Yayasan Sime Darby Undergraduate Scholarship (Local)


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Full Scholarship

Scholarship details


Yayasan Sime Darby invites qualified students who will commence their undergraduate programme in September 2019 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.


Applicant must meet all the below 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 the 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.

Preferred Discipline

Business-related courses:

  1. Finance
  2. Accounting
  3. Economics
  4. Digital Marketing
  5. Business Studies
  6. Communication
  7. Human Resources/ Psychology
  8. International Business Trading
  9. Sales and Marketing

Engineering and Sciences-related courses:

  1. Mechanical/ Civil/ Electrical/ Electronic/ Mechatronic/ Automotive Engineering
  2. Actuarial Science
  3. Mathematics/ Statistical/ Data Science
  4. Computer Science
  5. Agriculture Science
  6. Environmental Science
  7. Plantation Technology
  8. Plantation Management
  9. Environmental, Health & Safety
  10. Landscape Architecture
  11. Quantity Surveying
  12. Landscape Architecture
  13. Architecture
  14. Town Planning

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

  1. Universiti Malaya (UM)
  2. Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  3. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  4. Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  5. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
  6. Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP)
  7. Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
  8. Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
  9. Taylor's University Malaysia
  10. Universiti Teknologi Nasional (UNITEN)
  11. Monash University Malaysia
  12. Multimedia University (MMU)
  • Accounting & Business
  • Engineering & Architecture
  • Maths,Sciences & Technology
Amount Info

The full scholarship covers tuition fees, living allowance, books allowance and computer allowance.

Recipients of the scholarship will have the opportunity to undergo Scholars Development Programme and experience work exposure through internship within the Sime Darby Companies i.e. Sime Darby Plantation Berhad, Sime Darby Property Berhad and Sime Darby Berhad.

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

On completion of studies, scholars will be required to serve Sime Darby Companies for 2 to 6 years, depending on the value of the scholarship.

How to apply for Yayasan Sime Darby Undergraduate Scholarship (Local)

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Contact Info

For more information, please contact:


Level 9, Menara Sime Darby,
Oasis Corporate Park, Jalan PJU 1A/2, Ara Damansara
47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan


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