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IGB International School IB Diploma Programme Scholarships

  IGB International School IB Diploma Programme Scholarships
Closing Date
1 February 2015

IGB International School IB Diploma Programme Scholarships
Full and partial scholarships are offered by IGBIS to prospective students for study at Grade 11 and 12 for the highly prestigious International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme .

Application Criteria

  •     Strong academic ability
  •     Excellent academic proficiency in English
  •     Strength in one or more areas of the arts, technology, humanities, mathematics, science, languages or sports
  •     Readiness to undertake service learning contributing to the school and local community
  •     An assurance from parents that their child has adequate family support to ensure their success at IGBIS.

Required Documentation
Students who wish to apply for an IGBIS IB Diploma Programme Scholarship for 2015-2017 are requested to submit the following documents by February 1, 2015.

1. A letter of application written by the student detailing:

  •     Why he/she is applying for a scholarship at IGBIS for the IB Diploma Programme
  •     A description of his/her strengths
  •     Why he/she thinks he/she should be chosen
  •     What he/she can contribute to IGBIS
  •     How he/she demonstrates attributes of the IB Learner Profile.

2. Completed IGBIS application and medical forms with all required supporting documentation. Online student admission and medical forms can be found under the Admissions tab of the IGBIS website.

3. Written references from three people, at least two of whom are professionals who have worked with the student and can attest to his/her ability in the following areas:

  •     Academic ability within the school curriculum
  •     Involvement in other aspects of school life
  •     The student’s independence, responsibility, perseverance, and approach to learning
  •     Characteristics of the student that define them as a model student.

4. Details of three referees who may be contacted for information about the student’s suitability for a scholarship. These may be the same people outlined above.

5. A letter from the student’s parents outlining how they can support the student should they be successful in gaining a scholarship to attend IGBIS.

6. Any other documentation that may support the student’s application.

Assistance with the application process and further information regarding the scholarships can be obtained by contacting the Admissions Office at admissions@igbis.edu.my or by phone: +(60)3 6145 4688.

A scholarship committee will review applications, short-list candidates, and interview and select students, with scholarship grants due to be announced by March 1, 2015.

Link: http://www.igbis.edu.my/index.php/admissions/scholarship/

Biasiswa MyBrainSc Scholarship 2015

Biasiswa MyBrainSc Scholarship 2015
Closing Date
28 February 2015

Biasiswa MyBrainSc Scholarship 2015
The Ministry of Education invites suitable candidates to apply for its scholarship to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate programme at IPTA and Ivy League universities abroad.

Eligibility
Details of eligibility criteria based on the programme applied can be viewed at https://biasiswa.moe.gov.my/MyBrainSc/index.php.

Field of Study
The approved field of study is:

  •     Physic
  •     Biology
  •     Chemistry
  •     Mathematics

How to Apply MyBrainSc Scholarship 2015

  •     Application must be done at the KPM portal by registering as a new user of the system.
  •     All supporting documents must be scanned from the original document and saved as as an image format (JPEG) or PDF and must be uploaded in the online application system. Documents taken using the camera will not be accepted. Click here for a guide to scan documents.
  •     Click here for a guide to change the format of softcopy documents to PDF format.

The deadline for MyBrainSc Scholarship 2015 is 28 February 2015.

Link: https://biasiswa.moe.gov.my

Yayasan Khazanah - Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Merdeka Scholarship Programme

Yayasan Khazanah - Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Merdeka Scholarship ProgrammeYayasan Khazanah - Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Merdeka Scholarship Programme
Closing Date
23 January 2015

Yayasan Khazanah - Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Merdeka Scholarship Programme
The Khazanah-Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Merdeka Scholarships, established to mark the 50th anniversary of Malaysia's independence, are intended to enable outstanding Malaysian students to undertake postgraduate study at the University of Oxford. Subject areas may be drawn from a range of fields. Candidates are required to demonstrate a high level of academic achievement, and how their study will make a contribution to the future needs of Malaysia. Awards will include university and college fees, accommodation and subsistence allowances, and return air fares.

Eligibility
Candidates, must be citizen of Malaysia, should have an excellent record of academic achievement and a proven capacity for independent research. Attention will also be given to the personal qualities of the candidates in terms of their leadership potential and ability to communicate. Candidates will be expected to show how their future careers and wider interests of Malaysia will benefit from a period of study at Oxford. Award of scholarship is condition to candidates secured placement in University of Oxford.

The fields of study covered by the Scholarship Programme include the following;

  •     Business : Economics, Finance, Investment, Law, Actuarial Science
  •     Bio-Sciences: Bio-chemistry, Bio-technology, Bio-engineering, Molecular Biology, Genomics and Bio-informatics
  •     Engineering: Electronics, Micro-Electronics, Nano-technology, Materials Science

Other fields may also be considered.

How to Apply
To apply, applicants are required to submit the following:

  1.     The completed application form. Click here to download the application form
  2.     A signed personal statement of not more than 1,000 words that includes a description of the intended area of study and describe how this will benefit Malaysia. The statement should also outline the applicant's reasons for wanting to study at Oxford, and summaries the personal qualities that would make them a worthy recipient of a scholarship
  3.     A list of academic qualifications and other awards and honours received
  4.     A statement of the status of their application to the University of Oxford
  5.     Two confidential letters of recommendation from referees who can assess in details the applicant's academic performance and potential. Two recommendation letters must reach the Oxford Centre for Islamic studies by the application deadline.

All correspondence should be addressed to:
The Academic Assistant,
Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies,
George Street
Oxford OX1 2 AR, UK
Tel: 44 1865 278730
Fax: 44 1865 248942
E-mail: academic.administrator@oxcis.ac.uk
Link: http://www.yayasankhazanah.com.my

About Malaysia Scholarship 2015

Malaysia Scholarship 2015 (Postgraduate, Undergraduate & Pre-university Studies) was formerly known as Malaysia Scholarship Information Centre (biasiswa Mara & JPA).

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