All SHARP students will be considered for SUTD or donor-sponsored scholarships1.

In addition to this, all SHARP students will receive:

  • $7,500 in research stipends2
  • $7,500 in grants for conference travel, publication charge and other research related expenses

1 Please note that SHARP is open to students from all nationalities except those international students receiving the ASEAN Undergraduate (Merit) Scholarship or the Design & Engineering (Merit) Scholarship for their studies in SUTD.
2 Stipends will be capped at $1,500 per term to be drawn down from Term 4 onwards upon approval to conduct a research project supported by a faculty member.

Admission Criteria

Academic Results

  • Outstanding academic results with either GCE A-Levels, local Polytechnic Diploma, International Baccalaureate Diploma or NUS High School Diploma. Applicants should score at least 2 ‘A’s in Mathematics and a Science subject at H2, or the equivalent, to be eligible.
  • SAT (optional)

Non-Academic Aspects

  • Demonstrated strong passion for research
  • Participation in research-related initiatives (e.g. SUTD Research Mentorship Programme, Singapore Science and Engineering Fair, etc.)
  • Good records of leadership experience and community service
  • Supplemental essay
  • Teacher recommendations
  • Portfolio (optional)

How to Apply

  1. If you are interested in SHARP, you will only need to submit a single application via the SUTD undergraduate admission online application. Simply indicate your intention to apply for the Programme in the application form, along with a personal statement of not more than 300 words on your motivation for applying to this Programme.

  2. If shortlisted, you will be required to attend an interview at SUTD to assess your admission to this Programme.

  3. Upon review by the SUTD Selection Committee, you will be informed of the application outcome no later than mid-April of the year of enrolment. 

  4. Do confirm your acceptance of the SHARP offer by the stipulated deadline in the admission offer letter. 

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