2017 Scholarship Award Ceremony was held on Monday, 21 August at SFCCA Level 2 Conference Room. A total of four students received the scholarship this year, namely Ms Guan Jing Yi, Ms Shi Chenxi, Ms Quek Ting Li and Ms Koh Yin Qian from Hwa Chong Junior College. These four scholarship recipients will begin their undergraduate studies at Peking University and Tsinghua University from next month onwards.
From left: Ms Koh Yin Qian, Ms Quek Ting Li, Ms Guan Jingyi and Ms Shi Chenxi
2016 Scholarship Recipient Sophia Chen as emcee for the Scholarship Award Ceremony
SFCCA Secretary-General Mr Patrick Lee delivering his opening speech
On the day itself, four students along with their parents witnessed the Scholarship Award Ceremony, with SFCCA Secretary-General Mr Patrick Lee and Scholarship Committee Mr Wan Shung Ming as witnesses to the Ceremony.
Scholarship Signing Ceremony
Scholarship recipients received their first scholarship award from President Mr Chua Thian Poh
President Mr Chua Thian Poh presents scholarship award to Ms Guan Jingyi
President Mr Chua Thian Poh presents scholarship award to Ms Shi Chenxi
President Mr Chua Thian Poh presents scholarship award to Ms Quek Ting Li
President Mr Chua Thian Poh presents scholarship award to Ms Koh Yin Qian
Group photo of scholarship recipients and the Scholarship Committee
Group photo of scholarship recipients and their parents with the Scholarship Committee
SFCCA also invited past scholarship recipients to the Ceremony to interact with the new scholarship recipients and share their experiences of studying and living in China.
Group photo of 2017 Scholarship recipients with past scholarship recipients and the Scholarship Committee
The SFCCA Scholarship was set up by SFCCA in 2011, to fund a maximum of five scholarships each year to students with outstanding results and strong leadership abilities to pursue their undergraduate studies at top-ranking universities in China.Into its 7th year, a total of 29 students have benefitted from the scholarship programme. Among the 12 graduated scholars, most are contributing their services either in the public service sector or multi-national companies, while a handful chose to continue with their graduate studies.