Prizes, Grants & Other Financial Aid

Bennett Lam Book Grant
The family of the late NUS Law alumnus Mr Bennett Lam '86 established this fund in his memory. Two book grants valued at S$500.00 each will be awarded annually to benefit law students in need.
 

Class of 1979 Grant

In conjunction with their 30th anniversary reunion on 14 Nov 2009, the NUS Law Class of 1979 raised funds to create the Class of 1979 Grant. The grant aims to help fund NUS Law students’ attendance at legal conferences and competitions, whether local or overseas, as well as overseas internships.

 

Class of 1980 Book Grant
The Class of 1980 came together to raise funds for the Class of 1980 Book Grant. One book grant valued at S$500.00 will be given to one recipient of financial aid in NUS Law to assist in the purchase of textbooks and other necessities.

 

Class of 1984 Grant

The NUS Law Class of 1984 established a grant which aims to help fund NUS Law students’ attendance at legal conferences and competitions, whether local or overseas, as well as overseas internships.

 

Class of 1989 Financial Relief fund

In conjunction with their 20th anniversary reunion on 22 Aug 2009, the NUS Law Class of 1989 raised funds to donate a gift towards a Class of 1989 Financial Relief Fund. The objective of the fund is to provide urgent contingency assistance to students who face financial crisis or hardship any point in time in their years of study in NUS Law.

 

Class of 1992 Pro Bono Fund

The NUS Law Class of 1992 established a fund to support pro bono initiatives by NUS Law students to mark their 20th anniversary. They hope the fund will encourage more NUS Law students to be innovative in finding ways in which they can be of service to the general public.

 

Class of 1995 Award

At the 10th anniversary reunion of the NUS Law Class of 1995 on 23 Apr 2005, the class raised funds to establish the Class of 1995 Award which aims to help fund NUS Law students’ attendance at legal conferences and competitions.

 

Class of 2013 Book Grant

This fund was established by the graduating NUS Law Class of 2013 with a significant contribution from the proceeds of their Law IV musical. The funds contributed will go towards helping financially needy NUS Law students.

 

H. L. Wee Mooting Fund

This fund will help support NUS Law’s mooting activities and was made possible with a gift from the family of the late Mr Harry L. Wee.


Isabel Chng Mui Lin Intellectual Property Book Grant

To commemorate the significant contributions of late NUS Law alumna Ms Isabel Chng ’90 to the Singapore patent system, and to celebrate her zest in life, her friends and colleagues have established a book grant in remembrance of her. The fund will be used to aid needy NUS Law students who have taken, or will be taking up an intellectual property law course (preferably patents related) at NUS Law.

 

Law Club Book Grant

The Law Club Book Grant was established with the proceeds of a charity run organised by the NUS Law Club 31st Management Committee.


NUS Law Canada Exchange Bursary and NUS Law UVic Exchange Scholarship

These two funds were established at the initiative of Associate Professor Victor V. Ramraj who wished to support student exchange activities to Canada. Funds were contributed by Prof Ramraj as well as his friends, ex-students and colleagues.


NUS Law students also continue to have the opportunity to win the following prizes that have been set up with the faculty in previous years:

Award Name

Donor & Award Description

Adrian Clark Memorial Medal

Donated in 1950 by friends in memory of the late Mr. Adrian Clark, Legal Advisor to the Federated Malay States, this prize is for the best student in the Final Year LL.B. Examinations

APAA Patent Law Book Prize

Donated by the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (Singapore Group), this prize is for the top student in the module Law of Intellectual Property

Bernard Brown Prize in Constitutional & Administrative Law

Donated by former students of Professor Bernard Brown who used to teach in the Faculty of Law, this prize is for the law student attaining the highest marks in the module Constitutional & Administrative Law

Chief Justice Prize

Donated in 1999 by the Honourable Chief Justice Yong Pung How LL.D. '01, this prize is for the best graduating student

