Yayasan Sime Darby Undergraduate Scholarship (Local) (Deadline: 31 Mar. 2017)



This is a scholarship for qualified students who are in the first year at university and students who will commence their undergraduate programme in September 2017 to pursue undergraduate studies at recognised Malaysian academic institutions approved by Yayasan Sime Darby.


  • Malaysian aged 25 years or below;
  • STPM/ Pre-University/ Foundation/ Local Matriculation/ Diploma (minimum CGPA of at least 3.30); or 3A’s for A-Level programme;
  • 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.

Candidates who are in their first year (semester 1 & semester 2) at top local universities are encouraged to apply.

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:

Universities: Universiti Malaya, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Monash University Malaysia & The University of Nottingham.

Value of Award:

Full scholarship covering tuition fees, living allowance, books allowance & computer 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 studies, scholars will be required to serve Sime Darby Group of Companies for 2 to 4 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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