ALICE & PETER TAN ACADEMIC AWARD (2013)
All six children of Mr & Mrs Peter and Alice Tan are NUS alumni. Recognising the quality education they received, Mr & Mrs Tan made a substantial endowed gift to the University. Their gift supports academic programmes that further enhance the quality and impact of NUS students’ learning experience.
The Academic Award is available to financially needy Faculty of Science students participating in special academic programmes such as student exchange programmes.
ANG KOK PENG MEMORIAL AWARD (1998)
Dr Ang Kok Peng was a long-serving member of the NUS Department of Chemistry until his retirement in 1988. In addition to his work in academia, Dr Ang also contributed richly to Singapore. He served as Singapore’s first ambassador to Japan in 1968 and held cabinet positions such as Minister of State for Communications and Minister of State for Health.
In 1998, students, friends and corporations who have worked with Dr Ang came together to honour their late friend and colleague through the Ang Kok Peng Memorial Fund. Supported by the Memorial Fund, the Ang Kok Peng Memorial Award is available for undergraduate students participating in student exchange and overseas experiential learning programmes.