Clifford Chance Prize in International Commercial Arbitration

Donated by Clifford Chance, this prize is for the law student attaining the highest marks in the module International Commercial Arbitration

David Ernest S Chelliah Medal and Prize

Donated by Dr Jazmyn Chelliah, this prize is for the best student attaining the highest marks in the module Civil Justice and Process or Civil Procedure-related modules

Family Court Prize

Donated by the Subordinate Courts, this prize is for the best student in Law and Sociology of the Family

IPOS Prize in Foundations of Intellectual Property Law 

Donated by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore, this prize is for the law student with the highest marks in the module Foundations of Intellectual Property Law

Jenny Lau Prize in International Environmental Law & Policy

Donated by the family of the late Ms Jenny Lau (Professor Michael Chee and Mrs Helen Chee), this prize is for the law student attaining the highest marks in the module International Environmental Law & Policy

Justice A V Winslow Prize

Donated in 1990 by Mr V. K. Rajah ’82 in memory of the late Justice A V Winslow, this prize is for the best law student in the module Banking Law

Keystone Prize in IT Law II

Donated by Keystone Law Corporation, this prize is for the best student in IT Law II

KhattarWong Corporate Governance Prize

Donated by Mr Tan Chong Huat ’89, this prize is for the best Law student in the elective modules related to Corporate Governance

KhattarWong Securities Regulation Prize

Donated by Mr Tan Chong Huat ’89, this prize is for the best Law student attaining the highest mark in the elective module Securities Regulation

Koh Han Kok Book Prize

Donated in 1980 by Professor Tommy Koh ’61, this prize is for the best law student in the module Public International Law

Lai Kew Chai Prize in Equity & Trusts

Donated by an anonymous donor in honour of the late Honourable Justice Lai Kew Chai ’66, this prize is for the best law undergraduate in the module Equity and Trusts

Law Society of Singapore Book Prize

Donated by The Law Society of Singapore, this prize is for the top two students in the Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3 LL.B. Examinations

Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal

Donated by the Chinese Newspapers Division of Singapore Press Holdings and Sony Systems Design International Pte Ltd, and with the consent of Mr Lee Kuan Yew LL.D. ’14, this prize is for the best graduating student

Leow Chia Heng Prize

Arising from the settlement of the estate of the late Mr Leow Chia Heng, this prize is for the best graduating student

LexisNexis Family Law Prize

Donated by LexisNexis, this prize is for the best student in the module Family Law

Lim Chong Kin Book Prize in Competition Law

Donated by Mr Lim Chong Kin LL.B. ’95, LL.M. ’97, this prize is for the law student with the highest marks in the module Competition Law & Policy

Lucien Wong Prize

Donated by Ms Chew Gek Khim ‘84, this prize is for the best student in Corporate Finance Law (or if not offered, another related corporate law subject)

M. Karthigesu Memorial Gold Medal and Prize

Donated by Joseph Tan Jude Benny LLP in memory of the late Honourable Justice M. Karthigesu, this prize is for the best student in shipping law related modules

Maritime Law Association of Singapore Prize in Carriage of Goods by Sea

Donated by the Maritime Law Association of Singapore, this prize is for the best student in the module Carriage of Goods by Sea

Maritime Law Association of Singapore Prize in Charterparties

Donated by the Maritime Law Association of Singapore, this prize is for the best student in the module Charterparties

Mediacorp Prize in Entertainment Law

Donated by Mediacorp Pte Ltd, this prize is given to the law student attaining the highest marks in the module Entertainment Law

Michael Hor Prize

Donated by various donors in recognition of former NUS Law Professor Michael Hor’s ’84 significant achievements in the areas of criminal law, criminal legal process and freedom of expression, this prize is for the best student in the module Freedom of Speech: Critical and Comparative Perspectives

Montrose Memorial Prize

Donated in 1966 by friends in memory of the late Professor James Louis Montrose, this prize is for the best student in the module Jurisprudence

