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Yayasan Sime Darby Local Pre-University Scholarship Programme

Yayasan Sime Darby Pre-University Scholarship Programme (Local)
Closing Date
31 March 2017

Yayasan Sime Darby Pre-University Scholarship Programme (Local) 
Yayasan Sime Darby invites qualified SPM 2016 leavers to apply for education sponsorship to pursue foundation studies locally.

We are looking for well-rounded Malaysian candidates who have attained excellent academic achievement, demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities and potential as well as those who devote time to make an impact to the community through their extra-curricular activities.

Recipients of this scholarship will be sponsored to pursue foundation studies locally to prepare themselves for undergraduate admission at top universities in the United Kingdom.

Pre-University scholars would be given priority for Yayasan Sime Darby Undergraduate Scholarship (Overseas) upon meeting the qualifying criteria after completion of their foundation studies. The continuation of the degree programme is at the sole discretion of Yayasan Sime Darby.

Eligibility and Minimum Requirement
Applicant for this programme must fulfill the following requirements:
  1. Malaysian;
  2. Aged 18 years old or below;
  3. Obtained at least 7 As (A+ and A only) for SPM 2016 Examination;
  4. Total monthly gross household income of RM10,000 and below;
  5. Active participation in extra-curricular activities, sporting event and community service;
  6. Strong leadership qualities through various leadership positions held in school and societies;
Accepted Fields of Study
Scholarships will be offered to candidates who are inclined to pursue the following fields of study, subject to university’s admission offer:
  1. Business related courses:
    1. Accounting
    2. Finance
    3. Economics
    4. International Business
    5. Business Administration & Commerce
    6. Human Resource
    7. Digital Marketing
  2. Engineering and Sciences related courses:
    1. Mechanical Engineering
    2. Information Technology/Information System
    3. Actuarial Science
    4. Mathematics/Statistical Science
    5. Agricultural Science
    6. Environmental Science
    7. Plantation Technology
    8. Psychology 
    9. Data Science
    10. Electrical Engineering
    11. Computer Science
Note: Scholarships for courses other than mentioned above are not available.

Appointed Academic Institution
Below is the list of academic institution accepted by YSD for the scholarship programme:

Foundation studies : Kolej Yayasan UEM (KYUEM, Lembah Beringin)

Undergraduate studies :
  1. Imperial College London
  2. University of Cambridge
  3. University of Oxford
  4. University College London
  5. University of Edinburgh
  6. King’s College London
  7. University of Manchester
  8. London School of Economics & Political Sciences 
  9. University of Bristol
  10. University of Warwick
Value Of Scholarship
Full scholarship includes tuition fees, board and lodging and book 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: Students' admission to the assigned preparatory college will be arranged by YSD.

Service Bond Period
On completion of foundation and undergraduate studies, scholars will be required to serve Sime Darby Group of Companies for 5 to 6 years, depending on the duration and value of the award.

Scholarship Application
Click here to apply online.

Applications close 31st March 2017.