BATAUA SCHOLARSHIP (2015)
An endangered palm tree native to tropical rainforests lends its name to a scholarship for students embarking on environmental studies. The Bataua produces fruits which are a rich resource for food, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. At Yale-NUS, the Scholarship is supported by a gift from the Bataua Scholarship Fund.
BDS 71 SCHOLARSHIP (1993)
In 1993, the Dentistry Class of 1971 generously raised funds to establish the BDS 71 Scholarship. The Scholarship is awarded to final-year undergraduates with outstanding performance in the Third Professional BDS Examination. The recipients also have good academic and clinical performance and are involved in extra- curricular activities.
BUSINESS DEAN’S – EMILY CHIN AND EUGENE WONG SCHOLARSHIP (2015)
This Scholarship is established in honour of Ms Emily Chin and Mr Eugene Wong. Ms Chin, an alumna of NUS Business School, has over two decades of experience in the energy and petrochemical industries. She is currently the General Manager for trading commodity with a major energy company, based in Singapore. Her husband, Mr Eugene Wong, is the founder and managing director of Sirius Venture Capital, a venture investment firm. He also serves on the Boards of several public-listed firms and government bodies. Both of them met while studying for their undergraduate degrees at NUS Business School.
This award is a full-term scholarship, enabling the School to attract the best and brightest incoming undergraduates.
BUSINESS DEAN’S – KWAI FONG AND RAYMOND GOH SCHOLARSHIP (2012)
Kwai Fong and Raymond are both alumni of NUS Business School where they had first met. They have been married for more than twenty years and have two teenage children. Kwai Fong is happily retired while Raymond is still working hard towards that goal. Since graduation in 1990, he has always worked in the fund management industry. As Raymond was a recipient of scholarships during his university days, they understand and appreciate the importance of financial aid in supporting higher education.
They made a gift to establish this Scholarship to support academically outstanding, incoming Singaporean undergraduates at the NUS Business School.
BUSINESS DEAN’S – MOCHTAR RIADY SCHOLARSHIP (2011)
Born in East Java, Indonesia, Dr Mochtar Riady has accomplished many things in his lifetime. The founder and Chairman of global conglomerate Lippo Group started out running a humble bicycle shop in the 1950s before making his mark in the banking industry. He transformed Bank Central Asia from a small bank into Indonesia’s then largest privately-held bank. Today, the Lippo Group is reputed for its global real estate investments.
The Lippo Group made a landmark gift to NUS Business School in honour of Dr Riady, who is also a firm supporter of education. NUS established the Business Dean’s – Mochtar Riady Scholarship to encourage academic excellence in its business students and to honour a great business leader and philanthropist.