Eurasian Community Fund (ECF) Education Awards Ceremony
Date: 1 September 2018
Venue: Temasek Polytechnic
The EA’s annual key education event – presented 261 Eurasian students with awards in recognition of their academic success. It dispensed Merit, Excellence and Distinction awards to students who had achieved outstanding academic results at their level of education plus Bursary awards to help defray the cost of education for students from lower-income families. Mr Tan Chuan Jin, Minister for Education (Speaker of the Parliament for Singapore) graced the event as the guest of honour. We also announced the launch of the Joseph Schooling Sports Grant. The EA decided to set up the Grant after Joseph Schooling won Singapore’s first Olympic gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, to recognise the achievements of Joseph, and to inspire young Eurasians to strive for sporting excellence.