Scholarships

Khazanah Watan Scholarship Programme 2017

Sponsored by: Yayasan Khazanah
Deadline30 March 2017
Organisation TypeGovernment Agencies
Fund TypeScholarship
Study Local or Abroad?Local

The Khazanah Watan Scholarship is a prestigious award that offers opportunities for talented and high-achieving Malaysians to pursue Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies at selected leading local universities.

 

AIM

The aim of the Khazanah Watan Scholarship Programme is two-fold:-
  1. To train Malaysia's brightest talents to transform its GLCs into competitive business locally and internationally.
  2. To encourage individuals with excellent academic credentials to lead and participate in research initiatives that will contribute to the advancement of the universities' reputation in research and innovation.

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  1. Possess strong leadership skills and active participation in extra-curricular, social or voluntary activities
  2. Applicants must have a consistent and outstanding academic achievement record as follows:
    1. Foundation Studies

      • Obtained a minimum of 8As (combination of A+ and A) in the recent SPM examination or at least 8As in the recent IGCSE.
      • Obtained A or A+ in the following core subjects: Bahasa Melayu, English, History and Mathematics.
      • Not exceeding 18 years of age at the enrolment date for the foundation studies.
      • Obtained admission to pursue studies or currently in the first semester of a Foundation Programme at the selected universities in Malaysia, as below;
        • Pusat Asasi Sains, Universiti Malaya
        • Pusat PERMATA Pintar Negara, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
        • International Islamic University Malaysia
        • Universiti Putra Malaysia
        • Multimedia University
        • Universiti Tenaga Nasional
        • International Medical University, KL
        • University of Reading, Malaysia
        • University of Southampton (Malaysia Campus)
        • Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia
    2. Undergraduate (Bachelor's Degree)

      • Obtained admission to pursue studies (conditional offer can be considered) or currently in the first year of a Bachelor’s Degree programme at any of the Yayasan Khazanah’s approved list of universities.
      • Obtained a minimum of
        • 3As for STPM; or
        • “Jayyid Jidan” for STAM; or
        • 3As for GCE A-Level Programme; or
        • CGPA 3.50 / 4.00 for Pre-university or Diploma or Foundation or Matriculation Programme; or
        • 38 points for International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme

        AND a minimum of 3.500 / 4.00 in semester exam for those who are currently in the first year of a Bachelor’s Degree Programme at any of our approved list of universities.

      • Not exceeding 21 years of age as at the enrolment date for the Bachelor’s Degree Programme.
    3. Master's Degree

      • Obtained admission to pursue studies at renowned selected universities in Malaysia (Conditional offer can be considered).
      • Obtained a minimum of Second Class Upper Division (UK and Australia University) or where there is a point system, obtained a minimum CGPA of 3.50 for Bachelor's Degree.
      • Not exceeding 40 years of age as at the enrolment date for the Master's degree.
    4. Ph.D

      • Obtained admission to pursue studies or currently in the first year of a Doctoral Degree programme at renowned selected universities in Malaysia. (Conditional offer can be considered).
      • Obtained a Master Degree with a distinction or a minimum CGPA 3.50 / 4.00 or 'A' grade average and/or excellent examiners' report if the Master Degree is by research.
      • Obtained a minimum of Second Class Upper Division (UK and Australia University) or where there is a point system, obtained a minimum CGPA of 3.50 for Bachelor's Degree.
      • Not exceeding 40 years of age as at the enrolment date for the Doctorate programme.

 

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Source: https://www.yayasankhazanah.com.my/scholarship/khazanah-watan-scholarship-programme

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