Choosing the right uni as a sponsored student (UK v. USA)

Image Source I received the JPA Biasiswa Nasional scholarship right after SPM results were released. Since JPA wanted the scholarship recipients to inform them of our choice of course and country, I wrote that I wanted to pursue Actuarial Science in the US. That was before I started A-Level at Taylor’s College. However, I wasContinue reading “Choosing the right uni as a sponsored student (UK v. USA)”

BNM Kijang Scholarship (January Intake)

Image Source Ever thought of acquiring a scholarship from the Central Bank of Malaysia, Bank Negara Malaysia (henceforth referred to as BNM), that not only covers pre-university education but extends to degree level as well? Traditionally, BNM’s application only opens after the announcement of SPM results in the beginning of March. So it was asContinue reading “BNM Kijang Scholarship (January Intake)”

CollegeLAH’s Guide to Using Common App

Creating your CommonApp account Go to apply.commonapp.org and click on “Create An Account” Fill in your email address and create a password. Note that the password must be between 8-16 characters, containing at least an upper case alphabetic letter, one numeric character, and a symbol (!@#$%^&*). Fill in your details and click on I amContinue reading “CollegeLAH’s Guide to Using Common App”

Petronas Scholarship

Image Source Overview of PESP PETRONAS offers two types of education sponsorships to Malaysia’s most outstanding students in the oil-and-gas-related field. The first type covers from pre-university programme up to undergraduate studies, and the second covers undergraduate studies only. These sponsorships are known as the PETRONAS Education Sponsorship Programme  (PESP). They are open for undergraduateContinue reading “Petronas Scholarship”

Bank Negara Kijang Emas Scholarship

Image Source Hello everyone! I’m Alicia, currently reading Law in the University of Cambridge. I was the first undergraduate student to receive the Kijang Emas scholarship from Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), and I’ll be sharing my experiences with you today. First, a little bit about BNM and the scholarship itself! It’s the Malaysian central bank,Continue reading “Bank Negara Kijang Emas Scholarship”

Shell Scholarship

Shell runs a very attractive scholarship program. It’s open to applicants who want to pursue their studies in a variety of destinations, be it the US, UK or even Australia, and they do not have restrictions on the degrees they sponsor. Trust me, I applied with a weird non-engineering course and got accepted. This isContinue reading “Shell Scholarship”

Jeffrey Cheah Foundation-Sunway Group Scholarship

Image Source In 2013, Jeffrey Cheah Foundation and Sunway Group Joint Scholarship consisted of 4 stages in total. Upon submission of your application form, you will need to go through the following stages: Phone interview Individual interview and aptitude assessment Group assessment Final interview As this scholarship was offered for the first time in 2013,Continue reading “Jeffrey Cheah Foundation-Sunway Group Scholarship”

AMCHAM-MACEE Scholarship

Image Source 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 tryingContinue reading “AMCHAM-MACEE Scholarship”

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”