Thursday, December 31, 2015

Air Asia Asean Pass

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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment 2016

Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment
Closing Date : 29 February 2016

Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment
The Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment was announced in conjunction with the 2011 Merdeka Award Presentation Ceremony by Prime Minister YAB Dato' Sri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak.

It is designed to make it possible for qualified and deserving Malaysians, between the ages 22-35 to engage in short-term collaborative projects/programmes of up to three months, at an internationally-recognised host institution in select disciplines (education, arts, sports, community/social work, environment, health, science and technology).

The attachment aims to help the recipient build on his or her expertise by undergoing a learning experience in an institution or organisation of international repute, and improving the Grantee's body of work and achievements.

The end goal is to promote thought leadership and innovation, foster a culture of excellence and encourage a world-view.

Please read through the application requirements carefully, and complete the form as required. Please also make every effort to substantiate your application with information that will showcase your expertise and experience in your chosen area of study.

Note that this application is only available online; the Merdeka Award Secretariat will not accept any hard copies or physical applications.

Application Requirements
The grant is awarded to qualified citizens of Malaysia, aged 22 – 35, residing in Malaysia or overseas, in the following fields:
  •     Education and Community
  •     Environment
  •     Health, Science and Technology
Please take note of the following requirements:
  •     For academics, a Master or equivalent professional degree at the time of application in the field in which you are applying.
  •     For professionals and those outside academia, recognised professional standing and substantial professional accomplishments in the field in which you are applying.
Selection process
Upon submission, the Merdeka Award Grant committee will review the applications and shortlist candidates for interviews. You are required to meet all reasonable requests for dates and times for interviews, and are responsible for your own travel arrangements to the interview venue.

Application for the 2016 cycle is from October 1st, 2015 to February 29th, 2016.

Successful applicants will be notified via email and/or phone call.

* Dates are subject to changes. Please continue to check the website for updates.

How To Apply
It is very important that you fully understand the application criteria before you proceed with your application submission.

To avoid any appearance of conflict of interest staff of the Merdeka Award's Founding Partners - PETRONAS, ExxonMobil and Shell, and their immediate families are ineligible for the Grant.

Before filling in the online application form, please pre-prepare soft copies of the following documents, which should be attached with the online application.

Please take note that you have to reupload all the documents required if you encounter any error during the submission.
  1. Recent Passport Sized Photo
  2. Identity Card
  3. Academic Transcripts
  4. Attachment Proposal
  5. Attachment Budget
  6. Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
  7. Résumé/Curriculum Vitae
  8. Others
Each file/document uploaded MUST NOT exceed the maximum file size of 5MB.

Note: In the event that more files need to be uploaded, please combine the files and upload them under the category “Others” and ensure that file names are reflective of their content.


Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Yayasan Cemerlang Tun Rahah Scholarship Fund 2016

Yayasan Cemerlang Tun Rahah Scholarship Fund 2016
Closing Date : 31 December 2015 

Yayasan Cemerlang Tun Rahah Scholarship Fund 2016
The Tun Rahah Scholarship Fund aims to nurture the potential of deserving young Malaysians to enable them to pursue a quality education at any local university. We are proud that our graduates are making inroads into a wide range of careers with leading institutions in Malaysia and abroad. This would not be possible without your kind support.

Yayasan Cemerlang offers underprivileged youths with a scholarship awards to pursue higher education at local universities in Malaysia. These awards will enable the selected candidates an opportunity to develop their full potential, fulfil their aspirations and contribute towards the nation’s development.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Malaysian citizen
  • For undergraduate programmes
    • minimum 5As in SPM / 3As in STPM
  • For Masters' programmes
    • minimum CGPA of 3.00 from recognized university
  • Proven records in extra- curricular activities and/or social community services
  • Evidence of good interpersonal communication, leadership skills
  • No financial assistance from other agencies
  • Specifically for fresh intake students (Foundation, Matriculation, Bachelor/Degree, Master)
  • Please refer to the list below for preferred Malaysian Universities:
    •     Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNIRAZAK)
    •     Multimedia University (MMU)
    •     Universiti Malaya (UM)
    •     Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
    •     Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
    •     Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)
    •     Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
    •     Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
    •     International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
    •     Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP)
Fields of Study
  • Business Management (Entrepreneurship)
  • Business Administration (Islamic Financial Planning)
  • Business Administration (Islamic Banking & Finance)
  • Business Administration (Insurance)
  • Accounting (CPA Australia)
  • Taxation
  • Leadership
  • Government & Public Policy
  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Law
  • Syariah
Award Details
The Award will entitle a Recipient to either ONE of the following:
     a) Full scholarship: covers tuition, living expenses and full waiver on all registration and annual fees.
     b) Bursary: covers tuition fees only.
This Award is not transferable and not redeemable for cash.

