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How to apply

    Applications for 2020 are now open.

    Competition for these prestigious studentships is high, so we will be looking for candidates who demonstrate academic excellence and high motivation for research combined with the personal flexibility and adventurousness to spend a substantial period (two years) at a leading research institute in Singapore.

    Academic Requirements

    • A strong 1st or an upper 2nd undergraduate degree (or equivalent international qualifications) in Physical Sciences (e.g. Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Plant Sciences) or Life Sciences (e.g. Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Science).
    • Maths 'A' level or equivalent training is desirable.
    • Research training will be given in both Warwick and Singapore. Nonetheless, previous practical laboratory experience may be an advantage.
    Application Procedure

      Please send a CV, covering letter, personal statement and two references to

      The deadline for applications is Thursday 16 April 2020. Interviews will take place online in early May 2020.


      UK and EU nationals can apply to this programme.

      We will liaise with the Singapore A*STAR institutes to organise your application for entry into Singapore. Please note that a medical examination is required by the Singapore immigration authorities for entry visa into Singapore. Please see for details of Singapore immigration rules / visa application requirements.