Passport (if any); and
  • Final Examination Result Slips for the last two years (Standards 7 and 8 final examinations)

A*STAR Youth Scholarship / < Indicate online application number for online applicants>
c/o School Placement & Scholarships Branch
Ministry of Education
1 North Buona Vista Drive,
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. There will be no acknowledgement of receipt of documents.

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Important Dates

Any dates given below are tentative and are subject to changes.

Activity Date
Application Period 5 June to 12 July 2015
Selection Test End August to early September 2015
Selection Interview End October to early November 2015
Award of Scholarship Mid to late November 2015
Arrival of Scholar in Singapore Late December 2015

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.

Test and Interview City

  • Delhi

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

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