KHAZANAH GLOBAL SCHOLARSHIP

KHAZANAH GLOBAL SCHOLARSHIP

Yayasan Khazanah is seeking young talented Malaysians with great leadership potential. As part of our efforts to build a cadre of future leaders, we are offering scholarships to all Malaysians who are planning to pursue, or currently pursuing undergraduate or postgraduate studies at premier universi¬ties in the United Kingdom or the United States.

If you have an outstanding academic track record, proven leadership skills in extra-curricular, social or voluntary activities and the necessary motivation and determination to succeed, you are invited to apply for the 2008 Khazanah Global Scholarship.

The scholarships are applicable to any of the disciplines below:

Business: Economics, Finance, Investment, Law, Actuarial Science

Bio-medical sciences: Bio-engineering, Bio-informatics, Molecular Biology, Food technology, Genomics, Bio-technology

Engineering: Electronics, Micro-electronics, Materials Science, Nanotechnology

Other related courses would also be considered.

The Khazanah Scholarship Awards is a full scholarship. It covers tuition and college fees, other academic related fees, maintenance allowance, and health insurance.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

A. Foundation Studies

Open to eligible candidates to pursue foundation studies and upon successful completion, to continue at the undergraduate level at premier universities in the United Kingdom or the United States.

Eligibility

Obtained a minimum of 8A1’s in SPM 2007
Strong leadership skills and active participation in extra-curricular activities
Not exceeding 18 years of age as at 1 January 2008
Medically fit.

B. Undergraduate Studies

Open to eligible candidates who have obtained admission to pursue or are currently pursuing undergraduate studies in any of the premier universities in the United Kingdom or the United States.

Eligibility

Candidates must have a consistent outstanding academic performance in the one of the following:
For A-Levels: 3A's and 1B
For Foundation Studies: minimum 3.75 CGPA
For Bachelor's degree: minimum of 3.5 CGPA
Not exceeding 21 years of age as at 1 January 2008
Strong leadership skills and active participation in extra-curricular activities
Fluent in English and Bahasa Malaysia (both oral and written)
Medically fit
Not bonded nor a recipient of scholarship or other financial assistance from any organisation.

POST-GRADUATE STUDIES

C. Masters Degree

Open to eligible candidates who have obtained admission to pursue graduate studies at premier universities in the United Kingdom or the United States.

Eligibility

Not exceeding 35 years of age as at 1 January 2008
Bachelor's Degree with minimum second class upper (Hons.) or equivalent from a Malaysian or foreign university
Strong leadership skills and active participation in extra-curricular activities, social and voluntary activities
Fluent in English and Bahasa Malaysia (both oral and written)
Medically fit
Not bonded nor a recipient of scholarship or other financial assistance from any organisation.

D. PhD

Open to eligible candidates who have obtained admission to pursue or are currently pursuing doctoral studies at premier universities in the United Kingdom or the United States.

Eligibility

Not exceeding 40 years of age as at 1 January 2008
Obtained a distinction or 'A' grade average or equivalent (if there is a point system) at Masters level
Strong leadership skills and active participation in extra-curricular activities, social or voluntary activities
Fluent in English and Bahasa Malaysia (both oral and written)
Medically fit
Not bonded nor a recipient of scholarship or other financial assistance from any organisation.

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your completed application form together with the relevant supporting documents to:

UEM Education Development & Support,
19th Floor, Menara 1, Faber Towers, Jalan Desa Bahagia,
Taman Desa, 58100 Kuala Lumpur
Please state Khazanah Global Scholarship at the top left-hand corner of the envelope.

Note: Please refer to the website to download the application forms.

Successful candidates will be considered on the following basis:

Excellent academic achievements
Leadership qualities
Active involvement in extra-curricular, social and/or voluntary activities

Only completed applications will be processed. Enquires can be directed to Puan Khidayati Yusof at 03-7627 2024/2013 or khidayati@uemworld.com

Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Note: Please refer to the website for the closing dates.

Source: http://www.khazanah.com.my/

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