V. S. Rajan Prize

Donated in 1984 by the Dermatological Society of Singapore in memory of the late Clinical Associate Professor V. S. Rajan, the award will be made from the proceeds of a capital sum of $10,000 to a Final Year student in the Final Year of the M.B.,B.S. course.

The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 4 below, a cash prize of $1,000 to the student who has distinguished himself or herself in dermatology in the Final Year of the M.B.,B.S. course.
  2. The assessment will be made by a committee comprising the Dean of Medicine, the Head of the Department of Medicine, the President of the Dermatological Society of Singapore and the part-time lecturer and clinical teacher in dermato-venereology.
  3. The prize will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies or its nominee.
  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.

 

Vellasamy Medal

Presented in 1970 by an anonymous donor, the Vellasamy Medal, named after Dr K. Vellasamy, Surgical Tutor to dental students, is a silver medal awarded from the proceeds of a capital sum of $1,000. In 2003, it was agreed that a cash prize may be awarded. 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 best student with distinction in Surgery in the Third Professional Examination for the degree of B.D.S. provided he is considered by the Board of Undergraduates Studies to be of sufficient merit.
  2. In the event that no student is eligible for award of a medal, a cash prize may be awarded to the student who obtains the highest mark and an 'A' grade for the subject.
  3. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.