PIDM Undergraduate Scholarship 2017

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Scholarship Info

The programme is intended to reach out to deserving Malaysians who are in need of financial aid to pursue their education.

Deadline

Apr 17, 2017

Criteria

This notice of offer for the scholarship is open for applications from all Malaysian students in need of funding. Students who have started their undergraduate studies are also eligible to apply provided they meet the requirements.

You must be a Malaysian citizen under 25 years of age (as of 1 January 2016) and be a full time student;
You must have good academic results in SPM/STPM or equivalent (with credits in Bahasa Malaysia and English);
You  must be a full-time student and have gained admission into any of the courses related to the field of studies listed here, which has been approved and accredited by Lembaga Akreditasi Negara (LAN), in a college or university in Malaysia as approved by PIDM;
Not be in a position to take on the course without financial aid or award;
Not be in receipt of any other scholarship, financial aid or award from any institution, organisation or foundation;
Not have been terminated from or ceased to be in receipt of any other scholarship, financial aid or award from any institution, organisation or foundation, due to disciplinary action against the applicant;
Applications will only be considered if they meet the eligibility criteria; the specific field of study and the list of colleges and universities as approved by PIDM.

PRE-REQUISITES AND CONDITIONS
The list of pre-requisites includes:
 A requirement to provide information on income for the applicant and/or parent(s);
To submit a written essay in English of approximately 1,000 words on your chosen field of study and your aspirations in contributing to the financial services landscape and the country in general.
The offer of scholarship will be subject to acceptance of the terms and conditions of a scholarship agreement with PIDM.
Recipients of the scholarship award will be required to fulfil conditions as set out in the scholarship agreement including, but not limited to, maintaining a minimum ‘Cumulative Grade Point Average’ (CGPA) of 3.00 or achieve a minimum of ‘Second Class Upper’ in the final examinations.

PUBLIC HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM)
Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (UIAM)
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
Universiti Malaya (UM)
Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP)
Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UNIMAP)
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)
Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)

PRIVATE HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS

Multimedia University (MMU)
Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNIRAZAK)
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
Universiti Industri Selangor (UNISEL)
Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)

Amount

  • Up to RM10,000 a year in course fees or the actual cost, whichever is lower;
  • Up to RM2,000 in allowances for learning aids including books, computer, stationeries and other materials per semester or up to RM4,000 per year;
  • Up to a maximum of RM6,000 allowance per year or RM500 per month;
  • There will be no bond to this scholarship and the recipients are not required to repay the amount of scholarship awarded.

Preferred Discipline

  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Business Administration
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Islamic Banking
  • Financial Banking and Management
  • Computer Science / Information Technology
  • Economics
  • International Financial Economics
  • Statistics
  • Actuarial Science
  • Law / Shariah Law
  • Human Resource Management/Human Resource Development
  • Mathematics (Actuary)
  • Risk Management and Insurance
  • Insurance