N P K RAJAMANICKAM MEDICAL BURSARY (2009)
The late Mr N P K Rajamanickam was born in Tamil Nadu and arrived in Singapore in 1938 at the age
of 18. He went on to become a highly respected astrologer in Singapore. He was an ardent supporter of educational causes and firmly believed in helping disadvantaged people pursue an education. Mr Rajamanickam also generously contributed to the local Indian community in various ways, including contributing a free weekly astrological forecast in the Tamil newspaper, Tamil Murasu.
The N P K Rajamanickam Medical Bursary Fund, dedicated to his memory, supports up to two students from NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine who face financial hardships.
N P K RAJAMANICKAM STUDY AWARD (2013)
Born in Tamil Nadu, Mr N P K Rajamanickam came to Singapore at the age of 18. With drive and determination, notwithstanding hardships, he established an astrological practice with high professional standards and discipline and earned the respect of clients both locally and abroad. Mr Rajamanickam strongly supported educational causes and the local Indian community during his lifetime.
Dedicated to his memory, the Study Award is available to students at the Yale-NUS College in need of financial assistance.
NESADEVI SANDRASEGARA BURSARY (2015)
She was among the pioneer batch of 22 law graduates from the University of Singapore in 1961. Mrs Nesadevi Sandrasegara practised law briefly before devoting her professional career to public service, heading the legal department of the Port of Singapore Authority for 25 years. Both her sons are alumni of NUS Law.
The Bursary for law students has been established by NUS with a gift from Mr Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara in honour of his mother.
NG AH HING MEMORIAL BURSARY (2011)
Forced to leave China in search of a better life, Mr Ng Ah Hing made his way south to Singapore. With little formal education, he eventually found employment as a taxi driver. Though he had little to give, when the call came to give towards the building of Nanyang University, Mr Ng stepped up, donating a week’s earning to the building fund.
In 2011, his son, Mr Robin Ng Chee Chuan, had his turn to give back. The younger Mr Ng, who is today a chairman and managing director of companies in the healthcare, property and financial services made a gift to NUS in memory of his late father. The Ng Ah Hing Memorial Bursary serves financially needy Singaporean undergraduates.
NG CHIN SIAU DENTAL BURSARY (2012)
Dr Ng Chin Siau is the founder and Group CEO of Q & M Dental Group. Under his leadership, Q & M Dental Group has grown from a single clinic in 1996 to more than 60 clinics island-wide. Dr Ng attributes much of his success to his NUS education and the annual bursaries he received during his undergraduate years. His desire to give back inspired him to make a gift in support of student bursaries at the Faculty of Dentistry.
In recognition of Dr Ng’s gift, NUS established the Ng Chin Siau Dental Bursary which is available to one Dentistry student in financial need each year.
NG LIN MOON AND CHAN MEE KUEN BURSARY (2016)
The late Mr Ng Lin Moon was a merchant who was an ardent supporter of the Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital. He passed away in 2008. His wife, Madam Chan Mee Kuen, was a homemaker who passed away in 2015. The Singaporean couple had five children together.
Their daughter, Madam Ng Choy Wah, has made a gift in their memory to help needy NUS students. NUS established the Ng Lin Moon and Chan Mee Kuen Bursary which is awarded to four financially disadvantaged Singaporean undergraduates annually.
NGOI KING CHIK BURSARY (2013)
The late Mr Ngoi King Chik was always willing to go out of his way to help someone in need, whether it was helping them financially whenever he had funds, or keeping them company when they were unwell. He instilled the joy and love of giving in his children and taught them to always extend a helping hand when necessary.
His son, NUS alumnus and Adjunct Associate Professor Ngoi Sing Shang, has made a gift to NUS in memory of his late father. This Bursary supports needy NUS Medicine students.
NUS ALUMNI BURSARY (2013)
For over hundred years, the National University of Singapore has graduated many illustrious cohorts whose achievements made the University proud and renowned globally. The NUS Alumni Bursary was established through the efforts of an alumni-led fundraising campaign. The fundraising campaign encouraged the spirit of giving back among alumni through a myriad of events that ranged from golf tournaments to class reunions.
