The A*STAR Science Award (Junior College) is given to Singaporean JC1/Year 5 students who demonstrate particularly strong aptitude and interest in math and science to spur their passion in scientific research and development (R&D).
About 150 awards are offered through schools to JC1 students annually. Applications are invited through nominations by schools only.
There is no interview :)
Dear Lim Li,
Congratulations! We are pleased to inform that you have been selected for the 2016 A*STAR Science Award (Junior College). The certificate of award will be presented at the A*STAR Science Award (Junior College) Engagement Session on 12 August 2016.
The award provides an annual allowance of S$1,000. As an A*STAR Science Award (JC) recipient, you are required to take up a full-time research attachment at an A*STAR Research Institute for five weeks from 21 November to 23 December 2016. We will be contacting you, after your acceptance of the award, to provide you with more details of the research attachment. You will also be invited to attend talks and seminars organized by A*STAR. We would like to encourage you to take full advantage of the learning opportunities presented through this award.
Renewal of the award in JC 2 (or equivalent) is subject to excellent results in your JC1 (or equivalent) end-of-year examinations, good performance in your attachment and your continued interest in Science and Research.
For further enquiries, please do contact Ms Tracy Loo or Ms Junainah.
Once again, congratulations, and welcome to the A*STAR family!
A*STAR Graduate Academy