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     gifts to the university

Gifts of significant impact received in FY2015
             (April 2015 to March 2016)

•	 S$10 million from United Overseas Bank Limited         •	 S$400,000 from Wilmar International Limited
  to establish the Wee Cho Yaw Future Leaders Award         in support of the Centre of Excellence in International
  scholarship programme, which aims to develop              Trading (CEIT) Fund. The endowment will go towards
  and nurture potential leaders. Scholarships will be       the setup of the Centre, which will administer the
  provided to awardees who will be assessed on their        International Trading Programme offered to
  financial background, academic performance and            engineering and business students. CEIT is jointly
  community efforts.                                        established by NTU’s College of Engineering and
                                                            the Nanyang Business School.
•	 US$1.2 million from the Korea Foundation to
  establish The Korea Foundation Professorship            •	 S$300,000 from the Lee Foundation to renew
  in Korean Studies at the College of Humanities,           their support for the Lee Foundation USP Bursary
  Arts, & Social Sciences. The Professorship will play      Fund. The Fund will support scholarships of up to
  a vital role in attracting top academics in Korean        S$15,000 per award for underprivileged students on
  studies and reinforcing NTU’s existing Korean             the University Scholars Programme (USP), a unique,
  Studies programme, particularly in the area of            multidisciplinary pathway that aims to stretch the
  contemporary Korean society.                              intellectual limits of NTU’s top students and equip
                                                            them to become future leaders and innovators.
•	 S$1 million from Stephen Riady Group of
  Foundations to establish the Dr Stephen Riady           •	 S$250,000 commitment from the Shaw Foundation
  Geoscience Scholars Fund at the Earth Observatory         to continue their support for the award of the
  of Singapore (EOS). The Fund will support selected        Tan Sri Dr Runme Shaw Scholarship over the
  research proposals by EOS graduate students to            next five years. The Fund will annually award 10
  explore the Earth’s dynamic processes, aimed at           scholarships to deserving undergraduates facing
  ensuring greater resilience and safety of the region’s    financial challenges.
  people, cultures and economies.

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