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9 Science scholarships The Faculty believes in investing in talented students, to motivate and empower them as future leaders who can effect positive change in our society and beyond. To achieve this vision, we will invite philanthropic support to raise 100 Science scholarships per year, amounting to a Bringing the future closer scholarship fund of over $45 million (see pg 40). Recipients of the NUS- Faculty of Science Merit Scholarship will be groomed under a mentorship programme by our distinguished alumni and academics. They will also get to interact with industry leaders and undertake community service. Scholarship recipients will gain exposure to life-changing opportunities, enabling them to hone their leadership skills and to acquire the value of giving back to society. Science Day 2016  With the theme “Crime and Detectives”, Science Day encouraged students to investigate and discover interesting scientific phenomena. The academic societies put up booths with interactive activities and exhibits such Invented in Singapore: as decryption methods, soil analysis, scent differentiation SG50 Science and and air vortices. The highlight was the inaugural Open Technology documentary Mic and Performances, where students showcased their talents through singing, band and dance performances. Mediacorp, in collaboration with NUS, produced The annual Science Day exposes students to the different a documentary on the science and technology fields of science in a fun environment. achievements of Singapore's institutes of higher learning in celebration of SG50. The first episode gives a snapshot of the careers and aspirations of young science and engineering graduates and how their work is transforming Singapore and beyond. The second episode reports how tertiary institute NEW researchers are helping to create a sustainable future FACILITIES for Singapore and beyond through research in food science, water, energy and smart city solutions. The episodes were broadcast on 19 and 26 February 2016 on Channel NewsAsia. Science canteen Phase 1 of the revamped Frontier opened in July 2016. The ground floor comprises a 400-seat dining area, while the second level has another 250 seats, and houses the administrative offices of the Science student clubs and societies, a multipurpose room for functions and study rooms. Phase 2 will be completed by the third quarter of 2017 and will house a 700-seat dining area and student interaction spaces. The new Frontier is designed as a central hub to encourage staff and student interaction through collaborative meeting spaces.
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