The Bursary is available to financially disadvantaged undergraduates at NUS. The following sub-named awards were also established:
NUS ALUMNI – THE PAKIR BURSARY
This sub-named Bursary is named in honour of Dr Pakir Singh, an NUS alumnus and prominent member of the Singaporean Sikh community. Dr Singh received a bursary as an undergraduate at the then University of Singapore, and his family made a gift in his memory.
NUS ALUMNI – GIARTI TIRTASANA BURSARY
Madam Giarti Tirtasana gave away her successful ice factory and prawn export business in Indonesia to her siblings to come to Singapore in 1987 to raise her two grandchildren who are now both medical doctors. The sub-named Bursary honours an exemplary woman who contributed to society in her own special way.
NUS ALUMNI – GLOBAL AQUACULTURE INDONESIA BURSARY
Alumnus Yeo Keng Joon founded PT Global Aquaculture Indonesia, which supplies prawn and fish feed to the Indonesian aquaculture industry. Through this gift, Mr Yeo wishes to support students from the Indonesian community in which the company operates in.
NUS ALUMNI – GANGABHAI (DIDI) MAHTANI BURSARY
Known as Didi, Ms Gangabhai Mahtani was born in Sind, now Pakistan, and migrated to Singapore in the 1950s where she became the official teacher of the Singapore Sindhi Association. Her kind and helpful nature lives on through one of her daughters, Ms Roop Mahtani’s bequest to the sub-named Bursary.
NUS ALUMNI – ROOP MAHTANI BURSARY
A fun-loving and caring soul, Ms Roop Mahtani hails from Singapore’s small Sindhi community. She remained single and struggled in her youth to support her family. She loved being a teacher and led a humble life helping others. Her legacy continues through her bequest to this sub-named Bursary.
NUS ALUMNI – KOE KHOON POH BURSARY
Distinguished alumnus and entrepreneur, Mr Koe Khoon Poh is the Founder and Managing Director of ICM Pharma Pte Ltd. Mr Koe is an ardent supporter of NUS who has been lending his services and making generous gifts to his alma mater.
NUS ALUMNI BURSARY @ RESIDENTIAL COLLEGES (2016)
Reflecting deep enduring ties with their alma mater, the NUS alumni have opened their hearts and their wallets to help the current undergraduates.
Because of their generous gifts, the NUS Alumni Bursary @ Residential Colleges was established to help financially disadvantaged students benefit from the multi-faceted education at NUS Residential Colleges.
NUS BUSINESS SCHOOL MANDARIN ALUMNI BURSARY (2008)
The NUS Business School Mandarin Alumni, founded in 1992, aims to strengthen ties and foster friendship among Mandarin-speaking alumni of the School. In keeping with the association’s strong spirit of giving, alumni members pooled their resources and made a gift to the School.
The NUS Business School Mandarin Alumni Bursary was therefore established, lending a helping hand to the financially underprivileged students at the NUS Business School.
NUS CAMPUS COUPLES BURSARY (2014)
NUS alumni who found love on campus have come together to fundraise in support of the NUS Campus Couples Bursary Fund. The Fund was initiated by Mr Yeo Keng Joon, who met his wife Madam Kong Yuet Peng on campus when they were both university students. The couple obtained their MBAs from the NUS Business School.
The Bursaries are awarded to financially disadvantaged Singaporean undergraduates at NUS. The following sub-named awards were also established:
NUS CAMPUS COUPLES – ANDREW YANG AN HWA BURSARY
This Bursary is established in memory of the late Mr Andrew Yang whose daughter, NUS alumna Ms Yang Pow Si, made a gift in her father’s memory. Madam Yang met her husband, Mr Wong Ah Long at NUS.
NUS CAMPUS COUPLES – AZNAN AND KHALIJAH BURSARY
Aznan Ghazali and Khalijah Masud first met at NUS while residing at Sheares Hall but only started dating nine years later. The couple got married on Valentine’s Day in 1999, and made a gift to this sub-named Bursary to mark their 16th wedding anniversary.
