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The A*STAR Computing and Information Science (ACIS) Scholarship 2025 for study in Singapore.

Application Deadline: August 1st, 2024

Applications are now open for the 2025 A*STAR Computing and Information Science (ACIS) Scholarship. The A*STAR Computing and Information Science (ACIS) Scholarship aims to attract and nurture top talents who wish to pursue a PhD in computing and information science (CIS) disciplines, opening the gateway to exciting careers in A*STAR, industry R&D labs, technology enterprises, spin-off companies and academia.

Scholars in the programme will be exposed to boundless opportunities to research on real-world issues across the whole spectrum of computing science, from deep learning for healthcare, data analytics for improved machine learning, to modelling and simulation for advanced applications.

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • Singaporeans and other nationals welcome to apply
  • Non-Singaporeans must have completed or are on track to complete a degree in a Singapore autonomous university
  • Have obtained, or are on track to obtain, at least a 2nd Upper Class Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline
  • Applicants who are in the last semester of their final year of undergraduate studies are welcome to apply; however, successful candidates will only be awarded the scholarship if they obtain at least a 2nd Upper Class Honours or equivalent results that meet A*STAR’s requirements
  • Satisfy the criteria for and gain admission to a PhD programme in an autonomous university
  • Have strong interest to pursue a CIS research career in industry R&D labs, technology enterprises, spin-off companies and/or academia

For Mid-Term ACIS applicants:

  • Singaporeans and other nationals are welcome to apply
  • Non-Singaporeans must have completed a degree in a Singapore autonomous university
  • Enrolled in a Singapore autonomous university and minimally complete at least 1 semester at the point of scholarship application
  • On track to attain excellent academic standing for current degree
  • Good research potential and/or achievements
  • Current university supervisor to be at least 1 out of the 2 academic referees

Benefits


  • A monthly stipend will be provided to scholars, in addition to up to four years of funding for your PhD studies at autonomous universities in Singapore.

Successful applicants will be given the following support* for up to 4 years :

  • Full tuition fees
  • Monthly sustenance allowance, inclusive of CPF contribution (where applicable)
  • Other allowances including
    • Book allowance
    • Computer allowance
    • Conference allowance
    • Thesis allowance
  • Support for up to 12 months of overseas attachment

Mid-term ACIS awardees will be offered the same terms of support as the full-term ACIS awardees from the point of the award, with retrospective payment for all tuition fees and/or any compulsory fees from Year 1 of study onwards.

More Info: A*STAR Computing and Information Science (ACIS) Scholarship

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