Boosting Haw Par-a sports

Education Minister Ong Ye Kung taking a wefie with (back row, from left) Singapore Disability Sports Council (SDSC) president Kevin Wong, Haw Par Corporation chief Wee Ee Lim and six para-athletes, who were among the recipients of the inaugural Haw P
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Education Minister Ong Ye Kung taking a wefie with (back row, from left) Singapore Disability Sports Council (SDSC) president Kevin Wong, Haw Par Corporation chief Wee Ee Lim and six para-athletes, who were among the recipients of the inaugural Haw Par Para Sports Bursary Awards. The awards were launched at the National Youth Sports Institute Satellite yesterday, with $42,600 given out to 29 beneficiaries. Each athlete received $900 to $1,800 to support their sporting pursuits, with the sum depending on occupation, household income, support needs, performance and reasons for application.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 23, 2018, with the headline 'Boosting Haw Par-a sports'. Print Edition | Subscribe