Yayasan Sime Darby Undergraduate Scholarship 2018 (Local)

Yayasan Sime Darby invites qualified students who will commence their undergraduate programme in September 2018 after completing their STPM or Foundation/Matriculation studies as well as those who are in their first year of undergraduate studies to apply for education sponsorship to pursue undergraduate studies at recognised Malaysian academic institutions approved by YSD.

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


Eligibility and Minimum Requirement

Applicant for this programme must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Malaysian;
  • Age 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;
  • Total monthly gross household income of RM10,000 and below;
  • Active participation in extra-curricular activities, sporting events and community service;
  • Strong leadership qualities through various leadership positions held in school and societies.

Important note: Interested candidates who are in their first year (semester 1 & semester 2) at top local universities are encouraged to apply.

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

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
Environment, Health and Safety
Data Science
Landscape Architecture
Computer Science
Note: Scholarships for courses other than mentioned above are not available.

Accepted Local Universities
Below is a list of local universities, endorsed by YSD for the scholarship programme 2018:

Value Of Scholarship
Full scholarship covers tuition fees, living allowance, books allowance and computer allowance.

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: The scholarship will only cover expenses incurred after the award to recipients (i.e. upon execution of the scholarship agreement).

Service Bond Period
On completion of studies, scholars will be required to serve Sime Darby Group of Companies for 2 to 4 years, depending on the value of the scholarship.

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


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