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Sally Meyer Medal

Donated in 1983, the gold medals are awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $10,000.

  1. Subject to rule 4 below, the medals will be awarded annually on the conditions given below:
    1. one to the best student with highest CAP from PF4101 Dissertation and any two level 4 PF modules and at least an Honours (Distinction) for BSc (Project and Facilities Management)
    2. one to the best student and at least an Honours (Distinction) for BSc (Real Estate)
  2. The award will be made by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the appropriate Board of Examiners.
  3. In making a recommendation to the Board of Undergraduate Studies, the Board of Examiners will also take into consideration the candidate's extra-curricular activities and his class records.
  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.

Saw Gold Medal in Finance

Donated in 1993 by Dr Saw Swee Hock, the gold medal is awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $30,000.

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the medal will be awarded to an outstanding graduate in Finance & Banking who has performed well in the overall examination for the degree of Master of Business Administration.
  2. The medal will be awarded by the Board of Graduate 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 Programmes Office, Head of Departments and a nominee of the Dean of the School of Business.
  3. No award will be made unless the Board of Graduate Studies is satisfied that there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  4. If no award is made in any year, the funds available shall be added to the capital sum.

Saw Swee Hock Gold Medal

Donated in 2002 by Dr. Saw Swee Hock, a former Professor of Statistics in the National University of Singapore, the 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 rule 3 below, the medal will be awarded to an outstanding student who obtains a First Class Honours in Statistics in the Examination for the degree of Bachelor of Science (Honours).
  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.

SCAL Gold Medal

Donated in 1998 by the Singapore Contractors Association Limited, a gold medal is awarded from the income of a capital sum of $15,000.

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the medal will be awarded to the student who graduated from the Bachelor of Science (Project and Facilities Management) with at least an Honours (Distinction) and has the highest CAP in PF4101 Dissertation and essential modules PF2102/PF2501 Structural Systems and PF3101/PF3206 Project Scheduling and Control.
  2. The medal will be awarded by 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.
  5. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

Schering Plough Gold Medal

Donated in 2000 by Schering-Plough Limited, 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 best student in the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme in Science (UROPS) in the Department of Chemistry.
  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. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

SDA Medal (Best Student in Medicine)

Presented in 1971 by Mr and Mrs Lau Kieng Hiong, the Singapore Dental Association Silver
Medal is awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $1,000. 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 award was renamed SDA Medal (Best Student in Medicine).

The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. The medal is awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners to the student gaining the highest marks with distinction in Medicine in the Third Professional Examination for the degree of B.D.S. provided he is considered by the Board of Undergraduate Studies to be of sufficient merit.
  2. In the event that no student is eligible for award of a medal, a cash prize of $500 may be awarded to the student who obtains the highest mark and an 'A' grade for the subject.
  3. If no award is made in any year, the funds available will be added to the principal sum.
  4. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

SDA Medal (Best Student in Preventive Dentistry and Dental Public Health)

Donated in 2000 by the Singapore Dental Association to commemorate the occasion of Singapore Dental Association International Meeting held in 1999, the Singapore Dental Association Medal Gold Medal for Preventive Dentistry is awarded 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 award was renamed SDA Medal (Best Student in Preventive Dentistry and Public Dental Health).

The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 4 below, the medal will be awarded to the best student in Preventive Dentistry & Dental Public Health in the Final Professional Examination for the degree of Bachelor of Dentistry.
  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. The medal will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies (was formerly by Senate) on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners.
  4. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  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.

Seagate Medal

Donated in 1992 by Conner Peripherals Pte Ltd, a gold medal is awarded annually from the proceeds of a capital sum of $30,000. After the merger of Seagate Technology International and Conner Peripherals, the Conner Gold Medal is renamed Seagate Medal.

The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the gold medal is awarded to the best student in “Business Analytics – Models and Decisions” who 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 that there are two or more candidates 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.

Seah Cheng Siang Medal

Donated in 1991 by the Council of the Academy of Medicine, in memory of the late Clinical Professor Seah Cheng Siang, a gold medal is awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $15,000 to the most outstanding candidate who has the highest marks in the clinical section of the Examination leading to the degree of Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine).

  1. The award will be made by the Board of Graduate 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. If no award is made in any year, the funds available will be added to the capital sum.

See Lai Ngor Medal

Donated in 2002 by Professor Christopher Tang, in memory of his late mother, Madam See Lai Ngor, 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 rule 3 below, the medal will be awarded to the most outstanding student in the Asia-Pacific Executive MBA Programme (conducted in Chinese).
  2. The medal 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. 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.