NUS CAMPUS COUPLES – IAN HENG AND WONG PUI SUM BURSARY
Mr Ian Heng (Arts & Social Sciences, ’90) and Ms Wong Pui Sum (Science, ’90) found each other at the NUS campus from where they both graduated. They supported this sub-named Bursary with the hopes of inspiring students to help others in the future.
NUS CAMPUS COUPLES – JEN CHEW AND RICKY OW BURSARY
NUS campus couple Mr Ricky Ow and Ms Jen Chew both graduated with an Arts Degree in 1990. They made this gift in gratitude for the wonderful life NUS has provided them with and to impart the virtue of helping others to the next generation of students.
NUS CAMPUS COUPLES – JUNYANG JUNYA BURSARY
This sub-named Bursary is named in honour of Junyang and Junya, children of an anonymous NUS campus couple who met at NUS Business School. The couple is grateful to NUS for uniting them and teaching them the skills to develop their careers.
NUS CAMPUS COUPLES – KOK HIANG AND SWEET WOON BURSARY
Mr Tan Kok Hiang and Ms Ho Sweet Woon met on campus in 1987 before establishing Forum Architects together in 1994. Their company has since won many accolades and the couple have made this gift to commemorate their 25th wedding anniversary.
NUS CAMPUS COUPLES – LIVE YOUR DREAMS BURSARY
Campus couple Mr Kelly Choo Hon Min and Ms Jessie Tong Wen Hao graduated with a Computing Degree in 2008 and Science Degree in 2009 respectively. Mr & Mrs Choo made a gift in hopes of motivating students to pursue their dreams.
NUS CAMPUS COUPLES – PEH LIAN CHAI AND TAN SIEW LING BURSARY
Mr Peh Lian Chai and Ms Tan Siew Ling met on campus and went on to have three daughters together. Today, they are a proud “NUS family” as all three daughters followed their footsteps and pursued an NUS education.
NUS CAMPUS COUPLES – QUANTEDGE FOUNDATION BURSARY
The Quantedge Foundation (Singapore) Ltd was established in 2015 to deliver impactful solutions to social challenges in Singapore. The Foundation made a gift to this Bursary to encourage students from financially disadvantaged backgrounds to strive for success in life and to give back to society when they are able to.
NUS CAMPUS COUPLES – SEAH & SIAK BURSARY
Cheng San and his wife, Siak Ching, a NUS Board of Trustee (BOT) and Yale-NUS board member have been active contributors to NUS. Both of them have been awarded the NUS Distinguished Alumni Service Award for their contributions to NUS and the wider community. The bursary is named “Seah & Siak”; the name they are known as during their stay in Dunearn Road Hostels (DRH).
NUS CAMPUS COUPLES – SHYAMALA AND GOPINATH PILLAI BURSARY
Ambassador Gopinath Pillai met his wife Mrs Shyamala Devi Pillai on the campus of the University of Malaya in Singapore. Through this gift, they return the help they received as students and thank the University that united them.
NUS CAMPUS COUPLES – SUAN YEO BURSARY
NUS alumni Mr Yeo Keng Joon and Ms Kong Yuet Peng initiated this bursary fund as they are eternally grateful for their meeting on campus and wanted to share their blessings. They made a gift in honour of their two adult children, Ms Yeo Suan Wei and Mr Yeo Suan Eu.
NUS CAMPUS COUPLES – SUSAN AND PETER TAY BURSARY
NUS campus couple Mr Peter YB Tay and Madam Susan MC Hee both graduated from NUS in 1974. The active alumni husband-wife team contributed to this sub-named Bursary to commemorate their time together at the University.
NUS CAMPUS COUPLES – THERESA AND CHECK FOR DILLON AND JUSTIN BURSARY
The couple graduated with Business Degrees from NUS in 1990 having received financial assistance. Mr Foo Check Woei and Ms Theresa Tan Li Kien made a gift to celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary as well as their wonderful sons, Dillon and Justin.
NUS CAMPUS COUPLES – WONG JIN KOK AND JESSICA LEONG SIEW WAH BURSARY
Mr Wong Jin Kok and Ms Jessica Leong Siew Wah met at Sheares Hall where they both graduated in 1985. Having carved out successful careers, the couple is grateful to their alma mater for giving them the foundation to be financially adequate and are proud to be able to help the poorer students.
