AMCHAM-MACEE Scholarship

Hi there! My name is Roumen Guha, and I am an 18-year-old Malaysian studying at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. My intended major is electrical engineering, but mechanical and biomedical engineering are both fields that I am interested in as well. My graduating class will be the class of 2018, although I am trying to finishContinue reading “AMCHAM-MACEE Scholarship”

The Astro Scholarship

Hello readers. This short piece is to give some insight into the whole selection process for the Astro scholarship. Just to start off, I would like to say that having been in your shoes I can understand any nervousness, anxiety, worry, butterflies in your stomach, etc. As a Christian, my first advice would be toContinue reading “The Astro Scholarship”

FELDA Global Scholarship

There were 2 stages in the Biasiswa FELDA Global application process. 1st Stage – Written Test The first stage was held a few weeks after submitting the application. There were many of us – around 50 candidates. Thus, it was very challenging as there were too many competitors. There were a few sections in theContinue reading “FELDA Global Scholarship”

Bank Negara Kijang Scholarship

What is the Kijang Scholarship? The Kijang Scholarship is one of the two overseas scholarships offered by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) (also known as the Central Bank of Malaysia) aimed towards SPM graduates, making it one of the many generous institutions that offer scholarships at this level. Applicants are able to request to be sponsoredContinue reading “Bank Negara Kijang Scholarship”

JPA Program Khas Korea, Jepun, Perancis, Jerman

After submitting my application online, I was called for a one-day assessment in 2012 where we had a group interview and two group discussions. The group interview focused on questions related to policies implemented by the government, such as the Government Transformation Program (GTP) and Economic Transformation Program (ETP). Even if you are not sureContinue reading “JPA Program Khas Korea, Jepun, Perancis, Jerman”

Gamuda Scholarship Application

There are 4 stages in Gamuda Scholarship application. Stage 1 Application forms are screened to filter those with poor academic records and weak personal statements. Stage 2 They won’t inform you about the phone interview, but just call you up without any notifications. I was quite shocked because I was in the midst of somethingContinue reading “Gamuda Scholarship Application”

JPA Ivy League Dan Setara Scholarship 2013 – A Memoir.

My name is Victor Tan. I’m a rising sophomore at the University of Chicago and a current holder of the JPA Ivy League dan Setara Scholarship. When I got into UChicago, I was absolutely ecstatic, yet I was shipwrecked in denial – I wasn’t sure if I could afford more than three years in theContinue reading “JPA Ivy League Dan Setara Scholarship 2013 – A Memoir.”

Securities Commission Scholarship

The Securities Commission (SC) is the sole regulating body of the Malaysian derivatives and equities markets, which most of us commonly refer to as the stock market. Largely as part of the SC’s efforts in recruiting and retaining the brightest and sharpest Malaysian minds as members of its workforce, the SC has been offering andContinue reading “Securities Commission Scholarship”

Great Eastern Supremacy Scholarship Q&A

1. How many stages were there in your scholarship assessment? Basically you would just have to submit your application. I did mine by post because I had no scanner! I didn’t even know whether it arrived or not, but given that I’m a scholar now, I guess it did! You would have to write anContinue reading “Great Eastern Supremacy Scholarship Q&A”

MARA Scholarship Application

MARA: this is an acronym that will definitely crop up when you’re hunting for scholarships in Malaysia, especially when you’re an SPM leaver (like me). Standing for Majlis Amanah Rakyat, it is an agency under the Ministry of Rural and Regional Development. It has been facilitating socio-economic development since 1966. Teaming up with JPA (JabatanContinue reading “MARA Scholarship Application”