Yayasan Sime Darby Pre-University Scholarship (Local) For Undergraduate Studies in UK  (Deadline: 26 Mar. 2018)


This is a scholarship for school leavers to pursue foundation studies locally to prepare for undergraduate study 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.

Fields & Institutions of Study:

Business related courses: Mass Communication (Digital Marketing).

Engineering and Sciences related courses: Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Actuarial Science, Mathematics/Statistical Science, Agricultural Science, Environmental Science, Plantation Technology, Data Science, Computer Science, Environment, Health & Safety and Landscape Architecture. 

Foundation Studies: Kolej Yayasan UEM (KYUEM, Lembah Beringin).

Undergraduate Studies: Oxford University, University of Cambridge, University College London, Imperial College London, London School of Economics, King’s College London, University of Warwick, University of Manchester, University of Bristol & University of Edinburgh.


  • Malaysian aged 18 years old or below;
  • Obtained at least 7 As (A+ and A only) at SPM;
  • Active participation in extra-curricular activities, sporting event and community service, with strong leadership qualities;
  • Total monthly gross household income of RM10,000 and below.

Value of Award:

Full scholarship covering tuition fees, board & lodging and book allowance. 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, 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 further information and online application, log on to http://www.yayasansimedarby.com/scholarship/scholarship-information-malaysia/ysd-excellence-scholarship-programmes.


Written by: 
Ms Wee Hui Bieh, AFMSA, Mar. 2018

Information Source:
Sime Darby Foundation website

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