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Powering volunteerism
Published on 06 Oct 2021

Powering volunteerism

Executive Director for Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving Ms Yap Su-Yin discusses Convocation 2021, the first-ever NTU Service Week in 2022, and what volunteerism brings to the OneNTU community.

Class Gift 2021 Convocation
Published on 04 Oct 2021

Double the impact from the Class of 2021

The Class of 2021 donated S$129,000 to NTU’s Graduation Giving programme, making it the largest class gift of the past five years. With dollar-for-dollar matching from Sian Chay Medical Institution, the total Class Gift stands at S$229,000.

BCP Jeffrey Lim
Published on 02 Oct 2021

Jeff of all trades and a giver with heart

Founder of BD CraneTech Pte Ltd and Chairman of NTU Business and Community Partners (BCP) Programme, Mr Jeffrey Lim Pang Hern, explains why he gives to the University and how he hopes to make a difference in society.

Philanthropy matters
Published on 09 Sep 2021

Philanthropy matters

In the first of a regular column on philanthropy, Ms Yap Su-Yin from the University Advancement Office (UAO) discusses the power of collective action and the momentum it brings to giving.

Published on 04 Sep 2021

A little gift goes a long way

With Convocation 2021 around the corner, graduating student and donor Chang Yong Wei from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering is writing to encourage her Class of 2021 peers to leave a legacy for their juniors.

Sian Chay Medical Institution Bursary Fund
Published on 30 Aug 2021

A challenge laid down for every year’s graduating class

A new bursary challenge fund has been launched by Sian Chay Medical Institution to provide financial aid for needy NTU students.

Published on 24 Aug 2021

A vision to bridge the inequality gap

Inspired by a bestseller written by NTU Associate Professor Teo You Yenn, Nanyang Business School (NBS) alumnus Jason Thian pledged S$150,000 to start the Thian Tai Loke & Cheak Seok Noi Bursary last December. He shares his vision and motivations to give.

Published on 30 Jul 2021

In conversation with Koufu founder

Mr Pang Lim, Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Koufu Group Limited, shares his motivations for establishing the Koufu Endowed Bursary for NTU ASEAN undergraduates.

GAIN Distinguished Speaker Series
Published on 29 Jun 2021

With crisis comes opportunity

While COVID-19 may have caused global distress, Mr Kris Gopalakrishnan, Co-founder of Infosys and Nanyang Professor of Practice believes that many lessons can be learnt from its vast societal and industrial impacts.

Hermes-Epitek Story Thumbnail
Published on 09 Jun 2021

Nurturing future-ready engineers in Singapore

New engineering scholarships for NTU undergraduates and postgraduates made possible by gift from high-tech equipment company Hermes-Epitek.

Alan Lim and wife
Published on 31 May 2021

Paying it forward

MAE alumnus Mr Alan Lim pledged S$40,000 in 2020 to establish the Alan Lim Bursary. A bursary recipient himself during his NTU undergraduate studies, Alan is now paying it forward by supporting financially needy students on their educational journey.

VENUS programme agreement signing ceremony
Published on 31 May 2021

Encouraging diverse talent in the renewable energy industry

From Academic Year 2021, two female undergraduates within NTU’s College of Engineering and the Asian School of the Environment will receive annual scholarships of US$10,000 each for the duration of their degree.

Published on 07 Apr 2021

Alumnus establishes RSTN Scholarship and Bursary Fund to help students in need

NTU alumnus Mr Steven Lim, CEO of RSTN Consulting, makes a gift of S$1 million to kick-start the RSTN Scholarship and Bursary Fund that will help eight financially disadvantaged Singaporean students per year in their final year of their studies.

Dato Sri Prof Dr Tahir presenting a cheque of one million Singapore dollars to NTU.
Published on 24 Mar 2021

A generous birthday gift in support of needy NTU students

Indonesian businessman and philanthropist Dato’ Sri Prof Dr Tahir makes a gift of S$1 million to Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) to commemorate his 69th birthday in support of student bursaries at the University.

Published on 30 Dec 2020

A moving tribute

As part of their 35th anniversary, the Class of 1985 launched an endowment fund in honour of the late Emeritus Prof Chen Charng Ning to support their engineering juniors who require financial assistance.

Published on 24 Apr 2020

Paying it forward through the NTU Priorities Fund

NTU President Prof Subra Suresh and his wife, Mary Suresh, seed an ‘evergreen fund’ that aims to perpetuate the cycle of philanthropy while offering financial assistance to the neediest NTU students who were affected by COVID-19.

Published on 23 Jul 2019

Gateway for success in the workplace

To empower NTU graduates to thrive in the workplace, Mrs Margaret Lien makes a gift to establish the Margaret Lien Centre for Professional Success (MLCPS) at NTU.

Published on 08 Jul 2019

Thanks a million, Von

The award-winning developer may be building internationally-lauded landmarks, but Mr Von Lee (CEE/1995) still finds the time to establish a bursary fund for financially needy students at his alma mater.

Published on 04 Jan 2011

Laying the foundation for a rising powerhouse in medicine

Singapore's largest private charitable foundation makes a gift towards LKCMedicine.

Published on 14 Mar 2010

A philanthropic gift that recognises stellar scholars and educators

Mr Koh Boon Hwee, Chairman of NTU's Board of Trustees, champions teaching excellence in higher education through the prestigious Koh Boon Hwee Scholars Award.

Published on 24 Apr 2007

Lasting gifts to knowledge

Since 2001, the Lee family kept the legacy of the late philanthropist, Mr Lee Wee Nam, alive through generous donations towards life sciences at NTU and the Lee Wee Nam Library.