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KBU offers 100 Scholarships for STPM top achievers

August 7, 2013 | Editor's Desk
KBU International College’s Chairman of the Board of Governors, Tan Sri Dato (Dr) Teo Soo Cheng said the scholarships are offered to provide opportunities for talented students to carve out a career for themselves.
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As a responsible corporate citizen KBU International College (KBU) and its Board of Governors would like to offer 100 full scholarships to all STPM top achievers to pursue their tertiary education at KBU. These scholarships will be offered to those who have obtained 4.0 in cumulative grade point average (CGPA) but are unable to obtain a place in our public universities.

Chairman of the Board of Governors, Tan Sri Dato (Dr) Teo Soo Cheng said: “The scholarships would cover 100% of the tuition fees for study in the wide range of UK honours degree programmes conducted at KBU”

Tan Sri Teo added that this is to provide opportunities for these talented students to carve out a career for themselves.

“Secondly, we recognize that the nation needs talented human capital as she moves towards developed nation status and meet the goals of VISION 2020. The degrees at KBU are awarded by 3 reputable UK universities, i.e. Nottingham Trent University, Sheffield Hallam University and Anglia Ruskin University,” said Tan Sri Teo.

The 100 scholarships comprise 10 scholarships each for the following UK 3+0 degree programmes:

  1. BEng (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Engineering,
  2. BSc (Hons) Computer & Network Engineering,
  3. BSc (Hons) Software Engineering,
  4. BSc (Hons) Information& Communication Technology,
  5. BA (Hons) Graphic Design
  6. BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design,
  7. BA (Hons) Furniture & Product Design,
  8. BA (Hons) Business Management,
  9. BSc (Hons) Accounting & Finance and
  10. BA (Hons) Marketing.

Partial scholarships are also available for other STPM holders. For those students who achieved CGPA 3.75 – 3.99 KBU is offering 10 scholarships valued at 70% of the tuition fees for each of the above programmes. All the offers will be based on a first come first serve basis.

STPM students who obtained CGPA ranging from 3.50 to 2.88 can also apply for partial scholarship which is being offered under the Merit Scholarship.

The College also offers a number of other scholarships in order to aid deserving students with financial problems. Some of the scholarships that are being offered include Merit Scholarship, Chinese Independent High School Principal Scholarship, Selected School Principal Scholarship, Community Scholarship and Student Leaders and Top Office Bearers Scholarship.

KBU also collaborates with more than 30 well-established companies and professional bodies as part of its efforts to prepare students for the world of work through internships and employment after graduation. For more details, please call the Registrar at 03-77273200.

About KBU International College

KBU International College is private institution of higher learning known for its programmes that are relevant and in-keeping with the requirements of the various industries of today. KBU is also well-known for its excellent track record in providing UK 3+0 degree programmes. Programmes offered are on Art & Design, Business, Mass Communication, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Computing /ICT/ Software Engineering, Engineering, Master of Business Administration, Languages (English & German) as well as Pre-University programmes such as the Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) and GCE A-Levels

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