Tuesday , 16 April 2024

2024 Singapore Pre-graduate (SIPGA) Award

The Singapore International Pre-Graduate Award (SIPGA) 2024 is a prestigious scholarship program aimed at ambitious international students interested in exploring Singapore’s dynamic scientific environment. The program is administered by the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), and provides a unique opportunity for students to work with globally recognized researchers in a vibrant research setting.

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Eligibility Criteria

The Singapore Pre-Graduate Award is targeted at 3rd and 4th-year undergraduates and master’s students from universities around the world.

The fields of study that are eligible for this program include

  • Computing and Information Science,
  • Biomedical Science,
  • Physical Science, and
  • Engineering-related disciplines.

To be considered for the award, applicants must have

  • a strong academic record,
  • proficiency in English, and
  • a keen interest in pursuing a research career.

Scholarship Benefits

  • The SIPGA program offers a monthly stipend of S$2,000 to its awardees.
  • The duration of the research attachments can range from two to six months, providing flexibility to accommodate academic schedules.
  • Awardees will gain hands-on experience in A*STAR’s Research Entities, where they will have the opportunity to explore interdisciplinary projects across Biomedical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Computing and Information Sciences, and Engineering and Technology.

Application Process

The application process for the SIPGA 2024 program involves several steps.

  • Applicants must first download the SIPGA project list and choose a project that aligns with their interests.
  • They must then prepare a copy of their passport,
  • academic transcripts (with translations if necessary), and
  • an updated resume or CV.

Applications can be submitted online, where applicants can select up to three projects of interest. If shortlisted, applicants will be invited for an online interview with an A*STAR researcher. Successful applicants will be notified within two months after the interview.

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Applications for the SIPGA program are accepted on a rolling basis. However, it is recommended that applicants apply at least four months before their intended start date.

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