Saturday, May 8, 2010

HSBC Classics Bursary 2010 (Scholarship for Classical Music Study)

HSBC Classics Bursary 2010 Scholarship
HSBC Bank Berhad started offering the HSBC Classics Bursary Award in view of the rising number of Malaysians who wished to pursue their studies in classical music. Along with its annual HSBC Classics music festival which has showcased a whole host of talented local artistes alongside a few international names, the HSBC Classics Bursary is another initiative to help nurture Malaysian talent and develop the classical music industry
The recipient of the last HSBC Classics Bursary was none other than rising Malaysian pianist Wong Shuenda. He has received rave reviews for his performances around the UK. In conjunction with the Chopin Year 2010 he was invited to play for a master class with Peter Donohoe held at the Purcell Room, Southbank Centre. Shuenda is also a Recommended Artist under Making Music's Philip & Dorothy Green Award scheme for 2010 and has also been awarded Making Music's Raymond Fox Bursary for Instrumentalists.
Applications are now open to Malaysian students aged 25 years and below for the HSBC Classics Bursary awards to study classical music in an internationally recognised music / performing arts school / college or music department of a recognised university.
Offered Institute: Internationally recognised music / performing arts school / college or music department of a recognised university
Field of Study: Classical music
Criteria & Eligibility:
  • Malaysian students aged 25 years and below
  • Students who have been accepted by the institute.
  • Excellent academic background
  • Must have musical potential
  • Financial needy
Scholarship Coverage: RM20,000
Bonding: N/A
How To Apply:
  • Download and complete the application form
  • Applicants must submit a CD recording of their performance (of 10 – 15 minutes duration) with an accompanying letter from their instrumental/music teacher, authenticating the recording. Please label the CD with your name.
  • Applications must be accompanied by:
    • a copy of your identity card
    • a short resume including biodata, details of music education, current teacher(s), musical activities, prizes or awards in music competition.
    • a letter of recommendation from either current or recent teacher or a professional musician
    • a recent passport size photograph
  • Send to:

    51100 KUALA LUMPUR 
  • Only short-listed candidates will be notified and required to attend an interview.
Closing Date: 31 May 2010
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Powertek Berhad Scholarship

Powertek Berhad ScholarshipPowertek offers scholarships to deserving undergraduates pursuing degree programmes at Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN).
Launched in 1997, the objective of the Powertek Scholarship Award is to ensure that there is a continuous supply of entry-level graduates to fill the needs of the nation, as well as to meet the Group's human resource needs.
In order to qualify for the scholarship, applicants must have achieved excellent SPM examination results and are financially deserving. Applicants are required to submit an application form and undergo an evaluation process conducted by Powertek which includes one-to-one interviews and personal profile analysis.
The value of the scholarship is up to RM20,000 for each academic year. This amount covers the academic fees, accommodation, books and living allowances. Scholarship recipients are required to serve Powertek for a stipulated period upon completion of their studies.
Offered Institute: Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
Field of Study: Any Undergraduate Degree Programs
Criteria & Eligibility: Applicants must:
  • Have achieved excellent SPM examination results
  • Financially deserving
  • Performs well during the interview session
Scholarship Coverage: Up to RM20,000 per academic year (fees, accommodation, books and living allowances).
Bonding: Yes
How To Apply: Download and complete the application form
Attach the certified copy of the following documents:
  • Admission letter from Universiti Tenaga Nasional
  • SPM results slip
  • Relevant certificates
  • Identity Card
  • Income statements / Salary slips / Income tax J forms for family members who are working
Submit to:

Closing Date: N/A
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Putrajaya Perdana Berhad Scholarship

Putrajaya Perdana Berhad ScholarshipPUTRAJAYA PERDANA BERHAD (“PPB”), a company listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, PUTRA PERDANA CONSTRUCTION Sdn Bhd & PUTRA PERDANA DEVELOPMENT Sdn Bhd, have over the years designed, developed and built several billion Ringgit worth of prestigious commercial, residential and infrastructural projects in the country and NOW, it is time for the Group to help to develop the youth of the nation and to build a better future for them by offering scholarships to young, deserving and needy Malaysian students who would otherwise be denied of higher education due to financial constraints.
Offered Institute: Local public universities / Local private universities / colleges / polytechnics
Field of Study: Degree / Diploma in:
  • Civil/Structural Engineering
  • Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
  • Quantity Surveying
Criteria & Eligibility:
  • Malaysian citizen
  • Full-time student
  • Has gained acceptance into local public/private universities/colleges/polytechnics
  • Good SPM/STPM results or other relevant results
  • Currently not holding any other scholarship or receiving any financial assistance from any organizations
  • Open to financially needy and academically deserving students 
Scholarship Coverage: Up to RM4,000 per academic year for Diploma course;
Up to RM7,000 per academic year for Degree course.
Bonding: Minimum 2 years bonding
How To Apply:
  • Apply via email.
  • Download and complete the application form.
  • Follow the instruction in the application form carefully.
  • Attach required documents.
Closing Date: Not stated. Applicants are recommended to apply as earlier as possible.
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Tanjong Scholarship Awards

Tanjong Scholarship Awards 2010Tanjong Group of Companies, as part of its commitment to being a good corporate citizen, offers educational scholarships to deserving Malaysian students to pursue their tertiary education at Malaysian universities.
The Tanjong Scholarship Awards (TSA) are open to financially needy and academically deserving Malaysian students to pursue full-time degree programmes in any discipline at public universities in Malaysia.

Funded by Pan Malaysian Pools Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tanjong, the TSA 2010 are open to Malaysian citizens who have obtained 4 principals with a minimum of 3As in their STPM 2009 examination, or completed Matriculation Programme for the 2009/2010 session with a minimum CGPA of 3.5. Applicants who are active in sports and/or co-curricular activities would have an added advantage.

