Yayasan Sime Darby Scholarship (Pre-University)


Where to Study


Study Level

Pre University


Full Scholarship

Scholarship details


Yayasan Sime Darby invites qualified school leavers to apply for an excellence scholarship to pursue pre-university studies locally, leading to a top global university.


Applicant must meet all the below requirements

  • Malaysian;
  • Aged 18 years old or below;
  • Obtained at least 7 As (A+ and A only) for SPM 2021 Examination;
  • Total monthly gross household income of RM11,000 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


Accepted Universities*

2-year Cambridge A-Level Programme (pre-university) at Kolej Tuanku Ja’afar (KTJ), leading to undergraduate studies at a top global university.

Note: Students' pre-university admission will be arranged by YSD.

Preferred Discipline

Business / Social Science related courses:

a) Accounting & Finance

b) Business & Management Studies

c) Economics

d) Psychology / Human Resource

e) Digital Marketing

f) Communication / Media

g) Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Engineering and Technology related courses:

a) Architecture & Built Environment

b) Real Estate & Property Management

c) Electrical & Electronic Engineering

d) Civil Engineering

e) Mechanical Engineering / Mechatronic (Robotic)

f) Chemical Engineering

g) Computer Science

h) Information Technology / Data Science / Drone

Science / Agriculture related courses:

a) Agronomy

b) Plantation Management

c) Biological / Natural Sciences

d) Chemistry

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

On completion of foundation and undergraduate studies, scholars will be required to serve Sime Darby Group of Companies for 5 to 6 years, depending on the value of the scholarship.

  • Accounting & Business
  • Computer & Multimedia
  • Engineering & Architecture
  • Maths,Sciences & Technology
  • Accounting & Business
  • Computer & Multimedia
  • Engineering & Architecture
  • Maths,Sciences & Technology
  • Accounting & Business
  • Computer & Multimedia
  • Engineering & Architecture
  • Maths,Sciences & Technology
Amount Info

The full scholarship includes tuition fees, board and lodging, a computer allowance, shipping allowance, clothing allowance and flight tickets at the beginning and end of studies.

Scholarship recipients will have the opportunity to undergo YSD THRIVE – Future Leaders, a comprehensive learning experience for YSD scholars towards producing high quality and well-rounded graduates. This programme offers tailored soft skills training, access to an e-learning platform, volunteering opportunities, mentorship and internships at a Sime Darby Company i.e. Sime Darby Berhad, Sime Darby Plantation Berhad and/or Sime Darby Property Berhad.

Note: Scholarship monies will be disbursed upon execution of scholarship agreement.

How to apply for Yayasan Sime Darby Scholarship (Pre-University)

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Contact Info

For more information, please contact:


Yayasan Sime Darby
19th Floor, Wisma Sime Darby,
Jalan Raja Laut,
50350 Kuala Lumpur,

Tel: +6 03 2691 4122

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