The National University of Singapore Society (NUSS) has long been at the forefront of fostering a culture of philanthropy and giving back to the community. In recent years, NUSS has embarked impactful initiatives, channelling our resources toward the university’s growth and development. Among the beneficiaries of NUSS’s philanthropic endeavours is the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, the Philip Yeo Initiative, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and the Alumni Student Advancement Committee.
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music: NUS Alumni Bursary Fund
Recognizing the importance of fostering musical talent, NUSS directs its philanthropy towards bursaries within the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music. These bursaries serve as a lifeline for aspiring musicians, alleviating financial burdens and allowing them to focus on honing their craft. By supporting these bursaries, NUSS ensures that deserving individuals, regardless of their economic background, can pursue excellence in music, contributing to the cultural enrichment of Singapore and beyond.
Philip Yeo Initiative
The Philip Yeo Initiative reflects NUSS’s dedication to innovation and entrepreneurship. Named after the esteemed Mr Philip Yeo, a prominent figure in Singapore’s economic development, this initiative aims to empower students with the skills and mindset needed to excel in the fast-paced world of industry and technology. NUSS’ philanthropic contributions have provided seed funding for startups, fostered research and development, and established mentorship programs that bridge the gap between academia and industry.
Civil and Environmental Engineering, NUS: NUSS Bursary (Endowed) Fund
In Civil and Environmental Engineering, NUSS supports the Bursary (Endowed) Fund to nurture talent in disciplines for sustainable development.
These bursaries empower students to pursue studies in engineering without the burden of financial constraints, fostering a pool of skilled professionals dedicated to addressing pressing global challenges, including climate change and infrastructure development.
Alumni Student Advancement Committee: NUS College Alumni- NUSS Bursary
The NUSS Bursary, a testament to NUSS’ dedication to fostering future leaders, is a source of support for the Alumni Student Advancement Committee. This initiative bridges the gap between alums and current students, providing financial support to those who demonstrate academic excellence and leadership potential. By fostering strong ties between the alum community and the current student body, NUSS ensures a continuum of support, guidance, and mentorship, creating a network that transcends generations.
NUSS is committed to the transformative power of education through bursaries, breaking down financial barriers and nurturing change catalysts. This support creates a future where talent transcends constraints and cultivates leaders, innovators, and contributors to society. NUSS believes in philanthropy’s ability to foster a brighter future for Singapore and the world.