HANXING BURSARY (2014)
It is an act of giving that he hopes would be perpetuated. Mr Ouyang Xiuzhang, an NUS alumnus and former scholarship recipient, made a gift in honour of his young son. The gift is the senior Mr Ouyang’s way of supporting his alma mater, which he credits for his success in his professional career. In so doing, he also hopes to pass on the spirt of giving to his son, who will carry the torch for the next generation.
This Bursary is awarded to financially needy undergraduate students in all courses of study.
HECK SING AND PATRICIA WONG MEDICAL BURSARY (2015)
The late Dr Wong Heck Sing (1923 – 2007) weathered the obstacles and hardships of the war years, scrimping and saving to put himself through medical school. He became a successful and busy country GP and still found time to serve his community and did voluntary work. A strong advocate for family medicine, his life and deeds serve as an inspiration to future generations of new doctors. He was in general practice with his wife, Dr Patricia Wong, until their retirement in 1996.
Their children, Professor Mark Wong, Professor John Wong and Dr Jill Wong, established the Heck Sing and Patricia Wong Medical Bursary in their honour.
HELEN YEO BURSARY (2011)
Giving directly to less fortunate individuals in society was always a priority. But the idea of giving to her alma mater only came to the fore when Mrs Helen Yeo saw first-hand, the pervasive culture of alumni giving at universities in the United States.
A veteran of the legal industry, with over three decades of experience, Mrs Yeo sees her gift, which supports a bursary, as her contribution to uplift the tradition of alumni giving in Singapore. In recognition of her act of alumni giving, NUS established the Helen Yeo Bursary.
HK HAUW BURSARY (2014)
The late Mr and Mrs Hauw Hun King emigrated from Indonesia to Singapore after the Second World War. Whilst recognising the importance of a tertiary education, due to the war, they were unable to pursue studies at the university. In keeping with their life-long aspirations to make tertiary education accessible to the younger generation, Winston and Margaret, their son and daughter-in-law, have made a small gift in their memory through the establishment of a bursary at NUS.
The HK Hauw Bursary is awarded to needy undergraduate students studying Project & Facilities Management at the Department of Building.
HO GIEN CHIEW BURSARY (2012)
The late Dr Ho Gien Chiew was an alumnus of NUS Medicine. Upon graduation, she served in the public healthcare system before going into private practice for many years. Before her death, Dr Ho was in a group practice company. She was an Honorary Committee Member of Ren Ci Hospital, who devoted ten years of her time and contributed greatly to the formative years of the hospital.
The family of the late Dr Ho, represented by Mr George Tung Kooi Yoon, has made a gift in support of a bursary for needy NUS Medicine undergraduates. Through this gracious gift, recipients will be able to fully focus on their demanding studies without having to fret about financing their medical education.
HO LAI CHEE BURSARY (2012)
The late Mdm Ho Lai Chee dedicated her entire life to looking after and raising her late brother’s six children, forgoing marriage and having her own family. Though she had little formal education, she firmly believed that education was the way out of poverty. She raised inspired and supported her nephews, Mr Ho Wing Yin and Mr Ho Wing Wei, and her nieces to become successful professionals and business persons.
The Ho family has made a gift to commemorate their aunt’s immense love. The Ho Lai Chee Bursary supports one medical student facing financial difficulty each year for perpetuity.
HONG LEONG FOUNDATION BURSARY(2015)
Fostering education is one of the key goals of Hong Leong Foundation. It is anchored on the belief that education is fundamental towards the nurturing of impactful and sustainable change among individuals and communities.
Hong Leong Foundation Bursary is one of many initiatives that drives the Foundation’s mission forward. The Bursary is awarded to Singaporean students in need of financial assistance.
HUNTER CALDWELL BURSARY(2010)
Scotland-born Mr William Mitchell Hunter Caldwell (commonly known as Hunter Caldwell) came to Singapore in 1952 to work with The Straits Trading Company Group. He rose through the ranks to become General Manager of the Group, and then Managing Director of sister company Malaysia Smelting Corporation until his retirement in 1994. Mr Caldwell was a highly intelligent, articulate, well-travelled and astute man. He was known for his integrity, generous and compassionate nature as well as his great sense of fun. A shy and modest gentleman, he would rarely talk about his achievements, which were many and varied.
The Bursary for needy students was established with a gift from the Estate of Mr Hunter Caldwell.
HYFLUX BURSARY (2013)
As a global leader in sustainable solutions, focusing on the areas of water and energy, Hyflux is committed to providing cost-effective and innovative solutions that contribute to resource optimisation and sustainable growth for communities and industries. Driven by Hyflux’s corporate belief that local communities are more resilient when quality education is readily accessible, Hyflux forms strategic collaboration with educational institutions and companies such as NUS. Hyflux hopes to enhance research programmes, expand membrane technology applications and explore urban solutions through this partnership.
The Hyflux Bursary is awarded to disadvantaged students majoring in Science, Environmental Studies and Chemical Engineering.