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2017 Scholarship Updates

The College would like to congratulate the following alumni who were awarded scholarships this year: 

Public Service Commission Scholarships
Goh Kang Shiong (2SC4, Class of 2011) – PSC Medicine
Nur Hazeem Bin Abdul Nasser (2SC5, Class of 2016) – PSC Public Administration
Dylan Raj Singh (2AD1, Class of 2016) – PSC Teaching Service

Beacon Scholarship 
Lim Ming En Ian (2SA2, Class of 2014) - CAAS Overseas Undergraduate Scholarship

Land Transport Authority Local Scholarship
Lim Chee Meng (2SB5, Class of 2014)

Ministry of Education 
MOE Teaching Award
Chua Yong Sheng, Benjamin (2SD1, Class of 2013)
Oh Jing Wei, Gordon (2SD3, Class of 2014)
Emma Kok Li Shan (2AD3, Class of 2016)
Samantha Han Jia-Wen (2AA2, Class of 2016)
Goh Wei Ting, Sandy (2AH, Class of 2016)
Evangeline Anne Lim Shyan Ying (2AH, Class of 2016)

MOE Teaching Scholarship (Local)
Donovan Liew Yi Heng (2AD2, Class of 2014)
Hong Wei En, Isaac (2AH, Class of 2014)

Ministry of Health Scholarships
Healthcare Merit Award
Denise Lewee Sok Han (2SB4, Class of 2015)
Loh Kai Lin Karen (2SA3, Class of 2016)
Chua Wei Ling, Evonne (2SD1, Class of 2016)
Claryl Ho Jia Le (2AD3, Class of 2016)
Charlene Poh Si Lei (2SC2, Class of 2016)
Jan Tan Xin Hui (2SA6, Class of 2016)

People's Association Mid-Term Scholarship
Tan Ee Siong (2SB3, Class of 2012)

Singapore Industry Scholarship
Marcus Chuah Wen Xun (2SD2, Class of 2012)
Gerald Chua Deng Xiang (2SB1, Class of 2014)
Eric Lim Weilie (2SA6, Class of 2014)
Seah Wei Feng (2SA1, Class of 2014)

Singapore Teaching and Academic Research Talent Scheme (START) Award
Kang Tse-Lin Keegan (2SA3, 2005) - SUTD Faculty Early Career Award 
Er Yanbing (2SD7, 2006) - National University of Singapore Overseas Postdoctoral Fellowship
Peh Hong Yong (2SC6, 2004) - National University of Singapore Overseas Postdoctoral Fellowship

Skillsfuture Singapore Agency (SSG) -Workforce Singapore Agency (WSG) Joint Undergraduate Scholarship Award 2017
Cha Seung Hyun (2AA2, 2016)


RDCA Distinction Scholarship Award

The College would like to congratulate Nur Hazimah Bte Mohamed Nor (2SB9, Class of 2008), on being awarded the RDCA Distinction Scholarship 2016 at the Ridzwan Dzafir Community Awards for her PhD in Aquatic Ecology and Water Quality Management at Wageningen University, The Netherlands.

Outstanding Graduate Student Award

The College would like to congratulate Ng Meixi (2AD2, Class of 2006) on being awarded the Educational Change Special Interest Group Outstanding Graduate Student Award by the American Educational Research Association for her 'exemplary and original reseach on educational change.' Ms Ng is currently a doctoral student at the University of Washington.

Herbert H. Lehman History Prize

The College would like to congratulate Toh Ghee Wei (2AD2, Class of 2011) on being awarded the Herbert H. Lehman Prize for Excellence in History by Columbia University, for his thesis, 'The Contested Development of Nationalism in Colonial Malaya, 1930 - 1955'.

National Arts Council Youth Poet Ambassador

The College would like to congratulate Pooja Nansi (2AH, Class of 1999), on her appointment as Singapore's first Youth Poet Ambassador.

2016 Beazley Design of the Year

The College would like to congratulate Ding Eu-Wen (2SG1, Class of 2003) on winning in the  the Transport category of the 2016 edition of Beazley Designs of the Year, an annual competition organised by The Design Museum in London. His design, is the Lumos smart bicycle helmet, studded with LEDs that automatically light up when a cyclist brakes or makes a turn.

2016 Singapore Wind Symphony Orchestra Young Composer's Challenge

The College would like to congratulate Peter Bruce Gale (2SD3, Class of 2013) for winning the Singapore Wind Symphony Orchestra's Young Composer's Challenge 2016. His composition, Malay Dances, premiered at SOTA on 22 January 2017, and was conducted by renowned conductor Johan de Meij.

Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Valedictorian

The College is proud to announce that the DBS Valedictorians for SMU's School of Accountancy (SOA) for the graduating years of 2015 and 2016 are ACJC alumni. 

Darren Ong Wei Sheng (2SA1, Class of 2008) was the DBS Valedictorian for 2015. While at SMU, he was the founding president of the SOA Volunteers Corp, continuing the community service commitment that he had begun in ACJC. Darren received an unprecedented 10 graduating awards. In addition to his selection as Valedictorian, he was the SPH Magazines Salutatorian, and received the SMU Circle Award, the Professor Tan Teck Meng Gold Medal, the KPMG Accounting Gold Medal, the PricewaterhouseCoopers Outstanding Achievement Award, the ISCA Gold Medal, the EY Outstanding Student Leader Award, the Citi Best Final Year Accountancy Student Award, and the Aw Kim Swee Financial Accounting Award.

