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Ban Hin Leong Gold Medal

Donated in 1993 by Ban Hin Leong Group, a gold medal is awarded annually from the proceeds of a capital sum of $30,000. The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the gold medal is awarded to the most outstanding student in the Bachelor of Business Administration III Examination.
  2. The award will be made by Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners.
  3. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  4. In the event of there being more than one candidate of equal merit, the Board of Examiners will take into consideration the performance of the candidates throughout their course of study.
  5. If no award is made in any year, the funds available will be added to the capital sum.

Baxter Academic Excellence Prize

In 2011, Baxter Healthcare (Asia) Pte Ltd had pledged to donate $15,000 to award 3 prizes, each valued at S$1,000, per academic year from AY2011/12 to AY2015/16.

  1. Subject to Rule 4 below, the prize will be awarded to the following:
    1. Top Pharmacy Year 1 Student
    2. Top Pharmacy Year 2 Student
    3. Top Pharmacy Year 3 Student
  2. The selection of all winners will be based on the students' Cumulative Average Point after Semester 2 of each Academic Year.
  3. The prize will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners.
  4. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  5. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

BEMA Gold Medal

Donated in 1996 by the Building and Estate Management Alumni (BEMA), a gold medal was awarded to a final year student from the proceeds of a capital sum of $15,000. In June 2012, BEMA decided to award an additional gold medal.

The awards are now governed by the following conditions:

  1. The gold medals are awarded to the TWO final year students, one student from each of the two departments, Building and Real Estate who
    1. has passed the Final Examination for the degree of Bachelor of Science (Project and Facilities Management) or the Bachelor of Science (Real Estate) with at least an Honours (Distinction);
    2. has the highest mark in the module PF4304/PF4103 Total Building Performance or RE3107 Real Estate Practice and Ethnics; and
    3. has the highest CAP, in the event of a tie between two candidates.
  2. The award will be made by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the appropriate Board of Examiners.
  3. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  4. If no award is made in any year, the funds available will be added to the capital sum.

Benjamin Batson Gold Medal

Donated in 1996 by the Department of History from the bequest of the late Dr Benjamin Batson, a gold medal is awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $15,000.

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the medal will be awarded to the best candidate for the Masters of Arts (Southeast Asian Studies) course.
  2. The award will be made by Board of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners.
  3. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  4. If no award is made in any year, the income generated will be added to the capital sum.

Benjamin Batson History Prize

Donated through the Benjamin Batson Memorial Fund of the Department of History, the Benjamin Batson History Prize is awarded from an expendable donation of S$16,000. The prize will be given out starting from AY2012-13.

The prize will be awarded annually as follows:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the prize will be awarded to the best student in History in the Honours B.A. Examination as follows:
    1. The student with the highest Academic Year Subject Average Point (AYSJAP) in History for the Honours Examination.
    2. In case of a tie, the number of A+, A and A- obtained and the overall performance in the subject to date will be considered.
  2. Each award consists of a cash prize of S$400.
  3. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  4. The prize will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the FASS Board of Examiners.
  5. In the event of there being more than one candidate of equal merit for the award, the Board of Undergraduate Studies may, subject to funds being available, distribute the award or make additional awards in such manner as it deems fit.
  6. If there are no awards presented at any given year, the unutilised amount will be added back to the fund.
  7. The Board of Undergraduate Studies will have the flexibility to administer and steward this gift, wherein the prize quantum to be awarded can be adjusted at the discretion of the Board over the next twenty to forty years.
  8. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

Benjamin Chew Gold and Silver Medals for Medical Ethics

Donated in 1997 by Dr Chew Chin Hin in memory of his father, the late Dr Benjamin Chew, a gold and a silver medal are awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $25,000. The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to Rule 4 below, the gold medal, to be named as “Benjamin Chew Gold Medal for Medical Ethics”, is awarded to the medical student who performs best in medical ethics assessments in the MBBS course. The silver medal, to be named as “Benjamin Chew Silver Medal for Medical Ethics”, is awarded to the runner up.
  2. The form of assessment to be used for the determination of the award of the medals shall be decided by the Committee for Medical Ethics and Law Teaching, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.
  3. The awards will be approved by the Board of Undergraduate Studies based on the recommendation of the Committee for Medical Ethics and Law Teaching and endorsement by the Dean, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.
  4. No award will be made unless there are candidates of sufficient merit.
  5. If no award is made in any year, the funds available will be carried forward to provide for awards in subsequent years.

Berita Harian/Berita Minggu Medal and Prize

Singapore Press Holding Limited donated a capital sum of $15,000 to the University in 2000. The proceeds of the capital sum was used to fund the “Berita Harian/Berita Minggu Gold Medal”. From 2016, the name of the award was changed to “Berita Harian/Berita Minggu Medal and Prize” and a cash prize of $600 was added to complement the gold medal.

  1. Subject to Rule 3 below, a gold medal and a cash prize of $600 will be awarded to the best student in Malay Studies who has passed the Arts and Social Sciences 3 Examinations (throughout the course of study leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts).
  2. The medal and prize will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners.
  3. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  4. If no award is made in any year, the funds available will be carried forward to provide for awards in subsequent years.
  5. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

Board of Architects Prizes and Medals

Each of the prizes and medals will be awarded annually by the Board of Graduate Studies or Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners:

  1. A cash prize of $500 to the best student in each of the First, Second and Third Examinations for the degree of B.A. (Arch) Hons.
  2. A cash prize of $500 and a silver medal to the best student in the Fourth Examination for the degree of B.A. (Arch) Hons.
  3. A cash prize of $800 and a gold medal to the best student in the Master of Architecture Examination.
  4. No award will be made if, in any examination in the Senate's opinion, there is no candidate of sufficient merit.
  5. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

BP Gold Medal

Donated in 1993 by BP Singapore Pte Ltd, a gold medal is awarded annually from the proceeds of a capital sum of $30,000.

The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the gold medal is awarded to the most outstanding student in the module “Asian Business Environments” and has also excelled in the overall examination.
  2. The award will be made by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners.
  3. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  4. In the event of there being more than one candidate of equal merit, the Board of Examiners will take into consideration the performance of the candidates throughout their course of study.
  5. If no award is made in any year, the funds available will be added to the capital sum.