The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) invites applications for Singapore International Pre-Graduate Award (SIPGA). These awards are 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.

Eligibility: If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

How to apply:  Interested students can browse through A*STAR Research Institutes (RIs) and Consortia for attachment opportunities. Interested students are to contact A*STAR Research Institutes and Consortia directly for attachment opportunities. Submit the supporting documents via email to the contact person for the Research Institute that you would like to be attached to: Curriculum Vitae, English-Translated Transcripts of Bachelor and Master Studies (if any), Copy of Identity Certificate/ Passport, Recommendation letter (if any), Proposed start and end date of attachment.

Application deadline: March 31, 2018.


Applications are invited for British Council-IELTS Award to study at an UG or PG level at an institution of higher education in Germany. International students are eligible to apply.

Eligibility: Be 18 years or over on June 30, 2018. Have taken an IELTS test at a British Council centre in Germany and received an official Test Report Form (TRF) dated between  June2,  2017 and May 28, 2018 issued by the British Council in Germany. Have achieved a minimum overall band score of 6.5, plus a minimum score of 6.5 in each of the four components of the IELTS test. Planning to enroll in the 2018–19 academic year on a full-time UG or PG programme at a university or other institution of higher education in Germany or abroad, which accepts IELTS as part of its admission requirements. The tuition fees of the programme of choice must be a minimum of £3,000. Provide an acceptance letter from the relevant educational organisation. The successful applicant will demonstrate a commitment to networking within the IELTS community and sharing their experience with other IELTS candidates.

Application deadline: May 28, 2018.



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