Terms of Use



  1. Thank you for visiting https://sms-applicant-app.a-star.edu.sg/ ("this Web Site"). By accessing and using this Web Site, you shall be deemed to have accepted to be legally bound by these Terms of Use and the privacy policy which can be accessed here. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not use this Web Site and discontinue your access immediately.
  2. These Terms of Use may be changed from time to time by A*STAR in its sole discretion and without prior notice. Any changes will be posted on this page and upon your use of this Web Site after such changes have been posted, you shall be deemed to be aware of such changes and your use of this Web Site shall constitute your agreement to be bound by the Terms of Use as modified.
  3. In addition to these terms and conditions, additional terms and conditions may apply for access to certain parts of this Web Site. By accessing such parts of this Web Site, you are deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by such additional terms and conditions as stated in the parts of this Web Site where such access is made available. Where there is any inconsistency between these terms and conditions and the additional terms and conditions, the additional terms and conditions shall to the extent of such inconsistency, prevail.
  4. A*STAR does not guarantee continuous accessibility or uninterrupted operation of this Web Site.
  5. We provide this Web Site as a general information source only and we are not involved in giving professional advice here. This Web Site may not cover all information available on a particular issue. Before relying on this Web Site, you should do your own checks or obtain professional advice relevant to your particular circumstances.
  6. There are currently no fees for using any part of this Web Site. We reserve the right to introduce new fees from time to time. We are not responsible for any fees charged by any other Internet site (not provided by us).
  7. Security

  8. Where appropriate, we use available technology to protect the security of communications made through this Web Site. However, we do not accept liability for the security, authenticity, integrity or confidentiality of any transactions and other communications made through this Web Site. Internet communications may be susceptible to interference or interception by third parties. Despite our best efforts, we make no warranties that this Web Site is free of infection by computer viruses or other unauthorised software.
  9. Proprietary Rights

  10. The materials located in this Web Site including but not limited to the Web Site, text, images, photographs, video, audio, graphics, software programs and the links (the "Contents"), are protected by copyright, trademark and other forms of proprietary rights. All rights, title and interest in the Contents are owned by, licensed to or controlled by A*STAR.
  11. Restrictions on use of Contents

  12. You shall not reproduce, publish, upload, post, transmit, adapt, modify or otherwise display, distribute or exploit in any way, without the prior written permission of A*STAR this Web Site or any part thereof including the Contents or any part thereof.
  13. Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability

  14. The Contents of this Web Site are provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind. To the fullest extent permitted by law, A*STAR does not warrant and hereby disclaims any warranty, express or otherwise implied to the fullest extent of the applicable laws:
    • as to the accuracy, correctness, completeness, reliability, timeliness, non-infringement, title, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose or satisfactory quality of the Web Site,
      Contents or any part thereof; and
    • that the Web Site, Contents or any part thereof or any functions associated therewith will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that defects will be corrected or that this Web Site and the server is
      and will be free of all viruses, worms and/or other harmful or invasive elements. A*STAR assumes no responsibility for the consequences of any errors or omissions.
  15. In no event shall A*STAR be liable to you or anyone else for any injury, damage, loss or expense of any kind, direct and indirect, including but without limitation, special or consequential damage, loss of profits or economic loss arising from or in connection with the use of this Web Site, the Contents or any part thereof, including but not limited to any injury, damage or loss suffered as a result of reliance on the Contents or any part thereof contained in or made available from this Web Site.
  16. In no event shall A*STAR have any responsibility or liability for any injury, damage, loss or expense caused by any negligence, omission or fault of its agents, advisors, consultants or contractors in connection of with this Web Site including the Contents or any part thereof.
  17. Links from this Web Site to other web sites

  18. This site may contain links to non-Government sites whose data protection and privacy practices may differ from ours. We are not responsible for the content and privacy practices of these other websites and encourage you to consult the privacy notices of those sites. A*STAR shall not be liable for any injury, damages, loss or expense howsoever arising from access to those web sites. Use of the hyperlinks and access to such web sites are entirely at your own risk.
  19. Hyperlinks to other web sites are provided solely for the convenience of the users. The contents of the other web sites, services or goods are not maintained or controlled by A*STAR. A*STAR is therefore not responsible for the availability, accuracy or reliability of the contents of the other web sites. In no circumstances shall A*STAR be considered to be associated or affiliated with any trade or service marks, logos, insignia or other devices used or appearing on web sites to which this Web Site is linked.
  20. Links to this Web Site from other web sites

  21. Except as set forth below, caching and links to, and the framing of this Web Site or the Contents or any part thereof are prohibited.
  22. You must secure prior permission from A*STAR prior to hyperlinking to, or framing, this Web Site or the Contents or any part thereof, or otherwise engaging in similar activities. A*STAR reserves the right to impose in its sole discretion any terms and conditions when permitting any hyperlinking to, or framing of this Web Site or the Contents or any part thereof and you agree to be bound and shall observe all such terms and conditions.
  23. A*STAR reserves all rights to disable any links to, or frames of any site containing inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topics, names, material or information, or material or information that violates any written law, any applicable intellectual property, proprietary, privacy or publicity rights.
  24. A*STAR reserves the right to disable any unauthorised links or frames and disclaims any responsibility for the content available on any other site reached by links to or from this Web Site or any of the Contents.
  25. Right of Access

  26. A*STAR reserves all rights at its sole discretion to deny or restrict access to this Web Site to any particular person, or to block access from a particular Internet address to this Web Site, at any time,.
  27. Data Protection and Privacy

  28. Information about you is subject to our Privacy Policy Statement. Click here to review this.
  29. Variation

  30. We may vary these terms and conditions at any time without notice to you.
  31. Governing Law

  32. By accessing this Web Site, you agree that the laws of the Republic of Singapore shall govern such access as well as the application of these terms and conditions. Further, you agree to submit to the non exclusive jurisdiction of the Singapore courts regarding any and all disputes relating to these terms and conditions and/or use of this Web Site.
  33. If you have any queries regarding your personal data (if any) being held by A*STAR, you may contact A*STAR's Quality Service Manager at Tel: 1800-7770354 or Email: DPO@a-star.edu.sg.


    Your Obligations

  1. Follow and accept all instructions and information in this Web Site when making a scholarship application.
  2. Provide information which is true, current, complete and accurate when making a scholarship application.
  3. Parental Consent

  4. If you are under 21 years old, you confirm that you have obtained your parents’ or guardians’ consent to make the scholarship application.
  5. Cancellation of Scholarship Application

  6. You must inform us in writing by email or otherwise if you decide to cancel your scholarship application made over this Web Site.