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IADR Medal

Donated by the Local Organizing Committee of the 73rd General Session of the International Association for Dental Research in 1995, a medal is awarded annually from the proceeds of a capital sum of $15,000. In 2003, it was agreed that in the event that there is no student eligible for award of a medal, a book prize may be awarded. In 2004, the IADR Gold Medal in Preventive Dentistry was renamed IADR Medal for award to a graduate discipline.

The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 4 below, the medal is awarded to the best student with an “A” grade in Periodontology in the Final MDS Examination.
  2. The medal is awarded by the Board of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners.
  3. In the event that no student is eligible for award of a medal, a book prize may be awarded to the best student subject to the satisfaction of the Board of Examiners.
  4. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  5. In the event of there being more than one candidate of equal merit, the relevant Board of Examiners will take into consideration the performance of the candidates during the year as well as their examination results.
  6. If no award is made in any year, the funds available will be added to the capital sum.
  7. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

IAHR Singapore Hydraulics Medal

Donated in 1995 by the Organising Committee of the 9th Congress of the IAHR-APD (International Association for Hydraulic Research - Asian Pacific Division), a gold medal is awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $15,000. The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the gold medal is awarded annually to a graduating student in the Department of Civil Engineering who obtains the highest overall marks in subjects related to Hydraulics in the B. Eng. Examination.
  2. The award will made by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Civil Engineering.
  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.

IBM Medal and Prize

The IBM Medal and Prize (formerly the IBM Gold Medal and Prize) will be awarded annually to the top students of the Graduate Diploma in Systems Analysis (GDipSA) and the Master of Technology (MTech) in Enterprise Business Analytics (EBAC) as follows:

  1. The award for both GDipSA and MTech EBAC will comprise a gold medal and prize.
  2. The award will be made by the Board of Graduate Studies (BGS) for MTech EBAC and by the Board of Undergraduate Studies (BUS) for GDipSA on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners (BOE).
  3. In each case, no award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  4. For both GDipSA and MTech EBAC, it will not be obligatory for the relevant board to award the medal and the prize to the same candidate.
  5. For the GDipSA award, the prize money, which will be paid from the balance of the proceeds available after the purchase of the gold medal, will be in the form of book vouchers.
  6. For the MTech EBAC award, the prize will be $250 in the form of book vouchers or similar.
  7. These gifts will be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

ICBME Medal and Prize

In 2006, the International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME) donated a capital sum of $30,000 the proceeds of which would support the award of a gold medal and prize to a full time student who has obtained the highest aggregate marks in the core modules which have extensive research and design elements and passed the examinations for the degree of Bachelor of Engineering (Bioengineering) with at least a Second Class Upper Honours.

The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, a gold medal and a cash prize of $250 will be awarded to a full time student who has obtained the highest aggregate marks in the core modules which have extensive research and design elements and passed the examinations for the degree of Bachelor of Engineering (Bioengineering) with at least a Second Class Upper Honours.  The list of modules to be aggregated for the medal and prize will be determined by the Head of Bioengineering Division.
  2. The prize will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners.
  3. No prize will be awarded 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 during the year as well as their examination results.
  5. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

IDA Medal and Prize

Donated in 2009 by the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA), two gold medals and cash prizes are awarded from the sum of $15,000. The award will be given for a period of 5 years starting from the academic year 2009/10.

The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 5 below, the medal and prize will be awarded annually to the PhD graduate in the School of Computing with the best thesis. These theses of graduates in each commencement year will be assessed by a Selection Committee appointed by the Dean of the School of Computing.
  2. The prize will be awarded by the Board of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Selection Committee.

Another gold medal and cash prize of $1000 are awarded as follows:

  1. Subject to rule 5 below, the award shall be made to a top student in the Bachelor of Computing (Communications and Media) programme.
  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. If there is no award made in any year, the fund available for this award 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.