NUS ECONOMICS ALUMNI BURSARY (2010)
The 82-year-old Economics Department has produced many alumni who have helped write the Singapore story and make the country what it is today. Among its most illustrious alumni are Emeritus Senior Minister Mr Goh Chok Tong, former Deputy Prime Minister Dr Goh Keng Swee, and former top civil servant Mr Ngiam Tong Dow.
To build upon its success, the department — one of the world’s largest and the strongest in Asia — is committed to attracting and nurturing talent regardless of financial means. The NUS Economics Alumni fundraised to establish this Bursary to help needy Economics majors reach their full potential. The following sub-named awards were also established:
NUS ECONOMICS ALUMNI – CHIA SIOW YUE BURSARY
Professor Chia Siow Yue taught Statistics and Economics at NUS from 1967 to 1996, and is currently a Senior Fellow at the Singapore Institute of International Affairs. This award was established in her honour by one of her former students, Mr David Ho from the Class of 1972, with warm appreciation of her as a tutor, lecturer and mentor.
NUS ECONOMICS ALUMNI – KHOO CHENG EE BURSARY
Mdm Khoo Cheng Ee was a teacher who quit to become a homemaker to care for her six children. This award was established by her son, Dr Lee Soo Ann, in her memory.
NUS ECONOMICS ALUMNI – LEE TECK HOCK BURSARY
Mr Lee Teck Hock was originally a teacher before becoming a principal and inspector of schools. This award was established by his son, Dr Lee Soo Ann, in his memory.
NUS ECONOMICS ALUMNI – MAY TSAO BURSARY
Mrs May Tsao was a school teacher by profession and retired as the head of the humanities department in Catholic Junior College in 1990. This award was established by her daughter, Dr Tsao Yuan, in her honour.
NUS MEDICAL SOCIETY – CHRISTINE CHONG HUI XIAN BURSARY (2011)
Ms Christine Chong Hui Xian was a cheerful soul with a lion’s heart. Diagnosed with brain lymphoma at a young age, she forged ahead to realise her dream of studying medicine. She passed away in 2009. Her perseverance amidst adversity inspired her classmates who spearheaded a drive to set up a bursary in her name.
The NUS Medical Society – Christine Chong Hui Xian Bursary provides financial support to disadvantaged students from NUS Medicine. It helps them to live their lives to the fullest, just as Ms Chong did.
NUS MEDICINE CLASS OF 1995 BURSARY (2015)
When Associate Professor Gerald Koh, Director for Medical Undergraduate Education at the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, was asked to be the volunteer champion for his class bursary, he gladly took up the role. His efforts, combined with those of his classmates, resulted in the establishment of the NUS Medicine Class of 1995 Bursary, which helps financially needy students at NUS Medicine.
The Bursary, established in conjunction with the Class’ 20th anniversary, was part of NUS Medicine’s efforts to galvanise alumni support towards giving back to the School.
NUS SOCIOLOGY ALUMNI BURSARY FUND (INITIATED BY PIONEER CLASS OF ’69) (2014)
The pioneer Sociology Class of 1969 has fond memories of their university days — meeting friends, studying in the library, working and playing hard.
In 2014, to mark their 45th reunion, the classmates made a class gift to support the Class of ’69 Sociology Alumni Bursary. The Bursary is awarded to needy undergraduates who are Singapore citizens or PRs and majoring in Sociology. In March 2016, to commemorate the Department of Sociology’s 50th Anniversary, the bursary was re-launched as the NUS Sociology Alumni Bursary Fund (initiated by Pioneer Class of ’69).
NUS STUDENT ASSISTANCE LOANS
Financially needy undergraduates who require further assistance for their living and accommodation expenses may also be awarded interest-free loans from the University. These loans, also known as NUS Student Assistance Loans, vary in quantum according to the financial need of the applicant.
A portion of the NUS Student Assistance Loans is supported by the loan funds listed on the following pages. They are made possible by NUS and philanthropic contributions.
