E S MONTEIRO SCHOLARSHIP (1989)
The late Professor Ernest Steven Monteiro was a renowned doctor who started mass vaccination in 1958 to protect children and young adults from polio. The pioneer in preventive medicine helped to wipe out beri-beri with Vitamin B-1 and eliminated diphtheria among children. He also served as the Ambassador of Singapore to Cambodia, and then to the USA and Brazil.
His wife, through an endowed gift, established the E S Monteiro Scholarship in his memory to provide deserving students from NUS Medicine with financial assistance to pursue their education.
ELAINE LOW SCHOLARSHIP (2011)
Ms Elaine Low comes from a family that has supported various charitable and philanthropic causes including disaster relief, research and education. In 2011, Ms Low personally donated $1 million to help the victims of the earthquake and tsunami disaster in Japan. Currently the Executive Director of Manhattan Resources Ltd, which is engaged in a wide array of logistics services, Ms Low possesses both business acumen and the heart to be of service to the community.
This Scholarship represents her family’s wish to provide talented students at NUS UTown with the opportunity to pursue their interests and uncover their potential. They hope these students become contributing members of society in future.
ELLA CHEONG SCHOLARSHIP (2010)
As a professional, Ms Ella Cheong is recognised as one of the pioneers in the field of intellectual property in Asia. As a committed individual, she reaches out to help the disadvantaged, giving them access to opportunities to optimise their potential.
The Scholarship is supported by a gift from Ms Cheong for students embarking on her own field of specialisation — intellectual property law, and encourages these students to develop their interest in this area.
ENPEE GROUP SCHOLARSHIP (2014)
What started out as a small trading business in Nigeria has now become a diversified global conglomerate in packaging solutions, construction products, consumer packaged goods, renewable energy and chemicals. For the Enpee Group, despite constant change, one thing remains the same: embracing the mission of making communities stronger through education and healthcare.
The Scholarship is awarded to a deserving Nigerian or Indian student who demonstrates a passion for public service and is enrolled in the Master in Public Administration programme at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. The Scholarship is supported by a gift from the Enpee Group whose philanthropic contributions are designed with a vision to bring about sustainable local development.