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Yahya Cohen Gold Medal

Donated in 1992 by the World Orthopaedic Concern and friends of Yahya Cohen, the gold medal is awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $15,000 to the candidate with the highest marks in the clinical section of the Final Examination leading to the degree of Master of Medicine (Surgery).

  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.

Yeoh Khuan Joo Medal and Prize

A sum of $4,000 was donated in 1957 by the Ban Chuan Hin Estate to provide for the annual award of the Yeoh Khuan Joo Gold Medal in Surgery.

In 2015, silver and bronze medals are added to award the second and third best student in the Third Professional Examination respectively.

  1. Subject to rule 2 below, each of the awards will be made annually by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners.
    1. A gold medal and book prize of $500 will be awarded to the best student in the Surgery Track of the Final Professional M.B.,B.S. Examination.
    2. A silver medal and book prize of $300 will be awarded to the second best student in the Third Professional Examination.
    3. A bronze medal and book prize of $200 will be awarded to the third best student in the Third Professional 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.
  4. If no award is made in any year, the funds available from the capital fund will be added to the principal sum while the un-utilised expendable amount will be added back to the expendable fund.
  5. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

Yongnam Medal and Prize

In 2014, Yongnam Engineering & Construction (Private) Limited donated an endowed gift of $75,000 to establish an award to be awarded annually as follows:

The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the award will be given to the full-time Bachelor or Engineering (Civil Engineering) graduating student who had performed the best overall among the graduating cohort in the module “Structural Steel Design and System” offered by the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering.
  2. Each award consists of a gold medal and cash prize up to $1,500 Singapore Dollars.
  3. No award shall be made if there is no candidate of sufficient merit.
  4. The award is made by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners.
  5. If there are no awards presented at any given year, the unutilized amount will be added back to the fund.
  6. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

You Poh Seng Prize in Econometrics

The You Poh Seng Prize in Econometrics was endowed in 2001, and is awarded annually from the proceeds of a capital sum of $15,000. The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, a prize will be awarded to the best Economics graduate who has obtained at least Honours (Distinction) in the examination for the Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours and who has also obtained top scores in the Econometrics modules at Levels 3000 and 4000.
  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 prize, valued at $500, will be given in the form of vouchers to purchase books or software.
  5. If no prize 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 Regulations.