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National Science Scholarships (MBBS-Phd) for Study in Universities of Singapore, Singapore

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If you would like to study in Universities of Singapore, Singapore and pursue Full Time MBBS-Phd Program in Translational Medicine you can avail National Science Scholarships (MBBS-PhD) which is being offered by the Agency for Science/Technology and Research.

This is a MBBS-Phd Program Merit Based scholarship and students are eligible from National Students to apply for the same. Only Few such award is being offered and the deadline for application is 31-Mar-17.

This Scholarship will offer you:-

Successful candidates will be given support for up to nine years of academic pursuit, leading to MBBS and PhD degrees. Successful candidates from NUS YLLSoM or LKCSoM will be given support for their PhD studies only for up to five years.Scholarship support comprises*:-

  • Full tuition fees
  • Monthly sustenance allowance
  • Annual return airfare
  • Additional allowances are available in the PhD phase of scholarship
  • *All allowances vary according to country and university, and are subject to adjustments by A*STAR for Complete Course Duration.

Scholarships Times is pleased to provide you with the following information which has been updated recently:

Name of Scholarships: National Science Scholarships (MBBS-PhD)
Scholarship is offered by: the Agency for Science/Technology and Research
Scholarship Offers: Successful candidates will be given support for up to nine years of academic pursuit, leading to MBBS and PhD degrees. Successful candidates from NUS YLLSoM or LKCSoM will be given support for their PhD studies only for up to five years.Scholarship support comprises*:-

  • Full tuition fees
  • Monthly sustenance allowance
  • Annual return airfare
  • Additional allowances are available in the PhD phase of scholarship
  • *All allowances vary according to country and university, and are subject to adjustments by A*STAR
Duration of Reward / Grant: Complete Course Duration
Education Field: Translational Medicine
Education Level: MBBS-Phd Program
Based on: Merit Based
Scholarship is open for: Universities of Singapore, Singapore
Students are eligible from: National Students
Number of Awards / Scholarships: Few
Important Dates: Open Date: Not Available
Last Date: 31-Mar-17
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:-

  1. Candidates with a strong interest in pursuing a career as clinician-scientists
  2. Singaporeans or other nationals intending to take up Singapore citizenship
  3. Male applicants are required to serve National Service prior to commencement of undergraduate studies
  4. Excellent results for GCE ‘A’ Level (minimum 11 units), International Baccalaureate (IB), NUS High School diploma or equivalent
  5. Candidates are encouraged to sit for the SAT tests to broaden their choices of institutions for their undergraduate education. Although A*STAR does not mandate a minimum SAT score as a qualifying condition for the undergraduate scholarships awarded for studies, applicants are encouraged to submit their SAT scores, if available, to be included in the overall assessment of their applications
  6. Candidates must have obtained an offer from a UK medical school offering the intercalated MBBS-PhD programme
  7. Candidates must also apply for and gain admission into the National University of Singapore Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (YLLSoM) or Nanyang Technological University Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCSoM)
  8. Outstanding final year medical students or MBBS graduates from the YLLSoM or LKCSoM who demonstrate a strong interest in pursuing a clinician scientist career are also welcome to apply for PhD support
  9. Preference will be given to candidates with experience and notable achievements in science-related projects and activities.
  10. The above eligibility criteria are not exhaustive.
  11. A*STAR may include additional selection criteria based on prevailing scholarship policies. These policies may be amended from time to time without notice.
Important Information: Contact eMail Id: contact@a-star.edu.sg

Notes from Scholarships Times Advisory:

To apply for the above scholarship / award / grant you should submit the following documents and should possess the following:

To apply it is necessary to submit Online scholarship application form.

Once all the information has been received by the Agency for Science/Technology and Research and the assessment of the submitted documents is complete, you will be informed about your selection in the same.

If you are looking for more information about National Science Scholarships (MBBS-PhD) you are requested to visit the following page: https://www.a-star.edu.sg/Scholarships/For-Undergraduate-Studies/National-Science-Scholarship-MBBS-PhD.aspx#20177111-application-procedure

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