VIRTUAL DONOR
APPRECIATION EVENT

The Virtual Donor Appreciation Event 2021 is designed to thank our loyal donors and celebrate
the positive impact that they have made and will continue to make towards the University. We
want to thank you for your tremendous support as our partners in shaping the future, through our
transformative education, robust research and innovative spirit. To express our appreciation, we
have prepared a special programme for you this evening.

WHAT IS NUS GIVING?

As a global leader in university philanthropy, NUS Giving is delivering sustainable impact and realising
possibilities. We build enduring relationships with our donors to seed and grow transformational
opportunities that create a ripple effect of progress through our communities and the world, transforming
lives and empowering change. We are future-making as we empower students to achieve their fullest
potential, give future leaders and changemakers the opportunity to learn from the best through world-class
academic and research programmes, and enable the foremost minds of today to solve the problems of
tomorrow through innovative research.

BUDDING | Setting the Stage for Future Generations

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the evening's programme presented by various members of our NUS community.

 

NOURISH | Empowering Positivity and Generosity

Express your gratitude or well wishes to our donors and students with a message via the submission box.
Your message will take up to a day to show up.

Than you for your donations! Really thankful to have you all!
Wong Jia Yi ,
Student
Dear Donors, Thank you for supporting us and guiding us through our journey! We hope to someday pay it forward and help someone like you helped us!
Shreya,
Student
Thank you donors for your unwavering support! We are truly grateful for all that you have done for us.
Kevin Tan,
Student
Congratulations on your success
Tay Yew Beng Peter ,
Donor
Well done to Team NUS for constantly maintaining impeccable support for our students in these unprecedented times. All the best to our students!
Harmizan - LBKM,
Donor
Dear donors, thank you for your support and generous donations. Because of you, I have been able to study without financial worries.
Pin Xian,
Student
Dear Donors, words cannot express our gratitude for your kindest generosity and invaluable help in taking the financial burden off our backs :)
BYL,
Student
Dear Donors, Thank you very much for your support, which has allowed me to pursue my dreams!
Francisco,
Student
Donors like you are a true inspiration to our community. Thank you for your generosity!
Yvonne Ho NUS Business School,
Staff
Our most sincere and deepest gratitude to all our benefactors! Thank you for believing in us!
Andrew Sim,
Staff
Dear donors, thank you for your great generosity in giving the students an opportunity to learn and achieve their dreams!
Cara,
Student
Dear Donors, Thank you for your kindness and I am really thankful for it. Thank you very much!
CC,
Student
Dear Donors, Thank you so much for your kindness and generosity. Your support means so much to our university education journey!
Tan Min Yi,
Student
We hope you can do more with our contribution and give back to the society to make this gift a meaningful, impactful and sustainable one.
Mitsubishi Corporation,
Donor
Thank you donors for supporting our academic journeys. We will strive to work hard and become the strong pillars of our society.
Yuan Jie,
Student
So impressed by the caring compassionate projects being delivered by the nursing school. Thank you.
Neville Smith,
Donor
Dear Donors and NUS Community, Welcome to the 2021 Virtual Donor Appreciation Event! Thank you for your generosity and support through the years!
Jenny Lee,
Staff
To all donors, a very heartfelt thank you from me, for all the support I've received for my studies. ^w^
Bryan,
Student
Thank you to all donors for the kind contribution to the students' community in NUS! :)
Jiayi,
Student
Thank you donors for your generosity and kindness! May the Lord bless you greatly!!
SQ,
Student
THANK YOU for your support! Your generosity is much appreciated!
Judy,
Staff
I am deeply appreciative of the choices that your donations have enabled. I hope I will provide a good return on investment for society.
Wee,
Student
To all our dear benefactors, thank you so much for your generosity and selfless giving in supporting our students and the University!
Andrew,
Staff
Dear donors, Thank you so much for your kindness and generosity. We appreciate you and may God bless you abundantly!
Shao Qi,
Student
Dear Donor, thank you for your tremendous support you have given me over the past few years. Without it, university life will be a struggle.
Sufiyan,
Student
To all donors, thank you for your generosity and for changing the lives of many NUS students!
Siti Nurain,
Staff
Dear Donors, Thanks for supporting the student body, and allowing myself and others like me a chance to study with fewer worries.
Taha,
Student
Dear Donors, your generosity has allow a student to reduce his financial burden and allow him to excel.
Li Hui,
Student
Dear donors, thank you for planting the Seeds of Change and transforming the lives of many in the NUS community. Your generosity is much appreciated!
Afiqah,
Staff
Dear donors, Thank you so much for your magnanimity and generosity. You have enabled a student to pursue his dreams and given peace of mind.
Sean,
Student
Dear donors, thanks for supporting our studies, I am really grateful for your generosity.
KL,
Student
Dear Donors, I am eternally grateful for all your kindness and generosity, It has helped me a lot through my school life. Thank you so much!
Hui Jing,
Student
Dear Donors, Thank you so much for your kindness and generosity. We really appreciate what you have done to support our studies!
Wang,
Student
Dear Donors, I would like to express my gratitude to all donors for supporting our university education journey. Thank you truly!
Nandini,
Student
I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to all donors for supporting my entire university education journey!
Lim,
Student