The Recipient is required to fulfil the following conditions. Failure to strictly observe the conditions contained herein will entitle Yayasan Cemerlang to the right to automatically withdraw the Award without notice.
a) The recipient must not commit any unlawful act(s) or offence(s) punishable by law, or any form of misconduct, in breach of the university’s rules and regulations.
b) The recipient must not to do anything, verbally or otherwise, which could tarnish Yayasan Cemerlang image.
c) The recipient must maintain a study load of at least 15 (fifteen) credit hours in a normal semester and at least 6 (six) credit hours in a short semester.
d) The recipient must maintain Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 every semester.
e) The recipient must not engage be/involved in any misconduct or improper or immoral behavior.
f) The recipient is not allowed to defer or postpone study without the prior written approval of Faculty Dean. Where approval has been obtained, Recipient must submit a copy of the written approval to the Secretariat of Tun Rahah Scholarship Award.
g) The recipient must at all times observe and abide by the university rules and regulations, which may be changed at any time or from time to time.

Non Obligation
Neither the Award nor the Letter of Offer shall be taken as a promise or offer of employment by Yayasan Cemerlang to Recipient, nor will Recipient be required to serve Yayasan Cemerlang under any contract of employment, for any reason or at any time whatsoever.

How to Apply

  • Download Applications Form here
  • Follow the instructions in the applications form and send it by mail to our address: 
    • Yayasan Cemerlang c/o Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNIRAZAK) Level 18, Jalan Tangsi 50480 Kuala Lumpur
  • For more information please email your enquires at


Monday, December 21, 2015

MNRB Holdings Berhad Scholarship Fund 2016

MNRB Holdings Berhad Scholarship Fund 2016
Closing Date: 5 January 2016

MNRB Scholarship Fund
The MNRB Scholarship Fund was established by MNRB Holdings Berhad in 1 April 1998 with an objective to assist in the development of the nation’s insurance and takaful industries by enabling promising students to have access to quality education in order to produce quality insurance and takaful professionals for the long term development of the Malaysian insurance and takaful industries.

Since then the Fund has awarded more than 430 bright Malaysians from all races to pursue full-time studies in Actuarial Science, Risk Management and Insurance at local universities. The Fund, in collaboration with the Malaysian Insurance Institute (MII), also awards scholarships to employees of the local insurance industry to pursue part-time studies for the Diploma of the Malaysian Insurance Institute (DMII) and the Associateship of the Malaysian Insurance Institute (AMII) certifications at MII.

Fields of Study 
  •     Insurance
  •     Actuarial Science 
  •     Risk Management 
  •     Shariah  
Value of Scholarship
Living Allowance
  •     Local Matriculation / Foundation - RM8,000 per annum 
  •     Local first Degree - RM10,000 per annum 
  •     Overseas studies - Living allowance, relocation and other allowances 
  •     A bonding period is attached 
Tuition Fees 
  •     Public & private universities / colleges - On actual
  •     Overseas studies - On actual 
Selection Criteria
Age: Age 23 and below
SPM / Trial SPM: Minimum 6As, including English, Mathematics & Science; or
STPM / Trial STPM: At least 3As and pass the General Paper; or
Matriculation / Foundation / Diploma / Degree: At least a CGPA of 3.50
English Essay: Must submit a 1-page handwritten English essay on reasons for applying for the scholarship, benefit from the course of study including education & career plans
Additional Criteria:
  • Applicants must successfully apply for entry into recognized local or overseas institutions of higher learning to pursue the approved courses
  • Preference will be given to those active in co-curriculum activities
  • Must not be a recipient of a scholarship/loan/financial assistance from any other organizations
TRIAL SPM / STPM: Candidates with TRIAL SPM / STPM RESULTS meeting the above criteria are encouraged to apply. Selected candidates will be given provisional scholarship offer subject to the variance between the actual results and the trial results being within an acceptable range

How To Apply
  •     Download the Scholarship Application Form here and send the completed form to the address below; or
  •     E-mail us at; or
  •     Collect at : MNRB SCHOLARSHIP FUND
                          11th Floor Bangunan Malaysian Re
                          No. 17 Lorong Dungun, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur
Contact Info
Tel : 03 – 2096 7160 (Puan Jannah)
Fax : 03 – 2093 0368
  •     Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview latest by 15 February 2016
  •     Ensure the completed application form is submitted with handwritten English essay, certfied copies of relevant certificates and documents. 
  •     Kindly note that ineligible candidates, incomplete applications and applications received after the closing date will not be entertained. 

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus Master of Research Studentship in Geography/Biotechnology (FRGS)

Closing Date: 28 December 2015

Master of Research (MRes) studentship in Geography/Biotechnology under Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
  •     School of Geography, Faculty of Science, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
  •     School of Biosciences, Faculty of Science, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
Project description
We offer a fully-funded, 12-months MRes studentship at the Schools of Geography and Biosciences, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. The successful applicant will develop a molecular identification key for the freshwater mussels of Peninsular Malaysia, a severely endangered group of molluscs. The student will be co-supervised by Dr. Alexandra Zieritz and Ass. Prof. Christina Vimala Supramaniam, and receive training in aquatic fieldwork and molecular laboratory techniques.

The successful applicant will receive a stipend of RM 1,600 per month and a tuition fee waiver to the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. The project is funded by the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Malaysia.