ALUMNI STUDENT LOAN FUND
Named in honour of NUS Alumni, the Alumni Loan Student Fund provides financial assistance to needy NUS undergraduates.
DAISY PANG LOAN FUND
The Daisy Pang Students’ Loan Fund is named in honour of Mrs Daisy Pang. This fund is a pillar of support for needy undergraduate students at NUS.
GOLDEN JUBILEE LOAN FUND
The Golden Jubilee Loan Fund lends a helping hand to NUS students in need of assistance.
HONG LEONG FOUNDATION LOAN FUND
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.
KWAN IM THONG HOOD CHO TEMPLE LOAN FUND
Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple, which is well known for its philanthropic work, has been providing succour to those in need since 1884.
LIEN FOUNDATION LOAN FUND
The Lien Foundation was founded by Dr Lien Ying Chow, whose passion for education continues to guide the Foundation’s work. Today, the Foundation is a proponent of radical Philanthropy and is dedicated to tackling the root of problems.
NG SEE YOOK LOAN FUND
The Ng See Yook Loan Fund helps financially disadvantaged students pursue their education with a lighter financial burden.
NUS MANAGEMENT LOAN FUND
The NUS Management Loan Fund helps deserving students pursue their education without financial stress.
NUS SOCIETY STUDENTS’ LOAN FUND
As the foremost graduate society, NUS Society (NUSS) aims to foster a lifelong relationship with NUS and the wider graduate community. It provides platforms for stakeholders to build networks and exchange ideas.
NUS STUDENTS’ LOAN FUND
Financially disadvantaged students are able to pursue an education at NUS with support from the NUS Students’ Loan Fund.
NUSSU STUDENTS’ LOAN FUND
The NUS Student Union (NUSSU) is a student-run organisation that bridges the link between the student body and the University. It is a lifeline that contributes significantly to the welfare of the student body.
SHAW FOUNDATION LOAN FUND
The Shaw Foundation is one of the largest philanthropic organisations in the world. The Foundation believes that innovative approaches to medical education and research are critical to bringing about higher quality of life.
NUS TRUSTEES BURSARY (2015)
The University was pleased to establish the NUS Trustees Bursary in 2015 in celebration of the nation’s 50th birthday and to mark NUS’ 110th Anniversary. The fund has received tremendous support from members of the NUS Board of Trustees.
The Bursary is awarded to financially needy Singaporean undergraduates.
NUSBSAA BURSARY FUND (2008)
Acting through the NUS Business School Alumni Association (NUSBSAA), a group of individual alumni, faculty, and friends collectively made an endowed gift towards the establishment of this Bursary Fund, which includes several sub-named Bursaries.
This Fund provides financial assistance to financially disadvantaged undergraduates. To date, its bursaries have supported 119 needy students at the NUS Business School.
NUSBSAA – ANNIE LIM BURSARY
This Bursary for needy students of NUS Business School is in remembrance of Madam Annie Lim – a champion for education and beloved mother of Mr Simon Phua (BBA ’75).
NUSBSAA – APEX 23 BURSARY
“I believe a holistic leader will always find the means to give back to the society that has nurtured them. Education does cost money but ignorance cost even more.”
NUSBSAA – BBA CLASS OF 1975 BURSARY
Alumni from the BBA Class of 1975 celebrated the 40th Anniversary of their graduation on 12 September 2015. To commemorate this special event, the class collectively made a gift to provide financial assistance to disadvantaged full-time undergraduate students.
NUSBSAA – BBA CLASS OF 1984 & 1989 BURSARY
“Paying It Forward!” captures the spirit with which the Class of 1984 & 1989 came together to contribute to this Bursary. We were the fortunate few (about 3%) of our cohort from the 1970s that started primary one together and who had the unique opportunity to benefit from a university education in Singapore during the early 1980s! It’s TRULY, the very least we could do!”
NUSBSAA – BBA CLASS OF 1986 & BCR2014 BURSARY
This Bursary is made possible by donations from the alumni of NUS BBA Class of 1986 as well as various alumni & friends of the NUS Bizad Charity Run 2014 Committee. The donors gave generously to support Singaporeans from challenging financial backgrounds to pursue their university education.
