Our 2023 Scholars
It’s scholarship season and we are delighted to announce that many of our current students and our alumni have been awarded various scholarships to support their next steps in their higher education journey.
1. The Healthcare Merit Award, Ministry of Health
Four of our alumni have been awarded the Ministry of Health’s Healthcare Merit Award at this year’s Healthcare Scholarships Award Ceremony.
The four alumni are:
- Phua Jun Guan, Class of 2018
- Oh Jin Yuan, Class of 2019
- Ho Jun Siang Timothy, Class of 2020
- Tan Chloe, Class of 2020
Jun Guan, Jin Yuan, Timothy and Chloe received their awards at the ceremony which was graced by the Guest-of-Honour, Minister Ong Ye Kung, and our Vice Principal, Mr Gurusharan, was present at the ceremony to congratulate our alumni.
Timothy’s chosen discipline is Physiotherapy, while Jin Yuan and Jun Guan are currently pursuing Pharmacy, and Chloe is in Nursing. Upon graduation, all four will be joining Singapore’s public healthcare sector.
We are always happy to see our alumni doing well and continuing to choose to serve the community in their future professions.
2. The Singapore-Industry Scholarship (SgIS)
Seven of our alumni have been awarded the Singapore-Industry Scholarship (SgIS) at this year’s SgIS Award Ceremony.
The seven alumni are:
- Leong Yi Quan, Class of 2022
- Wong Jun Jie, Class of 2019
- Lau Keye Yong, Class of 2018
- Teo Zhi Sen, Class of 2018
- Khaw Relph, Class of 2017
- Reuel Teo Lu Wei, Class of 2017
- Ryan Tan Ron Zee, Class of 2017
They received their awards at the ceremony which was graced by the Guest-of-Honour, Dr Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister for Education and Foreign Affairs.
Set up in partnership with the Singapore Government, the SgIS is Singapore’s only multi-industry scholarship. This year’s recipients were able to choose from 119 organisations from Singapore’s strategic sectors and will have the opportunity to participate in internships, mentorships, and network with fellow scholars and with leaders from the public and private sectors.
3. The Teaching Award and Teaching Scholarship, Ministry of Education
Nine of our alumni have been awarded the Teaching Award and Teaching Scholarship at this year’s Teaching Scholarship Presentation Ceremony.
The nine alumni are:
- Erin Ashley Wan, Class of 2022
- Lee Wei Qing Amy, Class of 2022
- Soh Shi Ying Inez, Class of 2022
- Nandini Sivakumar, Class of 2021
- Sivashanmuga Priya, Class of 2021
- Ching Rong, Class of 2020
- Preston Pereira S/O Raimond Pereira, Class of 2020
- Tan Wilbyn, Class of 2020
- Norine Liew Xue En, Class of 2019
They received their awards at the ceremony which was graced by the Guest-of-Honour, Minister Chan Chun Sing.
As Minister Chan said in his speech at the ceremony, teaching is a challenging and demanding career but we are heartened that so many of our alumni have opted to take up this challenge to lead, care for and inspire the next generation.
4. The Engineering and Tech Programme Scholarship (ETPS), Ministry of Education
Four of our current JC1 students have been awarded the Ministry of Education’s Engineering and Tech Programme Scholarship (ETPS). The ETPS is a new scholarship for Pre-University students with an interest in and passion for STEM to go deeper into the engineering and tech fields.
Our heartiest congratulations to:
- Akhilesh Karthikeyan, Class 24/04
- Ryan Lam Yu Hang, Class 24/11
- Pang Shibo, Class 24/13
- Jerome Palayoor, Class 24/14
Akhilesh, Ryan, Shibo and Jerome were selected out of a pool of more than 500 applicants and are part of the inaugural batch of ETPS recipients. With this scholarship, they will have the opportunities to acquire deeper knowledge and skills in STEM such as embarking on work attachments and internships with public sector agencies and private sector companies, to better understand the pathways to pursue a STEM career. MOE will also partner the Economic Development Board to provide work attachments and internship opportunities with both local and international companies, such as ST Engineering, Abbott Laboratories and GlaxoSmithKline.
The two-year scholarship will also cover school fees, capped annually at $2,400, and provide a yearly allowance of $1,000.