Friday, 4 May 2018

The Astro Scholarship Award 2018

Scholarship Info

Education can transform and inspire people to shape a greater future for themselves, their families, their community, and ultimately our country. It is with this firm belief that they established the Astro Scholarship Award for high-achieving students looking to pursue their pre-university, undergraduate and postgraduate studies.
 

Category 1: Scholarship (Pre-University / Foundation / Diploma / Undergraduate)

  • Financial assistance for pre-university / undergraduate studies at local and overseas institutions of learning
  • Special consideration will be given to applicants with total annual household income not more than RM 30,000

Requirements

  • Malaysian citizen
  • Proven active participation in extra-curricular, social or voluntary activities
  • Not bonded with any other companies / institutions (excluding PTPTN & JPA)
  • Willing to be bonded with Astro
  • Currently enrolled in or have obtained conditional / unconditional admission to pursue a pre-university / undergraduate programme
  • Consistent and outstanding academic results
  • The minimum academic results required for pre-university / foundation / diploma applications is:
    • SPM / O-Level - Min 8As
  • The minimum academic results required for undergraduate applications are:
    • SPM / O-Level - Min 8As
      AND
    • A-Level / STPM - Min 4As
    • Australian Matriculation - Min 90.0
    • Canadian Matriculation - Min 90.0
    • Local Matriculation - Min CGPA 3.7
    • Diploma - Min CGPA 3.7
    • Foundation - Min CGPA 3.7
    • ADP - Min CGPA 3.7
    • IB - Min 36
    • UEC - Max 5
  • Certified medically fit by Astro’s panel doctors upon being shortlisted for the scholarship award
  • Free from any criminal records and any serious misconduct in schools, institutions of learning or workplace
  • Physically present in Malaysia to attend the required assessments in May / June

 

Field of Studies

  • Business and Economics
  • Finance and Accountancy
  • Actuarial Science, Data Analytics/Science, Statistics and Mathematics
  • Computers and Digital Technology
  • Engineering (Audio, Broadcast, Electrical, Electronics & System, Mechatronic, Telecommunication, Computer)
  • Communications and Public Relations
  • Journalism
  • Linguistics and Language Studies
  • Social Sciences
  • Arts and Design
  • Law

 

Category 2: Scholarship (Postgraduate)

  • Financial assistance at renowned institutions of learning for:
    • MBA / Executive MBA
    • Masters of Data Analytics/Science

Requirements

  • Malaysian citizen
  • Relevant work experience will be taken into consideration
  • Not bonded with any other companies / institutions
  • Willing to be bonded with Astro
  • Currently enrolled in or have obtained conditional / unconditional admission to pursue an MBA / Executive MBA / Masters of Data Analytics/Science
  • Certified medically fit by Astro’s panel doctors upon being shortlisted for the scholarship award
  • Free from any criminal records and any serious misconduct in schools, institutions of learning or workplace
  • Physically present in Malaysia to attend the required assessments in May / June
Application opens from 24th April 2018 to 15th May 2018