NUSS Medal for Outstanding Achievement

Donated in 2010 by the National University of Singapore Society (NUSS), this prize is for the best graduate throughout the course of study with outstanding all-round achievements (Academic excellence (at least Second Class Upper Division Honours) and a proven track record of active participation in NUS activities, preferably in leadership activities)

Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Prize (OURP)

Top full-time matriculated undergraduate(s) at NUS with Faculty’s support on the merit of the project, having either credit-gaining coursework-based projects, or independent non-credit-gaining non-coursework-based projects will be given S$2,000 for individual, S$5,000 for a group of less than or equal to 5 members

Oxford University Press Law Prize

Donated by Oxford University Press, this prize is for the best student in the Year 1 LL.B. Examinations

Peacemakers' Prize in Mediation

Donated by various donors, this prize is for the best overall student in the module Mediation

Peter English Memorial Prize

Donated by former colleagues in memory of the late Professor Peter English, this prize is for the best student in each section of the module Criminal Law

Prize in Aviation Law and Policy

Donated by Scoot Airlines, this prize is for the best student in the module Aviation Law and Policy

Prize in Globalization & International Law

Best student in the module Globalization & International Law

Prize in International Investment Law

Best student in the elective module International Investment Law

Rajah & Tann Prize in Corporate Insolvency

Donated by Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP, this prize is for the best student in the module Insolvency Law

Rajah and Tann Tax Prize

Donated by Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP, this prize is for the best student for any one of the following Tax related modules:
1) Tax Planning & Policy

2) Corporate Tax: Profits & Distributions

3) International Tax Law

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP Prize in Corporate Finance Law & Practice in Singapore

Donated by RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP, this prize is for the best student in the module Corporate Finance Law & Practice in Singapore

Singapore Academy of Law Prize

Donated by the Singapore Academy of Law, this prize is for the top student in the Final Year LL.B. Examinations

Straits Law Practice Prize

Donated by Straits Law Practice LLC, this prize is for the best 3 students in Legal Analysis, Research & Communication

Tan Keng Feng Prize for Best Directed Research Paper

Donated by Ms Jennifer Chia in memory of her late husband, Associate Professor Tan Keng Feng, this prize is for the law student who has written the best Directed Research Paper in the module University Research Opportunities Programme/Directed Research

Tan Keng Feng Prize in the Law of Torts

Donated by an anonymous donor to recognise the many contributions made by former Associate Professor Tan Keng Feng in this subject area and to the Faculty of Law, this prize is for the best student in the Law of Torts

Tan Sook Yee Prize in Property Law

Donated by various donors in honour of former NUS Law Professor Tan Sook Yee, this prize is for the best student in the module Principles of Property Law

The Gower Prize

Donated in 1989 by Professor L.C.B. Gower, this prize is for the best student in the module Company Law

The Punch Coomaraswamy Prize in the Law of Evidence

Established in honour of the late Justice Punch Coomaraswamy, this prize is for the best student in the module Evidence

The Roger Fisher Prize in Negotiation

Established by various donors in the USA through the NUS America Foundation Inc. with fundraising efforts led by CMPartners LLC in honour of Professor Roger Fisher, this prize is for best student in terms of consistency of performance on the module Negotiation

Thomson Reuters Prize in International Commercial Litigation

Donated by Thomson Reuters, this prize is for the best student in the module International Commercial Litigation

Toh Chin Chye Prize

Donated in 1975 by Kesatuan Akademis Universiti Singapura (an association of Malaysian academics who taught in the University of Singapore) and Dr Toh Chin Chye, former Vice-Chancellor of the University, this prize is for the best student in the Year 1 LL.B. Examinations

Yong Heng Kin Prize in Law of Contract

Named after Mr Yong Heng Kin, a self-educated businessman who valued formal education for his children, this prize is for the best student in the module Law of Contract

 


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