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SSA-Ikeda Peace Award

About the Award

Supported by Singapore Soka Association (SSA), the Award is given to recognize students who are committed to the spirit of volunteerism. The Award will be given annually to a student who has achieved or made significant contributions to the University or the community at large through partnership with volunteer welfare organisations.

The award will be presented at a university-level event.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants for the award must meet the following criteria:

  • Impacting others through volunteerism by partnering with VWO(s) approved by the Ministry of Social and Family Development
  • Make on-going/active contributions to SMU and/or the community at large
  • Outstanding community leadership skills
  • Good character records

The Award will only be given if there is a candidate of sufficient merit.


Certificate and Cash Prize of $3,000

  • Applications will be invited in Term 2 annually.
  • Interested applicants must provide documentary evidence in support of fulfilment of eligibility criteria.
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About the Donor

Singapore Soka Association (SSA) is a Buddhist organisation established to promote understanding and practice of Nichiren Buddhism. SSA firmly believes in the social role and contribution of Buddhism and is committed to working towards peace and social progress. SSA actively promotes peace, cultural and educational activities that benefit the community.

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Last updated on 12 Apr 2018.