Seek Ngee Huat Medal and Prize

With effect from AY2013/2014, a gold medal and cash prize of $1,250 will be awarded annually to one graduating student in the Bachelor of Science (Real Estate) programme. The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject of rule 3 below, one medal and prize will be awarded to an undergraduate who has completed the final year of studies in the Department of Real Estate, and obtained (a) the greatest CAP improvement on academic performance from year 3 to year 4, and (b) at least an Honours (Merit) 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.

Sembcorp Medal and Prize

Donated in 2010 by Sembcorp Industries Limited, the prize is awarded from the sum of $15,000. The prize is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the top year 4 student graduating with the B. Eng (Environmental Engineering) degree, shall be presented with a gold medal and book prize valued at $500.
  2. The Department with the concurrence of the Board of Examiners (BoE) shall select the winners from each of the three (3) cohorts based on the overall Academic Year Average Point. (AYAP).
  3. No award shall be made if there is no candidate of sufficient merit.
  4. The prize will be awarded by Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the Selection Committee (BoE) of the Faculty and Department.
  5. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

Sembcorp Prize

Donated in 2010 by Sembcorp Industries Limited, the prize is awarded from the sum of $30,000. The prize is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the top student from each cohort (year 2 and year 3) of the B. Eng (Environmental Engineering) degree programme shall be presented with a book prize valued at $300 each.
  2. The Department with the concurrence of the Board of Examiners (BoE) shall select the winners from each of the three (3) cohorts based on the overall Academic Year Average Point. (AYAP).
  3. No award shall be made if there is no candidate of sufficient merit.
  4. The prize will be awarded by Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the Selection Committee (BoE) of the Faculty and Department.
  5. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

Shell Medal and Prize

Donated in 2003 by the Shell Group of Companies, a gold medal and a book prize will be awarded annually for 15 years starting from academic year 2003-4. The award will be governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, a medal and prize will be awarded to the most outstanding student who graduates with a degree in the Master of Science (Environmental Management). The award will be of a total value of S$1000 for a gold medal with the balance being used towards a book prize.
  2. The medal 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. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

Sim Geok Soo Medal

Donated in 1996 by Associate Professor Sim Keng Yeow in memory of his father, Mr Sim Geok Soo, 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 graduating Master of Science in Chemistry by Coursework student with the best project thesis.
  2. The medal 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. If no award is made in any year, the funds will be added to the capital sum.

SingHealth Medals and Prizes

SingHealth has pledged seven (7) awards to every graduating Duke-NUS class annually, starting from the AY2011/12 cohort. These awards honor outstanding performance in individual medical fields, as well as medicine in general. Six (6) awards were given out in AY2010/11 as Faculty-level awards.

The awards are governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 2 below, a cash prize of S$1,000 each, will be awarded annually to the following: -
    1. Subject to rule 2 below, the following seven (7) SingHealth Graduation Medals and Prizes will be awarded annually:
    2. SingHealth Top Student Gold Medal – a gold medal and a cash prize of S$3,000 for the top overall graduating student.
    3. SingHealth Seah Cheng Siang Gold Medal in Medicine – a gold medal and a cash prize of S$2,000 for the top student in Internal Medicine.
    4. SingHealth David Sabiston Gold Medal in Surgery – a gold medal and a cash prize of S$2,000 for the top student in Surgery.
    5. SingHealth Prize in Obstetrics & Gynecology – a cash prize of S$1,000 for the top student in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
    6. SingHealth Prize in Pediatrics – a cash prize of S$1,000 for the top student in Pediatrics.
    7. SingHealth Prize in Family Medicine – a cash prize of S$1,000 for the top student in Family Medicine.
    8. SingHealth Prize in Neurology – a cash prize of S$500 for the top student in Neurology.
  2. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  3. In the event of a tie, the winner will be decided by the recommendation of the respective Duke-NUS Clerkship Director for Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, Family Medicine, and/or Neurology.
  4. The winners will be nominated by the Duke-NUS Student Awards Selection Committee and recommended to the respective Duke-NUS Clerkship Director. 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
  5. The awards will be approved by the Board of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the respective Duke-NUS Clerkship Director and endorsement by SingHealth.
  6. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulations.

Singapore Academy of Law Prize

Donated in 1997 by the Singapore Academy of Law Scholarships and Prizes Committee, a prize is awarded based on the following conditions:

  1. The prize shall be for an initial period of 10 years as from the academic year 1997-8. The value of the prize is $3,000 per year.
  2. Subject to there being a candidate of sufficient merit, the prize shall be awarded annually to the student gaining the highest marks in the Fourth Year LL.B (Full-time) Examination. The award is to be made by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the Final LL.B. (Full-time) Board of Examiners.
  3. If in any year, there are two or more candidates meriting the award, the Board of Examiners may recommend to the Board of Undergraduate Studies the manner in which the prize and/or any accumulated income is to be distributed, and the Board of Undergraduate Studies may make the award accordingly.
  4. If no award is made in any year, the sum shall be accumulated and such accumulated income shall be carried forward for award in any year or years following.
  5. It will not be obligatory for the Board of Examiners to recommend or the Board of Undergraduate Studies to make an award every year.

