Sime Darby Scholarship

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Yayasan Sime Darby Scholarship invites qualified students who will commence their undergraduate programmes in September 2020 after completing their STPM or Foundation/Matriculation studies as well as those who are in their first year of undergraduate studies to apply for education sponsorships to pursue undergraduate studies at recognised Malaysian academic institutions approved by YSD.

We are looking for well-rounded Malaysian candidates who have attained excellent academic achievement, demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities and potential and devoted time to make an impact to communities through their extra-curricular activities.

Eligibility and Minimum Requirement

Applicants for this programme must fulfill the following requirements:
Aged 25 or below;
STPM/Pre-University/Foundation/Local Matriculation/Diploma (minimum CGPA of at least 3.30); or 3A’s for A-Level programme;
Total monthly gross household income of RM10,000 and below;
Active participation in extra-curricular activities, sporting events and community service;
Strong leadership qualities through various leadership positions held in school and societies.
Important note: Interested candidates who are in their first year (semester 1 & semester 2) at top local universities are encouraged to apply.

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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:

Business related courses:

1. Economics
2. Finance
3. Business Studies
4. Digital Marketing
5. Communications
6. Sales and Marketing
7. Psychology
8. Human Resources
9. International Business and Trade
10. AccountingEngineering and Sciences related courses:
1. Mechanical/ Civil/ Electrical /Electronic/ Mechatronic/ Automotive Engineering
2. Actuarial Science
3. Mathematics/Statistical/Data Science
4. Agriculture Science
5. Environmental Science
6. Plantation Technology
7. Computer Science
8. Environmental, Health & Safety
9. Landscape Architecture
10. Quantity Surveying
11. Landscape Architecture
12. Plantation Management
13. Architecture
14. Town Planning
15. Information Technology (Drones & Big Data)Note: Scholarships for courses other than those mentioned above are not available.

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Accepted Local Universities

Below is a list of local universities, endorsed by YSD for the scholarship programme:
1. Universiti Malaya (UM)
2. Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
3. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
4. Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
5. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
6. Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
7. Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
8. Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP)
9. Taylor’s University Malaysia
10. Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
11. Monash University Malaysia
12. Multimedia University (MMU)
13. Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (UIAM)

Scholarship Application
Applications open on 5 March 2020 and close on 23 March 2020 (5.00PM).
Please submit the completed application form, (with all relevant supporting documents) ONLY via email.i) Email to scholarships@simedarby.coma. (Subject email: Scholarship Application Form)E.g. YSD Excellence Undergraduate Scholarship Programme (Local) Application Form

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i) University Person In Charge or Bahagian Hal Ehwal Pelajar (HEP) **for selected university ONLY

a) IIUM : 017-345 6229 / 03- 6421 6321 – Dr Nurbaiduri Ruslan of Office of Industrial Links of IIUM or email to
b) UM : 03 7967 6996 – En Faiz Yusoff or email to / 012-432 0242 – En Firdaus (for Special Needs Scholarship Programmes)
c) UPM : 03 9769 1262 – Puan Shahirah Muhammad Suliman
d) UiTM : 03 5544 3545 – Pn Hasliani or email to
e) UKM : 03 8921 4700 Pusat Hal Ehwal Pelajar (HEP-UKM)

Due to the recent evolvement of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus), the health and safety of our applicants remain our top priority. As such, we DO NOT ACCEPT WALK-IN form submission. Apologies for the inconvenience caused.


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