2 April 2016
Yayasan Sime Darby Undergraduate Scholarship Programme (Local)
Yayasan Sime Darby invites qualified students who are in the first semester of their first year and students who will commence their undergraduate programme in September 2016 to apply for education sponsorship to pursue undergraduate studies at recognized Malaysian universities approved by YSD.
We are looking for well-rounded Malaysian candidates who have attained excellent academic achievement, demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities and potential and who devote time to make an impact to the community through their extra-curricular activities.
ELIGIBILITY & CRITERIA
- Aged 25 years or below
- Total monthly gross household income of RM10,000
- Active participation in extra-curricular activities, sporting event and community service
- Strong leadership qualities through various leadership positions held in school and societies
- Good communication skills
Students below are eligible to apply for the scholarship:
Completed their foundation/ matriculation/ diploma programme
Currently applying or has received an offer letter from local universities
Currently in 1st semester (diploma/degree) in local universities recognized by YSD
MINIMUM ACADEMIC REQUIREMENT
STPM (minimum 3A); or Pre-University/ Foundation/ Local Matriculation/ Diploma (minimum CGPA of at least 3.50); or 3A’s for A-Level programme.
Previous academic achievements will be taken into consideration.
FIELDS OF STUDY
Scholarship will be offered to individual pursuing the following fields of study:
Business related courses:
- Business Management
- Estate Management
- Building Management
- Mechanical Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Information Technology (IT)
- Plantations Technology
- Environmental Sciences
VALUE OF SCHOLARSHIP
Full scholarship covers tuition fees, board and lodging, books allowance and computer allowance.
Recipients of scholarship will have the opportunity to undergo Scholars Development Programme and experience work exposure through internship within the Sime Darby Group of Companies.
Note: The scholarship will only cover expenses incurred after the award to recipients (i.e. upon execution of the scholarship agreement).
SERVICE BOND PERIOD
On completion of studies, scholars will be required to serve Sime Darby Group of Companies for 2 to 4 years, depending on the duration and value of the award.
The scholarship is open to applicants looking to study in the following academic institutions:
- Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (UIAM)
- Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
- Universiti Malaya (UM)
- Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
- Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
- Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
- Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
- Multimedia University (MMU)
- Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
- Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP)
- Monash University (Malaysia Campus)
- Taylor's University
Online application for 2016 intake available from 3 March - 2 April 2016.
Note: Incomplete applications and applications with insufficient supporting documents will be rejected.
Applicants will have to fill up and pass the eligibility check to apply for the scholarship. Applicants who pass the eligibility check will immediately receive via e-mail the login details to submit the application form via YSD scholarship portal (YSMS). Please read the Frequently Asked Questions and the Online Application Guidelines before you proceed.
CLICK HERE TO APPLY! (Link only active during application period)