The Astro Scholarship

Image Source 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 wouldContinue reading “The Astro Scholarship”

FELDA Global Scholarship

Image Source 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 sectionsContinue reading “FELDA Global Scholarship”

Bank Negara Kijang Scholarship

Image Source 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 toContinue reading “Bank Negara Kijang Scholarship”

JPA Program Khas Korea, Jepun, Perancis, Jerman

Image Source 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 areContinue reading “JPA Program Khas Korea, Jepun, Perancis, Jerman”

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

Image Source 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 beenContinue reading “Securities Commission Scholarship”

Great Eastern Supremacy Scholarship Q&A

Image Source 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 toContinue 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”

Genting Malaysia Scholarship

Image Source  The Genting Malaysia Scholarship application has 3 stages and the process is pretty straight forward. First of all, check if you are eligible to apply for the scholarship. The details are all up in their website. You can also get additional information from (that was where I got to know about theContinue reading “Genting Malaysia Scholarship”

4 Stages of the Yayasan Khazanah Global Scholarship Selection Process

Image Source Yayasan Khazanah has several scholarships up for application: the Global, Watan, Asia, Cambridge and Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Merdeka Scholarships. I am a Yayasan Khazanah (YK) Global Scholar, sponsored for both my Pre-U and Undergraduate studies. The process has not changed much since I went through the 4 stages (2 years ago).Continue reading “4 Stages of the Yayasan Khazanah Global Scholarship Selection Process”