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Why donate to Nanyang Technological University?
Philanthropy support is critical to any university seeking to remain a top global university and to deliver quality education and research. As a public, autonomous university, NTU receives government funding which allows it to maintain its basic programmes. Fund-raising campaigns and support from all its stakeholders are essential for NTU to remain a leading global university.

A Top University in the World
Ranked 12th in the world in the latest 2018 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, NTU has also been ranked the world’s best young university since 2014 in the QS Top 50 under 50.

A Well-Rounded Education for Every Student
About 1 in 5 students in NTU require financial aid, sometimes the result of the sudden loss of one or both parents to illness or divorce. Often, these student work part-time to make ends meet or forgo student activities. Your gift goes towards awarding bursaries and scholarships to the most deserving students. It also enriches the student experience through innovative programmes and meaningful student activities conducted locally and globally.

Attract Global Top Talents for Life-Changing Discoveries
NTU aims to attract and retain the best talents to become a great global research university. It leads the top Asian universities in normalised research citation impact (Clarivate Analytics’ InCites 2016). Your gift help these academics transform their research into potentially life-changing discoveries and inventions that will shape the world’s future.

Close Collaboration with Academia and Industry
Some of NTU’s key partners in academia and research include Imperial College London, Technical University of Munich, and University of California, Berkeley. In the past few years, NTU has struck a record number of tie-ups with big players such as BMW Group, Rolls-Royce, Delta Electronics, ST Engineering, SMRT and SingTel. The University is working towards more major industry partnerships with leading global companies, deepening industry engagement with them and producing a new generation of talent for industries.

Benefits of Giving
Your gift:

  • is tax deductible at 2.5 times of your gift value (Applicable to Singapore residents only)
  • provides naming opportunities to honour foundations, corporations and individuals
  • is matched by the Singapore government. This increases the value and impact of your contributions
  • may get recognition on our communication channels, like the website, publications, social media etc.


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