IEEE Control Systems Chapter Prize

Donated in 2000 by the IEEE Control Systems Chapter of Singapore, a prize of $600 is awarded annually. The prize is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the prize will be awarded to the final year student in the Department of Electrical Engineering with the best Control Engineering project.
  2. The prize will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the Selection Committee.
  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.

IEEE Power Engineering Chapter Medal and Prize

Donated in 2000 by the IEEE Power Engineering Chapter Singapore, a gold medal and book prize are awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $20,000. The awards are governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below,
    1. a gold medal will be awarded to the best graduating student with at least a Second Class Honours (Upper Division), and who has the best overall performance in the Final Year Project (FYP) on an electrical energy related topic, and any three modules related to electrical energy systems/devices
    2. a book Prize will be awarded to the best graduating student who has the best performance in Electrical Energy Systems and Power Electronics with at least a Second Class Honours (Upper Division).
  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. The book prize, valued at $150, will be in the form of book vouchers.
  5. If no award is made in any year, the funds available will be added to the capital sum.
  6. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

IEEE Singapore Computer Society Medal and Prizes

Back in 1987, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Singapore and IEEE Singapore (Computer Chapter) donated to the University a capital sum of $10,000 for the establishment of the IEEE Singapore Information Technology Gold Medal.

In 1995, the IEEE Singapore (Computer Chapter) donated another $5,000 to increase the capital sum to $15,000. The proceeds from the capital sum have been used to award annually both a gold medal and book prize, valued at $100.

In 2009, following the merger of the Bachelor of Computing (Honours) – Computer Engineering programme and the Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Engineering) programme, the proceeds of this capital sum will be used for the award of a gold medal and three book prizes.

Subject to rule 3 below, the medal and the book prizes are awarded on the following conditions:

  1. (a) A gold medal and book prize of $100 will be awarded to a top graduate in the Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering programme.
    (b) A book prize of $100 to be awarded to the best student in the Honours Year term project who is enrolled in the Bachelor of Computing programme in the School of Computing.
    (c) A book prize of $100 to be awarded to the best student in the Honours Year term project pursuing the Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering programme in the Faculty of Engineering and School of Computing.
  2. The medal and prizes are 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 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.

IEEE Singapore Reliability Prize

Donated in 1999 by IEEE Singapore Reliability/CPMT/ED Chapter, a book prize is awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $15,000. The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the book prize will be awarded to the best student in the Master's examination for the module Integrated Circuit Yield, Reliability and Failure Analysis.
  2. The prize will be awarded by the Board of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of a Committee comprising staff of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and representatives of the IEEE Reliability/CDMT/ED Singapore Chapter.
  3. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  4. The book prize, valued at $300, will be in the form of book vouchers. The recipient will also be given a one-year free student membership of IEEE if he or she is not already a member.
  5. In the event that the module is not offered, the prize will not be given for that year.
  6. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

IES Gold Medals

Prior to 1999, four IES Gold Medals are available for award annually, one each to a student completing the course of study for the degree of Bachelor of Engineering in Civil, Chemical, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering and who is first in general proficiency throughout his complete course of study for the degree. In 1999 and 2000 the Institution of Engineers donated three additional medals; one each to a student completing the course of study for the degree of Bachelor of Technology (Electronics Engineering), Bachelor of Technology (Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering) and Bachelor of Technology (Chemical Engineering) respectively.

In 2002, the Institution of Engineers donated another medal to a student completing the course of study for the degree of Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental Engineering).

In 2004, the donor agreed to contribute three additional gold medals for award to the top graduating students in Bachelor of Engineering in Computing Engineering; Industrial and System Engineering and Bioengineering.

In 2009, the donor agreed to contribute two additional gold medals for awarding to the top graduating students in Bachelor of Engineering in Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) and the Engineering Science Programme (ESP).

In 2015, the donor agreed to contribute an additional gold medal for awarding to the top graduating student in Bachelor of Technology (Industrial & Management Engineering) Programme.

