Yayasan Khazanah Watan Scholarship Programme 2010

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 – to train Malaysia’s brightest talents to transform its GLCs into competitive businesses locally and internationally; and 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.

Yayasan Khazanah don’t just select scholars with exceptional intelligence, drive and a track record of accomplishments; they look for potential leaders who can redefine the future.

Eligibility

  • Citizens of Malaysia
  • Strong leadership skills and active participation in extra-curricular, social or voluntary activities
  • Applicants must have consistence and outstanding academic achievement record


Requirement

Bachelor Degree
  • Age not exceeding 21 years on 1st January 2010
  • Must have an excellent academic track record throughout pre-university studies
  • Currently in the first year of a Bachelor Degree programme at one of the selected leading Universities in Malaysia 
  • Obtained a minimum of 3A’s & 1B for STPM or GCE A-Levels or a minimum CGPA 3.50/4.00 for Pre-University or Foundation or Matriculation Programme
Master Degree
  • Age not exceeding 35 years on 1st January 2010
  • Obtained admission to pursue studies at one of the selected leading Universities in Malaysia
  • Obtained a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum CGPA 3.50/4.00 or a Second Class Upper or ‘A’ grade average or equivalent 
Doctoral Degree
  • Age not exceeding 40 years on 1st January 2010
  • Currently in the first year of a Doctoral Degree programme or have obtained admission to pursue studies at one of the selected leading Universities in Malaysia
  • Obtained a Master Degree with a distinction of CGPA 3.50/4.00 or ‘A’ grade average and/or excellent examiners’ report if the Master Degree is by research
  • Obtained a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum CGPA 3.50/4.00 or a Second Class Upper or a ‘A’ grade average or equivalent

Disciplines

Khazanah Watan Scholarship Programme is only for the following disciplines;

  • Business
    • Economics
    • Finance
    • Investment
    • Law
    • Actuarial Science
  • Bio-sciences
    • Bio-engineering
    • Bio-informatics
    • Bio-technology
    • Molecular Biology
    • Food Technology
    • Genomics
  • Engineering
    • Electronics
    • Micro-electronics
    • Material Sciences
    • Nanotechnology

Selected University

The recipients of the Khazanah Watan Scholarship Programme will study at any one of the following leading Malaysian universities:

  • Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia
  • Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • Universiti Malaya
  • Universiti Multimedia
  • Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • Universiti Tenaga Nasional

Application

Closing Date

  • The closing date for Khazanah Watan Scholarship Programme application is 28 March 2010

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