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Three candidates have been awarded the 2016 Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship
Singapore Speakers Series in Melbourne featuring Mr Eddie Teo, Chairman of PSC on "PSC's Window into the Future of Singapore"
Five outstanding young people have been awarded the Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship this year.
Speech by Mr Eddie Teo, Chairman of PSC on “Lee Kuan Yew’s Public Service: How has it changed and how will it continue to change in future?”
1. COL Choo Wei Yee Frederick - Master of Science in Management, Stanford University, USA
2. Ms Pao Jia Yu - Master in Business Administration, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
3. Ms Tan Yan Shi Crystal - Master of Law, Harvard University, USA
Applicants for the Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship must be Singapore citizens and have an outstanding track record of leadership and service within or beyond their profession. Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship holders can pursue postgraduate studies overseas or locally in various fields to develop their potential as leaders. The scholarship holders are expected to actively contribute towards the betterment of Singapore, Singaporeans and the community.
Standing (L to R): Mr Seow Zhixiang, MAJ Ingkiriwang Shawn Wei Zhong, SLTC Tan Yueh Phern
Sitting (L to R): Miss Yong Yoek Ling, Miss Harpreet Kaur Dhillon
The Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship was set up in 1991 by the Tanjong Pagar Citizens’ Consultative Committee with funding from the public, to commemorate the contributions made by Mr Lee Kuan Yew to Singapore.
Five outstanding young people have been awarded the scholarship this year to pursue their post-graduate studies:
1.Miss Harpreet Kaur Dhillon – Pursuing Masters of Laws at New York University, USA
2.MAJ Ingkiriwang Shawn Wei Zhong - Pursuing Tsinghua-MIT Global MBA at Tsinghua University, PRC
3. Mr Seow Zhixiang – Pursuing Bachelor of Civil Law at the University of Oxford, UK
4.SLTC Tan Yueh Phern – Pursuing Master of Science in Management for Experienced Leaders at Stanford University, USA
5.Miss Yong Yoek Ling – Pursuing Master in Education at Harvard University, USA