The awards are governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the medals are available for awarding annually, one each to a top student completing the course of study for the respective degrees of Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Technology (BTech).
  2. The top student is one who is first in general proficiency throughout his complete course of study for the degree. The primary criterion is the Culmulative Average Point (CAP).
  3. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  4. The medals are awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners.
  5. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation

IES/IStructE Medal and Prize

The Institution of Engineers, Singapore, and the Institution of Structural Engineers, UK, offer annually a gold medal and a book prize to be awarded to the best final year Civil Engineering student who has distinguished himself in Structural Analysis and Design Modules, including Design Project.

  1. The award will be made 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. The book prize, valued at $100, 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.

Infineon Technologies Asia Pacific Prize

Donated in 1997 by Siemens Components Pte Ltd, a book prize is awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $15,000.

Arising from a change in the name of the company to Infineon Technologies Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, in 2004, the Siemens Components Book Prize is renamed Infineon Technologies Asia Pacific Prize.

The award will be governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the prize will be awarded to the student enrolled on the undergraduate programs offered by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, who has the best performance in a module in the area of IC design and Signal Processing.
  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. If no award is made in any year, the funds available will be added to the capital sum.
  5. The book prize, valued at not more than $350, will be in the form of book vouchers.
  6. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation. (This rule will be included once donor agrees)

IFDEA Medal

Donated in 2002 by the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for the Global Conference in Dental Education held on 4-6 April 2002, a gold medal is awarded from the proceeds of the capital sum of S$30,000. The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rules 2 - 4 below, the medal will be awarded to the best student in the subject Paediatric Dentistry in the Final Professional BDS Examination.
  2. In the event that no student obtains a distinction to be eligible for the subject medal, a book prize may be awarded to the student who obtains the highest mark and an "A" grade for the subject. The value of each book prize is at least S$100.
  3. In the event of there being more that one candidate of equal merit, the relevant Board of Examiners will take into consideration the performance of the candidates during the year as well as their examination results.
  4. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  5. The medal will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners.
  6. If there is no award made in any year, the funds available will be added to the capital sum.
  7. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

Inchcape Berhad Book Prize

Donated in 1988 by Inchcape Berhad, the prize is awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $10,000.

  1. Subject to rules 2 below, the prize will be awarded to the best graduate in Corporate Strategy for the degree of Master of Business Administration. The book prize will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of a Selection Committee comprising the Dean and the Vice Dean (Graduate Studies) of the School of Business, MBA Academic Director of the MBA Programs Office, Head of Departments and a nominee of the Dean of the School of Business.
  2. No award will be made unless the Board of Undergraduate Studies is satisfied that there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  3. If no award is made in any year, the funds available shall be added to the principal sum.
  4. If in any year, there are two or more candidates of equal merit, the Board of Undergraduate Studies may apportion the award in such manner as it thinks fit.
  5. The prize will be in the form of book vouchers.

Infectious Diseases Prize

Donated in 2000 by the Executive Committee of the Society of Infectious Disease (Singapore), a prize valued at $600 named after the Society was to be awarded for ten years beginning from the academic year 2001/2002.

In 2003 the Society of Infectious Disease (Singapore) and the International Society for Infectious Diseases donated a further sum of $25,500 for a cash prize to be made in perpetuity from the proceeds of the capital sum. The award is renamed the Infectious Diseases Prize.

The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 5 below, the award will be made to the best final year medical student of infectious disease posting.
  2. A selection committee comprising nominees of the Society of Infectious Disease (Singapore) including the clinical coordinator of undergraduate teaching, Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital Pte. Ltd, chaired by the Head, Division of Infectious Diseases, National University of Singapore, will select the winner.
  3. The prize will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the selection committee.
  4. The award will be a cash prize of $300.
  5. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  6. If no award is made in any year, the funds available will be added to the capital sum.
  7. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

Foot note: Endowed by the Society of Infectious Disease (Singapore) and the International Society for Infectious Diseases


Institute of Banking and Finance Prize

First instituted in 1978, the prize was awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $1,500 donated by the Institute of Banking and Finance. In 1983, the Institute donated a sum of $100,000 to establish a total fund of $101,500 the proceeds of which are used to award two scholarships and the Institute of Banking and Finance Book Prize which is valued at $250 per annum.

