The Virtual Donor Appreciation Event 2021 is designed to thank our
the positive impact that they have made and will continue to make towards the University. We
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.
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,
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
academic and research programmes, and enable the foremost minds of today to solve the problems of
tomorrow through innovative research.
Sit back, relax, and enjoy the evening's programme presented
by various members of our NUS community.
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with a message
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Here, you will see an overview of the bountiful harvests of
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:
In Financial Year 2020 we established:
We now have:
named professorships made possible by benefactors
NUS provides the perfect environment for students to
learn, grow, and
to society. Scroll over their
for a snapshot of their stories or click on the links to read more.
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
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.
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.
more to find out how the Award helped Ms
Fatim in achieving success.
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
Read more to find
out how philanthropy supported NUS scientists.
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.
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.
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
from a donor's generosity and creates positive impact on
Mapletree Investments made a gift towards amplifying
NUS researchers’ efforts to produce the world’s first
rubber aerogels and create positive impact for a
Read more to
find out how the Mapletree Investments
boosted research in creating a sustainable future.