Singapore Association of Social Workers' Gold Medal

Donated in 1972 by the Singapore Association of Social Workers, the medal is awarded to the most outstanding student in Social Work who has passed the examination for the degree of Bachelor of Social Sciences with honours.

  1. The award will be made by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Social Work and Psychology.
  2. Subject to there being a candidate of sufficient merit, the medal will be awarded annually.

Singapore Association of Writers Medal and Prize for Chinese Studies

In 1999, the Singapore Association of Writers agreed to transfer $15,000 from the Singapore Association of Writers Loan Fund (established in 1994) to endow a gold medal from the proceeds of the capital sum of $15,000.

With effect from 2016, the name of the prize was changed to “Singapore Association of Writers Medal and Prize for Chinese Studies” and a cash prize of $500 was added to complement the medal. The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, a gold medal and cash prize of $500 will be awarded to the best graduate in the Master of Arts in Chinese Studies (coursework programme).
  2. The award will be made by the Board of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Chinese Studies.
  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.
  5. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

Singapore Computer Society Gold Medal and Prize

Donated in 1997 by the Singapore Computer Society, the prize is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, a gold medal and cash prize of $750 will be given to the best student who has met the graduation requirements in each of the following specialisations in the Master of Computing programme:
    1. Information Systems; and
    2. Infocomm Security.

    In addition, the winners will each receive a five‐year membership with the Society.

  2. The prizes will be made 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. 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.

Singapore Concrete Institute Medal and Book Prize

Donated in 1997 by the Singapore Concrete Institute, a gold medal and a book prize are awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $15,000. The awards are governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the gold medal and book prize are awarded to the best Civil Engineering graduate in Concrete Technology and Concrete Design related modules in the examination leading to the degree of Bachelor of Engineering.
  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, which will be paid from the balance of the proceeds available after the purchase of the gold medal, must be spent on books approved by the Head of the Department of Civil Engineering.
  5. If no award is made in any year, the funds available will be added to the capital sum.

Singapore Dental Association Presidents' Medal and Prize

Donated by the Singapore Dental Association Presidents' Medals, two bronze medals and two silver medals are awarded on the following conditions:

  1. (a) A cash prize of $500 and a bronze medal are awarded on the results of the First Professional B.D.S. Examination (main) to the student who is second in the examination.
    (b) A cash prize of $1,000 and a silver medal are awarded on the results of the First Professional B.D.S. Examination (main) to the student who is first in the Examination.
    (c) A cash prize of $500 and a bronze medal are awarded on the results of the Second Professional B.D.S. Examination (main) to the student who is second in the Examination.
    (d) A cash prize of $1,000 and a silver medal are awarded on the results of the Second Professional B.D.S. Examination (main) to the student who is first in the Examination.
  2. The medals are awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.
  3. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  4. The first award was made in the academic year 1970-1.

Singapore Human Resources Institute Book Prize

Donated in 1978 by the Singapore Human Resources Institute, the prize is awarded from a capital sum of $1,500.

  1. The prize shall be awarded annually to the most outstanding student in Management of Human Resources who had also excelled in the overall performance 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 the relevant 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.
  6. It shall not be obligatory to the Board of Undergraduate Studies to award in any one year, the whole of the income of that year.

Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce Medal

In 1975, the Singapore Indian Chambers of Commerce donated to the University a capital sum of $2,000, the proceeds of which were used for the award of a silver medal. In 1991, with another donation of $11,430 from the Singapore Indian Chamber, the total amount in the fund, including the accumulated interests, stands at $15,000. The proceeds of the capital sum of $15,000 will be used for the award of a gold medal.

  1. The medal will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners to the best candidate in the Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) IV Examination, provided he is of sufficient merit.
  2. In the event of there being two or more candidates of equal merit, the Board of Examiners will take into consideration the performance of the candidates during stage 4 in addition to their overall examination results.

Singapore Institute of Architects Medal for M.Arch and Singapore Institute of Architects Prize

Presented in 1970 by the Singapore Institute of Architects, the gold medal is awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $2,000 to the student who has passed the Master of Architecture II Examinations and who has distinguished himself throughout his course of study. Subsequently in 1979, the capital sum was increased to $6,000 so that a gold medal may be awarded with effect from the academic year 1979-80.

