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A*STAR PhD Scholarships

About the award

Level: PhD
Course: PhD programmes
Country: EU, Home
Value: Full tuition fees and living stipend for 3.5 years
No. of awards: TBC for 2020 Entry
Deadline: Check individual project application deadlines

More information

The A*STAR Research Attachment Programme (ARAP) is a collaboration between A*STAR and Queen Mary University of London to provide research opportunities for PhD students at A*STAR Research Institutes.

Under this programme, PhD students from Queen Mary will spend two years at A*STAR Research Institutes under the joint supervision of staff of the A*STAR Research Institutes and Queen Mary.

Programme Structure

The PhD student will apply to Queen Mary and be registered as a full-time Queen Mary University of London student. There will be one supervisor at Queen Mary and another based in Singapore, at the A*STAR Institute.

Year 1: Full year spent at Queen Mary beginning research project and undertaking researcher training.

Year 2: Move to A*STAR Institute in Singapore.

Year 3: Continue research at the A*STAR Institute in Singapore.

Year 4: Return to the UK to write-up the PhD thesis then graduate with a Queen Mary University of London degree.


These scholarships are funded for 3.5 years. Tuition fees are covered an a monthly stipend will be paid directly to the student.

Projects and Supervison

The projects for September 2020 entry will be advertised here in January 2020.