YSD Environment Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies 2017
Sime Darby (YSD) began supporting the Reforestation and Rehabilitation of
Orangutan Habitats in Northern Ulu Segama project since 2008, committing RM25
million over a period of 10 years.
visit to Northern Ulu Segama (now known as the Bukit Piton Forest Reserve) in
December 2016 revealed that the trees planted in 2008 under the project have
not only been flourishing with healthy canopy growth but was also seen to
harbour Orangutan nests.
this, YSD chairman Tun Musa Hitam announced that a scholarship will be offered
to a Malaysian student to pursue a postgraduate study in a local university on
the effects of a rehabilitated forest on Orangutan populations in the area.
postgraduate study could further strengthen knowledge to encourage conservation
efforts in vulnerable but critical areas for endangered wildlife.
We would like to invite qualified Bachelor’s
Degree and Master’s Degree graduates to apply for the Yayasan Sime
Darby Environment Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies 2017.
We are looking for well-rounded
Malaysian candidates who have obtained excellent academic results, demonstrate
outstanding leadership qualities and devote time to extra-curricular or
Recipient of this scholarship will be
awarded with a full scholarship to pursue postgraduate studies on the effects
of a reforested habitat on Orangutan populations.
1. Eligibility and Minimum Requirement
- Malaysian citizen.
- Cumulative Grade Point of Average (CGPA) of at least 3.20 or its
equivalent, from any reputable local and overseas university for Bachelor’s
Degree (applicable for Master’s degree scholarships) and Master’s Degree
(applicable for PhD scholarships).
- Open to candidates who wish to pursue a Master’s
degree or PhD in environmental studies. The focus area of research will be on the
effects of a reforested habitat on Orangutans in Malaysia.
- The scholarship period for the Master’s degree
programme is two (2) years and three (3) years for PhD studies.
- The scholarship will cover tuition fees as well as monthly, book
and thesis allowances.
- Scholarship recipient will not be bonded with Sime Darby Bhd upon
completion of studies.
2. Scholarship Application
The manual application is available now.
Please submit the completed application forms together with all relevant supporting documents to the address below:
Attention to: Yayasan Sime Darby Scholarship Team
Wisma Sime Darby,
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