LAM PENG HONG MEMORIAL BURSARY(2015)
The late Mr Lam Peng Hong was an enterprising businessman despite not having an opportunity to pursue a tertiary education.
His son, Mr Lam Kun Kin, the current Head of Global Treasury & Investment Banking and Senior Executive Vice President of OCBC Bank, has made an endowed gift to honour him.
The Lam Peng Hong Memorial Bursary was established to help financially needy students at the NUS Business School and to enable these students to build a strong foundation in business management.
LAW CLUB BOOK GRANT (2012)
The NUS Law Club 31st Management Committee organised a charity race, which was held on 24 March 2012. The run, organised in collaboration with the Law Society of Singapore, was a resounding success.
Proceeds from the race went to a worthy cause, namely the establishment of the Law Club Book Grant which helps law students who are in financial need.
LAWRENCE T W PEH BURSARY(2015)
Dr Lawrence Peh received his PhD for Computer Science research into Artificial Intelligence. Today, he runs the Enabling Technology group, which conducts private and collaborative R&D.
This Bursary serves needy Singaporean students at the NUS Business School.
LBKM-THK MERIT BURSARY AWARD (2008)
In a multi-ethnic, multi-religious society, there are diverse charitable organisations of various faiths and causes. Lembaga Biasiswa Kenangan Maulud (LBKM), which promotes academic and intellectual excellence for Muslim students, was established in 1965, while the Thye Hua Kwan Moral Society (THK) was established in 1978 to serve the Chinese-speaking community. After years of each aiding needy students independently, the two organisations came together to support the LBKM-THK Social Service Bursary Award to attract and retain graduates in the social service field.
The LBKM-THK Merit Bursary Award is available to Singapore citizens or PRs majoring in Psychology, Social Work or Sociology at NUS.
LEE CHOON SENG MEMORIAL BURSARY (1966)
He made profound contributions to the areas of Buddhism and banking in the country. Mr Lee Choon Seng co-founded the Singapore Buddhist Lodge and served as President of the Singapore Buddhist Federation. In banking, he was also an outstanding leader, rising to become Chairman of OCBC Bank, one of Singapore’s most established banks.
The Lee Choon Seng Memorial Bursary was established by a gift from his family. It is awarded to medical students facing financial challenges.
LEE FOUNDATION BURSARY (1973)
Established in 1952 by philanthropist Dr Lee Kong Chian, the Lee Foundation channels the majority of its gifts towards educational institutions. The Foundation continues to support NUS and other institutions of learning with transformative gifts, keeping alive Dr Lee’s legacy as a “superlative friend to education”.
The Lee Foundation Bursary is awarded to less privileged students from all walks of life.
LEE FOUNDATION DENTAL BURSARY (2009)
The Lee Foundation established by businessman and philanthropist, the late Dr Lee Kong Chian, channels the majority of its gifts towards educational and learning institutions. Dr Lee, the first Chancellor of the University of Singapore, NUS’ predecessor, was passionate about education and was called “a superlative friend to education”. Building on his legacy, the Lee Foundation makes transformative gifts to NUS, including one which supports the Lee Foundation Dental Bursary.
Established for financially needy dental undergraduates, this endowed Bursary is available in perpetuity and supports up to two students per year.
LEE FOUNDATION MEDICAL BURSARY (2010)
The Lee Foundation was founded by philanthropist and businessman, the late Dr Lee Kong Chian, who was passionate about education. The Foundation was created to facilitate the advancement of education, medicine and cultural activities, and to help the poor. Today, it channels the majority of its gifts towards educational and learning institutions.
The Lee Foundation Medical Bursary was established in recognition of an endowed gift from the Foundation to support financially needy medical students from NUS Medicine. The Bursary supports up to 10 medical students each year.
LEE FOUNDATION UNDERGRADUATE NURSING BURSARY (2012)
The Lee Foundation was established in 1952 by renowned philanthropist and businessman Dr Lee Kong Chian. Known for his sharp business acumen, Dr Lee was also a man of simplicity and humility who devoted the last 15 years of his life to charity work under the Lee Foundation.
The Lee Foundation continues to build on the legacy of Dr Lee, who gave generously to education institutions. In recognition of the Foundation’s gift to the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, NUS established the Lee Foundation Undergraduate Nursing Bursary which provides assistance to one financially disadvantaged student each year at the Centre.
LEE KIAT CHEW AND TAN LUAN KENG BURSARY (2012)
The late Mr Lee Kiat Chew was brought to Singapore by his uncle when he was 13. He taught himself how to read. He was a founding member of Nam Ann Siang Theon, a Taoist Organisation that continues to provide free medical services till today. His wife, the late Madam Tan Luan Keng, also lacked a formal education but managed his business accounts.