NUSBSAA – BBA HONOURS CLASS OF 1982 BURSARY
The BBA Honours Class of 1982 embarked on a donation drive to gather their alumni to give back to their alma mater. Their gifts support financially challenged students in pursuit of their university education.
NUSBSAA – BBA/BACC CLASS OF 1981 BURSARY
“A good education is one of the best enablers one can have in life. Unfortunately, not everyone has equal access to that opportunity. The Class of 1981 came together to establish this Bursary in appreciation of their families and to support deserving students who may not otherwise have that chance. We’re grateful for the priviledge of ‘paying it forward’; perhaps someday they might do so, too.”
NUSBSAA – BHARAT LUXINDO AGRIFEEDS INDIA BURSARY
MBA alumnus Mr Yeo Keng Joon made a gift in honour of his company in India which produces pelleted feeds for the fish and prawn farm industry. Through this gift, Mr Yeo hopes to help NUS students from India who are financially challenged.
NUSBSAA – BOON KOK SIANG BURSARY
NUSBSAA – CASSIM FAMILY TRUST BURSARY
NUSBSAA – CHAN WAI CHUN MEMORIAL BURSARY
Madam Chan Wai Chun was a devoted mother to nine children. Her husband passed away when their youngest child was just six and a half months old. She ensured each child had a tertiary education through sheer grit and determination. This award established in her honour reminds us that if Madam Chan could overcome all odds, so can you!
NUSBSAA – CHIA YEW KAY BURSARY
NUSBSAA – HARMONY BURSARY
“In a rapidly changing world, education is the only means of aligning skills to opportunities. Harmonising education to opportunities and making it available to all, is the only sustainable option.”
NUSBSAA – KOUFU BURSARY
Koufu is dedicated to bringing good fortune and good food to everyone who enjoys the true coffee shop tradition. The Bursary is made possible by Mr Pang Lim who believes in staying competitive with a good education while preserving traditions.
NUSBSAA – LILY KOH BURSARY
This Bursary is named in memory of Madam Lily Koh (1928 – 2007) who believed that education is the foundation for a responsible livelihood. This Bursary is supported by a gift from her son, NUS alumnus Mr Peter YB Tay. Mr Tay runs TPS Group – a provider of Fiduciary, Corporate and Business Development Services.
NUSBSAA – LIM BENG GEOK BURSARY
Mr Calvin Y Ho made a gift in honour of his mother who has dedicated her entire career to education. His hope is that those who are financially disadvantaged can continue to pursue their dreams of higher education and build a better life for themselves and their family.
NUSBSAA – LIM GUAN HUA MEMORIAL BURSARY
Supported by gifts from dedicated friends and alumni, this Bursary is named in memory of Professor Lim Guan Hua. Prof Lim was an excellent educator who taught many NUS alumni. He was an organiser whose work ethic and contributions to NUSBSA are greatly missed. Prof Lim is remembered for his diligence and leadership.
NUSBSAA – LIM PU LEH BURSARY
MBA alumnus Mr Yeo Keng Joon made a gift in honour of his mother, Madam Lim Pu Leh. Despite being illiterate, Madam Lim raised Mr Yeo and his two sisters alone after her husband passed away. She had tremendous strength and resourcefulness and taught her son to be helpful, generous and benevolent through the life that she lived.
NUSBSAA – LION REALTY BURSARY
NUSBSAA – LYE PENG YEE BURSARY
NUSBSAA – MARIA TAN KIM LAN BURSARY
NUS alumna Ms Janet Ang made a gift in memory of her mother, Madam Maria Tan Kim Lan who is a teacher in her lifetime. Ms Ang was inspired by the late Mr Wong Ah Long who is a selfless leader whom she learned from and served with on the then NUS Business School Advisory Council in 2000. Ms Ang is grateful for the life Mr Wong has led and for his achievements, self-sacrifice and friendship.
NUSBSAA – MHC ASIA GROUP BURSARY
MHC Asia Group is a leading health technology company with Southeast Asia’s first web–based system which connects corporate clients, insurers and health providers.
