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



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.


  • 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.

Fields of Study:

Business related courses: Accounting, Finance, Economics, International Business, Business Administration & Commerce, Human Resource & Digital Marketing.

Engineering and Sciences related courses: Mechanical Engineering, Information Technology/Information System, Actuarial Science, Mathematics/Statistical Science, Agricultural Science, Environmental Science, Plantation Technology, Psychology, Data Science, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science. 

Institutions of Study:

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

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

Value of Award:

Full scholarship covering tuition fees, board & lodging & 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 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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