  • Malaysian citizenship (required)
  • First class or upper second class degree (with Honours) (CGPA >3.5) in Science, Biotechnology, Environmental Science, Life Sciences or any other related discipline (required)
  • Molecular laboratory work experience in DNA/RNA isolations, cDNA synthesis, PCR and qPCR (desired)
  • Fieldwork experience (desired)
The successful applicant is expected to take up the studentship in February 2016 and no later than April 2016.

How to apply
Applications, specifying the scholarship being applied for and consisting of
(1) a Curriculum Vitae,
(2) academic transcripts, and
(3) a short (1 page maximum) cover letter describing the motivation to pursue this MRes
should be sent by email to no later than 28 December 2015. Interviews will be held in January 2016.

Note: We are currently also offering a fully-funded MRes studentship to assess the effects of freshwater mussels on biodiversity using Next Generation Sequencing.

Interviews will be held in January 2016. Note: We are currently also offering a fully-funded MRes studentship to assess the effects of freshwater mussels on biodiversity using Next Generation Sequencing


Kuok Foundation Berhad Diploma Awards for Malaysian Public Polytechnics 2016

Closing Date : 28 December 2016

Kuok Foundation Berhad Diploma Awards for Malaysian Public Polytechnics 2016
KUOK FOUNDATION BERHAD  invites applications from students at Malaysian Public Polytechnics for the above awards.

Study Grant Amount
Study grants of RM6,000 per annum each will be offered to successful candidates.

1)  Applicants must be Malaysian Citizens.
2)  Applicants must have -
at least 3 SPM credits in any of the following subjects :
Bahasa Malaysia, English, Mathematics, Science or one subject relevant to the course
an overall grade of at least 2.8 and above in their latest Polytechnic results.
3)  Kuok Foundation Awards are for needy students only.
4)  Applicants must not be in  receipt  of any scholarship such as JPA scholarship,  etc. at the time of application.

How to Apply
Application form can be downloaded from here or obtained from :-
      Kuok Foundation Berhad
     16th Floor UBN Tower
      No. 10, Jalan P. Ramlee
      50250 Kuala Lumpur
Completed application forms must reach the Foundation on or before 28 December 2015.  Late applications will not be considered.

Only shortlisted applicants will be notified for interview.  Interviews will be conducted in March 2016 at the office of Kuok Foundation, Kuala Lumpur.


Friday, December 4, 2015

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Scholarships by International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) - Malaysia Scholarship Information Centre

Closing Date: 29th Feb 2016
29 February 2016 

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Scholarships by International School of Kuala Lumpur
The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) is offering two International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma scholarships which covers tuition fee for the two-year course, inclusive of the external examination fee and other compulsory requirements for its August 2016 intake to deserving young Malaysians who will complete their SPM 2015 examination. This scholarship programme, approved by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia and has been offered since 2002.

With over 20 years of experience, ISKL has the longest running IB Diploma Program in Kuala Lumpur. We offer a wide range of courses, and are proud of our students' historically high exam scores and 98% student pass rate. Our Counseling Office offers academic counseling throughout the Diploma Program.

The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program is a rigorous two-year curriculum culminating in exams in six subjects (three higher level and three standard level).

In addition to the six subjects diploma students will complete a Theory of Knowledge class, an Extended Essay and 150 CAS hours in Creativity, Action and Service.

Students considering the IB Diploma Program should be academically able and motivated, and are able to work hard and organize their time effectively. They will be ready to undertake a challenging course of study.

Application Requirements
  •     Excellent academic records: Submit application with SPM 2015 trial exam results including past three years official academic records (translated in English)
  •     Personal statement from applicant
  •     SPM 2015 examination results (presented at the panel interview or prior)
  •     Teacher recommendations
  •     Extra curricular involvement
  •     Previous commitment to community service
  •     Completed ISKL Application for Admission Form
  •     Authorization to Release School Records Form
  •     A photocopy of the applicant's Malaysian identity card
  •     TWO recent passport-size color photographs of the student, with the student's name written on the back
  •     Application deadline: Monday, February 29, 2016
The Scholarship Offer
The scholarship candidates will begin school in August 2016 continuing through to June 2018. The scholarship is equivalent to a two-year study of the International Baccalaureate Diploma program at the International School of Kuala Lumpur. The IB Scholarship Award covers the following:

Costs Covered by Scholarship
  •     Tuition
  •     Application Fees
  •     Registration
  •     Land & Building Fund
  •     IB exam
  •     Books
  •     Field trips that are included within the tuition fees (compulsory for the IB Program)
  •     Busing is provided upon consultation with the bus contractor and depending on the bus routes and available seats   
Costs Not Covered by Scholarship
  •     Cost for participation in the IASAS sports/activities
  •     Optional field trips
  •     School uniforms
  •     Calculator
  •     Laptop
  •     The Society for ISKL Membership Fee
  •     Global Action Program (ISKL will cover the destination with the lowest cost)  
How to Apply
Application to be addressed to:
Admissions Office
The International School of Kuala Lumpur
Jalan Kerja Ayer Lama
68000 Ampang, Selangor
Admissions Office Phone: +603 4259 5627 / 5628
Fax: +603 4259 5738