Meet Our Scholarship Recipients
Designed to Inspire
"Design neither comes from a stroke of inspiration nor the whims and fancies of a creative maverick. This I seek to record through publishing stories in various media."
- Justin Zhuang
"Design was not a sexy, trendy, clear and obvious choice of a career for Singaporeans. That motivated me to try something different, to see where it would take me."
- Yeo Ker Siang
Designing a Better Future
"The Scholarship came with excellent resources and a support network, which provided me exposure for an exchange in Delft Technical University, Netherlands, School of Architecture."
- Wu Huei Siang
"If one has the heart to do good and influence using design, this is the Scholarship for you!"
- Justin Tan Wei Yang
Designing the Future
"The world is literally at your fingertips when you get to design places, worlds and memorable characters, and bring them to life."
- Sheryl Yap
"There is a growing pool of fashion talent in Singapore, and with our multicultural community, there is great potential for you to build your skillset and find opportunities to make a difference."
- Rebekah Ong
Designed for Success
"The scholarship allows individuals to freely explore and develop their interests and opens up the possibilities for individuals to apply their design sensibilities in other sectors as well."
- Jocelyn Angela Salim
"The scholarship is more than a ticket overseas. Through the scholarship, I met local industry leaders and peers with the same passion for furthering design."
- Cheong Yian Ling
Better Through Design
"I believe that socially engaged architecture practice that is interdisciplinary – spanning design, research, and community engagement – can make Singapore a better city for all of us to live in."
- Jacob Meyers
"I see the world around me in systems, but more so in stories and human connections."
- Yip Jing Xin
Lead by Design
"(Through my job) I learnt how to combine best practices to develop the understanding of people, context and experience towards the creation of valued experiences."
- Joyce Lu Ruizhi
"Go out, appreciate the larger context, be inspired and inspire others."
- Ho See Jia