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The Master of Research trains you for professional work in a commercial or industrial career where some research experience is valuable. Advance your scientific expertise in an overseas university and gain research experience in areas of Singapore’s research needs.

Calling all outstanding undergraduates with a passion to be a research expert in the areas of Computer Information Science, Food Technology, Agritech, Integrative Social Science and more. The National Science Scholarship (Masters) funds your studies for up to two years in an overseas university. 

Take up the National Science Scholarship (Masters) to further your research journey!

Applicants must:

  • Be Singaporeans
  • Have obtained at least a 2nd Upper Class Honours Degree or equivalent in relevant disciplines
  • Have strong interest in a research career
  • Have applied or will be applying for a Master of Research programme in selected research areas at a top global university

Area of Studies:

  • Food Technology and Research, Nutrition
  • Bioinformatics
  • Information Sciences, specific topics
  • Product Design and Engineering
  • Molecular Science and Engineering
  • Cognitive and Behavioural Psychology
  • Environmental Technology


The above eligibility criteria are not exhaustive.
A*STAR may include additional selection criteria based on prevailing scholarship policies. These policies may be amended from time to time without notice

Successful applicants will be given the following support* for up to 2 years :

  • Full tuition fees
  • Monthly overseas living allowance
  • Annual return airfare
  • Other allowances including
    • Conference allowance
    • Thesis allowance
    • Computer allowance
    • Settling-In allowance

*All rates/allowances are subject to adjustments by A*STAR from time to time.


To apply for the NSS Masters, please click here.

Application Deadline : 1 October 2021



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