YSD Employees Education Programme
Yayasan Sime Darby extends its scholarship assistance to Sime Darby Berhad 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 Berhad or its subsidiaries in Malaysia only.
    2. Employee must receive an approval from the respective Divisional Human Resource.
    3. Employee must have a minimum of two (2) years of service within the Sime Darby Group of 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 Divisional Human Resource:

    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.

    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 Petronas
    7. Monash University Malaysia
    8. University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
  • 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

    Keep an eye out for 2018 application dates.  

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Last Updated:
21 Feb 2018
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