Hong Leong ROAR Education Development Programme 2014

Hong Leong ROAR Education Development Programme

Scholarship Info
This is a unique, one-of-a-kind program suited to the needs of students with a SPM score of 3As and higher. This program will help these students and their families break the cycle of poverty. ROAR stands for 'Reach Out and Rise', which is what we hope our first batch of scholars will do when given a safe, positive living space and an intensive enrichment program. Our goal is for them to earn a degree while becoming outstanding, skillful and socially-conscious members of society.
You do not have to secure a place in a university or college if you are applying for ROAR. Placement will be done for you at MQA-accredited, pre-selected colleges near 1Petaling Commerz & Residences, KL.
Deadline
May 10, 2014
Criteria
  • Minimum 3As in SPM 2013 and UEC examination
  • It is open to Malaysian citizens aged between 17 - 20 years, who have sat for the SPM/STPM/UEC examination in 2013 and from low income families and challenging backgrounds. 
  • We are looking for students with requisite character and passion to pursue an academic pathway, starting with diploma and continuing to Bachelors' Degree if requirements for continuation are met.
Preferred Discipline
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business and Marketing
  • Software Engineering
  • Logistics Management
  • Graphic Design
Amount
We are to provide funding for up to 40 ROAR Scholars under the ROAR Education Development Programme over the course of 4 years subject to a maximum of RM24,000 per student per year which covers the following component(s):
(i)Cost of full tuition fees of the Course of Study (to be agreed upon separately between HLF and the Partner Universities);
(ii) Cost of Enrichment Programme
(iii) Cost of room and board
How to Apply
  • Apply online here
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be notified (usually through email and telephone) for an interview. If you do not hear from the Foundation after mid of June 2014, you may consider your application unsuccessful.
Contact Info
  • The Hong Leong Foundation Secretariat at scholarships@hongleong.com.my