The Singapore Prize and the Harvard Prize Book

The prestigious Harvard Prize Book is given annually to the winner of a competition in which the best essay is submitted on a specified topic by an undergraduate student at Harvard University. The prize, worth $30,000, is awarded by the university’s faculty to encourage excellence and originality in writing by its students. The award is one of the most prestigious in the world. Past winners include 48 Nobel Laureates, 32 Heads of State and 49 Pulitzer Prize winners.

The Singapore prize was established in 1992 to recognize outstanding literary works published in Singapore. It is open to Singapore citizens and permanent residents who have written in any of the four official languages of Singapore: English, Malay, Tamil or Chinese. The biennial prize includes a cash award of S$3,000. It is the country’s top literary award and has more than 150 past winners.

During his visit to Singapore this week, the heir to the British throne will be on hand to meet leaders and local entrepreneurs who have made contributions in the areas of science, social enterprise, philanthropy, education and the arts. His agenda also includes a meeting with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and visits to a number of cultural institutions and heritage sites.

While in Singapore, Prince William will also attend a ceremony to award the first annual Earthshot Prize. The prize, inspired by President John F. Kennedy’s “moonshot” speech in 1962, is meant to inspire innovation in finding solutions for climate change. The awards were presented at a theater in state-owned Media Corp. of Singapore, where the heir to the British throne wore a 10-year-old green blazer by Alexander McQueen and was joined by other presenters, including actors Hannah Waddingham, Sterling K. Brown, Lana Condor and Nomzamo Mbatha and actress Donnie Yen.

The winner of the singapore prize will receive USD 50,000 and multiple concert engagements, while the runners-up, Dmytro Udovychenko, Anna Agafia Egholm, and Angela Sin Ying Chan, each will take home USD 25,000. They will also become eligible to earn standard Tour event-winning benefits, such as two-plus season exemptions on the Tour and berths in key events.

To ensure that only you have access to your profile and E-Tickets, you will need to set a 6-digit PIN. Any unauthorized use of your PIN is strictly prohibited and you may be liable to prosecution under the law. You should only share your PIN with people that you trust and never allow others to access your account. In addition, you should report to us if your account has been accessed dishonestly. Singapore Pools will only access your profile and E-Tickets as required by law or to comply with a court order.