YSD Employees Education Programme
Yayasan Sime Darby extends its scholarship assistance to Sime Darby Companies' employees who are interested to pursue diploma, undergraduate or postgraduate studies locally on a part-time basis in fields of study which are relevant to Sime Darby’s business needs.
  • 1) Eligibility and Minimum Requirement

    Applicant for this programme must fulfill the following requirements:

    1. Employee must be in full time employment in Sime Darby Companies or its subsidiaries in Malaysia only.
    2. Employee must receive an approval from the respective Head of Department of Sime Darby Companies.
    3. Employee must have a minimum of two (2) years of service within the Sime Darby Companies.
    4. Employee must secure the placement at the university within 3 months after being awarded the scholarship. Employees who are currently enrolled in the university are also encouraged to apply, subject to the approval from the Head of Department on the field of studies undertaken by the employee.

    This privilege will not be extended to employees in associated corporations (‘Associate Companies’ means companies in which Sime Darby’s shareholding is less than 50%).

    All applications must be approved by the Head of Department (VPII and above) prior to submission to YSD.

  • 2) Accepted Fields of Study
    Scholarships will be offered to employees who are inclined to pursue the following fields of study, subject to university’s admission's offer and approval from the respective Human Resource Department of Sime Darby Companies:

    Business related courses: 

    1. Accounting; 
    2. Finance;
    3. Economics; 
    4. International Business;
    5. Marketing;
    6. Human Resource*;
    7. Business Administration*.

    *For postgraduate studies only

    Engineering and Sciences related courses:

    1. Mechanical Engineering; 
    2. Information Technology/Information System; 
    3. Actuarial Science; 
    4. Mathematics/Statistical Science; 
    5. Agriculture Science;
    6. Environmental Science; 
    7. Plantation Technology; 
    8. Digital Marketing* 
    9. Digital Transformation* 

    *For postgraduate studies only

    Note: Scholarships for courses other than mentioned above are not available.

  • 3) Accepted Universities
    Below is a list of local universities, endorsed by YSD for the scholarship programme: 
    1. Universiti Malaya
    2. Universiti Sains Malaysia
    3. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
    4. Universiti Putra Malaysia
    5. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    6. Universiti Teknologi MARA
    7. Universiti Teknologi Petronas
    8. Universiti Utara Malaysia
    9. Monash University Malaysia
    10. University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
    11. Taylor's University Malaysia 
    12. Asia School of Business (ASB) 
  • 4) Value of Scholarship
    The scholarship will cover full tuition and academic fees, thesis allowance (for postgraduate studies) and book allowance.
  • 5) Service Bond Period
    On completion of studies, scholars will be required to serve Sime Darby's business entities, depending on the value of the scholarship. 
  • 6) Scholarship Application

    Application period for 2019 is open from 8 April 2019 until 30 April 2019. 

    Please submit the completed application form, coupled with all relevant supporting documents to the following address:

    Education Sponsorship Team
    Yayasan Sime Darby 
    Block C, Level 2, Plantation Tower 
    No. 2, Jalan PJU 1A/7, Ara Damansara 
    47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

    Please be informed that only hard copy applications submitted to the abovementioned address will be accepted.

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Last Updated:
15 Apr 2019
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