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Khazanah Watan Scholarship

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Where to Study

Malaysia

Study Level

Degree,Master,PhD,Pre University

Amount

Full Scholarship

Scholarship details

Overview

The Khazanah Watan Scholarship is a prestigious award that offers opportunities for talented and high-achieving Malaysians to pursue Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies at selected leading local universities.

The aim of the Khazanah Watan Scholarship Programme is two-fold:-

  1. To train Malaysia's brightest talents to transform its GLCs into competitive business locally and internationally
  2. To encourage individuals with excellent academic credentials to lead and participate in research initiatives that will contribute to the advancement of the universities' reputation in research and innovation.

The Khazanah Watan Scholarship is offered to those who are:

  1. Planning to pursue Foundation studies as preparation to further studies at Yayasan Khazanah’s approved universities in Malaysia.
  2. Planning to pursue or currently pursuing undergraduate studies or Master’s Degree at Yayasan Khazanah’s approved universities in Malaysia.
  3. Planning to pursue PhD or currently pursuing PhD at Yayasan Khazanah’s approved universities in Malaysia AND currently working at Khazanah’s bond serving institutions which includes but not limited to Khazanah-Linked Company (KLC), Government-Linked Company (GLC), public universities, government bodies or agencies. Upon completion of studies, the candidates are to return back to their current employers to serve their bond.

We seek individuals with excellent leadership qualities and outstanding achievements in academic and extra-curricular activities to apply. For further information on our scholarship programmes, selection criteria and online application, please visit the respective pages of the website.

Application period : 5th March – 23rd March 2020

Criteria

Applicant must meet all the below requirements

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  1. Possess strong leadership skills and active participation in extra-curricular, social or voluntary activities.
  2. Applicants must have a consistent and outstanding academic achievement record as follows.

For Foundation Studies:

  1. Obtained a minimum of 8As (combination of A+ and A) in the recent SPM examination or at least 8As in the recent IGCSE.
  2. Obtained A or A+ in the following core subjects: Bahasa Melayu, English, History and Mathematics.
  3. Not exceeding 18 years of age at the enrolment date for the foundation studies.
  4.  Obtained admission to pursue studies or currently in the first semester of a Foundation Programme at the Yayasan Khazanah's approved universities in Malaysia.

 For Undergraduate (Bachelor's Degree):

  1. Obtained admission to pursue studies (conditional offer can be considered) or currently in the first year of a Bachelor’s Degree programme at any of the Yayasan Khazanah’s approved list of universities.
  2. Obtained a minimum of:
    • 3As for STPM; or
    • “Jayyid Jidan” for STAM; or
    • 3As for GCE A-Level Programme; or
    • CGPA 3.50 / 4.00 for Pre-university or Diploma or Foundation or Matriculation Programme; or
    • 35 points for International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme;
    • AND a minimum of 3.500 / 4.00 in semester exam for those who are currently in the first year of a Bachelor’s Degree Programme at any of our approved list of universities.
  3. Not exceeding 21 years of age as at the enrolment date for the Bachelor’s Degree Programme.

For Master's Degree:

  1. Obtained admission to pursue studies at renowned selected universities in Malaysia (Conditional offer can be considered).
  2. Obtained a minimum of Second Class Upper Division (UK and Australia University) or where there is a point system, obtained a minimum CGPA of 3.50 for Bachelor's Degree.
  3. Not exceeding 40 years of age as at the enrolment date for the Master's degree.

For PhD:

  1. Obtained admission to pursue studies or currently in the first year of a Doctoral Degree programme at renowned selected universities in Malaysia. (Conditional offer can be considered).
  2. Obtained a Master Degree with a distinction or a minimum CGPA 3.50 / 4.00 or 'A' grade average and/or excellent examiners' report if the Master Degree is by research.
  3. Obtained a minimum of Second Class Upper Division (UK and Australia University) or where there is a point system, obtained a minimum CGPA of 3.50 for Bachelor's Degree.
  4. Not exceeding 40 years of age as at the enrolment date for the Doctorate programme.
  5. For PhD Programme, candidates must be working at Khazanah's bond serving institutions which includes but not limited to Khazanah-Linked Company (KLC), Government-Linked Company (GLC), Public universities, Government bodies and agencies. Upon completion of studies, the candidates are to return back to their current employers to serve their bond. 
Preferred Discipline

Please refer to the list of courses sponsored on the Yayasan Khazanah website. However, preference is given for those applying for the following courses:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance and Investments
  • Public Policy and Political Science
  • Accounting & Business
  • Engineering & Architecture
  • Law & Humanities
  • Maths,Sciences & Technology
  • Medicine, Health & Sciences
  • Accounting & Business
  • Engineering & Architecture
  • Law & Humanities
  • Maths,Sciences & Technology
  • Medicine, Health & Sciences
Amount Info

Full scholarships are offered which include full academic fees, living expenses, accommodation as well as development and training support.

How to apply for Khazanah Watan Scholarship

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Click on the link above to find out more about the scholarship. Applications will be open on 5th March 2020.

Contact Info

For more information, please contact:

Address:

Yayasan KhazanahLevel 2, Block A,

Dataran PHB,

Saujana Resort, Section U2,

40150, Shah Alam

Selangor

Malaysia

(T) +603 - 5870 4333 / (F) +603 - 5870 4355
[email protected]

Phone:
60322726300

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