Yayasan Sime Darby Pre-University Scholarship (China) (Deadline: 31 Mar. 2017)



Yayasan Sime Darby or the Sime Darby Foundation is the main philanthropic arm of Sime Darby Berhad. Over the years, the Foundation has expanded its wings from offering scholarships to outstanding and deserving individuals to funding impactful conservation, outreach and development programmes. The Foundation revolves around its five pillars: Education, environment, community & health, youth & sports, arts & culture.

This is a scholarship for school leavers to pursue foundation studies at Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU), to prepare to continue at undergraduate level at top universities in China in collaboration with China Scholarship Council (CSC). Pre-University scholars would be given priority for the Yayasan Sime Darby Excellence Scholarship Award (Undergraduate Overseas) to pursue study in China, if they meet the qualifying criteria upon completion of their foundation studies.


  • Malaysian aged 18 years old or below;
  • At least 7 As (A+ & A only) at SPM, with A+ for both Additional Mathematics & Mathematics subjects & A+ for Mandarin Language;
  • Candidates with Mandarin proficiency are preferred. Candidates with HSK certificate are encouraged to apply;
  • Active in extra-curricular activities, sporting events and community service, with strong leadership qualities;
  • Total monthly gross household income of RM10,000 and below;

Fields of Study:

Business related courses:

  • Chinese Language (with Foundation studies in Finance)
  • Chinese Language (with Foundation studies in Economics)
  • Chinese Language (with Foundation studies in Business Commerce)

Duration of Foundation studies:

2 years.

Universities for Undergraduate Studies:

Peking University, Tsinghua University & Shanghai Jiaotong University.

Value of  Award:

Full scholarship including tuition fees, board & lodging, computer allowance, shipping allowance & return airticket.

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


On completion of foundation and undergraduate studies in China, scholars will be required to serve Sime Darby Group of Companies for 5 to 6 years, depending on the duration and value of the award.

Application & Enquiries:

For more information and online application, log on to http://www.yayasansimedarby.com/1008230226%C2%BBYayasan_Sime_Darby_Scholarship_Programme.aspx.


Written by:
Ms Wee Hui Bieh, AFMSA, Mar. 2017

Information Source:
Sime Darby Foundation website

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