Their children, NUS alumna Mrs Lee Ju Song together with her younger siblings Mr Lee Hung Lin and Madam Lee Kin Cheng, made an endowed gift in honour of their parents. The Bursary assists one student from NUS Medicine each year. They hope to pass on the spirit of giving to the bursary recipients.
LEE KIP LIN BURSARY(2012)
The late Associate Professor Lee Kip Lin was an influential teacher in what was the Department of Architecture, where he taught between 1976 and 1984. A respected authority and connoisseur of the Singapore landscape, he was an intrepid and independent scholar of the country’s architectural and urban history.
His wife, Mrs Lee Li Ming, made a gift to NUS in her husband’s memory. NUS established the Lee Kip Lin Bursary to commemorate his contributions to architectural education. Two bursaries are awarded each academic year to full-time undergraduates reading the Bachelor of Arts (Architecture) programme.
LEE KWEE HUA BURSARY (2014)
Mr Lee Kwee Hua could not complete his studies due to the early demise of his father. After the war, he worked as a Pharmacy Assistant and developed his life-long interest in medicine. Financial pressures forced him to become a seafarer as it paid better. Still, Mr Lee continued to believe strongly in the value of education. Through self-study, he became an accountant and put all his five children through NUS.
Mr Lee’s children have made an endowed gift in support of the Lee Kwee Hua Bursary in his honour. The Bursary supports financially needy NUS Medicine students.
LEE LIANG HIN BURSARY (2014)
Dr Lee Liang Hin was a medical doctor, research scientist and university lecturer. During the 1958 worldwide polio epidemic, he was instrumental in implementing the polio vaccination programme in Singapore. He won international recognition for his studies on rubella, and served in various capacities in the World Health Organization.
His son, Mr Raymond Lee, and his daughter-in-law, Madam Chua Sock Koong, have made an endowed gift to NUS Medicine to support a bursary in his honour.
LEE NGEE CHUA AND TAN AH LEAT BURSARY(2015)
Mr Lee Ngee Chua and Mdm Tan Ah Leat taught their children the importance of thriftiness, hard work and education. They also left behind a legacy of sharing, perseverance, integrity, dedication and gratitude.
Their daughter-in-law, Mrs Lee Ju Song, and her family have made an endowed gift to NUS Medicine to support a bursary in their honour. The Bursary helps medical students to successfully complete their medical training. Mrs Lee also hopes that other alumni will be encouraged to give as her parents and parents-in-law have taught her that one’s success is not measured by fame or fortune, but by a man’s true worth of the good he does.
LEE WAN LOKE – SARAH GOH SAT LIAP BURSARY (2011)
NUS Senior Fellow Dr Lee Soo Ann gifted NUS with a bursary for Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences students, to honour his paternal grandparents. Mr Lee Wan Loke and Madam Sarah Goh Sat Liap migrated from China to Singapore to forge a new life in the mid-1880s.
Dr Lee has an unyielding and strong bond with his alma mater, contributing his time, skills and
financial resources. He graduated in Economics from the then University of Malaya, and was instrumental in setting up the NUS Economics Alumni, of which he is now its Advisor.
LEONG SIEW MENG MEMORIAL BURSARY(2014)
The late Professor Leong Siew Meng touched the lives of many: students, colleagues and friends. A devoted teacher and an outstanding scholar with extensive publications in consumer behaviour and advertising, the marketing expert served as the NUS Business School’s Marketing Department Head, Vice-Dean of Research and Interim Dean.
Despite being wheel-chair bound in his battle with cancer, he taught up till two weeks before he passed away in 2013. Beyond sharing his marketing wisdom, he wanted his students to learn tenacity and never give up when faced with challenges. That year, the Business School’s staff and faculty, as well as Professor Leong’s former students, close friends and corporate associates, came together to create a memorial fund in his name. This Bursary, supported by the fund, serves talented students facing financial difficulties.
LIGHTHOUSE CLUB BURSARY (2009)
The Lighthouse Club is the construction industry’s charitable organisation. Its motto in Latin is “Aliis cum Humanitate”, which translates as “Consideration for Others”.
The Club made a gift to NUS in support of six bursaries awarded to students studying for a Bachelor of Science (Project and Facilities Management) degree at the Department of Building. Named in honour of their gift, each Lighthouse Club Bursary is tenable for the duration of the recipient’s studies.
LIM BOON KENG & LIM KHO SENG MEDICAL BURSARY (2007)
Dr Lim Boon Keng’s education at Raffles Institution almost ended prematurely when his father passed away and his family faced financial difficulties.The school’s principal intervened and allowed him to continue studying. In 1887, he was awarded the Queen’s Scholarship and read medicine in Edinburgh University, UK. He became known for promoting social and educational reforms. His son, Dr Lim Kho Seng, also studied medicine at the same university.
