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A*Star Youth Scholarship for Indian students to study in Singapore foreign scholarship

Ministry of Education, Singapore
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Ministry of Education, Singapore offers A*Star Youth Scholarhips for Indian school students to pursue studies in selected schools in Singapore leading to award of of the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education ‘Advanced’ (GCE ‘A’) Level (or equivalent) certificate.

The A*STAR Youth Scholarship is tenable for 4 years which is renewed anually upon satisfactory perforamance of the scholar. Online applications system for scholarship is open from 12th June 2017 (7.30am India Time) to 16 July 2017 (7.30pm India Time). Any Indian national born between 2001 and 2003 having passed his 8th standard exam in the academic year 2017 can apply for this scholarhip.







Interested candidates who meet the following criteria are invited to apply for A*Star Youth Scholarship: 

  • Nationals of India
  • Born between 2001 and 2003
  • Completed Standard 8 in the Year 2017
  • 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

Candidates short-listed for the selection test/interview will be notified a week before the selection test/interview dates.
Test and interview city:Delhi



Deadline Details
Activity Date
Application Period 12 June 2017 to 16 July 2017
Selection Test End of August 2017
Selection Interview September or October 2017
Award of Scholarship Mid to late November 2017
Arrival of Scholar in Singapore Late December 2017

Scholarship Amount Details

A*Star Youth Scholarship provides following benefits to its scholar:

  • Annual allowance with hostel accommodation
  • Settling-in allowance
  • Return economy class air passage
  • Coverage of miscellaneous school fees
  • Coverage of GCE ‘O’ Level and ‘A’ Level examination fees (once only, if applicable)
  • Subsidised medical benefits and accident insurance cover




Applicants are encouraged to apply online for A*Star Youth Scholarship 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 using online application system.Click on the apply link of the site to Register yourself for A*Star Youth Scholarship
Step 2:
All applicants are required to send certified copies of the following items directly to the Singapore Ministry of Education C/o Student Placement and Services Division, Ministry of Education, 1 North BuonaVista Drive, Singapore 138675 with Attn:Mr Ng Eng Joo.
Following documents should arrive before the closing date (16th July 2017): 

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

1.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.
2.Don't forget to mention A*STAR Youth Scholarship and also indicate online application number for online applicants on the envelope.




Customer Service Centre (Podium Block of MOE Building)
Ministry of Education, Singapore
1 North Buona Vista Drive
Singapore 138675


Mondays to Fridays: 8.30am to 5.30pm
Saturdays: 8.30am to 12.30pm
Sundays and Public Holidays: Closed

  • 11.00am to 2.00pm daily
  • Mondays
  • The day after a public holiday


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