Victoria’s family was hit with financial hardship midway in her studies. The scholarship gave her peace of mind to focus on her studies and to maximise her learning opportunities. She went on an exchange programme at Pittsburgh University and participated in NUS Dance Blast!, NUS Dance Synergy and Science Bash. She also interned at A*STAR’s Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, under the Faculty’s Undergraduate Professional Internship Programme (UPIP). She aspires to work in the chemical industry, to develop new skincare and personal care products.