Yayasan Sime Darby Pre-University 
Scholarship Programme (Local)
Yayasan Sime Darby invites qualified SPM 2016 leavers to apply for education sponsorship to pursue foundation studies locally.

We are looking for well-rounded Malaysian candidates who have attained excellent academic achievement, demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities and potential as well as devote time to make an impact to the community through their extra-curricular activities.

Recipients of this scholarship will be sponsored to pursue foundation studies locally to prepare themselves for undergraduate admission at top universities in the United Kingdom.

Pre-University scholars would be given priority for Yayasan Sime Darby Undergraduate Scholarship (Overseas) upon meeting the qualifying criteria after completion of their foundation studies. The continuation of the degree programme is at the sole discretion of Yayasan Sime Darby.
  • 1) Eligibility and Minimum Requirement
    Applicant for this programme must fulfill the following requirements:

    1. Malaysian; 
    2. Aged 18 years old or below; 
    3. Obtained at least 7 As (A+ and A only) for SPM 2016 Examination; 
    4. Total monthly gross household income of RM10,000 and below; 
    5. Active participation in extra-curricular activities, sporting events and community service; 
    6. Strong leadership qualities through various leadership positions held in school and societies.
  • 2) Accepted Fields of Study
    Scholarships will be offered to candidates who are inclined to pursue the following fields of study, subject to university’s admission offer:

    Business related courses: 
    1. Accounting 
    2. Finance 
    3. Economics 
    4. International Business 
    5. Business Administration and Commerce
    6. Human Resource 
    7. Digital Marketing
    Engineering and Sciences related courses:
    1. Mechanical Engineering 
    2. Information Technology/Information System 
    3. Actuarial Science 
    4. Mathematics/Statistical Science 
    5. Agricultural Science 
    6. Environmental Science 
    7. Plantation Technology
    8. Psychology
    9. Data Science
    10. Electrical Engineering
    11. Computer Science
    Note: Scholarships for courses other than mentioned above are not available. 
  • 3) Appointed Academic Institution
    Below is the list of academic institutions accepted by YSD for the scholarship programme:

    Foundation studies: 

    1. Kolej Yayasan UEM (KYUEM, Lembah Beringin) 

    Undergraduate studies:

    1. Oxford University 
    2. University of Cambridge 
    3. University College London 
    4. Imperial College London 
    5. London School of Economics 
    6. King’s College London 
    7. University of Warwick 
    8. University of Manchester 
    9. University of Bristol
    10. University of Edinburgh

  • 4) Value Of Scholarship
    Full scholarship includes tuition fees, board and lodging and book allowance.

    Recipients of scholarship will have the opportunity to undergo Scholars Development Programme and experience work exposure through internship within the Sime Darby Group of Companies.

    Note: Students' admission to the assigned preparatory college will be arranged by YSD. 
  • 5) Service Bond Period
    On completion of foundation and undergraduate studies, scholars will be required to serve Sime Darby Group of Companies for 5 to 6 years, depending on the value of the scholarship. 
  • 6) Scholarship Application

    Applications are closed for 2017. Keep an eye out for 2018 intake application deadlines.

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Last Updated:
16 Apr 2017
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