  1. The prize will be awarded annually to the most outstanding student in Investment Analysis and Financial Management who has also excelled in the Bachelor of Business Administration III Examination or the Bachelor of Business Administration Honours Examination.
  2. The prize will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of appropriate Board of Examiners.
  3. No award will be made unless the Board of Undergraduate Studies is of the opinion that there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  4. If no award is made, the income shall be added to the capital sum.
  5. The prize money, valued at $250 will be in the form of book vouchers.

Institute of Mental Health Prize in Psychiatry

The Institute of Mental Health (IMH) has pledged to award a cash prize valued at S$500 to a final year Doctor of Medicine or MD/PhD student to recognize his or her outstanding achievement in the study of Psychiatry. This award was given out in AY2010/11 as a Faculty-level award.

The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 2 below, one (1) prize will be awarded to the top student in Psychiatry.
  2. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  3. The winner will be nominated by the Duke-NUS Student Awards Selection Committee and recommended to the Duke-NUS Psychiatry Clerkship Director and IMH. This committee shall be comprised of the following:
    • A nominee of the Vice Dean, Education, Duke-NUS;
    • A nominee of the Dean, Duke-NUS who shall be the Chairman of the Committee; and
    • Any additional nominees by the Chairman of the Committee as he/she sees fit
  4. The prize will be awarded by the Board of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Duke-NUS Psychiatry Clerkship Director and IMH.
  5. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulations.

Institute of Microelectronics Prize

Donated in 2000 by the Institute of Microelectronics (IME) with a capital sum of $15,000, the IME Prize is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, a book prize of $500 will be awarded to the student with the best PhD project in the area of Microelectronic Technologies and Devices.
  2. Selection of the winning project will be from PhD theses that have been successfully defended within an academic year, and will be carried out by a panel convened by the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering. The prize will be awarded by the 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. The total amount of the interest generated from the capital sum will be used to purchase the prize, which will be in the form of book vouchers.
  5. If there is no prize made in any year, the funds available will be added to the capital sum.

INTEL Medal and Prize

In 2007, Intel Technology Sdn. Bhd. donated an expendable fund of S$15,000 towards the establishment of a gold medal and a book prize to recognize outstanding and deserving Bachelor of Engineering (Industrial and Systems Engineering) undergraduate students.

The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to Rule 3 below, a gold medal and a book prize of $400 will be awarded to the best all-round student who has passed the Final Examination for the degree of Bachelor of Engineering (Industrial & Systems Engineering) with a CAP of at least 4.0 and has a distinguished record in either extra-curricular activities or public service in Singapore during the undergraduate period.
  2. The award will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners and the Head of Department.
  3. No award will be awarded 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 and the Head of Department will take into consideration the performance of the candidates during the year as well as their examination results.
  5. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

International Enterprise Singapore Prize

Donated in 2000 by the Singapore Trade Development Board, a book prize is awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $15,000. In 2004, Singapore Trade Development Board Book Prize in Logistics was renamed International Enterprise Singapore Prize.

The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, a book prize will be awarded to the best student in "Supply Chain Management" who has also excelled in the overall examination.
  2. The prize will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners.
  3. No prize will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  4. The book prize, valued at $250 will be in the form of book vouchers.
  5. If no prize is made in any year, the funds available will be carried forward to provide for the awards in subsequent years.

Invisalign Foundation Medal and Prize

Align Technology is a global medical device company that pioneered the invisible orthodontics market with the introduction of the Invisalign system in 1999. In 2014, Align Technology donated an expendable sum of S$30,000 for the establishment of “Invisalign Foundation Medal and Prize”.

The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, a gold medal and cash prize valued at $1,000 will be given to the best student with distinction in Orthodontics in the final Masters of Dental Surgery Examination with effect from AY2014/15.
  2. The award will be made by the Board of Graduate Studies, on the recommendation of the Faculty's 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 Statute and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

IPS Medal

Presented in 1974 by the Singapore Institute of Physics, the medal is awarded to the best student who has passed the Examination for the degree of B.Sc.(Honours) in Physics.

