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Faculty of Dentistry Diamond Jubilee Medal

Donated by the Organising Committee of the Faculty of Dentistry Diamond Jubilee Celebrations in 1990, a gold medal is awarded annually from the proceeds of a capital sum of $10,000. In 2003, it was agreed that a book prize may be awarded. The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3, the medal is awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners to the best student with distinction in Physiology in the First Professional B.D.S. Examination.
  2. In the event that no student is eligible for award of a medal, a book prize may be awarded to the student who obtains the highest mark and an 'A' grade for the subject.
  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.
  5. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

Feng Pao Hsii Prize in Rheumatology

The Chapter of Rheumatologists, College of Physicians, Academy of Medicine, Singapore has pledged an expendable amount of S$7,500 to award the Feng Pao Hsii Prize in Rheumatology in 2011. The award will be given out annually with effect from AY2011/12. The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 2 below, a cash prize of S$750 and a plaque will be awarded to any third or final year Doctor of Medicine or MD/PhD student with the best written report on a research project in the field of Rheumatology. The author of the report should be a collaborator on the research project.
  2. No award shall be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  3. Reports must be submitted through the Student Affairs Office of the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School for adjudication on or before 1 July of the calendar year in which the prize is awarded.
  4. The winner will be decided by the Duke-NUS Student Awards Selection Committee on the recommendation of the adjudicating panel comprised of the Heads of the Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, NUH, Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, TTSH, Department of Rheumatology & Immunology, SGH, Chairman, Chapter of Rheumatologists, College of Physicians, Singapore, President, Singapore Society of Rheumatology, and a faculty representative from Duke-NUS.
  5. The prize will be awarded by the Board of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Duke-NUS Student Awards Selection Committee.
  6. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulations.

Feng Pao Hsii Rheumatology Prize

Chapter of Rheumatologist, College of Physician, Academy of Medicine, Singapore pledged an expendable amount of S$15,000 to award the Feng Pao Hsii Rheumatology Prize in 2011. A cash prize of S$750 and a plaque will be awarded in each academic year.

  1. Subject to rule 2 below, the prize will be awarded to any third to final year undergraduate medical students with the best written report on a research project in the field of Rheumatology. The author of the report should be a collaborator in the research project.
  2. Reports must be submitted through the Dean's Office of the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine for adjudication on or before a date to be fixed by the Dean's Office of the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. The prize will be awarded only if a report of sufficient merit is received.
  3. The award will be made by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the adjudicating panel comprising the Heads of Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, NUH, Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, TTSH and Department of Rheumatology & Immunology, SGH.
  4. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically NUS Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

Firmenich Prize

In March 2013, Firmenich Asia Pte Ltd pledged to donate an expendable sum of S$15,000 to award one prize per academic year from AY2012/13 to AY2016/17.

The prize is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 4 below, a cash prize of S$3,000 will be awarded to the best Honours student majoring in Food Science and Technology from the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science.
  2. The selection of the award winner will be based on the overall Cumulative Average Point (CAP).
  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.

Fission Medal and Prize

In 2012, Fission Group donated a sum of S$15,000 to award a gold medal and cash prize of S$1,250 in each academic year. The award will be given out from the academic year AY2011/2012. The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. One medal and prize to be awarded to an undergraduate who has completed the final year of studies in the Department of Real Estate, and obtained (a) the highest mark in RE2103 Urban Planning; and (b) at least an Honours (Distinction) for the degree of Bachelor of Science (Real Estate).
  2. The medal 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. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulations.

Forex Association of Singapore Book Prize

Donated in 1995 by the Forex Association of Singapore, a book prize is awarded annually from the proceeds of a capital sum of $25,000. The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the book prize is awarded to the most outstanding student in International Financial Management who has also excelled in the overall performance in the examination leading to either the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration or the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours.
  2. The 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 in any year, in the opinion of the Board of Undergraduate Studies, there are two or more candidates of equal merit, the income may be distributed by the Board of Undergraduate Studies in such manner as it thinks fit.
  5. If no award is made, the income for that year will be added to the capital sum.
  6. The prize money, valued at $500, will be in the form of book vouchers.

Fraser & Neave Book Prize

Donated by Malayan Breweries and Fraser & Neave, the book prize is awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $1,000 beginning in the academic year 1973-4.

  1. The prize is awarded annually by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners to the top graduating student who has obtained the Bachelor of Science First or Second Class (Upper Division) Honours Degree in Life Sciences in the area of concentration of Biology, who is not awarded the Sawmillers' Association Gold Medal, the Wallace Prize, the Holttum Silver Medal or the Straits Times Bronze Medal.
  2. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  3. The prize which has a value of $50 will be in the form of book vouchers.
  4. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

Furama Medal

Donated in 1993 by Apollo Enterprises Ltd, a gold medal is awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $30,000 to the best student in Management concentration who has also excelled in the overall performance in the Bachelor of Business Adminstration Honours examination. On 29 February 2008, Apollo Enterprise Ltd has changed its name to Furama Ltd. The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. The medal is awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners.
  2. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  3. In the event of there being more than one candidate of sufficient merit, the Board of Examiners will take into consideration the performance of the candidates throughout the course of study.
  4. If no award is made in any year, the funds available will be added to the capital sum.