Biasiswa: UEM Scholarship Programme

Posted on March 30 2011 by admin

The UEM Scholarship Programme is a yearly programme in supporting the national objectives of creating elite scholars and serving as a talent supply chain in developing future leaders for the country.

The programme offers opportunities specifically for deserving outstanding and high-achieving Malaysians to pursue Pre-university studies at our premier A-Level college, Kolej Yayasan UEM and Undergraduate studies at selected leading universities overseas.

In nurturing our scholars, leadership training & development activities and job attachments within the UEM Group of Companies are provided throughout the programme and within the bonded period.
Type Of Scholarship

UEM Scholarships (Overseas)

* You will undergo a pre-university programme at Kolej Yayasan UEM (KYUEM) at Lembah Beringin, after which you will proceed to study at a reputable university overseas, notably UK and Australia.

UEM Scholarship (Local)

* You will study at a reputable local university.

Field of Study

The scholarships are available for any of the disciplines below:

* Business (Finance / Business Management / Economic / Accounting)
* Built Environment (Quantity Surveyor / Town Planning / Land Surveyor / Building Service / Building Management)
* Engineering (Civil / Mechanical / Electrical)

*All courses are subject to trustees’ approval in the year of offering
Eligibility

For Overseas Study

* Form Five (5) students in 2010
* Excellent academic track record in Form 4 & 5, with no less than 7 A+/A in relevant subjects in the SPM examinations.

For Local Study

* Student who are currently in their first year undergraduate study
* Outstanding Academic achievement in their pre-university qualification (STPM/Matriculation) with minimum CGPA of 3.50

All applicant must be a Malaysian citizen. Proficient in English, hardworking, possess positive personality traits and have an outstanding extra-curricular record will be kredit to your application.

The scholarship covers academic expenses including tuition and exam fees, air-fares and insurance, allowances for books, computer and subsistence.

Terms and Conditions

* The applicant must have a good command of written and spoken English.
* The applicant must not be bonded to other institutions or organizations.
* The successful applicant shall not accept any other scholarships or forms of financial aid from other sources whatsoever while his/her agreement with UEM Group is still in force.
* The successful applicants subject to (i) the terms and conditions stated in the scholarship and bond agreement which the successful applicant(s) and his/her guarantors are required to enter with UEM Group; and (ii) pass a medical examination at any one of UEM’s panel clinics/hospitals.
* Each applicant is responsible for all cost incurred in the course of applying for the UEM Group Scholarships.
* UEM Group shall not be responsible or liable for any problem, loss or damage of whatsoever nature suffered by the applicant(s) due to any delay and/or failure in submitting his/her application online as a result of any network, communication or system error, interruption and/or failure experienced by the applicant’s internet service provider and/or by UEM Group.
* All decisions of UEM Group in any matter in relations to the UEM Group Scholarships shall be final and no discussion or correspondence will be entertained.
* The applicants must complete all details requested by UEM Group as stated on UEM’s website and submit the same online on the respective closing dates as detailed on the website. Only applications submitted online shall be accepted.
* Only short-listed applicants will be notified by telephone call for an interview.
* The short-listed applicants must bring his/her original certificates during the interview.

Closing Date

Closing date for local scholarship in 9 April 2011 and for overseas scholarship 1 June 2011.

FAQs

Q: Who can apply for the UEM Group Scholarship?
A: The UEM Group Scholarship (Overseas) is open to all Malaysian to pursue a full time undergraduate programme. The Scholarship is eligible to Form 5 students in 2010 who obtained no less than 7A+/A in relevant subjects in the SPM examination.
A: The UEM Group Scholarship (Local) is open for those currently in their first year undergraduate study with outstanding Academic achievement in their pre-university qualification (STPM/Matriculation) with minimum CGPA of 3.50.

Q: What does the scholarship cover?
A: The Scholarship covers full academic fees, subsistence, book allowances, equipment allowance (for non-business students), notebook and for tertiary studies overseas, one return air ticket.

Q: What are the criteria students must have to get this scholarship?
A: The students must,
• Have excellent academic track record in SPM (7A+/A and above) and Form 4 or outstanding Academic achievement in their pre-university qualification (STPM/Matriculation) with minimum CGPA of 3.50
• Have an outstanding extra-curricular record,
• Be proficient in English, hardworking, possess positive personality traits.
Final selection will also be based on performance during the interview.

Q: Do you accept manual application?
A: No for overseas scholarship. We will consider online application only. Please refrain from submitting any form or hardcopy application, as it will not be entertained.
A: Yes for local scholarship. All candidates are required to download the application form starting from 1st February 2011 and the closing date will be in 1st March 2011.

Q: What do I need to apply for the UEM Group Scholarship? How do I apply for the Scholarship?
A: For Local Scholarship, all application form can be download here

Q: Am I allowed to switch my area of study?
A: No, unless with written approval from the Board of Trustees.

Q: If I were awarded the Scholarship, can I accept additional financial assistance from other organisations?
A: No. You must not be bonded or sponsored by any other organizations. However, financial or other assistance received from Welfare Department does not fall under this prohibition.

Q: Is there any bond? For how long?
A: Yes. A scholar will need to serve a 5 years bond for overseas scholarship, 3 years for local university scholarship.

Q: I need to clarify about the Scholarship, who can I call?
A: Enquires can be directed to scholarship.info@uemnet.com or contact +603 2727 6850 / 6851/ 6847.
Applicable for Overseas applicant only

Q: How do I know that UEM has received my application?
A: After you click the ‘Submit’ button, you will receive an Application ID to confirm the submission. Please remember the application ID for your reference.

Q: What other documents must I submit with my application? Do I need to submit my transcripts, certifications, and application form by mail?
A: No. You are not required to submit any documents. The supporting documents are only needed during the interview session.

Q: I have just submitted my application online. Can I edit/review the application again?
A: Yes, you can edit/review your application by clicking at ‘Review’ button. Please remember your Application ID to go through this process.

Q: I received an error message during/after submit my application. What should I do?
A: The causes could be due to:
• Slow or intermittent internet connection
• Peak usage hour
The following actions need to be taken:
• Copy and paste the error message text and codes and send it to scholarship.info@uemnet.com or
• Save the screen capture of the error message and send it to the above email.

Q: When can I check my application status?
A: You may check your application status two weeks after the closing dates by clicking at ‘Review’ button.

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