In 1999, the Singapore Institute of Architects donated a book prize valued at $300 for award annually to the top student in the Master of Arts (Urban Design) course who has passed all the essential and elective modules at the first and same sitting. The prize to be known as the Singapore Institute of Architects Book Prize for Master of Arts (Urban Design), will be in the form of book vouchers. In 2003, this award was renamed Singapore Institute of Architects Prize.

  1. The award is made by the Board of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the School of Design and Environment who will take into account the views of the respective Boards of Examiners.
  2. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  3. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

Singapore Institute of Biology Prize

Two prizes each with a value of $100 have been donated by the Singapore Institute of Biology. The first prize was awarded in 1997. In 2004, the institute decided that the value of the 2 prizes be combined into one book prize of $200.

The award will be subject to the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 2 below, the prize is awarded annually to the best graduate in the area of concentration of Biology (Life Sciences) who graduates with a degree in Bachelor of Science with at least a Second Class Honours (Upper Division).
  2. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  3. The prize will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.
  4. The prize will be in the form of a book voucher.
  5. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

Singapore Institute of Building Gold Medal

In 1986, the Singapore Institute of Building Limited donated $10,000 to institute a gold medal award for the School of Building and Real Estate. In 2001, following the restructuring of the School of Building and Real Estate into two separate departments namely Department of Building and Department of Real Estate, the Singapore Institute of Building Limited changed the basis of the award so that the medal will be given to a student from the Department of Building. The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the gold medal is awarded to a Bachelor of Science (Projects and Facilities Management) graduating student with at least an Honours (Distinction) who has attained the highest mark in PF4101 Dissertation.
  2. The medal will be awarded 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.
  5. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

Singapore Institute of Management Book Prize

The Singapore Institute of Management offers annually to the University one book prize, valued at $200, for award in the Faculty of Business Administration. The book prize was first awarded in 1970.

  1. Subject to rule 2 below, the prize will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners to the best student in the Bachelor of Business Administration II Examination.
  2. No award will be made unless the Board of Undergraduate Studies is of the opinion that there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  3. The prize will be in the form of book vouchers.

Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography Book Prize

Presented in 1971 by the Journal of Tropical Geography, the prize, valued at $200, is awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $6,000. The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 2 below, the prize will be awarded annually by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners to the best student in Geography in the Arts III Examination.
  2. If, in any year, in the opinion of the Board of Undergraduate Studies there is no candidate of sufficient merit, no award will be made.
  3. If no award is made in any year, the funds available will be added to the principal sum.
  4. The prize will be in the form of book vouchers.

Singapore Mathematical Society Medal and Prize

Donated in 1995 by the Singapore Mathematical Society, a gold medal and book prize with a total value of $500 are awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $15,000. The awards are governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the gold medal and book prize are awarded to the student in Mathematics who has obtained First Class honours in the examination leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science with Honours and has the best overall performance in Mathematics throughout his course of study.
  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. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

Singapore Medical Association-Lee Foundation Prizes

In 2009, as part of the Singapore Medical Association's 50th Anniversary celebration, the Lee Foundation donated a capital sum of S$200,000 to jointly establish the Singapore Medical Association-Lee Foundation (SMA-LF) Achievement Prize and Singapore Medical Association-Lee Foundation (SMA-LF) Teamsmanship Award. The first prize was given out in AY2010/11 as a Faculty-level award.

The SMA-LF Achievement Prize is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 2 below, a trophy and cash prize of S$1,000 will be awarded to a final year student in the Doctor of Medicine or MD/PhD programme at Duke-NUS with the highest score in the Year Four Duke-NUS Exit Exam.
  2. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  3. The award will be made by the Board of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Duke-NUS Student Awards Selection Committee. 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. 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 Regulations.

Singapore Medical Association-Lee Foundation Teamsmanship Award

In 2009, as part of the Singapore Medical Association's 50th Anniversary celebration, the Lee Foundation donated a capital sum of S$200,000 to jointly establish the Singapore Medical Association-Lee Foundation (SMA-LF) Achievement Prize and Singapore Medical Association-Lee Foundation (SMA-LF) Teamsmanship Award. Five (5) awards were given out in AY2010/11 as Faculty-level awards.

The SMA-LF Teamsmanship Award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 2 below, five (5) cash prizes of S$400 each will be awarded to five outstanding students in the graduating class of the Doctor of Medicine or MD/PhD programme at Duke-NUS who best demonstrate team values in medicine such as:
    • Engagement – students that are willing to actively collaborate with and assist fellow classmates, colleagues, and teammates in an academic and extracurricular setting
    • Servant Leadership – students with the ability to lead by example as well as to understand and prioritize the needs of a community and team over that of an individual
    • Cooperation – students with the capacity to work well with other teammates and successfully participate in group work and activities
    Peer and faculty evaluations using the following criteria will also be considered in the selection of awardees:
    • Ability to succeed in emergency team situations
    • Participation and interest in community service
    • Capacity to understand and listen to others
  2. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  3. The award will be made by the Board of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Duke-NUS Student Awards Selection Committee. 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. 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 Regulations.