NUSBSAA – MR & MRS ANG KHAI WEE MEMORIAL BURSARY
“We are honoured and privileged to be able to make a difference to those who need help financially. I benefited from an NUS Accountancy Bursary. I know what having financial help means to the recipients as it really meant a lot to me at that time.”
NUSBSAA – MR & MRS ONG AH GUAN BURSARY
“Every child who is academically capable should have the right and opportunity to higher education. Both my parents were unfortunately deprived of such an opportunity and would not wish the same on any capable child. This Bursary is named in memory of my parents so that they may achieve their dream of helping others achieve theirs.”
NUSBSAA – myCK DEPT STORE BURSARY
This Bursary is supported by a gift from Mr Ang Chin Koon who believes in giving people the space to learn. Relentless in the face of challenges, he established myCK as a brand to serve the heartlanders. This Bursary gives financially needy students an opportunity to pursue their education.
NUSBSAA – NETPOLEON SOLUTIONS BURSARY
Netpoleon Solutions is dedicated to securing companies’ networks, data and security infrastructures. The Company strongly believes in the power of education and investing in helping students realise their dreams.
NUSBSAA – NG SEOK KUAN BURSARY
NUSBSAA – NOMURA BURSARY
Nomura always seeks to support the communities in which they operate. They have been in Singapore for over 40 years and hope that this gift to one of the country’s most prestigious institutions contributes to educating future generations who will shape Singapore’s tomorrow.
NUSBSAA – SEAH & SIAK BURSARY
Cheng San and his wife, Siak Ching, a NUS Board of Trustee (BOT) and Yale–NUS board member have been active contributors to NUS. Both of them have been awarded NUS Distinguished Alumni Service Awards for their contribution to NUS and the wider community. The bursary is named “Seah & Siak”; the name they are known as during their stay in Dunearn Road Hostels (DRH).
NUSBSAA – SEPHIA BURSARY
NUSBSAA – SIDDHARTHA CENTRE BURSARY
The Siddhartha Centre aims to promote education among the young – especially those in financial need – to attain the knowledge and skills required to succeed in life. In supporting this Bursary, the Centre hopes not only to help students but to promote a ‘pay-it-forward’ attitude among its recipients.
NUSBSAA – SILVERLAKEGROUP BURSARY
Silverlake group is a leading provider of state-of-the-art universal banking solutions since 1989. It believes in educating future leaders and investing in education. The Bursary is made possible to help realise the dreams of financially challenged students.
NUSBSAA – SING KIM & JOW LIN BURSARY
NUS alumnus Mr Tan Boon Chin believes in the impact of education and thus made gifts to the NUS Business School. The awards are made possible in the hope of giving students with financially challenged backgrounds an opportunity to have a university education.
NUSBSAA – SINGAPORE CONSORTIUM INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT BURSARY
NUSBSAA – TAN WANG CHEOW & TAN GUEK MING BURSARY
Mr Tan Wang Cheow and Mrs Tan Guek Ming both graduated with Bachelor of Accountancy degrees in 1981 and began their careers as auditors. Mr Tan went on to found and operate Food Empire Holdings Limited. They believe that no one should be left behind for the lack of financial resources.
NUSBSAA – TAY KIM HUAT MEMORIAL BURSARY
This Bursary is named in memory of MBA alumnus Mr Tay Kim Huat who is fondly remembered as a warm person whose helpfulness, diligence, intellect and friendship will always be treasured. His great sense of responsibility, excellent management skills, work ethic and contributions will be greatly missed.
NUSBSAA – UCLA–EMBA INTAKE 7 BURSARY
NUSBSAA – WIN ADVISORS BURSARY
Win Advisors is founded by Ms Winnie Cheah (BBA,’92) who runs a team of financial advisors with AIA Singapore. With this gift, Ms Cheah hopes to encourage needy students to take charge of their own destiny, pursue their passions as well as to give back to society and the NUS Business School.
