yayasan sime darby scholarships 2018
yayasan sime darby scholarships 2018

Yayasan Sime Darby (YSD) supports well-rounded students with outstanding academic achievements, active involvement in extracurricular activities and participation in community service.

Yayasan Sime Darby scholarship 2018 applies to those who wish to pursue full-time studies at Pre-University and Undergraduate levels in prominent overseas universities.


Yayasan Sime Darby invites qualified SPM 2017 leavers to apply for education sponsorship to pursue foundation studies locally.

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

Eligibility and Minimum Requirement
Applicants for this programme must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Malaysian;
  • Age 18 years old or below;
  • Obtained at least 7 As (A+ and A only) for SPM 2017 Examination;
  • Obtained A+ for both Additional Mathematics and Mathematics subjects for SPM 2017;
  • Candidates with Mandarin proficiency are preferable;
  • Total monthly gross household income of RM10,000 and below;
  • Keen to pursue foundation and undergraduate studies at selected universities approved by YSD in China;
  • Active participation in extra-curricular activities, sporting events and community service;
  • Strong leadership qualities through various leadership positions held in school and societies.

Accepted Fields of Study
Scholarships will be offered to candidates who are inclined to pursue the following fields of study, subject to university’s admissions offer:

Business related courses:

  • Chinese Language (with Foundation studies in Economics)
  • Chinese Language (with Foundation studies in Business Studies)
  • Chinese Language (with Foundation studies in Finance)
  • Chinese Language (with Foundation studies in Mechanical Engineering)
  • Chinese Language (with Foundation studies in Electrical Engineering)

Note: Scholarships for courses other than mentioned above are not available.

Accepted Universities in China
Below is the list of universities in China, accepted by YSD for the scholarship programme:

Foundation studies (2 years):
Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU)

Undergraduate studies:
Peking University
Tsinghua University
Shanghai Jiaotong University
Fudan University
Nanjing University
Zhejiang University

Value of Scholarship
Full scholarship includes tuition fees, board and lodging, computer allowance, shipping allowance, and flight ticket for beginning and end of study.
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.

Service Bond Period
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 value of the scholarship.

Scholarship Application Procedure

Applications close on 6 April 2018. Please click here to apply.


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