Singapore Medical Association Medals

The medals, one bronze and one silver, were donated in 1970 by the Singapore Medical Association for award annually on the results of the Final Professional Examination for the degrees of M.B.,B.S.

  1. Subject to there being a candidate of sufficient merit, the bronze medal will be awarded to the student who is second in the Examination;
  2. The silver medal will be awarded to the student who is first in the Examination.
  3. The medals will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.

Singapore National Institute of Chemistry (SNIC) Gold Medal for the Most Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis in Chemistry

Donated by the Singapore National Institute of Chemistry, 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 in the Department of Chemistry with the most outstanding thesis. The theses of graduates in each convocation year will be assessed for this purpose by a Selection Committee appointed by the Dean of the Faculty of Science in consultation with the Head of the Department of Chemistry.
  2. The medal will be awarded by the 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 funds available may be used to make more than one award in a subsequent year if there are candidates of sufficient merit.

Singapore National Institute of Chemistry Book Prizes

The Singapore National Institute of Chemistry Book Prize valued at $50, was first awarded in 1973. In 1986, the Singapore National Institute of Chemistry donated a sum of $12,000 to establish a fund, the proceeds of which are used to award two book prizes. In 1998, the Singapore National Institute of Chemistry donated an additional $8,000 to the capital sum. The proceeds from the capital sum of $20,000 are used to award four book prizes.

In 2016, the Singapore National Institute of Chemistry donated an additional sum from the balance funds from the defunct University-level award, Singapore National Institute of Chemistry (SNIC) Gold Medal for the most outstanding MSc Thesis in Chemistry, to award 2 more book prizes.

The awards are governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 2 below, six book prizes, each valued at $200 are awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners:
    1. one to the best student in Chemistry in the Science I Examination for the degree of Bachelor of Science,
    2. one to the second best student in Chemistry in the Science I Examination for the degree of Bachelor of Science,
    3. one to the best student in Chemistry in the Science II Examination for the degree of Bachelor of Science,
    4. one to the second best student in Chemistry in the Science II Examination for the degree of Bachelor of Science,
    5. one to the best student in Chemistry in the Science III Examination for the degree of Bachelor of Science,
    6. one to the second best student in Chemistry in the Science III Examination for the degree of Bachelor of Science.
  2. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  3. If in any year there are, in the opinion of the relevant Board of Examiners, two or more candidates of equal merit, the Board may recommend to the Board of Undergraduate Studies that the prize money be equally divided among the candidates.
  4. The prize 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 Regulation.

Singapore Nurses Association Medal and Prize in Nursing

Donated in 2008 by Singapore Nurses Association, a gold medal and book prize are awarded from the sum of $15,000. The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, a gold medal and a book prize of $300 are awarded to the best student completing the BSc (Nursing)(Honours) programme. The book prize will be given in the form of a book voucher.
  2. The medal and prize will be awarded annually 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 that there being more than one candidate of equal merit, the Board of Examiners will take into consideration the performance of candidates during the period of candidature in addition to 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.

Singapore Prison Service Psychology Prize

In 2006, the Singapore Prison Service donated an expendable sum of $15,000 to establish three prizes for the best student in Psychology for each of the 2nd, 3rd and Honours years of study. In 2015, the Singapore Prison Service donated another expendable sum of $23,000 to top up its gift.

Three cash prizes, valued at $500 each, will be awarded annually as follows:

  1. Subject to Rule 3 below, the prizes will be awarded to the student with the highest Academic Year Subject Average Point in Psychology in the Arts II and Arts III Examinations for the degree of Bachelor of Arts and the Honours Examination for the degree of Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours). 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. The prizes 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.

Singapore Psychiatric Association Book Prize

Donated in 1994 by the Singapore Psychiatric Association, the Book Prize valued at $300 is awarded to the candidate with the best overall performance in the Final Examination for the degree of Master of Medicine (Psychiatry).

Subject to there being a candidate of sufficient merit, the award will be made by the Board of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners.


Singapore Sawmillers' Association Gold Medal

A capital sum of $3,500 has been donated by the Singapore Sawmillers' Association, the proceeds of which will be used to provide for the award of a gold medal in 1974 and subsequent years.