Dear Donors, Thank you so much for granting us the opportunity to develop ourselves further! Your generosity makes a real difference in our lives!
Bran,
Student
I wouldn't be here without you. Working and studying as a kid was not easy but you gave me the chance to focus & finally do my acads right. Thank you.
Jin,
Student
Thank you donors for allowing us students to study without worrying about our monetary issues!
Ng,
Student
Dear donors, thank you for your kindness and generosity. Your contribution has provided tremendous support throughout my university journey.
Yh,
Student
Thank you so much for providing me a chance to study without needing to worry about payment. I am grateful for your immense generosity.
James,
Student
You have made a difference in someone's life with your generosity and have inspired many to give back, just as you have. THANK YOU!
Gwen,
Staff
Dear Donors, thank you and really appreciate your generous support. Your kindness has helped us though these hard times.
Ting,
Student
To all the donors, thank you so much for your generosity. We are really grateful for your support, and will do our very best!
Ling,
Student
Thank you for translating our visions to realities by supporting our research studies and also for giving the peace of mind to our students in need.
Ivy,
Staff
Thank you donors for your support and generosity! We really appreciate your kindness.
Tan ,
Student
Dear Donors, my sincerest thank you for your continuous generosity. The support has greatly helped me and my family through my years here in NUS!
Nur Haliza Bte Kamaludin,
Student
Thank you very much for your generosity and assistance! It has granted me with so many opportunities in school! :)
Clarice,
Student
The financial aid was greatly appreciated and welcomed, it provided me with more time with studies and family.
Melissa,
Student
My heartfelt gratitude to all donors who have been providing their unconditional support to NUS students all these years and allowing us to excel.
Eng Hong,
Student
Thank you donors for all of your contributions and support!
Jolin,
Student
My most heartfelt thanks to all the donors for their support in my university journey so far!
Ryan Seow,
Student
Thank you all donors for your generous help and support for needy students like us. I am beyond grateful!
Ziying,
Student
Dear donors, thank you for your generous support. Your contributions helped students to better focus on our studies!
Sharmaine Low,
Student
Thank you so much for your generous donation! It has helped those who are struggling financially tremendously!
A,
Student
Thank you donors for your generosity and support! It has lessen my financial worries and enables me to put more focus on my studies.
Jing Hong,
Student
Thank you our donors! Together, we can create positive impact for generations to come.
Valerie Lee ,
Staff
My sincerest thanks to all the donors for your support throughout the years!
Min Si,
Student
I'm so grateful to all donors who believe in the NUS vision, and providing support in your own personal ways. Your gifts mean so much to us!
Kelvin Woo,
Staff
My sincere gratitude to all donors for your support. You have created a ripple effect so immense that is beyond words. Thank You!
Edwin Ang,
Staff
Grateful to our donors for being an inspiration to all. Your generous act of giving keeps us motivated to excel better. Truly, thank you.
Calista,
Staff
Thank you to all the donors for your support! We appreciate every gift as it continues to enable NUS students to pursue their passion.
Revathie,
Staff
Thank You! We can never thank you enough for your continuous support of NUS! Much appreciated!
Fifi Pang,
Staff
Thank you donors for your support throughout the years! The opportunities I’ve secured with your help have been priceless.
Hanniel Lim,
Student
Dear donors, thank you for your generous support. Your contributions have encouraged us to continue to advance the cause.
Amirah,
Staff
A big thank you to all the donors who have given so generously! We really appreciate the support.
Cheryl,
Staff
You have planted the Seeds of Change and transformed the lives of many. Your generosity is truly inspiring!
Kelly,
Staff
A BIG Thank You to all donors for your generosity! Your support has helped many students to achieve their dreams and hope.
David Kuan,
Staff
Dear donors, thank you for your generosity and kindness. Your support inspires us to continue doing what we do, even when the going gets tough.
Natalie,
Staff
Heartfelt gratitude to all donors for your beneficence. Your gift had made an impact for us, and thank you!
Sabrina,
Staff
Dear Donors, thank you for your generosity in helping students in need. Your contribution really helped me to put my mind at ease for studying!
Shiqi,
Student
Dear Donors, thank you so much for your generous support! It really lessened the burden of me and my family. Thanks!!!
Roxanne,
Student
Dear Donors, thank you for your generosity in helping students in need. Your contribution really helped me to put my mind at ease for studying!
Isa,
Student
Thank you Donors for your generosity and support. You have truly make the difference for us, and we are extremely grateful!
Xinyi,
Staff
Hello! Thank you so much for your kind donations!
V,
Student
Thank you donors for your generosity! :D It has provided me with peace of mind and even opened up new opportunities to contribute to the school
Joseph,
Student
Thank you Donors for your great generosity! Your support is invaluable to us, thank you once again.
Amanda ,
Staff
Thank you to all the donors for all your selflessness and generosity. The assistance you provide goes a long way and we appreciate it a lot!!!
Lawson Teo,
Student
Dear Donors, Thank you for your kindness! your kind act and contribution has truly made a difference to my life and reduced my family's financial burden
Chan Peck Hui,
Student
Thank you for making dreams work for those who may not be so privileged
Amir Mirza ,
Student
Thank you so much for allowing me to have an education where I'm not stressed out about finances! I'm now more able to focus on my studies, thank you!
Ong Han Yang,
Student
Designation

