Maxis Scholarship For Excellence Award

Maxis Scholarship For Excellence Award

About the Scholarship

The Maxis Scholarship For Excellence Award is an effort to nurture a forward-thinking and progressive new generation of Malaysians. It is open to young and outstanding Malaysians who have gained admittance to top universities in the US and UK.

Successful applicants will be awarded the opportunity of a postgraduate scholarship to pursue their academic goals at the world’s most prestigious universities.

Selection of Programmes

Founded and fully-funded by Maxis as part of its extensive Corporate Social Responsibility campaign, the Maxis Scholarship For Excellence Award is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for outstanding young individuals to fulfill their dreams and aspirations of creating a better society, a richer culture and a greater nation.

Five successful applicants will be awarded a postgraduate scholarship at the world's most prestigious universities to pursue a course in:
- Life Sciences and Engineering
- Medicine
- Business and Management Studies
- Law and Government Studies
- The Performing Arts

Application Criteria

Ideal applicants for Maxis’ Scholarship For Excellence must have already gained admittance to a top US or UK university and meet the following stringent criteria:-

- Aged 30 years or below
- Achieved a minimum of a 2nd Class Upper Honours (or equivalent) degree from a good university.
- Have a minimum of three years working experience
- Have a strong appreciation and appetite for current affairs (for example, a general knowledge of Malaysia’s constitutional and legal framework, economic levers, government initiatives and nation building philosophies).
- Demonstrate a continuing involvement in extra-curricular activities (team or individual sports; voluntary service; affiliation with a recognized association or society) as well as special achievements in academics, social work or similar contributions.
- Possess the traits of an ambassador for Malaysia, with a sense of loyalty and identification for the country. There should also be evidence of a clear sense of purpose and goals in life, as well as a display of visionary capabilities.
- In short, an individual who is not only high-achieving, but boasts a well-rounded, potent blend of academic, personal, social, extra-curricular and experiential abilities and skills.

Application Procedures

Please refer to
website for online application.

Source: www.maxis.com.my

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