  1. The medal will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, to a candidate obtaining First Class Honours in Botany in the B.Sc. Honours Examination.
  2. If, in any year, two or more candidates qualify for the award, the Board of Undergraduate Studies may, subject to funds being available, make an award to each of the candidates concerned.
  3. If, in any year, no award is made, the funds available will be carried forward to provide for awards in subsequent years.

Singapore Society for Microbiology and Biotechnology Medal and Prize

Donated in 1985 by the Singapore Society for Microbiology, the medal and cash prize are awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $10,000 to the second best Honours student for Microbiology in the B.Sc. Honours Examination.

After a change of name to Singapore Society for Microbiology and Biotechnology, the Society in 2004 decided the award should be named Singapore Society for Microbiology and Biotechnology Medal and Prize.

  1. The award will be 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. If no award is made in any year, the funds available will be added to the capital sum.
  4. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

Singapore Society of Anaesthesiologists Medal

Donated in 1991 by the Singapore Society of Anaesthesiologists, 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 rules below, the medal is awarded to the best candidate, at his first sitting, in the Primary Examination for the degree of Master of Medicine (Anaesthesia).
  2. The candidate must not possess another graduate specialization degree or fellowship in Anaesthesia.
  3. The award is made by the Board of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners.
  4. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  5. If no award is made in any year, the income will be added to the capital sum.

Singapore Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Prize

The Singapore Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology offers a cash prize of $150 to be awarded to the best student in Life Sciences with concentration in Biomedical Science or Molecular and Cell Biology in the Examination for the degree of Bachelor of Science with Honours. The student must have submitted an Honors thesis based on work done in the Department of Biochemistry.

The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 2 below, the prize will be 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 equal merit, the prize will be given to the student with the better performance in their final year research project.
  4. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

SIS Sugar Prizes

Two prizes, originally valued at $50 each, have been donated by Mr Tan Puay Hee to award the two best students in the First Year of the B.Sc. course. In 2011, SIS '88 Pte Ltd donated an additional $7,647.72 to augment the existing capital sum to increase the value of the book prize to $200.

The book prizes are governed by the following conditions:

  1. The prizes will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners for the Science I Examination for the degree of Bachelor of Science.
  2. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  3. If the first prize winner has offered Pure Mathematics and Applied Mathematics as two of the subjects in the Science I Examination for the degree of Bachelor of Science, the second prize winner shall be selected from among candidates who have not offered both these subjects for the examination.
  4. The prize 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 Regulation.

SISV Gold Medals

Donated in 1993 by the Singapore Institute of Surveyors & Valuers (SISV), two gold medals are awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $30,000. In 2002, it was proposed to establish another award and an amount of $15,000 was donated in 2003. The awards will be governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the medals will be awarded annually:
    1. One to the student with highest overall marks for complete course of study and at least an Honours (Distinction) for BSc (Project and Facilities Management).
    2. One to the best student with the highest average weighted marks for complete course of study and at least an Honours (Distinction) for BSc (Real Estate)
  2. The awards 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 income earned 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.

SISV Gold Medal for M.Sc. (Project Management)

Donated in 1996 by the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers (SISV), the medal is awarded from the income of a capital sum of $15,000 to the best graduate in M.Sc. (Project Management).

  1. Subject to rule 2 below, the gold medal is awarded to the overall best student successfully completing the course leading to the degree of Master of Science (Project Management). The medal will be awarded by the Board of Graduate 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 equal merit, the Board of Examiners will take into consideration the performance of the candidates during the period of candidature in addition to their examination results.

SLA Medal and Prize

Singapore Land Authority (SLA) is a statutory board with the Ministry of Law. Its mission is to optimise land resources for the economic and social development of Singapore. SLA is responsible for the direct management of some 14,000 hectares of State land and about 5,000 buildings. It is also in charge of land sales, leases, acquisitions and allocation, developing and marketing land-related information and maintaining the national land information database through digitised land information services.

SLA is also the national land registration authority for property transactions, and the issuance and guarantee of land titles in Singapore. It also manages and maintains the national land survey system, including the defining of boundaries or legal limits of properties based on a coordinated cadastre survey system. In the area of spatial information, SLA is responsible for the management of a land data repository and data exchange among public agencies and is a key agency in a whole-of-government effort to establish a national spatial data infrastructure.

Donated in 2011 with an expendable sum of S$15,000, the SLA Medal and Prize is awarded to an undergraduate completing the final year studies in the Department of Real Estate.

The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3, a medal and prize will be awarded to a graduating student in Bachelor of Science (Real Estate) programme who has:
    1. obtained at least an Honours (Distinction); and
    2. achieved the highest mark for RE4222 Public Policy and Real Estate Markets;
  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. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulations, as amended.

