Education Fund

The Education Fund was set up in 1970 for the general advancement of education. The Fund supports a wide range of causes, including scholarships and bursaries for students from less advantaged backgrounds and opportunities for them to go overseas, programmes to cultivate students' interest in the arts as well awards for outstanding matters.

Making a Contribution in Memory of Mr Lee Kuan Yew

The Education Fund is administered by the Ministry of Education and accepts donations for both general and specific education purposes. One of the specific pool of donations is used to fund the Lee Kuan Yew Awards. These donations were made by Mr Lee, including honorariums from his past speaking engagements and proceeds from his book sales. They also include donations from well-wishers who have contributed specifically towards this cause.

The Lee Kuan Yew Awards are special awards given out annually to outstanding students in schools, the Institute of Technical Education and Polytechnics, in recognition of their achievements in academic and non-academic spheres. The awards include the Lee Kuan Yew Award for All Round Excellence, the Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship to Encourage Upgrading, the Lee Kuan Yew Award for Mathematics and Science and The Lee Kuan Yew Award for Outstanding Normal Course Students. Please refer to the link for details.

Additional donations made in memory of Mr Lee Kuan Yew will be used for additional awards and new programmes in Mr Lee’s name.

How To Contribute

A. Contributions by Cheque

All cheques for donations should be made payable to the “Ministry of Education”.

For well-wishers who would like to make a donation in memory of the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew, please indicate that the donation is for "Lee Kuan Yew Education Fund", and let us have your

For donors who wish to make a general donation, please refer to this link for details.

Cheques can be mailed to:

Education Fund Ministry of Education
1 North Buona Vista Drive
MOE Building, #09-55
Singapore 138675

B. Contributions through website

Donors can contribute online via the website at under the campaign - Contribution in Memory of Mr Lee Kuan Yew.

C. Contributions by Cash

Donors who wish to make their donation in cash may approach the Customer Service Centre at the podium block of the MOE Building at 1 North Buona Vista Drive.

Opening Hours:
Mondays to Fridays: 8.30am to 5.30pm
Saturdays: 8.30am to 12.30pm
Sundays and Public Holidays: Closed

Contact Us

Hotline: +65 68722220

Fax: +65 67755826

Hotline Operating Hours:

Mondays to Fridays: 8am to 6pm
Saturdays: 8am to 1pm
Sundays and Public Holidays: Closed