To recognise alumni under age 40 whose endeavours in their chosen fields or professions are worthy of recognition and have brought honour to the University. It is a one-time award for the alumni being honoured.
Must not have reached his/her 40th birthday before 31 December of the year in which the award is made.
Have brought honour to the University by having excelled and being highly recognised in their chosen fields, such as in one or more of the following fields: Academia, Arts, Business, Culture, Education, Health, Industry, Professions, Public or Community Service (including non-profit organisations and government), Recreation, Science, Sports, Technology, etc.
Graduates of Nanyang Technological University or the National Institute of Education are eligible for this award.
Alumni who have been honoured with this award once will not be eligible to be nominated again.