Science & Technology Undergraduate Scholarship (BSc (Hons) in Life Sciences )

Awarded By: National University of Singapore
Updated on Dec 22, 2023
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Course: Bachelors
Deadline: Dec 6, 2023
Amount: SGD 48,950
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Scholarship Overview

The Science & Technology Undergraduate Scholarship is a freshmen scholarship offered to support outstanding Asian students (excluding Singapore citizens).

Candidates will be considered and shortlisted for the scholarship through their applications for undergraduate admission to NUS. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to submit a scholarship application separately.

Applicable course, university, and country

This scholarship is applicable for the course BSc (Hons) in Life Sciences in National University of Singapore in Singapore.

Scholarship amount details

The scholarship amount includes-

    • Tuition fees (after MOE Tuition Grant Subsidy) and compulsory fees- S$38200
    • Annual living allowance- S$6,000
    • S$1,750 one-time computer allowance upon enrolment
    • One-time settling-in allowance upon enrolment- S$200
    • Annual on-campus accommodation allowance equivalent to the lowest double room rate- S$2800
    • One-way air passage from home country to Singapore at the beginning of the course of study, and return air passage from Singapore to home country at the end of the course

Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense Scholarship amount can be used for this
Accommodation Scholarship amount can be used for this
Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Others Scholarship amount can be used for this

Eligible student nationality

India, Malaysia, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Japan, Thailand, Armenia, China, South Korea, Philippines, Cyprus, Bangladesh, Nepal, Georgia, Turkey, Bahrain, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia,Indonesia,Iran,Iraq,Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen

Appication Process for this scholarship

  • All applicants for undergraduate admission to NUS will be considered automatically for the scholarship through their applications for admission
  • Applicants will be assessed on their suitability for the scholarship, based on the strength of their applications and/or their performance in the scholarship selection interview(s), if shortlisted
  • Applicants shortlisted for the selection interview(s) will be informed via e-mail and will be required to provide a submission furnishing their co-curricular activity and other achievements, and a personal statement, before the interview(s)
  • Selection interviews will be conducted from March to June, and shortlisted candidates will be informed of the scholarship outcomes by mid-July

Application Link:
https://www.nus.edu.sg/oam/scholarships/freshmen-sprs/science-technology-(s-t)-undergraduate-scholarship

Additional Information:
Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable. No separate application is needed.

Application Documents:

  • Copy of National Level High School Examination result slip
  • School examination results slip e.g. Year 11 High School transcripts/ SPM/ IGSCE/ Indian Standard 10
  • Official scores of SAT/ACT (if applicable)
  • English language proficiency test scores (if applicable)
  • Copy of Passport / Birth Certificate / Identification Card
  • Copy of International Science Olympiad award certificate (if applicable)
  • Copy of Certification of exceptional talents achievements in co-curricular activities (if applicable)
  • Copy of medical report, if you have or had any major illnesses or disabilities (if applicable)
  • Copy of criminal records (if applicable)

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Scholarship Deadline Not available
Scholarship Decision date Not available
FAQ Link: Not available
Contact email: Not available

Scholarship Eligibility

Applicants must

  • Have completed Indian Standard 12 (CBSE/ISCE/State and other boards) with a good pass in 5 subjects including English
  • Year 12 or higher level pass in any two of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Physics, Physical Science, either Mathematics or Further Mathematics
  • Be citizens of an Asian country, excluding Singapore
  • Have strong leadership qualities and potential
  • Present excellent co-curricular activities records
  • Possess outstanding high school results
  • SAT is required with certain conditions-Evidence-Based Reading and Writing-600, and 650 for Mathematics
  • Applicants are required to submit 3 subject tests as follows:
    • Mathematics Level 2 is a compulsory subject for all courses
    • The second subject of their choice (excluding Mathematics Level 1)
    • The third subject of their choice (excluding Mathematics Level 1)
  • Recipients of the scholarship (scholars) are required to serve a six-year bond with a Singapore-registered company immediately upon graduation

Candidates must:

  • Be citizens of an Asian country or region, excluding Singapore
  • Have strong leadership qualities and potential
  • Present excellent co-curricular activities records
  • Possess outstanding high school results
  • Be applying for admission to a full-time undergraduate degree programme in Computing, Engineering or Science (excluding Environmental Studies and Pharmacy) at NUS

Scholarship Restriction:
Special Restriction/s applicable in this case, details for the same elaborated in Scholarship eligibility

Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12th Required
SAT Required (minimum score 1250)
TOEFL Required (minimum score 90)
IELTS Required (minimum score 7.5)
Interview Required

 

Additional Information:

  • Scholars may not concurrently hold any other scholarship, fellowship, bursary, grant, award, or allowance without prior approval from the University
  • Scholars will be required to take part in community involvement programs or projects deemed appropriate and/or directed by the University
  • NUS reserves the right not to award any scholarship if there are no candidates of sufficient merit. The decision of the selection committee is final. Inquiries or disputes surrounding its decisions will not be entertained
  • Scholars are restricted to 1 semester of the overseas program (s) (including but not restricted to NUS Overseas Colleges and overseas Student Exchange Programme) for the entire course of their undergraduate studies

iSchoolConnect Rating

4
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Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from all countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their 12th or equivalent degree from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable. No separate application is needed.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Official transcripts, CV, English language proficiency test scores

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
Not available.