H.L. KWEE SCHOLARSHIP (2016)
After moving to Singapore from Indonesia in 1958, Mr Henry Kwee Hian Liong founded a family business which grew into a sprawling property and hospitality company under the Pontiac Land Group.
In recognition of their enduring ties to Singapore and to honour their patriarch’s legacy, the family initiated the Scholarship for less privileged Singaporeans at Yale-NUS College.
H L WEE SCHOLARSHIP (2013)
Known to his friends and colleagues simply as “Harry”, the late Mr Harry Lee Wee was always armed with an engaging smile and a readiness for mentoring young lawyers. Given his passion for his profession, it is no surprise that this accomplished lawyer also taught at the NUS Faculty of Law for many years.
In memory of Mr Wee, who dedicated himself to community service, his family has made a gift to NUS Law to establish a scholarship for students who demonstrate an interest in and flair for advocacy.
HOCHSTADT SCHOLARSHIP IN THE HUMANITIES (2013)
Education has a special place in the Hochstadt family of Singapore. This prompted Mr Herman Ronald Hochstadt to make this gift in commemoration of the Hochstadt family. Mr Hochstadt’s father was a teacher and devoted his career to education. His three sisters were all teachers. Mr Hochstadt himself was Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education. His late wife, Mrs Peggy Wai Chee Leong-Hochstadt who was Chief Librarian of NUS, and Mr Hochstadt were both graduates in Philosophy of the University of Malaya. Their daughter, Karen Lynn, and their son, Erwin Wei-Sung, were also graduates of NUS.
The Scholarship is for students who major in Humanities subjects including English Language, English Literature, Theatre Studies, History and Philosophy.
HONG KONG & SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION CENTENARY SCHOLARSHIP (1977)
The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited opened its first branch in Singapore in 1877 and was one of the earliest banks to do so. In 1977, the Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Singapore (now HSBC Singapore) established a centenary scholarship fund to commemorate an illustrious century of operations in Singapore.
Over the years, the financial services firm has supported this Scholarship with annual donations. Today, it is awarded to undergraduates with excellent academic results.
HPL MALDIVES – LKYSPP SCHOLARSHIP (2015)
The owner and operator of upscale hotels and luxury resorts is also a staunch believer in scaling up education. Hotel Properties Limited (HPL), with multiple prestigious hospitality brand names, especially in the Maldives, vividly identifies with the mission and vision of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.
The Scholarship, supported by HPL Maldives, funds deserving students from the Maldives who have chosen to undertake the Master in Public Policy and Master in Public Management programmes.