Prizes, Grants & Other Financial Aid

Bennett Lam Book Grant
The Family of Bennett Lam ’86 is established in the memory of Bennett Lam to benefit law students in need. Two book grants valued at S$500.00 each will be awarded annually.
 

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 Isabelle 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 Award Basis
Adrian Clark Memorial Medal Top student in the Final Year LL.B. (Full-time) Examinations
Annie Tan Medal & Prize Top 2 outstanding females of the graduating cohort with high bilingual competence in Chinese and English will be awarded S$3,000 and a medal, S$2,000 respectively. There must be a record of community service done, and they must undertake internship in NUS Overseas College in a Chinese city.
APAA Patent Law Book Prize Best undergraduate or graduate student in the module of Law of Intellectual Property
Bernard Brown Prize in Constitutional & Administrative Law Best law student attaining the highest marks in the module: Constitutional & Administrative Law
Chief Justice Prize Best graduate throughout the course of study
Clifford Chance Prize in International Commercial Arbitration Best student attaining highest marks in the module International Commercial Arbitration
David Ernest S Chelliah Medal and Prize Best student attaining highest marks in the module Civil Procedure or Civil-related modules
Family Court Prize Best student in Law and Sociology of the Family
Intellectual Property Office of Singapore Prize in Foundations of Intellectual Property Law  Best student in the module Foundations of Intellectual Property Law.
Jenny Lau Prize in International Environmental Law & Policy Best law student attaining the highest marks in the module: International Environmental Law & Policy
Justice A V Winslow Prize Best student in the module of Banking and Negotiable Instruments
Keystone Prize in IT Law I Best student in IT Law I will receive S$500
Keystone Prize in IT Law II Best Student in IT Law II will receive S$500
KhattarWong Corporate Governance Prize Best Law student in 3rd and 4th year LLB programme in the elective subjects related to Corporate Governance will receive S$2,000
KhattarWong Securities Regulation Prize Best Law student in 3rd and 4th year LLB programme attaining the highest mark in the elective module, Securities Regulation will receive S$2,000
Koh Han Kok Book Prize Best student in the module of Public International Law
Lai Kew Chai Prize in Equity & Trusts Best Law undergraduate in the module of Equity and Trusts
Law Society of Singapore Book Prize Top two students in First Year, Second Year and Third Year
Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal Best graduate throughout the course of study
Leow Chia Heng Prize Top student in the Final Year LL.B. (Full-time) Examinations (Overall Top)
LexisNexis Family Law Prize Best student in the module of Family Law
Lim Chong Kin Book Prize in Competition Law Best student in the module Competition Law & Policy.
Lucien Wong Prize Best student in Corporate Finance Law
M. Karthigesu Memorial Gold Medal and Prize Best student in shipping law related modules
Maritime Law Association of Singapore Prize in Carriage of Goods by Sea Best student in the module Carriage of Goods by Sea.
Maritime Law Association of Singapore Prize in Charterparties Best student in the module Charterparties.
Mediacorp Prize in Entertainment Law The Mediacorp Prize in Entertainment Law is given to the law student who scores the highest marks in the "Entertainment Law" module. Valued at S$1,000, the annual prize is sponsored by Mediacorp.
Michael Hor Prize Best student in Freedom of Speech: Critical and Comparative Perspectives
Montrose Memorial Prize Best student in Jurisprudence
NUSS Medal for Outstanding Achievement Best graduate throughout the course of study with outstanding all-round achievements. Academic excellence and a proven track record of active participation in NUS activities, preferably in leadership activities, must be presented.
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 Best student in First Year of LL.B.
Peacemakers' Prize in Mediation The best overall student for the "Mediation" module stands a chance to receive the annual Peacemakers' Prize in Mediation. The S$1,000 gift is a donation by a group of individuals to establish a prize in Mediation. 
Peter English Memorial Prize Best student in the module of Criminal Law will be awarded S$200 in each section
Prize in Globalization & International Law Best student in the module Globalization & International Law.
Prize in International Investment Law Best student in the elective module of International Investment Law
Rajah & Tann Prize in Corporate Insolvency Best student in the module of Insolvency Law
Rajah and Tann Tax Prize 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 Best student in the module Corporate Finance Law & Practice in Singapore.
Roger Fisher Prize in Negotiation Best student in terms of consistency of performance on the module of Negotiation
Shook Lin & Bok Prize Top two students in First and Second Year of LL.B.
Singapore Academy of Law Prize Top student in the Final Year LL.B. (Full-time) Examinations
Straits Law Practice Prize Best 3 students in Legal Analysis, Writing and Research I & II
Tan Keng Feng Prize in the Law of Torts Best student in the Law of Torts
Tan Sook Yee Prize in Property Law Best student in the module of Principles of Property Law
The Gower Prize Best student in the module of Company Law
The Punch Coomaraswamy Prize in the Law of Evidence Best student in the module of Evidence
Thomson Reuters Prize in International Commercial Litigation Best student in the module International Commercial Litigation.
Toh Chin Chye Prize Most outstanding First Year student will be awarded S$150 Book Voucher
Wong Peng Koon Prize for Best Directed Research Paper Law student who has written the best Directed Research Paper for 3rd and 4th year LL.B. students and postgraduate students
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. The Best Student in the module of Law of Contract will be given S$500 yearly.


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