BLOSSOM | Shaping the Future

Here, you will see an overview of the bountiful harvests of your gifts and the students who have benefitted as a result of your generosity.

We would like to thank you, our 8,097 donors, for your generosity in giving to NUS.

In Academic Year 2020, 6,381 undergraduates received financial support:

4211
2170

In Financial Year 2020 we established:

4

new named
professorships

We now have:

122

named professorships made possible by benefactors

HARVEST | Realising Dreams

NUS provides the perfect environment for students to learn, grow, and in turn, give back to society. Scroll over their photos for a snapshot of their stories or click on the links to read more.

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

A recipient of the Ee Peng Liang Memorial Scholarship, Ms Francesca Phoebe Wah (’14) is making a difference through BLESS, a non-profit organisation she founded to help families living in rental flats.

Read more about Ms Wah’s journey to philanthropy.

Artificial Intelligence, Real Heart

Scholarship recipient Mr Quah Pern Jie (’16) dedicates himself to bringing technology to life and grooming the next generation of software developers. The Lim Hong Chin Memorial Scholarship he received enabled him to enjoy a transformative education at NUS and was a launchpad for his career in the smart tech industry.

Read more to find out how the Scholarship has made a difference for Mr Quah.

 

Hardwired for Success

NUS alumna Ms Fatim Mohrini (’20) is the co-creator of the world’s first USB-C Hub, a breakthrough that began during her internship stint at the NUS Overseas Colleges Shenzhen, made possible by the Jane Sun and John Wu Sunshine Award she received.

Read more to find out how the Award helped Ms Fatim in achieving success.

Fighting a Global Health Crisis through AI

A team of NUS scientists, led by Professor Dean Ho, is utilising Artificial Intelligence in the fight against COVID-19. Propelled by Sun Life Singapore and Micron Technology’s funding, the research identifies the best drugs and dosage combinations to treat COVID-19.

Read more to find out how philanthropy supported NUS scientists.

A 3D-Printed Pill a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Craft Health is a deep-tech startup that is leading the world’s transition towards 3D printed personalised healthcare. Part of the inaugural batch of the NUS Graduate Research Innovation Programme (GRIP), Craft Health creates 3D-printed pills that combine multiple medications into a single pill.

Craft Health shares more.

 

Beyond the classroom: Innovations that change the world

Sometimes, a bright idea is all it takes to spark a global transformation. These six ideas are part of the NUS Resilience and Growth Innovation Challenge, where recent NUS graduates submit inspiring proposals to Make Our People Better, Make Our Society Better, and Make the World Better.

Read more to find out why these six ideas stood out from the rest of the projects.

Protecting the Oceans which Protect Us

As nature protects us, we have a duty to protect nature. Picking up the mantle, MAC3 Impact Philanthropies has pledged to support Blue Carbon research at the NUS Centre for Nature-based Climate Solutions.

Read more about how the new NUS Centre benefitted from a donor's generosity and creates positive impact on environmental sustainability.

 

Where the Rubber Meets the Road Towards Sustainability.

Mapletree Investments made a gift towards amplifying NUS researchers’ efforts to produce the world’s first rubber aerogels and create positive impact for a sustainable future.

Read more to find out how the Mapletree Investments boosted research in creating a sustainable future.