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 obtain the approval of their respective Heads 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 a placement at a university within 3 months after the scholarship is awarded. Employees who are currently enrolled in a 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 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
    The programme accepts any recognised local academic institutions in Malaysia.
  • 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
    Upon 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 2020 is open from 14 April 2020 until 15 May 2020, 5.30 PM

    Please submit the completed application form, (with all relevant supporting documents) to with the following format:

    (Subject email: < Name of Scholarship Programme > Scholarship Application Form)

    E.g. YSD Employees Education Programme_Scholarship Application Form

    In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Movement Control Order (MCO) imposed by the Malaysian Government, the health and safety of our applicants remain our top priority.

    As such, we DO NOT ACCEPT WALK-IN form submission. Supporting documents without Certified True Copy (CTC) are accepted. We will verify with an assessment once shortlisted. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

    Note: YSD Office is closed until 9 June 2020 (in line with the MCO)

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13 May 2020
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