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.

 

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 cash 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 cash prize of $300 will be awarded to the second best student in the Third Professional Examination.
    3. A bronze medal and cash 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. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.

 

Yeoh Seang Aun Prizes (in Tuberculosis and Infectious Diseases)

Donated in 2013 by Dr Yeah Swee Choo, two prizes and a bursary will be awarded from an endowed sum of S$240,000 and an expendable sum of S$10,000. The award is open to all medical students of Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below,
    1. A cash prize of $1,000 will be awarded to an undergraduate student with the best clinical research project or essay in the field of Infectious Diseases.
    2. A cash prize of $1,000 will be awarded to a postgraduate student with the most outstanding research done in the field of Tuberculosis and/or Infectious Diseases who fulfilled the following criteria:
      • i. Possess an MBBS or equivalent degree qualification.
        ii. If there is no suitable awardee who is medically qualified, the application for the award will be open to the rest of the PhD students in the School.
        iii. Research in tuberculosis and/or infectious diseases.
        iv. Presented an abstract in a conference (local or overseas) and/or;
        v. Published a paper in a journal on tuberculosis or infectious diseases.

  2. The awards will be endorsed by the Board of Undergraduate Studies or Board of Graduate Studies (for winners with undergraduate or higher degrees, respectively) on the recommendation of the Selection Committee of Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and approval by the Dean.
  3. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  4. If no award is made in any year, the prize money in that year will be transferred to the Yeoh Seang Aun bursary.
  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. 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 cash.
  5. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulations.