“The winners of the ‘Nanyang Alumni Award’ are all alumni who have made significant contributions to the advancement of universities, communities, or society. This award is Nanyang Technological University’s recognition of its alumni who have achieved top achievements in various professional fields and are well-known in the country, the region or the international community.
Mr. Yap who graduated from the College of Arts in 1959, was awarded the Nanyang Outstanding Alumni Award. He is a highly respected scholar in Singaporean literary circles, and he is also a solid promoter of the development of overseas Chinese literature.
Source: Nanyang Technological University