Mapletree – Tsang Yam Pui Bursary

Supported by Mapletree, the Mapletree – Tsang Yam Pui Bursary is aimed at providing financial assistance to deserving undergraduates pursuing their studies at SUTD.


  • Open to Singapore Citizens (SC)
  • Full-time undergraduates in any year of study at SUTD
  • Demonstrated financial need with monthly household Per Capita Income of S$2,500 and below
  • Good academic standing
  • Active Fifth Row/CCA and community involvement would be advantageous
  • Must NOT be a current scholarship holder


  • The bursary award is tenable for one year only.
  • Recipients may reapply to be considered for the bursary award in their subsequent year of study, subject to meeting the eligibility criteria.

Benefits of Award

  • S$7,000 per annum
  • Award is strictly for tuition fees only
  • Successful recipients may be granted internship and/or career opportunities with Mapletree


No repayment required. The bursary award must be refunded (amount equivalent to the total sum disbursed by the University) if the recipient withdraws or have his/her studies terminated prematurely.


The naming of the bursary after Mr Tsang Yam Pui is to build a legacy that enables future generations of students to learn of Mr Tsang’s stewardship and contributions to the real estate sector. Mr Tsang served on the Board of Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd for over a decade, and officially retired on 31 January 2022.

As a member of the Audit and Risk Committee, Mr Tsang provided invaluable counsel to the Group on its investments over the years. He was also the Non-Executive Chairman and Director of Mapletree Commercial Trust Management Ltd (MCTM), which manages the Mapletree Commercial Trust, since 2011. 

Mr Tsang’s strategic guidance has helped the Mapletree Group grow from a Singapore-centric company in 2003, to a global company with total assets under management of more than S$78.7 billion (as at 31 March 2022).