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Tan Ean Kiam Foundation makes generous gift to establish Graduate Fellowship in Science

09 February 2011

SIGNING CEREMONY: Prof Andrew Wee (left) representing NUS Faculty of Science and Mr Homer Tan representing Tan Ean Kiam Foundation

The NUS Faculty of Science (FoS) has received a generous donation from the Tan Ean Kiam Foundation which will contribute to scholarship funding for the Tan Ean Kiam Graduate Fellowship in Science commencing in 2013. The prestigious scholarship will be awarded to one deserving PhD graduate every four years.

The signing ceremony that was held at NUS' Shaw Foundation Alumni House saw the presence of the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Tan Ean Kiam Foundation, Mr Homer Tan and Mr Tan Keng Leck respectively. Expressing his thanks for the gift on behalf of the Faculty, Dean of FoS Prof Andrew Wee said that it would spur further developments and recognise achievements of graduate students in Science. The Fellowship in Science will enable FoS to groom outstanding students for the next generation.

The late Tan Ean Kiam was known for his passion in grooming youths into future leaders for the society. Towards this end, the Foundation shows strong support for organisations in their efforts to promote education.

By NUS Faculty of Science