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Award for Character Excellence (ACE) and Edusave Character Award (ECHA) 2018

Nomination for ACE and ECHA for 2018

We would like to invite all students, parents and staff to nominate outstanding students for the Award for Character Excellence (ACE) which is a school based award presented to students, including international students, who demonstrate exemplary character and outstanding qualities. The ECHA gives recognition to Singaporean students who demonstrate exemplary character and outstanding personal qualities through their behaviour and actions. This award is given by the Ministry of Education to all schools in Singapore. ACE nominees who are Singapore citizens will also be considered for the ECHA.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • For ECHA, Students must be Singaporeans. For ACE, students can be Singaporeans, Permanent Residents or foreigners.
  • The ECHA/ACE nomination is opened to all students, staff, parents and other stakeholders.
  • The Nominee must have demonstrated good character and values on a consistent basis.


The nominees may be identified for the following types of qualities:

  • Qualities associated with the School Values of Integrity, Care, Active Teamwork, Respect, Responsibility and Excellence;
  • A high level of civic responsibility: Students must have demonstrated concerns about issues related to their community or issues faced by others. They could have initiated simple action or played an active role to address these issues and demonstrate commitment to making a difference;
  • Qualities associated with Resilience: Students who have persevered despite facing difficult circumstances (e.g. financial problems, health issues, family issues, peer resistance, etc) and have managed to overcome the odds;
  • Displayed leadership qualities: Students must be able to act as role model to lead and serve for the school (e.g. school events, VIA) and motivate peers to strive for the best.

Form of Award:

The ECHA awardees will receive a certificate and an award voucher. The ECHA award quanta are as follows, depending on the level of study:



Award Quantum

Primary 1 to 3


Primary 4 to 6



The ACE awardees will receive a certificate and trophy.

Nomination and Selection:

Nomination forms are available at the school’s General Office (a copy is attached). They can also be downloaded from the bottom of the page. Completed nominations can be submitted to the Form Teachers or at the General Office. The nomination period is from 3 September to 21 September 2018. Incomplete and late submission of nomination forms will not be considered.