SNIC Gold Medal

Presented in 1974 by the Singapore National Institute of Chemistry, the medal is awarded to the best student in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry who has passed the examination for the degree of Bachelor of Science with Honours. In 1998, the Singapore National Institute of Chemistry donated an additional medal for the best student in Applied Chemistry who has passed the examination for the degree of Bachelor of Applied Science with Honours.

In 2016, the award for the Applied Chemistry was removed and a new University-level award, SNIC Medal, was established for the second best student in Chemistry who has passed the examination for the degree of Bachelor of Science with Honours.

The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the gold medal is awarded to the best student in Chemistry who has passed the examination for the degree of Bachelor of Science with Honours.
  2. The award will be made by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the 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 for each of the award, the Board of Examiners will take into consideration the performance of the candidates in the relevant subject throughout their courses of study for the respective degree.
  5. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

SNIC Medal

In 1998, the Singapore National Institute of Chemistry donated an additional medal for an existing University-level award, SNIC Gold Medal, to award the best student in Applied Chemistry who has passed the examination for the degree of Bachelor of Applied Science with Honours.

In 2016, the award was replaced with a silver medal for the second best student in Chemistry who has passed the examination for the degree of Bachelor of Science with Honours.

The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. The award will be 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 each of the award, the Board of Examiners will take into consideration the performance of the candidates in the relevant subject throughout their courses of study for the respective degree.
  4. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

Society of Endodontists, Singapore Medal

Donated by the Society of Endodontists, Singapore in 2006, a 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 4 below, the medal is awarded to the best student who has obtained an ‘A' grade in Endodontics in the Final M.D.S. Examination.
  2. The medal is awarded by the Board of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of a Selection Committee comprising the Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry as Chairman, Director (DGDS), Head of Department of Restorative Dentistry and Programme Director (Endodontics).
  3. A representative of the society will be present at the selection meeting for consensus on the decision on the award. However, in the event that the donor's representative is unable to attend the meeting, there will be no delay to the selection of a winner.
  4. In the event that no student is eligible for award of a medal, a book prize of value not more than $100 may be awarded to the best student subject to the satisfaction of the Selection Committee.
  5. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  6. In the event of there being more than one candidate of equal merit, the Selection Committee will take into consideration the performance of the candidates during the year as well as their examination results.
  7. If no award is made in any year, the funds available will be added to the capital sum.
  8. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

Society of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Singapore Prize

Donated in 1996 by the Society of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Singapore Prize, the book prize is awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $15,000.

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, The book prize will be awarded to the fourth year medical student with the best performance in Otolaryngology, a subject offered in the fourth year of the course for the degrees of M.B.,B.S. The student with the best performance will be determined as follows:
    The three highest scoring students in each of the four Otolaryngology clinical posting blocs will be invited to participate in a competition conducted by the Department of Otolaryngology. The prize will be awarded to the winner of the competition.
  2. The book prize will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Otolaryngology.
  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 Undergraduate Studies may award such additional prizes as may be appropriate, subject to funds being available for this purpose.
  5. If no award is made in any year, the income generated will be added to the capital sum.
  6. The prize money, valued at $250 will be in the form of book vouchers.

Sociology Medal and Prize

The Sociology Gold Medal was established in 1991 by Assoc Prof Peter S J Chen, with a capital sum of $15,000. From 2015, the name of the award was changed to “Sociology Medal and Prize” and a cash prize of $400 was added to complement the gold medal. The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, a gold medal and cash prize of $400 will be awarded to the most outstanding student in Sociology for the Honours Examination for the degree of Bachelor of Social Sciences.
  2. The award will be made by the Department on the recommendation of the 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.

Social Work Prize

In 2007, the Singapore Prison Service donated an expendable sum of $15,000 to establish two prizes for the best student in Social Work for each of the 2nd and 3rd years of study.

Two cash prizes, valued at $500 each will be awarded annually as follows:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the prizes will be awarded to the student with the highest Academic Year Subject Average Point in Social Work in the Arts II and Arts III examinations for the degree of Bachelor of Arts. 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. The prizes 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 Regulation.

Southeast Asia Association for Dental Education (SEAADE) Medal

Donated in 2000 by the Southeast Asia Association for Dental Education, a gold medal is awarded 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 gold medal, a book prize may be awarded.

The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rules 4 below, the medal will be awarded to the best student in Endodontics in the Final Professional Examination for the degree of Bachelor of Dentistry.
  2. The medal will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate 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 student who obtains the highest mark and an 'A' grade for the subject.
  4. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  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.

Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society Medal

Donated in 1996 by the Organising Committee of the Eleventh Southeast Asian Geotechnical Conference (11 SEAGC), a gold medal is awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $15,000 to the student who has obtained the highest marks in Geotechnical Engineering modules and has also excelled in the Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering) Course.

