Prizes

PNG Poh Seng Prize

In 2003, Professor Ivan Png (faculty member of NUS) donated a gift of $15,000 to establish a prize for the Best Graduate Student in History in honour of his father, Dr Png Poh Seng, a former member of the Department. The prize is valued at $750 and will be awarded annually.

Winners of Png Poh Seng Prize

  • AY2016-2017: Ms Nur Syafiqah Binti Ahmad Jaaffar
  • AY2015-2016: Mr Charles Jason Burgess
  • AY2014-2015: Mr Chew Tao Teng, Bobby
  • AY2013-2014: Mr Huang Yanjie
  • AY2012-2013: Mr Marek Wincenty Rutkowski
  • AY2011-2012: Mr Sandeep Ray
  • AY2010-2011: Mr Abdul Jalil s/o Abdul Kader
  • AY2009-2010: Mr Tay Wei Leong
  • AY2008-2009: Mr Benjamin Nathaniel Freud
  • AY2007-2008: Miss Mok Mei Feng
  • AY2006-2007: Mr Shu Sheng-Chi
  • AY2005-2006: Miss Chua Hui Ching, Emily
  • AY2004-2005: Mr Kelvin Lawrence
  • AY2003-2004: Mr Chen Liang

Tan Suan Imm History Prize

In 2011, Mrs Tan Suan Imm pledged a gift of S$15,000 to the Department of History for two cash prizes, valued at $500 each to be awarded annually to (1) the Best Masters or PhD History Student for Coursework or Graduate Teaching and (2) Excellent History Graduate Field Research Proposal.

Winners of Tan Suan Imm History Prize

  • AY2016-2017: Ms Pham Thi Thanh Huyen (Excellent History Graduate Field Research Proposal)
  • AY2016-2017: Mr Charles Jason Burgess (Best PhD History Student for Graduate Teaching)
  • AY2015-2016: Ms Jennifer Rachel Morris (Excellent History Graduate Field Research Proposal)
  • AY2015-2016: Ms Lau Yu Ching (Best Masters History Student for Graduate Teaching)
  • AY2014-2015: Mr Tsuchiya Kisho (Excellent History Graduate Field Research Proposal)
  • AY2014-2015: Mr Sandeep Singh (Best Masters History Student for Graduate Teaching)
  • AY2013-2014: Mr Ruel Vacio Pagunsan (Excellent History Graduate Field Research Proposal)
  • AY2013-2014: Ms Chan Li Hui, Christine (Best Masters History Student for Graduate Teaching
  • AY2012-2013: Ms Hwang Eunshil (Excellent History Graduate Field Research Proposal)
  • AY2012-2013: Ms Hwang Eunshil (Best PhD History Student for Graduate Teaching)
  • AY2011-2012: Mr Sandeep Ray (Excellent History Graduate Field Research Proposal)
  • AY2011-2012: Ms Wong Lee Min (Best Masters History Student for Graduate Teaching)

Award Ceremony on 15 August 2012