To honour his father and brother, Dr Lim Peng Thiam made arrangements in his estate for his wife, Madam Jane Yong Su Tshu and their daughter, Ms Annabelle Lim to make an endowed gift to NUS. The Bursary, established in their memory, supports financially disadvantaged students at NUS Medicine.
LIM CHIN HIN BURSARY (2013)
Back in 1994, the Lim family came out tops in a search for the largest NUS alumni family. Starting with patriarch Mr Lim Chin Hin, who graduated from Raffles College in 1937, a total of 12 family members are alumni of NUS and its predecessor institutions.
Two decades on, the Lim family made a gift in memory of the patriarch who instilled in his children and grandchildren generosity, compassion, prudence, family unity and harmony. The Bursary is awarded to students facing financial difficulties.
LIM CHIN MEMORIAL BURSARY (2014)
The late Professor Lim Chin, of the NUS Business School’s Department of Strategy and Policy, passed away in September 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. The internationally-reputed economics scholar was cited by fellow economists worldwide. As a member of the National Economic Planning Committee, he helped shape Singapore’s strategic direction. Professor Lim was department head at the time of his death, and had previously held various key appointments, including Acting Dean, Vice Dean and Head of Department of Business Policy, serving the School for more than 25 years.
This Bursary in his name supports financially needy undergraduates at the Business School.
LIM JOO HOCK BURSARY (2010)
Mr Lim Joo Hock, a University of Singapore alumnus, was once Chairman of the CPF Board. Upon his retirement from the civil service, Mr Lim went on to pass the bar exam and set up his own law practice.
As education was close to his heart, he made a gift to NUS to endow the Lim Joo Hock Bursary to support financially disadvantaged students.
LIM MENG KIN MEMORIAL BURSARY (2013)
He took the road less travelled. As a medical doctor, he had an illustrious career in the military before going into academia with NUS as an Associate Professor at the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health. With his big heart and engaging personality, Dr Lim Meng Kin was an effective teacher, especially in the areas of Aviation Medicine as well as Health Policy and Management. He also touched the lives of many NUS alumni as the Director of the NUS Office of Alumni Relations — a position he assumed in 2010.
The Bursary was set up as part of an alumni-for-students initiative led by devoted NUS alumni.
LIM NGEE KHOON STUDY AWARD (2011)
In adversity, she was a pillar of strength and willpower. Although her family fell on hard times after they migrated to Singapore from China, she held on to her strong belief in the importance of good education and sound values. Madam Lim Ngee Khoon worked, scrimped and saved to help put three sons and six daughters through formal education.
The Study Award for financially needy students is supported with a gift from one of her sons, in memory of a remarkable person and selfless mother.
LIM PENG THIAM MEDICAL BURSARY (2007)
Dr Lim Peng Thiam was a general practitioner who received his medical training in Shanghai, China, before the start of the Second World War. After the war, he graduated with a medical degree from the University of Hong Kong. Dr Lim was the son of Dr Lim Boon Keng—a medical pioneer known for promoting social and educational reforms.
The Lim Peng Thiam Medical Bursary is supported by a generous gift from Dr Lim’s wife, Madam Jane Yong Su Tshu and their daughter, Ms Annabelle Lim. Established in his memory, the Bursary helps needy students at NUS Medicine and allows them to freely pursue their studies without having to worry about finances.
LINN IN HUA BURSARY (2009)
The teenage Mr Linn fled Fujian province with his impoverished family for Malaya when the Japanese invaded China. As fate would have it, his formal education was repeatedly disrupted by war and financial hardship and he never achieved his dream of becoming a scientist. Through perseverance, Mr Linn set up a business that flourished and moved him to give back to the community as a philanthropist and leader. Education was a cause especially close to his heart.
Established in recognition of a gift from the Estate of Mr Linn In Hua, this Bursary provides financial assistance for students at NUS.
LOH FOOK CHIN MEDICAL BURSARY(2015)
Financial considerations prevented Mr Loh Fook Chin from realising his ambition to become a doctor.However, he worked hard, scrimped and saved to send his son, Dr Loh Keh Chuan, to medical school.
Due to his father’s sacrifice, Dr Loh obtained his MBBS from NUS in 1987, followed by MMED (Int.Med) and MRCP (UK) in 1992. Now a successful endocrinologist, Dr Loh has made a gift to NUS Medicine to honour his father. The Bursary is awarded to financially disadvantaged medical undergraduates.
LUBRIZOL BURSARY (1995)
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a technology-driven global company. It is a pioneering global supplier of chemical additive technologies including additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants and oilfield solutions as well as additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. The company combines complex specialty chemicals to optimise the quality, performance and value of its customers’ products while reducing their environmental impact. As a responsible corporate citizen, the Lubrizol Corporation engages communities to safeguard the environment and drive sustainable practices.
The Lubrizol Bursary is open to needy students majoring in Chemical and Mechanical Engineering.