Ko Hock Seng (2SB4, Class of 2009) was the DBS Valedictorian for 2016, and achieved a total of 6 graduating awards. These include Professor Tan Teck Meng Gold Medal, the KPMG Accounting Gold Medal, the ISCA Gold Medal, the Deloitte and Touche Gold Medal, the CPA Australia CPA Program Award for the top Bachelor of Accounting Graduate and the Aw Kim Swee Financial Accounting Award.

The College celebrates the outstanding achievements of its alumni, and wishes them all the best in the future.

2016 Singapore Police Force Scholarships

The College would like to congratulate Ang Yu Shen (2AA3, Class of 2014) on being awarded the SPF Local Merit Scholarship.

2016 Singapore Armed Forces Scholarships

The College would like to congratulate Okky Aryanto Tok (2SA2, Class of 2013) on being awarded the SAF Merit Scholarship.

2016 SPRING Executive Development Scholarships

The College would like to congratulate the following alumni who have received the SPRING Executive Development Scholarship:
Ian Wu Ling En (2SB5, Class of 2014)
Sarah Loke Yean Kei (2SC6, Class of 2013)


Public Service Commission Scholarship Award

The College would like to congratulate Brendan Loon (2AH, Class of 2015), on being awarded a Public Service Commission Scholarship (Teaching Service) at the 2016 PSC Scholarship Ceremony.

2016 Ministry of Education Teaching Scholarships

The College would like to congratulate the following alumni who received awards at the 2016 MOE Teaching Scholarship Ceremony:
Teaching Scholarships 
Carson Huang Kangsheng (2AH, Class of 2013)
Peter Bruce Gale (2SD4, Class of 2013)
Lee Xiao Yu (2SD4, Class of 2015)
Alicia Lim Jiayu (2SC2, Class of 2015)
Brendan Loon Kin Yip (2AH, Class of 2015)
Ng Wan Jee (2AD3, Class of 2015)


Teaching Awards
Annabelle Aw En Ning (2SB2, Class of 2015)
Angela Chia (2SD1, Class of 2013)
Cheyenne Rebecca Chew Mun Yuen (2AD2, Class of 2015)
Mohamed Adri Bin Mohamed Rafik Alkhatib (2AA2, Class of 2013)
Alice Wong Ze Hui (2AH, Class of 2015)
Teresa Wong Hui Ling (2SC4, Class of 2015)
Ellie Yeo Wing Yu (2SD5, Class of 2014)


2016 Ministry of Transport Beacon Scholarships

The College would like to congratulate the following alumni who have been awarded the Beacon Scholarship, an umbrella scholarship under the Ministry of Transport group, including the Civil Aviation Authority, the Land Transport Authority, and the Maritime Port Authority.
CAAS Overseas Scholarship: Kanthan Mathivanan (2SA7, Class of 2013)
LTA Local Scholarship: Soh Zhen Wei (2SB6, Class of 2010)

Alumni in the News: Dr Kevin Koh

Dr Kevin Koh (2SC2, Class of 1999) was featured recently in the Straits Times for his start-up company's work in taking innovations from prototyping to commercialisation. While Dr Koh was a student at ACJC, he was part of the Music Elective Programme and a member of the ACJC Concert Band.
Read the article here:
http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/he-takes-inventions-from-lab-to-market


Alumni in the News: Tay Yu Hui

Tay Yu Hui (2SC3, Class of 2009) was featured recently for her ethically-centred entrepreneurship in making cruelty-free cosmetics brushes. Her interest in animal rights was sparked in JC when she watched a video on cruelty to animals.
Read more here:
http://doyenne.sg/beauty-without-the-cost-of-cruelty/ 

Alumni in the News: Nathan Hartono

Nathaniel Hartono (2AD2, Class of 2009) was featured in the news for his performance in Sing! China. The College wishes him all the best as he advances in the competition.
Read more here:

Alumnus Receives Prestigious Award At Teachers' Investiture Ceremony


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Yap Chin Hua (2SD2, Class of 2007) was awarded the Rotary International 75th Anniversary Gold Medal at the 2016 Teachers' Investiture Ceremony for his outstanding leadership, service to student activities and to the community. While at ACJC, he was on the Principal's Honour Roll for his outstanding all-round achievements. He graduated with First Class Honours in Biochemistry from Imperial College, London, and completed his Masters in Genetics at Cambridge University.






ACJC Alumna Selected for Prestigious Military College

SAF Academic Scholarship holder, Lieutenant (LTA) Christabel Chai (2AD4, Class of 2014) has been selected to attend the prestigious United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA. She is heading to USAFA for four years from this June to complete a Bachelor’s degree in the military college under the SAF Academic Scholarship for overseas study. She has already completed her Basic Military Training and has graduated as a commissioned officer from Officer Cadet School. She is the first woman from Southeast Asia and from the SAF to be selected for this programme.

ACJC Alumna to represent Singapore at Rio Olympics

Saiyidah Aisyah Mohammed Rafa'ee (2AH, Class of 2006) is the first Singaporean rower to qualify for the Olympic Games. Saiyadah was a 2013 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games champion and a double bronze medallist at the 2015 SEA Games. The College wishes her all the best for the Rio Olympics.

ACJC Alumni Making a Difference

Suraj Upadhiah (2AD2, Class of 2006) and Shahril Hassan (2AA3, Class of 2007) were featured in local media for their work with foreign workers in Singapore through the social enterprise organisation they founded, Amber.
Read more here: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/spore-youth-forge-friendships-with-invisible-migrants

ACJC Alumna honoured by University of Washington

Ng Meixi (2AD2, Class of 2006), was honoured by the University of Washington for her outstanding contributions.
Read more here: http://www.washington.edu/husky100/#name=meixi-ng