NUSS – DELLA & SENG GEE UTOWN BURSARY (2011)
They have been championing philanthropy for decades. Both the late Dr Lee Seng Gee, former Chairman of Lee Foundation, and his wife Dr Della Lee, founder of the D.S. Lee Foundation, have preserved the legacy of giving by their respective families. This charitable husband and wife team are well known for their philanthropic spirit.
Education and the arts have been major beneficiaries of the couple’s philanthropy. The endowed NUSS – Della & Seng Gee UTown Bursary supports financially disadvantaged students in fulfilling their educational dreams at NUS UTown.
NUSS GOLF SECTION BURSARY (2014)
Established in 1986, the NUS Society (NUSS) Golf Section is one of the largest sporting clubs in NUSS. In addition to promoting the game of golf among its members, the NUSS Golf Section also actively fulfils its philanthropic calling by fundraising for financially disadvantaged undergraduates at NUS. The following sub-named awards were also established:
NUSS GOLF SECTION – AZBIL SINGAPORE BURSARY
Business partners Azbil Singapore, VF Engineering and Tomoe Valve have come together to support a bursary to help disadvantaged students. Azbil Singapore, a subsidiary of Azbil Corporation, provides Building/Industrial automation System, products, maintenance & energy saving solution services globally.
NUSS GOLF SECTION – FUTURE ENGINEERING GROUP BURSARY
Mr Henry Wee, an NUS alumnus, is the Managing Director of infrastructure company Future Engineering Group. Mr Wee made a gift through his company as he wishes to give back to his alma mater.
NUSS GOLF SECTION – HO HON KONG AND LIM FONG PING BURSARY
To honour their parents, Mr Ho Hon Kong and Madam Lim Fong Ping, along with the other Ho siblings – Ho Kheng Hou, Ho Wing Yin, Ho Wing Wei, Ho Gein Yeng and Ho Gien Tou – have made a gift to support underprivileged students at NUS.
NUSS GOLF SECTION – HSC PIPELINE ENGINEERING BURSARY
Founded in 1993, HSC Pipeline Engineering specialises in engineering and construction of pipeline infrastructure. Supported by an anonymous donor, this gift helps needy students at NUS.
NUSS GOLF SECTION – JOSEPH AND CATHERINA NG BURSARY
Mr Joseph Ng is the CEO of Keppel DHCS. His wife Ms Catherina Tan, an NUS alumna, is part of the NUSS management committee. The duo actively contributes to the NUS community as a form of gratitude for their formative years in the institution.
NUSS GOLF SECTION – KHONG GUAN BURSARY
Renowned biscuits manufacturer Khong Guan was established in 1947, and has since grown to a globally known brand today. This Bursary is supported by an anonymous donor in honour of the biscuit company.
NUSS GOLF SECTION – NAM LEONG CO BURSARY
Established in 1958, Nam Leong Co Pte Ltd is the region leading stockist for steel pipes, fittings and valves. In addition, the Company provides value added services such as customisation of the piping system and also a manufacturer of ‘GLENSUL’ pre-insulated pipe. Nam Leong has made a gift to contribute to the betterment of the community.
NUSS GOLF SECTION – STEPHEN LEE KIM WAH BURSARY
Mr Stephen Lee is the Managing Director of Newark Engineering, a lead provider of integrated solutions. An NUS alumnus, Mr Lee was inspired to give back to his alma mater to assist underprivileged students.
NUSS GOLF SECTION – TAN HANG MENG AND HO LI ENG BURSARY
Mr Tan is the Managing Director of Civil Tech, provider of specialised ground engineering services. Both Mr Tan and his wife, Madam Ho Li Eng are members of NUSS and made a gift to support the NUS community.
NUSS UTOWN BURSARY (2011)
The National University of Singapore Society (NUSS) brings together NUS alumni over the decades to socialise, connect with each other and contribute to their alma mater and to society at large. Members of Singapore’s foremost graduate club include the who’s who of the nation, ranging from ministers, doctors and lawyers to civil servants and artists. They are driven to not only foster lifelong friendships with fellow alumni but also bring about transformational change.
The NUSS UTown Bursary is one of the initiatives that aim to transform the lives of the less privileged students residing in NUS UTown.