  1. The award is made by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the 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 equal merit for the award, the Board will take into account the candidates' performance in Physics throughout their four years in the University.

ISEAS‐Yusof Ishak Institute Prize

“The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies Prize” was donated by the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) in 1995 for the best student in Southeast Asian Studies in the Arts III Examination. Following the renaming of ISEAS to ISEAS‐Yusof Ishak Institute in August 2015, the prize is renamed as “ISEAS‐Yusof Ishak Institute Prize”.

The prize will be awarded annually under the following conditions:

  1. Subject to Rule 3 below, the prize will be awarded to the best student in Southeast Asian Studies in the Arts III Examination.
  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. The prize, valued at $300, will be in the form of book vouchers.
  5. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulations.

ISPMB Gold Medal

Donated by the International Society for Plant Molecular Biology (ISPMB), a gold medal is awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $15,000. The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the medal will be awarded to the Doctor of Philosophy graduate with the most outstanding thesis from the Department of Biological Sciences. A Selection Committee comprising the Head of the Department of Biological Sciences and two senior academic staff members of the Department will assess the theses of graduates in each convocation year.
  2. The medal will be awarded by Board of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Selection Committee.
  3. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  4. If no award is made in any year, the money available may be used to make more than one award in a subsequent year it there are candidates of sufficient merit.

ISS Prize

Instituted in 1982, the ISS Prize has a value of $200.

  1. The Prize is awarded by the Board of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners for the Diploma in Systems Analysis to a candidate who is second in the Examination.
  2. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  3. The prize will be in the form of book vouchers.

ISTP-9 Fluid and Thermo Book Prize

Donated in 1998 by the Organising Committee of the 9th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena (ISTP-9) in Thermal-Fluids Engineering in the Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering, a book prize is awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $17,000. The book prize is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the prize will be awarded to the student with the highest combined marks in Engineering Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics in the Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) II examinations.
  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. If no award is made in any year, the funds available will be added to the capital sum.
  5. The prize will be in the form of book vouchers.

ITMA Medal and Prize

In 1982, the Data Processing Managers' Association, now called ITMA (Information Technology Management Association), donated $4,000 to set up the award of a cash prize. A further donation of $6,000 was received from the Association in 1983 to augment the capital sum, the proceeds of which will be used for the award of a gold medal and cash prize, valued at $200 to one of the top student throughout the Bachelor of Computing – Business focus degree programme, who has not received any other award.

Following the re-structuring of the Bachelor of Computing programmes to direct four year programmes, the ITMA  medal and prize will be awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $10,000. The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. The gold medal and cash prize of $500 will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners for the Final Bachelor of Computing Examination.
  2. Subject to rule 3 below, the medal and the prize shall be awarded to the top Singapore student in the four year Bachelor of Computing programmes.
  3. In the event that the top Singaporean student is not amongst the top 5 students of that batch or does not have sufficient merit to deserve the award, then there shall be no award for that year.
  4. If no award is made, the prize money 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.

IV Asian Congress (Obst. and Gynae.) Gold Medal

Presented in 1972 by the Board of Trustees of the Congress Trust Fund of the Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society, the medal is awarded to the most outstanding candidate in the Examination leading to the degree of Master of Medicine (Obstetrics and Gynaecology).

  1. The award will be made by the Board of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.
  2. Subject to there being a candidate of sufficient merit, the medal will be awarded annually.

Ivan Polunin Medal

Donated in 2002 by Dr Ivan Polunin and colleagues, a gold medal is awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $15,000. The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the medal will be awarded to the final year student with the best overall performance in epidemiology and public health throughout the whole medical course and who has obtained at least a B+ grade in the Final Professional M.B.,B.S. Examinations. In addition candidates must have demonstrated considerable involvement and leadership in service to the community and/or contribution to research in public health.
  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. If there is no award 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.