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[Bachelor and Master Degree] Singapore International Pre-Graduate Award (SIPGA) 2020, Singapore

The Singapore International Pre-Graduate Award (SIPGA) supports short-term research attachments for top international students at A*STAR, giving you the unique opportunity to experience the vibrant scientific environment in A*STAR Research Institutes and Consortia, and work with distinguished and world-renowned researchers.

This award is eligible for students who are pursuing their Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees. If you’re considering PhD studies in A*STAR, do apply for the Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) programme.

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  • Monthly stipend of $1,500
    • Research attachment period should be a minimum of 2 months to a maximum of 6 months.
    • A simple report detailing the student's experience and research project is required to be submitted to A*GA 3 weeks before completion of attachment.
  • Open for application by international students in Biomedical, Science and Engineering related disciplines who are undergraduate students in their third or fourth year, or Master students 
  •  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.

How to Apply:
Students interested in pursuing an attachment at A*STAR Research Institutes (RI) under the SIPGA programme should complete this application form for shortlisting by the RI. For attachment opportunities at the Bioinformatics Institute (BII), Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), and/or NanoBio Lab (NBL), interested students should email the following RI coordinators directly for placement.

Please include the following supporting documents in the submission of the application form/ email:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Educational transcripts/certificates

Research Institute Contact Person                                                    
Bioinformatics Institute (BII)
Ms Betty Kee
Phone: +65 6478 8292

Ms Koh Kok Mei
Phone: +65 6478 8341
Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS)

Ms Ong Yan Ting
Phone: +65 6808 8003

 NanoBio Lab (NBL)
Ms Nor Azzah Bte Isnin
Phone: +65 6824 7042

  • Students are encouraged to find out more about the capabilities and areas of research of the RI here.
  • Shortlisted students will be contacted by the identified RI supervisor/ HR for nomination.

30 September 2020


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