Lee Kuan Yew Centennial Fund Launched to Support About 2,000 Students Annually Through Scholarships and Programmes

Fund aims to inspire 1,000 IHL student leaders and uplift up to 1,000 ITE and polytechnic students from disadvantaged backgrounds who demonstrate resilience and potential

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Mr Lawrence Wong launched the Lee Kuan Yew Centennial Fund, which has been established with donations from the private and people sectors to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s birth in 2023. The Fund will support education-related initiatives to develop young leaders in Singapore, including the Singapore Young Leaders Programme (SYLP) which was also launched by DPM Wong.

2. A total of 580 students from the Autonomous Universities (AUs), Institute of Technical Education (ITE) and the five polytechnics attended the launch ceremony at Nanyang Polytechnic on 30 May 2023. Minister for Education Mr Chan Chun Sing, Minister for Manpower & Second Minister for Trade and Industry Dr Tan See Leng and Minister for Culture, Community and Youth & Second Minister for Law Mr Edwin Tong were also present at the launch.

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