16 Sep '11, 7am

$420,000 from Peter Lim-funded scholarship given to promising athletes

$420,000 from Peter Lim-funded scholarship given to promising athletes

Funded by billionaire Peter Lim's $10-million donation, the scholarships were set up last year as a legacy of the first Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. -- PHOTO: BUSINESS TIMES By Terrence Voon The inaugural Singapore Olympic Foundation (SOF) - Peter Lim scholarship was handed out on Friday to 189 promising athletes. Funded by billionaire Peter Lim's $10-million donation, the scholarships were set up last year as a legacy of the first Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. They are given to selected high performance athletes as well as those in need of financial help. A total of $420,000 worth of scholarships were presented - $1,000 each for primary schoolchildren, $2,000 each for secondary and tertiary institution athletes, and $10,000 for high performance national athletes. Kegler New Huifen, sprinter Calvin Kang and swimming's Rainer Ng were amongst the top athletes given ...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

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