There is no bond attached to the Scholarship. However, as part of the Group’s efforts to develop its human capital, scholars will be given preference in respect of employment opportunities within the Group upon their graduation.

Tanjong scholars are also provided with personal development training in the areas of leadership, communication, teamwork and creativity as well as working attachments in various departments within the Group during their study breaks in the first year.
Offered Institute: Local Public Universities
Field of Study: Full-time degree programmes
Criteria & Eligibility:
  • Applicant must be Malaysian citizens.
  • The awards are for financial needy and academically deserving students only.
  • Applicants must have obtained 4 principals with a minimum of 3As in the STPM 2009examination or must have completed Matriculation programme for the 2009/2010 session with a minimum CGPA of 3.5.
  • Applicants who are active in sports and/or extra-curricular activities would have an added advantage.
Scholarship Coverage: RM7,000 per academic year. Personal development training in the areas of leadership, communication, teamwork and creativity as well as working attachments will be provide in various departments within the Group during their study breaks in the first year.
Bonding: No bonding
How To Apply:
  • Apply via online.
  • DO NOT submit or attach certificates along with the online application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.
Closing Date: 7 May 2010 (for STPM candidates)
4 June 2010 (for Matriculation Programme candidates)
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OCBC Bank Local Undergraduate Scholarship 2010

OCBC Local Undergraduate Scholarship 2010The OCBC Local Undergraduate Scholarship, established in the 1970s, provides financial assistance to students who have gained admission or are eligible for admission into first year full-time undergraduate studies at local Malaysian Universities. The scholarship is also opened to undergraduates of these institutions.
Offered Institute: Local Universities 
Field of Study: Any undergraduate course (Preference will be given to banking related field)
Criteria & Eligibility:
  • Preference will be given to Malaysian citizens
  • Excellent Matriculation / STPM results
  • Excellent extra-curricular records
  • Applicants must not hold any other scholarship, fellowship or award without prior approval of the University and the Bank.
Scholarship Coverage: RM10,000 per academic year, internship and employment opportunities
Bonding: No bonding
How To Apply:
  • Download and complete the application form
  • Send the completed application to the following address together with photocopies of your academic certificates and relevant documents:

    OCBC BANK (M) BERHAD (295400-W)
    P.O. BOX 10197
    50911 KUALA LUMPUR
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Closing Date: 17 May 2010

Maxis Scholarship for Excellence Award (Undergraduate Program)

Maxis Scholarship for Excellence Award (Undergraduate Program)
The Maxis Scholarship for Excellence Award (MSEA) presents young and outstanding Malaysians a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to embark on a journey that will allow them to realise their goals.
This undergraduate scholarships to Maxis postpaid customers or children of customers who have excelled both in their academic studies as well as their extra-curricular activities.
Maxis seeks well rounded individuals, who have demonstrated leadership skills in the classroom, as well as in sports, social work or other areas. Recipients of this scholarship will be able to pursue courses at either a local or overseas university – a significant step towards pursuing their life’s dreams and ambitions.
Offered Institute: Any local or foreign universities recognized by Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (MoHE); or Universities ranked in the world’s Top 100 by the Times Higher Education ranking.
Field of Study: Any field of study at Local University.
For foreign university, preferred field of studies are those related to the telecommunications industry:
  • Business Administration / Management / Marketing / Accounting / Finance / Communications / Human Resources Management;
  • Engineering – Electronic / Electrical / Power / Computer Communications / Telecommunications / Civil and Mechanical;
  • Computer Science / Information Technology / Information System / Science Quantitative;
  • Mathematics / Actuarial Science;
  • Law
Criteria & Eligibility:
  • Applicants or their parents must be a Maxis postpaid customer with a minimum of 1 year tenure with Maxis postpaid services
  • Having a good payment record with Maxis.
  • Applicants must be Malaysian citizens aged below 23 years old.
  • Applicants must not be bonded to any body and must have secured an unconditional offer or acceptance letter from a local or foreign university prior to receiving the Maxis Scholarship for Excellence Award (MSEA).
  • Applicants can apply for the Maxis Scholarship for Excellence Award (MSEA) with a conditional offer letter from a local or foreign university. Upon being awarded the Scholarship, they must have an unconditional offer or acceptance letter from their university of choice.
  • Applicants currently in their 1st or 2nd year of undergraduate studies may also apply for this scholarship.
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence and be active in extra-curricular activities. Applicants must at least pass their SPM examinations and achieve any of the following results in their foundation course of choice :
    • STPM - minimum 3 As or
    • Matriculation / Diploma - CGPA 3.5 or above or
    • A Levels - minimum 3 As or
    • Australian TER - minimum 90.0 or
    • Recognized foundation/Pre-university courses – equivalent to CGPA 3.5 or above or
    • Current 1st or 2nd year university students must have a CGPA of 3.5 or above
  • Applicants are also required to:
    • Possess a good command of the English language, both written and oral;
    • Be a team player;
    • Excel in extra-curricular activities and sports; and
    • Possess leadership qualities.
Scholarship Coverage: RM10,000 per year (Local university); RM150,000 per year (Foreign university)
Bonding: For those pursue overseas study will be bonded for 3 years. Those who are pursuing local degrees will not be bonded
How To Apply: Apply via online.
Submit requested soft copy documents only.
Closing Date: 10 Jun 2010

Dream of studying in the US?

Check out the AMCHAM-MACEE 2010 Scholarship, deadline is 30 May 2010. Also check here and at Malaysia’s EducationUSA Advising Centers to find other scholarship opportunities.