SINGAPORE – Media outreach – November 14, 2022 – Crowe Singapore (“Crowe”) has awarded two Ngee Ann Polytechnic students their first Crowe Scholarship, which aims to motivate outstanding students to make an impact on society and the fields of business and accountability.
Through the scholarship program, Crowe hopes to nurture creative, thoughtful citizens and global talent who want to lead the future of accounting in a rapidly changing digital landscape. In addition to promoting academic excellence, the three-year scholarship program provides career and holistic development opportunities through internships with Crowe and mentorship by Crowe professionals.
Two-year Ngee Ann Polytechnic students from the School of Business and Accountancy – Mr. Jonathan Chaw Junxi and Ms. Kelly Ker Sze Yee were awarded the scholarships on Friday, November 11, 2022 at Crowe Singapore’s 20e birthday celebration dinner.
“The accounting profession has been evolving for decades, driven by disruption, accelerating digitalization and the use of artificial intelligence. -trusted business advisor for clients,” Mr. Tan Kuang Hui, Managing Director and Managing Partner of Crowe Singapore, said. “We are pleased to launch the Crowe Scholarship, in partnership with Ngee Ann Polytechnic, to support talented young people who wish to take up this challenge in the accounting and finance industry and serve with the highest level of integrity. We commend the two deserving students, Jonathan and Kelly, who have not only excelled academically, but impressed us with their meaningful contributions to the community. »
Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Mr. William Lim, Director of the School of Business & Accountancy, said: “As a testament to Crowe Singapore’s business acumen and foresight, we are honored that Ngee Ann Polytechnic has been selected to be a key partner in nurturing tomorrow’s talent. These scholars will benefit from internship and mentorship opportunities meaningful opportunities to develop their skills at Crowe Singapore, to guide their career development.”
The two newly appointed Crowe Fellows hope to make an impact in the industry. Mr. Chaw commented, “I am very honored to receive this scholarship and grateful to have the opportunity to learn and work with leading accounting professionals. I hope to gain a better understanding of the industry, sharpen my interpersonal skills and expand my professional network. Crowe’s core values are completely aligned with mine. After my internship at Crowe, I hope to share my newly acquired skills and industry knowledge with my peers so that they can also have a positive impact on their careers..”
Ms. Ker added, “I am extremely grateful to be a recipient of the Crowe scholarship which will support my professional development in many ways. With this scholarship, I hope to further improve my interpersonal skills and accounting knowledge, so that I can make key contributions to the accounting industry. in the future.”
Founded in 2002, Crowe Singapore is a fully-fledged, fast-growing professional services company. Member of Crowe Global, which is the 9e largest global accountancy network by revenue, the Singaporean firm leverages its core strengths in audit, tax, risk management advisory, accounting and fund administration to provide full range of professional services, catering to the needs of listed entities, multinational corporations and financial institutions. The company recently expanded its offerings to include digital consulting, sustainability and cybersecurity services.
A scholarship program, Crowe Student Aid Grant, has also been launched to support Ngee Ann Polytechnic students from low-income families with financial aid and mentorship opportunities. The grant is a supplement to the government scholarship (for Singapore citizens) which will provide full coverage of annual tuition fees and supplement other study-related expenses. Beyond financial aid, recipients of student aid scholarships are encouraged to participate in mentorship opportunities offered by Crowe. Such engagement includes conversations to expand students’ worldviews and help them make more informed career choices.
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About Crowe Singapore
Member of Crowe Global, 9e world’s largest accounting networks by revenue, Crowe Singapore is a fully-fledged professional services firm providing audit, advisory, tax, outsourcing and fund administration solutions to a clientele diversified and international, including publicly traded entities, multinational corporations and financial institutions. Through its core values of Caring, Sharing, Investing and Growing, Crowe Singapore upholds high standards of integrity and excellence, always striving to provide services that pay attention to the vision, strategy and objectives of its clients. He aims to be long-term, trusted advisors to his clients.
About Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Ngee Ann Polytechnic was started in 1963 and today is one of Singapore’s leading higher education institutions with over 13,000 students enrolled in nearly 40 disciplines. It aims to develop in students a passion for learning, values for life, and skills to thrive in a global workplace. Polytechnic also supports continuing education and training (CET) through its CET Academy, which offers a wide range of part-time programs and short courses. It works closely with industry partners to curate programs for emerging skills, develop a talent pipeline for industries, and help adult learners stay nimble in today’s rapidly changing global economy. .