The Shell Scholarship 2018 Opens on February 25

Published by Afterschool.my on Feb 02, 2018, 12:36 pm

One of the biggest scholarships finally has an opening date! That's right, the highly anticipated Shell Scholarship 2018 will open on February 25, 2018, as stated on their official website. Having been absent in 2017, this will come as great news to students all around Malaysia. Read on to find out everything about the Shell Scholarship 2018. 

The offering is for candidates to be sponsored 2 tiers A-levels and undergraduates in prestigious colleges and universities locally and overseas. This is subject to the scholastic performance of the student.


  • Engineering: Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, Petroleum, Electrical & Electronics
  • Sciences: Geology, Geosciences, Geomatics, Geophysics
  • Commercial: Human Resources, Business & Management


  • Strong leadership skills and active participation in extracurricular activities such as societies and clubs, sports, etc.
  • Not presently holding other scholarships/loans
  • Consistently strong academic achievements as follows:
  • Minimum 8As (A/A+) in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) OR
  • Excellent O-level grades at IGCSE (A*/A)
  • Prior to application, ensure you are eligible to work in the country where the scholarship program is offered.
  • Not exceeding 18 years of age at the enrolment date for the foundation studies

*successful applications will be sent to Kolej Tuanku Jaafar to pursue A-Levels Programme

*subject to additional terms & conditions

Application Overview

Important information:

Candidates needs to complete the Step 2: Online Assessment within 10 days of receiving them via email.

Only shortlisted applicants will be notified to progress to the next steps of application.

How to Apply

Step 1: Online Application

Complete your application online (you may save time by connecting you LinkedIn profile. Before applying, make sure you are eligible to work in Malaysia. 

Step 2: Online Assessment

Timed Cognitive Test

This will be a timed test that is divided into 3 sections:

  • Verbal skills
  • Numerical skills
  • Abstract Reasoning 

 You will have 4 minutes to complete each section. 

Working style assessment

This segment will assess your approach to working and your preferred behaviour across key personality factors. It will not be timed, and generally only takes 10-12 minutes to complete. 

Click here for Cubiks Cognitive Assessment  Practice Test

Click here for Cubiks Working-Styles Assessment Practice Test


Step 3: On Demand Video Interview

If you have been shortlisted after STEP 2, you’ll be sent an invite to complete an on-demand video interview. This short, self-recorded video interview is an opportunity for you to tell us about yourself and your qualifications. You’ll also see some of our current graduates who will ask you a series of pre-recorded competency-based questions. You may record the interview at any internet-enabled location at a time most convenient to you. For each question, you’ll have 30 seconds to prepare and 3 minutes to record your answer.

Step 4:  Final Interview

This is the last assessment stage, where you will be interviewed by the Scholarship Board of Trustees on scenario based questions and your academic & leadership experiences.

Click here for further information. 

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