  1. The award will be made by 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. If no award is made in any year, the funds available will be added to the capital sum.

SPH Gold Medal and Prize

Donated in 1988 by the Singapore Press Holding (SPH) Limited, the medal and prize are awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $10,000 to the best student successfully completing the course for the Master of Technology (Knowledge Engineering).

  1. The awards are made by the Board of Graduate 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. It will not be obligatory for the Board of Graduate Studies to award the medal and prize to the same candidate.
  4. The prize money, which will be paid from the balance of the proceeds available after the purchase of the goal medal, will be in the form of a book voucher.
  5. If no award is made in any year, the funds available will be added to the capital sum.

Ssangyong Cement Medal and Book Prize

Donated in 1997 by Ssangyong Cement (Singapore) Limited, a gold medal and book prize are awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $15,000, to the best graduate in Concrete Technology related subjects in the examinations leading to the degree of Master of Science (Civil Engineering).

  1. Subject to rule 2 below, the medal and book prize will be made annually by the Board of Graduate 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, 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.
  4. If no award is made in any year, the funds available will be added to the capital sum.

ST Electronics Prize

Donated in 2010 by ST Electronics Limited, the prize is awarded from the sum of $15,000. The prize is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the book prize valued at $300, shall be awarded to the top student of each cohort (year 1 to year 4) for the Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering degree programme.
  2. The Department with the concurrence of the Board of Examiners (BoE) shall select the four winners from each of the four (4) cohorts based on Academic Year Average Point (AYAP).
  3. No award shall be made if there is no candidate of sufficient merit.
  4. The prize will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies (BUS) on the recommendation of the Selection Committee (BoE) of the Faculty and Department.
  5. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

ST Engineering Prize for Global Engineering Programme

ST Engineering Limited awards annually the ST Engineering Prize to recognise the Overall Best Performer in GEP undergraduate studies. The selection criteria will include CAP and involvement in co-curricular activities. The winners shall be presented a cash prize valued at S$1,000. Award winners are selected in the following manner:

  1. The Faculty/School/Department (as defined in Clauses 2 and 3, NUS Statute 3) can select a winner from the group of graduating GEP cohorts, who is an outstanding student having achieved academic excellence with excellent CCA participation throughout the year of studies.
  2. The GEP committee with the concurrence of the Board of Examiners (BoE) shall select the winner based on cumulative average point (CAP) and CCA records.
  3. The awards will be endorsed by the Board of Undergraduate Studies (BUS) on the recommendation of the Selection Committee (BoE) of the Faculty and Department.
  4. No award shall be made if there is no candidate of sufficient merit.
  5. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically NUS Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

ST Engineering Prizes

Donated in 2001 by Singapore Technology Engineering, three prizes are awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $50,000. The prizes are governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the prizes will be awarded to the best three self-financing students who obtain the best three aggregate CAP in the compulsory modules for the degree of Master of Science (Financial Engineering).
  2. The prizes 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. If there are no prizes 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.

Standard Chartered Bank Book Prize

Donated in 2000 by the Standard Chartered Bank, 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 annually to the best student in the graduating cohort of the Master of Science (Industrial and Systems Engineering) programme, on the condition that he/she has not been awarded the NSTB Gold Medal.
  2. 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 book prize, valued at $300 will be in the form of book vouchers.
  5. If no prize is made in any year, the funds available will be added to the capital sum.

Straits Times Bronze Medal

A capital sum of $1,000 has been donated by the Straits Times Press (Singapore) Ltd, the proceeds of which will be used to provide for the award of a bronze medal in 1974 and subsequent years.

The medal will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners to the the top graduating student who has obtained a First or Second Class (Upper Division) Honours Degree Life Sciences in Area of Concentration of Biology, who is not awarded the Singapore Sawmillers' Association Gold Medal, the Wallace Prize or the Holttum Silver Medal.

This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.


Swiss Bank Gold Medal

Donated in 1989 by Swiss Bank Corporation, the medal is awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $10,000 to the most outstanding student in Bank Management who has also excelled in the overall Bachelor of Business Administration Honours Examination.

  1. The medal is awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners.
  2. No award is made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  3. If no award is made in any year, the income generated will be added to the capital sum.

System and Computer Organisation Book Prize

Donated in 1998 by the System and Computer Organization of MINDEF, a book prize of $600 is awarded annually for ten years beginning from the academic year 2000/2001. The prize is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the prize will be awarded to the final year student with the best project in the Bachelor of Computing (Information Technology) course.
  2. The prize will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.
  3. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  4. The prize will be in the form of book vouchers.